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What Can the Mets Do to Make a Run in the Second Half?

By Dave Mills For the past six weeks, we have witnessed an interesting transformation of what appeared to be a team going in the wrong direction during the prior six weeks. Even though the entire Mets universe had high expectations for Matt Harvey, he has managed to exceed.  Bobby Parnell has established himself as a [...]

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Friday Fantasy Baseball Freeroll – $300 in Prizes!

The New York Mets may not have been able to pull of another series win at home yesterday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the division rival Philadelphia Phillies come to town today and bring with them an opportunity for the Mets to get back on track.  For some of us, it might already be [...]

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Spring Is Here

Rejoice!  Games are here and we can now watch pitchers pitch, hitters hit, and fielders field.  As an added bonus, we will no longer be subjected to filler stories about Bobby Bonilla’s salary or what David Wright likes to eat on Tuesdays.  Needless to say, it is a time of the year we all look [...]

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Mets Head To Atlanta With Momentum

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen the New York Mets play this well and at the end of the day, it might turn out that this doesn’t mean very much, but it’s still nice to see them at least appear to be heading in the right direction. The Mets have had a [...]

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One Last Dance with Chipper by SBRForum.com

  Now that they’ve fallen out of the National League playoff picture the New York Mets have been reduced to the role of spoilers for the rest of this baseball season. They’ll try to live up to that role this weekend when they host the NL Wild-Card leading Atlanta Braves for three games at Citi [...]

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New York Mets baseball is becoming less of a priority for fans

Let’s face it, New York Mets baseball is becoming less and less of a priority for fans as the team falls from relevancy.  They can’t hit, the bullpen is infuriating, and all we continue to hear from the front office is that spending will be limited moving forward.  Maybe ownership is handcuffed by two of [...]

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I Would Ask “How Much Worse Can It Get”, But I’m Too Afraid of the Answer

Look, I’m aware that the Nationals are a very good team with excellent pitching, but ONE GAME isn’t too much to ask is it? Stephen Strausburg looked dominant today in the Nationals 5-2 win over the Mets, their second consecutive 5-2 victory over the Mets.  In a nod to consistency, this is the third straight [...]

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Elvin Ramirez to take Batista’s spot on roster

I remember watching Elvin Ramirez pitch earlier this season for the Mets against the Nationals and then again vs. the Yankees and thinking he just wasn’t quite ready for the moment.  In those two contests the 24-year-old gave up 5 ER on 6 hits and walked 7 batters in just 3 1/3 IP.  I felt [...]

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Dickey may toss some knucklers on the Late Show

Before New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey gets back to business later this week, the All-Star has one more stop to make Wednesday night.  The 37-year-old knuckleballer is scheduled to be a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, which airs on CBS at 11:30 p.m..  I’m not a huge Letterman fan but tonight’s [...]

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