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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 25/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the White Sox, Yankees and Royals. Twelve other teams were favored in front of them with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Nationals the heavy favorites, respectively. Los Angeles Dodgers – 15/2 Boston Red Sox – 9/1 Washington Nationals – 10/1 Chicago...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Throw Me Low Smoke

Occasionally, life just gives you opportunities. Tonight was a great one.My company, through reasons best left undiscussed because that's a whole 'nother post that isn't really about what you come to this blog for, sponsors a table at an annual charity auction and banquet held by Major League Baseball. Normally we're able to fill that table with execs, clients and the like, and said...
Via Five Tool Tool
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Network Set For Wall-to-Wall World Series Coverage

Secaucus, N.J., October 17, 2014 – With the World Series matchup set, MLB Network’s studio shows will hit the road as part of its expanded on-site programming starting this Monday, October 20 in Kansas City. MLB Network’s extensive coverage of the AL Champion Kansas City Royals and NL champion San Francisco Giants will include previews, analysis, highlights and interviews...
Via i70baseball
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

John Sterling endorsed The Junk Balm®

John Sterling joined Mike Francesa & Al Leiter in endorsing Boomer & Carton's The Junk Balm® brand potassium aluminum today. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Leiter endorses (sorta) the Junk Balm

Al Leiter endorsed (sorta, anyway) the JunkBalm.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Comedian Bill Burr loves the YES Network's Yankee broadcast team

Comedian Bill Burr is apparently the only person on the planet who can actually tell who's who on the awful Yankees TV broadcast team...and finds Al Leiter hilarious instead of incessant. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing Review: Thoughts on Baseball’s New Replay System

Image: WTOP/Laurie Cantillo Perhaps the most hyped aspect of the new baseball season is the expanded use of instant replay to review umpire decisions. Replay 101 Though homeruns had been reviewable at umpire discretion since August 2008, the system was massively expanded last offseason. Now, in addition to dingers, plays at bases; collisions at home plate; fair or foul calls in the...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka’s Non-Secret Weapon

Two things, both from Wednesday. Before the first game of a Yankees/Cubs doubleheader, the YES Network broadcast was profiling scheduled starter Masahiro Tanaka. They, of course, had very positive things to say, and at one point, Al Leiter remarked, “what I like is that he’s attacking the zone.” No nibbling, with that guy. Aggressive, polished […]
Via Fangraphs
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rate the local MLB announcers – AL East

The first in our series of grading the local MLB TV announcers takes us to the AL East. The American League East has an interesting set of announcers, with many familiar names and voices included within. But which teams do you like the most, and which do you despise? Give each broadcast crew a rating, and if you have strong opinions in either direction, let us know in the comments...
Via Awful Announcing
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Play Ball! It’s the 2014 Baseball Preview

The Big Leagues MLB Network analysts Cliff Floyd, Al Leiter, and Harold Reynolds offer up their picks for what to expect in the season ahead.
Via maxim.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Leiter: The Mets Aren’t A Playoff Team

On MLB Network’s MLB Tonight, Al Leiter and Ron Darling were discussing the free agents still available on the market, and which teams still had some glaring holes to fill. Included in the conversation was, of course, the New York Mets. The Mets came up in two conversations—first in the discussion regarding the Pittsburgh Pirates, and later with the Mets. Leiter said the Pirates...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Mets Top Ten Worse Pitching Rotations Since 1980

Since we’ve already covered the 10 best and worst offenses since 1980, and the 10 best pitching staffs since 1980, it’s only fitting that we take a look at the 10 worst pitching staffs since 1980.  While the mid-to-late 80s and into the early 90s were the renaissance of Mets pitching, all of the bottom 10 performances have been after 1992. Ten Most Runs Allowed Since 1980 1...
Via MetsMinor.net
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The 10 Worst Mets Pitching Staffs Since 1980

Since we’ve already covered the 10 best and worst offenses since 1980, and the 10 best pitching staffs since 1980, it’s only fitting that we take a look at the 10 worst pitching staffs since 1980.  While the mid-to-late 80s and into the early 90s were the renaissance of Mets pitching, all of the bottom 10 performances have been after 1992. Ten Most Runs Allowed Since 1980 1...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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