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My Life Is A Mess Mets I have been asked over the last many decades as to why I am a Mets fan.  From the devastating World Series loss to the Oakland A’s in 1973 when they had a three games to two lead going into game six…and lost; a multitude of one hitters before Johan broke that trend last June 1st; an incomprehensible play-off loss to the Dodgers in 1988 and Cardinals in 2006; trading

Mets announce Minor League Awards

On Friday Morning, the New York Mets announced their Minor League Awards for 2013. Individual Level Awards: AAA: Rafael Montero- 12-7, 2.79 ERA, 155.0 IP, 150 K, 35 BB AA: Noah Syndergaard- 9-4, 3.07 ERA, 117.2 IP, 133 K, 28 BB & Jeff Walters- 4-3, 38 SV, 2.09 ERA, 56 IP, 60 K, 16 BB A+: Dustin Lawley- .260/.313/.512, 25 HR, 92 RBIs, 33 2B, .367 wOBA, 129 wRC+ A: Jayce Boyd-...

Chasen Bradford & Cody Satterwhite selected for the Arizona Fall League

The New York Mets have selected seven players to participate in the MLB’s Arizona Fall League (AFL). The following players will be part of the 2013 Scottsdale Scorpions’ roster: Chasen Bradford – pitcher Jeurys Familia – pitcher Hansel Robles – pitcher Cody Satterwhite – pitcher Cam Maron – catcher Aderlin Rodriguez - infielder Cory Vaughn – outfielder Familia...

Mets' David Wright leaves after being hit in the helmet, tests come back clear

David Wright has barely had enough time to soak in the feeling of playing again after his most recent hamstring injury before being taken out of a game with an apparent injury again.  Wright was hit in the helmet by Milwaukee Brewers rookie pitcher Johnny Hellweg.  Fortunately Wright passed all his concussion tests. David Wright passed his concussion tests, according to source...

Daniel Murphy hits, Aardsma’s streaky season, EY and the leadoff spot

Daniel Murphy has a reputation as a streaky hitter and he’s ending the 2013 season on a hot note. In his last 12 games he has 17 hits and sports a .925 OPS. He now has 184 hits for the year, one more than the best season in New York by current Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez. Murphy sits in 12th place in franchise history for hits in a single season. He’s one behind Felix...

Game Chatter: Dillon Gee vs. Johnny Hellweg (9/26/13)

If Gee pitches seven innings, he’ll reach the 200-IP mark for the season. If he gets the win, he’ll tie a career-high with 13 victories. Game time is 7:10 pm. Related Posts:Game Chatter: Daisuke Matsuzaka vs. Mat Latos (9/25/13)Game Chatter: Shaun Marcum vs. Jacob Turner (5/31/13)Mets Game Chatter – 7/24/12Game Chatter: Dillon Gee vs. John Gast (5/14/13)Mets Game Chatter – 8/8/12

Brewers beat Mets 4-2 in game Wright is beaned

Scooter Gennett capped a four-run second inning with a two-run single and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame some wild pitching Thursday night that included the beaning of David Wright for a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets. Wright was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Johnny Hellweg with two outs in the third inning. The All-Star third baseman went down to his hands and knees but...

Harvey and Wright Crack Top 20 Best Selling Jerseys

Matt Harvey (# 2) and David Wright (# 13) are among the top 20 selling jerseys in a list released by Major League Baseball. The list which follows, is based on MLB jersey sales since the All-Star break. Top 20 Selling Jerseys 1. Mariano Rivera, Yankees 2. Matt Harvey, Mets 3. Yasiel Puig, Dodgers 4. Manny Machado, Orioles 5. Buster Posey, Giants 6. Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 7. Yadier...

Syndergaard Adds Sterling Award To Cabinet After Return To Citi Field

Noah Syndergaard was at Citi Field earlier this season for the Futures Game — where he looked very impressive in his short time on the mound. I was already in love with him as a prospect before I saw him on the mound at Citi Field — an actual glimpse into the future — and he made his return to Citi Field last night to receive a Sterling Award. If you missed the announcement...

Torres Spins Quality Start, But Mets Offense Falters In 4-2 Loss To Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers (72-87) defeated the New York Mets (73-86) by the score of 4-2 tonight at Citi Field. For all the hell I gave you in the beginning of the year, Carlos Torres… I respect the work you’ve put in for this team in 2013. A depth signing turned into a guy who really put in some solid hours for the Mets, finishing the year with a 3.44 ERA in 86.1 innings across...

Wright’s Grand Hope and Wilpon’s Hubris

The Captain is on the deck… Oh, how I thought I’d never hear those words again… Luckily, this time I don’t have to drop whatever it is I’m doing and come to immediate attention. But the Mets’ captain wants your attention… He has a message for you… He’s all in and he still loves “The Plan”. “I’m all in for this organization,” Wright said told reporters...

Five Things I Love & Hate About You

Being a baseball fan brings out the best, and sometimes the worst in people of all walks of life. Being a fan of a bad baseball team often brings magnifies those characteristics. I’m not talking about terrible things like racism, sexism, or God forbid acts of violence like we saw recently with the Giants and Dodgers. Those thoughts, whether they are an unfounded accusation or an...

Featured Post: Let’s Talk About the Future

If there’s anything we’ve become good at these last four years it’s saying “just wait till 2014, 2015, etc.” More specifically, yet ironically lacking specifics, is that we generally say “We’re building for the future” and “Next year.” There’s always this concept of a Master Plan, or something resembling the religious concept of Intelligent Design–that Sandy...

Mets rumors: Mets to extend Terry Collins' contract for two years

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and field manager Terry Collins are closing in on a two-year contract extension for Collins reports Jeff Todd of MLB Trade Rumors. Todd cites FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, who made the announcement during the FOX Saturday Baseball pre-game show on September 28. As I just said on pre-game, #Mets likely to announce Collins extension...

Mets To Announce Two-Year Deal With Collins To Return As Manager

Updated 9/28 During an interview on WFAN, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that the Mets will announce a new contract for Terry Collins on Monday, to return as the manager of the New York Mets. The deal is expected to be for two years with an option for 2016. Adam Rubin confirms that the deal, which is not yet complete, likely will be announced Monday as well. Original Post:...
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