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Rewind: August 11

August 11, 2010

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Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1998: Mark McGwire homers off Bobby Jones in an 8-3 Mets win. The home run tops Hack Wilson’s 1930 National League record of 46 home runs hit before September 1. In McGwire’s 162 games with the Cardinals since a trade with Oakland on July […]

Rewind: August 9

August 9, 2010

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Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1975: Davey Lopes of the Los Angeles Dodgers stole his 32nd consecutive base without being caught in a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets, breaking Max Carey’s 1922 record. Lopes tacked on six more steals before being caught on Aug. 24. 1988: The […]

Video: Jeff Francoeur

August 8, 2010

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ESPN-New York reporter Adam Rubin speaks to Jeff Francoeur after Satruday’s 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Francoeur woke up to learn friend Alex Cora was being released. He also learned Fernando Martinez was being promoted and his playing time would be reduced …

Video: Fernando Martinez

August 7, 2010

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Fernando Martinez returned to the Mets Saturday. He spoke to the media prior to the Mets 1-0 win Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies (video couresty of ESPN-New York) …

Video: Omar Minaya

August 7, 2010

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The New York Mets have dropped below .500 for the first time since May 23, and 8 1/2 games behind the N.L. East-leading Atlanta Btaves. They are 6-15 since the All-Star break and quickly falling out of the playoff race. ESPN-New York reporter Adam Rubin talked to GM Omar Minaya about his job security and […]

From bad to worse

August 7, 2010

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The New York Mets have reached the point in the season where things become awkward; they are now waiting to die. After Friday’s 7-5 loss to the Phillies, Mets manager Jerry Manuel awkwardly said it was a “tough loss,” the dying equivalent of “I’m sorry.” Condolences accepted. The news is no shock though. The Mets […]

Mets Rewind: August 7

August 7, 2010

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Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1971: The New York Mets bombarded the Braves at Atlanta Stadium, 20-6. Ken Boswell led the Mets with four hits and five RBI, including a grand slam off Mike McQueen.