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Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

In a very extensive poll by ESPN that was conducted by the consulting firm Maddock Douglas, over 100,000 fans were asked how they viewed their teams in various areas including return for the emotion, money and time invest in your team, relationship with the owners, how they viewed the team’s leadership, likability and ballpark experience. […]

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Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Scout: ‘They Have Bigger Issues Than Shortstop’

UPDATE (9/18/14 – 4:50pm) Mike Puma’s report also talked about the idea that a major league scout believes the Mets would be better off trading for a left fielder. That would mean finding an internal solution at shortstop. Here’s what that scout had to say about the situation: “If they went into the offseason and […]

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T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

One was a 10 year old boy. One was a professional athlete. Baseball was the common denominator that allowed their paths to unexpectedly intersect last winter. The result is something special. Willem Rathgeber is a boy who loves baseball. A student at Homer Brink Elementary School, in the summer Willem is a Maine-Endwell baseball All-Star. […]

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Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig gave Mets owners his full endorsement and said that reducing payroll and building from within is the way to go. “As far as I’m concerned, from my perspective, I think the way the Mets are doing this thing is correct,” Selig […]

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What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

Recently, fans and people around baseball have been directing criticism towards Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who has made a name for himself by not only leading the National League in saves since the All-Star Break, but by celebrating each successful save with a unique and explosive celebration. The #MejiaStomp has become popular among Mets fans, as […]

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Heyman: DeGrom Has Been deBest NL Rookie

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Heyman: DeGrom Has Been deBest NL Rookie

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports makes the case that Jacob deGrom had done enough to merit the NL Rookie of the Year award. “DeGrom deserves the NL Rookie of the Year award, and there shouldn’t be much doubt about that (though apparently, there is).” “DeGrom, who has thrown 22 straight scoreless innings, posted seven starts […]

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Di-Jest Song Parody: Eve Of Contention

An article by posted on September 14, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest Song Parody: Eve Of Contention

Di-Jest readers know that I started watching the Mets in ’62 when I was just a teenager. The music that I fell in love with is almost entirely from the ’60′s and ’70′s. By the time disco arrived I was already, to quote Gary Cohen, “outta here.” Sometimes Di-Jest articles are song parodies and the […]

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Video: Jeff Wilpon Named Worst Person In The World

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Jeff Wilpon Named Worst Person In The World

No surprise here, but sportscaster Keith Olbermann of ESPN named Jeff Wilpon the Worst Person in the World tonight. He completely ripped into him and his father Fred Wilpon, accusing both of them of running the team into the ground. A lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged that the Mets chief operating officer insulted and harassed […]

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Despite Benching, Mets Think Herrera Is Ready For Bigs In 2015

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Despite Benching, Mets Think Herrera Is Ready For Bigs In 2015

With the return of Daniel Murphy, Dilson Herrera has been relegated to the bench with the regulars back on the field. Although he’s not in the starting lineup anymore, Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins seem confident in the 20 year old second baseman is ready for the majors. “With a little work on certain aspects […]

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David Wright Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Done For The Season

David Wright will miss the rest of the 2014 season because of persistent issues with his left shoulder. The team announced that he will be shut down for the year after an MRI today revealed “persistent inflammation” in the rotator cuff of his left shoulder. Wright will wait for the inflammation to get better and […]

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