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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. […]

Extra painful

July 24, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (50-48) dropped a 3-2 decision to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chavez Ravine on a 13th inning walk off home run by James Loney off Oliver Perez (0-4, 6.15).  It was the Mets 12th walk-off loss of the season. They are now 20-32 on the road and 2-8 on the road trip. The […]

Snakebit in Arizona

July 20, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (49-44) played more like a they were the team 20 games under .500, not the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-58), who whacked the Mets 13-2 in Monday’s series opener. With the Atlanta Braves (54-38) off Monday, the Mets dropped 5 1/2 back in the National League East. The Philadelphia Phillies (48-44) lost 8-4 to […]

Mets Report Card

July 13, 2010 by

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The All-Star break is upon us and it’s natural to look forward. The Mets at 48-40, four games back of the Atlanta Braves in the NL and one game behind in the wild card race. Below is a list of Mets players with a grade given to each hitter and pitcher on how they have […]

Mets rally falls short

July 5, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (46-37) rallied from a 7-1 deficit, responding to the Cincinnati Reds six-run fifth inning with five runs of their own, but the rally fell short as the Reds held off the Mets 8-6. Mets manager Jerry Manuel was thrown out of the game in the fifth inning, after the umpiring crew […]

Mets need shot in the arm

June 1, 2010 by

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Are the Mets a contender? As of Tuesday they are exactly .500 and only three-and-one-half games back in the National League East. I’ll say this, they are definitely not out of contention. The Mets have another month to see where they stand as we head towards the trading deadline. There is no reason for me […]