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This Date In Mets History: Robin Ventura’s Grand Slam Single

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Robin Ventura’s Grand Slam Single

One of the players I most enjoyed covering was Robin Ventura for those two years he played for the Yankees. In a clubhouse full of stars and egos, Ventura was a voice of calm, reason and humorous relief. I enjoyed stopping by his locker to shoot the breeze for a minute or two, talking about things other […]

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Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

Most fans of baseball probably enjoy the sport for the game itself. Myself, I’m a little bit of an oddball, I follow baseball because I find the business of baseball to be fascinating. There is no other major sport where the individual contributions of each player is as important as baseball’s. In football, soccer and […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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Moving On…

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Moving On…

It’s been four days since that Jeurys Familia ninth inning meltdown, and while the painful sting of that fateful moment is long gone, I think it’s safe to say there is still some lingering general soreness. They say the best way to get over something is to talk about it – or in my case […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Let’s Make Some Magic!

An MMO Fan Shot by Lisa P. When the 2016 season began, I was sure we would go far into the postseason, and thought it was probable we would win the World Series. I figured it would be smooth sailing and that we’d probably clinch the NL East sometime in the middle of September. I […]

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MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

An article by posted on October 3, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

Some big news coming out of Arizona as the Diamondbacks announced that they have fired GM Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale. Stewart was responsible for one of the worst trades in recent memory, sending their overall No. 1 pick in 2015, shortstop Dansby Swanson, plus pitching prospect Aaron Blair and outfielder Ender Inciarte to […]

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MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

Last night, Yadier Molina hit a game winning walk-off double scoring Matt Carpenter from first base to keep the Cardinals Wild Card hopes alive and well. There was just one teensy little problem. The umpires blew the call. Molina’s double hopped the fence and hit the back wall meaning the umpires should have ruled it […]

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With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

Mets fans are not exactly known for being passive when it comes to our team. Just about every game over the marathon of a season is discussed, analyzed and scurtinized like its Game 7 of the World Series. That pressure is amplified when the Mets are in the final days of a tight playoff race. […]

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Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Is Dead Following A Boating Accident

An article by posted on September 25, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Ace Jose Fernandez Is Dead Following A Boating Accident

I am at a loss of words for having to report this tragic news this morning: Multiple reporters have confirmed this morning that Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been killed in a tragic boating accident. There are no other details that has been released at this time. Please check back here for updates as more details become available. […]

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Bartolo Throwing More Fastballs Than Ever

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Throwing More Fastballs Than Ever

During last night’s game between against the Phillies, Ron Darling lauded young starter Seth Lugo for recognizing that in order for someone to be a successful starter in the major leagues, they first have to establish their fastball in games. In Jeff Passan’s “25 Things You Didn’t Know About Baseball” piece for the Yahoo! Sports, […]

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