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Terry Collins, former Mets manager (Photo: Newsday)
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets new manager

Mets 2020: Am I The Only One Who Misses Terry Collins

When the Mets dismissed Terry Collins as their manager, a sigh of relief was heard. In retrospect, though… The Mets were in a different mode…

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New York Mets logo and Manhattan skyline
Posted in Analysis Mets 2019 Mets 2020 Mets Commentary New York Mets

Mets: Lessons To Be Learned From The 2019 Season

Like beauty, the Mets season is in the eye of the beholder. Nevertheless, here are some indisputable facts presented in the light of lessons to…

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Citi Field, Home of the New York Mets (Photo: YouTube.com)
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The Mets Get Their Report Cards For The 2019 Season

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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Jacob deGrom - Mets Ace Always Gets The Call (Photo: The Athletic)
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Jacob deGrom Pitches In A League Inhabited By No One Else

Jacob deGrom surprised no one last night when he pitched seven masterful innings. A craftsman in complete control of himself, we are witnessing something extraordinary……

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Generations tied together by the Yankees (Photo: Ira Block Photography)
Posted in A Baseball Story Mets Wild Card Run New York Mets New York Yankees

Yankees Fans: There’s A Temporary Fix If You’re Bored

Yankees fans, it can get boring when all the team does is win. I know because I’m bored to tears. All they talk about are…

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Pete Alonso, Mets Candidate, NL ROY (Photo: The Ringer)
Posted in A Baseball Story Mets Wild Card Run Pete Alonso

Pete Alonso Ties A Square Knot To Bind The Mets Together

Pete Alonso, in the vernacular of the 1950s, is a “square.” He’s Dobie Gillis, and Hoss Cartright rolled into one. But he’s also the glue…

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Mets: Have You Seen Enough (Yet) To Believe This Is Real?

The Mets, by virtue of a four-game sweep of the once red-hot Diamondbacks, are smack dead in the middle of NL Wild Card race once…

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Noah Syndergaard when it was strike one (Photo: New York Daily News)
Posted in Analysis Baseball Commentary Brodie Van Wagenen Noah Syndergaard

Mets: Brodie Says We Are Family – Noah Whines – One Last Time

The Mets are squabbling internally again. Noah tells Daddy he likes one brother better than another. And Daddy is left to pick up the pieces….

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