Browsing Archive September, 2011

Blog Roundup: Post Double Header Edition

The Mets got a dose of reality last night as they got swept in a double header by the Wild Card-leading  Atlanta Braves.  Tonight, they go back to their easy schedule, opening a series against the Chicago Cubs (While the St. Lucie Mets play the Cubs’ A-ball team in the playoffs).  In addition, Sunday is the tenth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, and it is sure to be an emotional day at Citi Field.

Now for a dose of the Blogs:

  • Metsmerized pays tribute to Mike Piazza’s post-9/11 moment.
  • Amazin’ Avenue looks at how history may have exaggerated baseball’s impact on post 9/11 America.
  • Baseball Prospectus says the Mets were involved in a couple of CATegorically historical moments.
  • Mets Minor League Blog has a video retrospective of 20 years of B-Mets baseball – with some familiar faces.
  • Fan Blog is optimistic about the 2012 Mets, even if they don’t find the Holy Grail.
  • Mets360 has a report card on Sandy Alderson’s first year.  He narrowly avoids getting grounded.

Have a nice weekend, and keep clicking on Mets Today.


Mets Game 141: Win Over Marlins

Mets 1 Marlins 0

With this victory, the Mets have reached a significant milestone: 70 wins on the season! It also puts them one game closer to that elusive and magical .500 mark.

Speaking of wins, the Phillies have 90, and the Braves over 80. But so what?


Blog Roundup: Wednesday Edition

It’s September, and the Mets are still fighting, despite being out of the playoff hunt.  Case in point: last night’s extra inning victory in which they lost a lead, but still came back to win in the 12th.

The Blogs are also still here:

  • Mets Fever believes that what happens to Jose Reyes will affect Angel Pagan’s future on the team, and vice versa.
  • Metsmerized bids farewell to the Teal Monster.
  • Mets 360 has bespectacled Mets on baseball cards.  Oh, yes.  There will be a Skip Lockwood sighting.
  • Metstradamus wonders why a former Mets manager didn’t have clairvoyance enough to play Nick Evans more often.
  • Mack’s Mets estimates next year’s payroll.
  • Joe Petruccio paints a portrait of clutchness.
  • Daily Stache ponders the merits of jumping on the *shudder* Yankees bandwagon.

The season may be winding down, but we’re just gettin’ started.  Keep checking out Mets Today.