Found October 03, 2012 on Long Island Met Fan:
PLAYERS: Daniel Murphy
TEAMS: New York Mets
Here we are again, just as we have been the last 5 years, on the outside looking in as the season crawls to the end. Not only are we, as fans, in the same position of not making the post season for the 6th straight year, but the Mets took it upon themselves to thank the 62 fans that showed up at the stadium since the All Star break. I'm just curious if those thanking us - Daniel Murphy, Bobby

Walk on the Left Side: Ruben Tejada Makes a Name for Himself

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Baseball America Includes Mateo, Nimmo, Robles, Evans In NYPL Top 20 Prospects

Baseball America ranked the Top 20 Prospects in the New York-Penn League and featured four Mets farmhands in RHP Luis Mateo #5, CF Brandon Nimmo #11, RHP Hansel Robles #12 and SS Philip Evans #18. Not a bad showing at all. Here is what they had to say on each of them:5. Luis Mateo:He’s a true power pitcher who sits at 92-95 mph and touches 96 regularly, with good angle on his...

THE PLAN: Payroll Stays Put, Nobody’s Safe, Women and Children First

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Around the Web: Mets coaching staff to return for 2013

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Roundtable: Sandy Alderson’s top offseason priority

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R.A. Dickey Benefits from "One At Bat"

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Mets' R.A. Dickey to have surgery to repair torn muscle

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Marlins' season ends with loss to Mets

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Gently Into The Offseason (With A Win And Some Pies)

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