Tag: Yankees

We Welcome The Yankees To The 2010 Subways Series At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday I read that perhaps there would be more Yankee Fans at Citi Field tonight than Mets fans.  I suppose that is possible, but I’ll leave it to the management to get those figures.    The Yankees haven’t sold out this year either- they’ve got all those empty seats behind home plate. Not sure whether it’s […]

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Mets Overcome Maine Distraction To Top Nationals 10-7

An article by posted on May 20, 2010 0 Comments

Things looked bleak when John Maine was removed after throwing five pitches and walking the leadoff batter, but reliever Raul Valdes stepped up and gave the Mets five solid innings of relief, while the Mets bats exploded for ten runs topped by a two run homer from catcher Rod Barajas, his tenth of the season. […]

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Ryan Howard’s Dinosaur Of A New Contract (Updated)

An article by posted on April 27, 2010 0 Comments

* Updated 12:00 PM Ryan Howard has just signed a contract extension which will  guarantee him $164 million over the next 7 years. First, Ryan will make $19 million this year and $20 million next year. Then the extension kicks in with the first two years at $20 million, the following three years at $25 million […]

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Fred Wilpon, It’s Time To Save Your Team

An article by posted on April 19, 2010 0 Comments

It was once said in a famous quote, “Only Nixon could go to China”. Back in the sixties the Communist states of China and the Soviet Union broke off their strategic alliance. Nixon saw this as an opportunity to gain a Cold War edge on the Soviets by warming up to the Chinese. It was […]

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Fun At The Phillies Expense

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

As Mets fans, we don’t get moments like this very often, so in those rare instances when the Phillies make headlines for all the wrong reasons, you really have to relish them. To begin, we already know what a big mouth Jimmy Rollins has, but get a load of what he said while a guest on […]

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(Almost) Half A Century In The Books: What Do You Think?

An article by posted on April 3, 2010 0 Comments

The cover of the 62 yearbook was fitting because we were the new team, the baby, of the National League. Along with the Houston Colt 45’s (later the Astros) this brought the total number of major league teams to 20. There were no divisions, no playoffs. You finished first. And you went to the World […]

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There’s No Crying Broke In Baseball

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Tom Hanks’ Jimmy Dugan character says, “There’s no crying in baseball”. But many today will also say, ”There’s no crying broke in baseball.” Fans, sports bloggers, and sports enthusiasts nationwide spend big money on season tickets, concessions, memorabilia, periodicals, books, and all kinds of financial trade-offs to show their appreciation for their team. WIth all the […]

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Mets Interested In Chad Gaudin?

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, the New York Yankees released RHP Chad Gaudin, making him a free agent. Last season Gaudin appeared in 31 games, starting 25 of them and allowing 146 hits and 76 walks in 147 innings. His ERA was 4.64 last season and he has a career 1.53 WHIP. The Yankees will owe 27-year-old Gaudin 25 percent […]

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Are Mets Becoming The Forgotten Stepchild?

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Folks, I don’t live in New York anymore, and haven’t since 1992.  Sure, I can get all my Mets news online and I can watch and listen to games online or on cable.  But nothing beats living there–the talk, the camaraderie, the print newspapers that you can read with two hands and two eyes (unless […]

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MMO 2010 Predictions: Part 1 – MLB Standings & Post Season

An article by posted on March 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s finally time for our Mets Merized Online 2010 Season Predictions. This year, nine of us will look into our crystal balls and try to foresee the things that will take place between the white lines and shape this new baseball season. As always, we beginning with Part One, our 2010 Final Standings and Post […]

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