Category: Mets Commentary

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The Mets Get Their Report Cards (Part Two Of Three)

As the Mets are winding down the season, it’s time for the former teacher to hand out their report cards. Let’s see how my grades…

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Mets Fans Rejoice – No Epitaph Is Required For This Season

The Mets withstood what is no doubt the final blow to their hopes for a berth in the playoffs last night. However, no epitaph is…

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Robinson Cano Has Decided He’s Fit To Play – Bully For Him

Robinson Cano smells the postseason. The same Cano everyone judged to be out for the season is suddenly working hard to come back. I’m not…

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J.D. Davis: The Trade That Vindicates Brodie For All His Sins

Jonathan Gregory “J.D.” Davis has quietly assumed a significant role in the New York Mets offense. His heroics last night only conceal what he has…

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Joe Panik Is The Glue The Mets Were Looking For

Joe Panik, by the numbers, is a pedestrian ballplayer. To the Mets, he represents a piece of the puzzle that was sorely needed in their…

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Mickey Callaway Costs The Mets A Win – Or So They Say

Mickey Callaway thinkest too much, costing the Mets an inspiring win last night against the Braves. Maybe, maybe not. It’s not a slam dunk… Mickey…

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Mets Game Thursday: Anticipating A Live Look From Citi Field

I’ll be at the Mets game on Thursday afternoon and filing a report the next day. Following are “assignments” I’m giving myself… UPDATED –  FRIDAY,…

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The Mets Are Playing A Better Brand Of Spirited Baseball

The Mets are finally putting all the noise aside. No big win streaks, they look and feel better, both as a team and individually… The…

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