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End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by

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For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

What to do with Ike Davis?

September 13, 2010 by

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That seems to be one of the hot topics surrounding Mets nation lately. Fans are wondering if he’ll be the next Adrian Gonzalez or Chris Davis. Should he be used as a trading chip to go after Milwaukee slugger Prince Fielder, or should New York make a run at free agent behemoths like Adam Dunn, […]

2010 Mets Dopplegangers

September 13, 2010 by

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One of the difficult things when analyzing the Mets offense this year is to separate the names from the numbers they have actually produced. Sure, yesterday’s lineup had Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and David Wright in it but is it accurate to consider the performance the Mets are receiving from these players in 2010 to […]

Will Mets Overrate Youngsters?

September 12, 2010 by

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“Here is another way to look at this: The Yanks felt similarly after the 1995 season about a young corner infielder with power (Russ Davis) and a talented lefty starter (Sterling Hitchcock) as the Mets feel now about the powerful Ike Davis and lefty Niese. The Yanks turned their duo into dynasty cornerstones Tino Martinez […]

Mets close in on 2009 HR mark

August 26, 2010 by

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When David Wright took Florida Marlins closer Leo Nunez deep in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, it marked the Mets’ 95th home run of the season. Why is that number significant? With 36 games left to play, the Mets already have equaled their homer total from last year. When home run number is 96 […]

Dreadful offense dooms July

August 1, 2010 by

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After a terrific June in which the team went 18-8, the Mets followed up with a brutal July, in which they posted a dismal 9-17 record. Everyone points to the 2-9 road trip that opened up the second half of the season but the bad play started before the break, when the Mets went 2-4 […]

Mets fall in 13

July 28, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (51-50) dropped a 3-2, 13-inning decision to the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Citi Field. The loss dropped the Mets to 11-21 in one-run games. Trailing 7-2, the Mets came screaming back, scoring one run in the sixth inning and four in the eighth inning to tie the game. Carlos Beltran […]