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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Why The Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

What is it exactly that makes the Mets ‘the Mets’? Why do we root for this team with unending loyalty and a lifelong commitment? It can’t be for our string of championships. We have won just twice in almost five decades, our previous one coming a generation ago. A growing number of fans are too […]

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Lets Go Mets!! Let’s Go Yankees??

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

When I was younger, I had a t-shirt that read “I root for 2 teams – the Mets and whoever is playing the Yankees.”  That was a long time ago, before Inter-League play. Now, for the next three days, Mets fans will become Yankee fans; and vice-versa.  What is this world coming to ??? I […]

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Mets Notes – Johan, Mighty Pen, Deja Vu, 22-4

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

Random thoughts on the Mets, baseball and global warming… Johan Santana proves that you don’t quibble about prospects when you are getting a proven Major League talent in return. The Twins will be lamenting this trade for years while Mets fans get treated to a pitching gem every time Santana takes the mound. One of […]

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2009 Mets Merized Predictions – Part 1

An article by posted on April 7, 2009 0 Comments

Here is part one of our staff predictions for the 2009 season. Let us know what yours are! NL Biggest Bust Rob – Pamela Anderson…. oh, wait, that’s a different kind of big bust. I’ll go with Manny Ramirez Sach – Aaron Harang, Cincinnati Reds Joe D – The Phillies bullpen and rotation is rocked […]

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Mike Francesa Can’t Cut Off Mets Fans Here!

An article by posted on February 23, 2009

Right before the weekend while I was driving home from work, I heard an interesting exchange between some agitated Mets fans who were calling in to Mike Francesa on WFAN to complain about his obvious bias against the Mets. The source of their rage stemmed from several comments Francesa made in which he stated that […]

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A-Rod Tests Positive For Steroids

An article by posted on February 7, 2009

SI.com is reporting that Yankees third baseman tested positive for steroids in 2003, the same season he led the league in homeruns and won the MVP award. In 2003, when he won the American League home run title and the AL Most Valuable Player award as a shortstop for the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez tested […]

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Yankee Fans Get Nintendo Wii From Santa, We Get Underoos

An article by posted on December 24, 2008

It’s going to be a long day on Christmas when I’m sitting around with my family who are all Yankee fans. My one cousin who is a Mets fan, won’t even be with us this year so that means I have to brave the gloating by myself. I know there are a few people who are already […]

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My Interview With Baseball Analysts’ Rich Lederer

An article by posted on December 18, 2008

Rich Lederer of Baseball Analysts, was kind enough to take some of my questions this week. I frequently visit his website for some great baseball insights. I hope you check it out and add him to your favorites. Enjoy the interview.   The Mets just made great strides in upgrading the bullpen with the additions of Putz and […]

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Is CC Sabathia Really Worth It?

An article by posted on November 15, 2008

With the Yankees once again setting the bar for the free agency period by making a ridiculous offer to CC Sabathia, I find myself asking: “Is really worth 6+ years/$150+ million?” I don’t think he’s worth it. Sorry. While the Santana-Sabathia 1-2 punch would easily be the sickest in all of baseball, while we would […]

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