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3 Up & 3 Down: Something Smelled Fishy In Miami Edition

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Something Smelled Fishy In Miami Edition

Two teams that are undergoing a rebuilding process, the Mets and Marlins, hooked up for a three game series in Miami with Fish winning two and the Mets salvaging the finale. Most Met fans realize (I think) we’re looking at 2015 and beyond. While Marlins fans remain shellshocked by the stripping down of their team […]

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Do Managers Matter?

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Do Managers Matter?

John Charles Bradbury, an Economics Professor at Kennesaw State University, did a fascinating study a few years back on whether changing managers really has an effect on turning a team around. What he found was that ultimately managers had little to no effect on performance output given the same personnel. In a nutshell, good players […]

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Mets Have Made A Theme Of Losing In “Wild” Fashion

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have Made A Theme Of Losing In “Wild” Fashion

Despite the incredible effort by Jeremy Hefner on Tuesday night, the Mets were unable to get just three more outs as a ninth inning meltdown capped off by a Brandon Lyon wild pitch handed the Marlins their second straight walk-off victory against the Amazin’s and their first series win of the season. Surprisingly enough, the Mets […]

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

  Rafael Montero was hotter than Scarlett Johansson in her Black Widow costume for his first four starts of the season, compiling three wins, 27 strikeouts and only one walk. Zack Wheeler was as cold as ice, struggling to find command and his first win of the year. The two men may be the brightest […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/1: Zack Wheeler Rebounds, Muno On Torrid Streak, Andrew Brown > Collin Cowgill

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/1: Zack Wheeler Rebounds, Muno On Torrid Streak, Andrew Brown > Collin Cowgill

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas destroyed Reno, 10-2.  Binghamton squeaked by Erie, 6-5.  The St. Lucie game was suspended in the bottom of the first inning – they were trailing the Tampa Yankees 1-0 at the time. Savannah had the night off. Prospect Pipeline I think Zack Wheeler impressed across the board with his […]

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Nice Guys Finish Last: David Wright’s Decision To Stay

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Nice Guys Finish Last: David Wright’s Decision To Stay

The street I live on is a fairly quiet residential one lane road. Three miles to the south it meanders up into the foothills that look down on the valley. It gives way to an expansive residence, the proverbial mansion on the hill. At night, the home is illuminated in a sea of blackness. There’s […]

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April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

Noah Syndergaard accomplished two important things on Sunday. He picked up his first win of the season and he pitched seven innings for the first time in his professional career. That according to Jonathan Raymond who got a chance to get up close to the Mets pitching prospect in his last start. Syndergaard is trying […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Wright Out With Stiff Neck, Mets Try To End Four Game Slide

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Wright Out With Stiff Neck, Mets Try To End Four Game Slide

Starting Lineups New York Mets Mike Baxter RF Justin Turner 3B Daniel Murphy 2B Lucas Duda LF John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Ruben Tejada SS Jordany Valdespin CF Matt Harvey RHP Miami Marlins Juan Pierre LF Donovan Solano 2B Giancarlo Stanton RF Placido Polanco 3B Greg Dobbs 1B Justin Ruggiano CF Rob Brantly C […]

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Ike Davis: This Isn’t What We Meant By Pure Chaos

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis: This Isn’t What We Meant By Pure Chaos

It was just three measly years ago that a budding young power-hitting first basemen looked nervously into the camera as Chris Carlin interviewed him live before millions of viewers late one Spring Training evening in a local pub. As they concluded, Carlin refers to him as “The future of the New York Mets, Ike Davis.”, which […]

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Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

An article by posted on April 28, 2013 0 Comments
Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

About two weekends ago my church had a men’s breakfast meeting, and the guest speaker was none other than Dwight Evans, the very productive right fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1972-1990. Listening to Evans speak about his life in baseball and the many things that affected his game, brought me back to the only […]

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