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Fixing the Mets will take more than Sunday Bloody Sunday

By Dave Mills With a little more than a third of the season in the rear view mirror, even intrepid loyalists are losing interest in the current incarnation of the New York Mets. Fannies in the seats, SNY viewers and WFAN listeners are dwindling as rapidly as the hair on Sandy Alderson’s pate. And when [...]

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New York Mets season predictions from ESPN analysts

The New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk prior to heading into their 2012 season and went on to win just 74 games.  This offseason they decided to trade away the reigning National League Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey, and recently discovered that Johan Santana is likely to miss all of 2013.   The [...]

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With Marcum on the mend, Mets rotation may be muddled

With reports earlier in the week suggesting that Johan Santana would not be ready to make his Opening Day start for the New York Mets, it was thought that Jon Niese would be likely to slide into his spot.  Santana has taken the ball for New York on Opening Day four of the past five [...]

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Dillon Gee expects to have a normal Spring Training, Niese avoids surgery

In a report to the Daily News Anthony McCarron, who spoke with Dillon Gee, wrote the following about the 26-year-old starter for the New York Mets, whose 2012 season was cut short by surgery: Dillon Gee is about one month into his off-season throwing program already and he’s noticed something different. In years past, even when he was [...]

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Alderson tells reporters the Mets have talked to teams about Niese

During his daily Winter Meetings presser, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters talks with other clubs were not exclusively regarding R.A. Dickey.  He has also spoken to teams about Jon Niese, although he has discussed Niese with fewer teams. Meanwhile, according to Andy Martino of the Daily News, rival executives believe Niese [...]

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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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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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No Runs, Big Problems

The Mets have been shut out 7 times this year, but doesn’t it seem like more? The more I watch this team, the more I realize that their first half success was reliant almost entirely on the shoulders of the starting pitching and two-out RBI hits.  And when the team doesn’t drive in any two-out [...]

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Jon Niese has been more up than down in 2012

When you look at New York Mets starter Jonathon Niese‘s overall numbers it’s easy to see he’s enjoying a fine season.  Last night the coin ended up on heads as Niese came out and threw eight fantastic innings of 1-run ball against the Braves to help the Mets fend off a sweep.  Sitting at 9-6 [...]

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