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Is This The Biggest Subway Series Ever During The Regular Season?

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
Is This The Biggest Subway Series Ever During The Regular Season?

In 19 years since the Subway Series started, there has never a regular season matchup that had as many playoff implications as this one. There’s so much on the line in this series as both teams are fighting to win their divisions with only a few weeks to play. The Mets are already in a […]

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Captain Wright Ready To “Take Back New York”

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
Captain Wright Ready To “Take Back New York”

Mets Captain David Wright sat down with Newsday to discuss the current state of New York baseball, and the craving for the Metropolitans to take back the city. “That’s ultimately what New York wants,” Wright said. “They love gritty, younger-type teams, homegrown. And I think that’s what we can provide. We play exciting baseball. You […]

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Earliest Mets Can Clinch NL East Is Sunday

An article by posted on September 15, 2015 0 Comments
Earliest Mets Can Clinch NL East Is Sunday

With the Mets’ magic number now at ten games, New York can clinch the division title as early as this Sunday against the Yankees. The Mets will play the second game of their nine game homestand tonight before going on a road trip to Cincinnati and Philadelphia starting Thursday the 24th. “To clinch here would […]

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Kevin Long Has The Lineup Back On Track

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Has The Lineup Back On Track

Mark Herrmann of Newsday writes about the impact that hitting coach Kevin Long has made during his first season with the Mets. Even though the offense struggled mightily earlier in the season, he managed to stay positive and has helped the lineup back on track. “I think overall I’m a positive guy and I know […]

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MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred can feel the excitement in the city and said he’s thrilled to see both the Mets and Yankees in a playoff race this late in the season. “I have to say it’s a great thing for our game,” the MLB commissioner said Thursday. “In terms of our fans, to have two […]

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Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

In what has been a whirlwind week for the Mets, perhaps the most shocking development is that good, professional baseball players have admitted that they actually want to play for them. That’s right – despite the surrounding junkyards, the omnipresent shadow of the Yankees, and the notoriously stingy owners of the team that plays there, […]

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Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

A person who knows Troy Tulowitzki told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that Tulo would prefer to be traded to the Dodgers, Giants, Angels, or Yankees. However, he would be okay with going to the Mets, Red Sox, or Cardinals. Heyman writes that the Rockies tried hard this winter to engage the Mets, and at […]

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Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Pineda vs Harvey: A New York Baseball Tradition Continues

One of the things that makes New York Baseball so compelling and fun to follow is the great rivalry between National and American League teams. In the 40s and 50s the Yankees and Dodgers were like the Hatfields and McCoys even though the only time they faced each other were when they both made the […]

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No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

Christmas 1980 was a few days away. As Americans anticipated the swearing in of President-Elect Ronald Reagan to end the malaise that had befallen the nation, and the entire world was still dealing with the assassination of John Lennon, my dad and I had our first father-and-son weekend getaway. Destination: Cooperstown. Lake Otsego was completely […]

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Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Says “Wright Is A Lot Like Jeter”

In an interview with Suzyn Waldman of WFAN, Kevin Long said David Wright is a lot like Derek Jeter, whom he coached for eight years. “He’s a tremendous player. He really, really does a lot of things well,” Long said before Sunday’s 6-4 loss to the Yankees. “He’s a leader; a lot like Jeter. When […]

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Viewership Wars: Mets Are Gaining On The Yankees

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Viewership Wars: Mets Are Gaining On The Yankees

Richard Sandomir of the New York Times reports that since SNY went on the air in 2006, Mets viewership has nearly always lagged behind the Yankees on YES. “This is hardly a revelation: In nearly all of those seasons, the Mets performed poorly while the Yankees, with one World Series championship in 2009, were always […]

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