Archive for August, 2011

Mets Game 134: Win Over Marlins

Mets 3 Marlins 2 It took most of the year, but the Mets finally figured out how to beat the Fish. And with this win, they just barely escaped finishing the month with wins in the single digits.

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Mets Game 133: Loss To Marlins

Marlins 6 Mets 0 so much depends upon a read wheel play dazed with over thinking beside the florida marlins

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Mets Fans of Tomorrow

There’s an old episode of The Simpsons you may have seen where Bart and Milhouse are squaring off against each other on the diamond when Bart says, “Look at me! I’m Tomokazu Ohka of the Montreal Expos!” and Milhouse retorts with “Well, I’m Esteban Yan of The Tampa Bay Devil Rays!” It’s as funny now […]

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Mets Game 132: Win Over Marlins

Mets 5 Marlins 1 The Mets pull off a doubleheader sweep, as Bobby Parnell saves two games in one day. Did anyone notice amphibians falling from the sky or horses running through the outfield? Hey, we’ve also experienced an earthquake and a hurricane so I’m not taking anything for granted …

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Mets Game 131: Win Over Marlins

Mets 2 Marlins 1 R.A. Dickey pitches a fabulous ballgame, the Mets score just enough runs to give him a victory, Jason Isringhausen pitched a clean inning, and Bobby Parnell saves it … either things are improving in Metsville or we have experienced four signs of the apocalypse.

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Today’s Mets Lineup vs. Marlins (Game 1)

There are two games today, with the first beginning at 4:10 PM. Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Marlins pitcher Anibal Sanchez: Angel Pagan – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Jason Bay – LF Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – […]

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Blog Roundup: Underwater Edition

Hurricane Irene made landfall in the Tri-State area over the weekend, flooding streets, damaging homes, and of course, cancelling Mets games.  Irene became the most hated name in New York since Gary Matthews, Sr.  But Citi Field is none the worse for wear, and the Mets are back at it, playing a double header which […]

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Mets Game 130: Win Over Braves

Mets 6 Braves 0 Irene may have been on everyone’s minds, but it was Chris Capuano who blew away the Braves like a hurricane.

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Lenny Dykstra Arrested Again

Former Met Lenny Dykstra can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Dykstra’s latest run-in with the law occurred yesterday, when he was arrested on two counts of indecent exposure. From CNN: The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office says the charges stem from multiple reports involving Dykstra dating back to 2009. The charges accuse Dykstra of […]

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Blog Roundup: Salvage Edition

The Mets salvaged a win in Philadelphia, losing 2 of 3 overall.  For at least one day, Pelfrey showed guts, the bullpen was effective, and Nick Evans went 3 for 4. For reaction to this and other subjects, let’s go to the Blogs: Amazin’ Avenue looks at the media’s snarky coverage of Angel Pagan’s medical […]

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To the Bat(ista) Phone!

He’s started a World Series game at Yankee Stadium, once dissed Miss Iowa and is a published author and poet. He is Miguel Batista and if the Mets at all want to add a little interest to the remainder of another season of broken dreams, they should call him up from Buffalo to take the […]

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Mets Game 129: Win Over Phillies

Mets 7 Phillies 4 Just when you were ready to write off Mike Pelfrey, he mans up at Citizens Bank Park and gives you a glimmer of hope.

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Jon Niese to DL, Nickeas Up

According to the Mets PR department, Jonathon Niese has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an intercostal strain of the right side. To take his place on the roster, the Mets have recalled catcher Mike Nickeas from Buffalo; he will wear uniform #13 and will be available for today’s game at Philadelphia.

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Today’s Mets Lineup vs. Phillies

In an effort to salvage one game of the series, here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick: Angel Pagan – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Jason Bay – LF Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – C Justin […]

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Mets Game 128: Loss to Phillies

Phillies 9 Mets 4 It wasn’t really as close as the final score would suggest.

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