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Archives: March 2014

What's Your Favorite Opening Day Mome...

Opening Day is finally here and it has me looking back as we look forward.ESPN has a great slide show looking back at what they believe are the Met...

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Place your bets! It's the Sunday Que...

We are at the cusp, the cliff, the starting lineof Opening Day! All questions good and bad are about to be answered in the 2014 Season. The way thi...

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Di-Jest: Li'l Murphy's Diary - PLAYI...

Dear Diary,Well it took a while but this Spring Training is finally finally over. We can get down to playing games that count and I, for one, am th...

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DiJest: Where The Meritocracy Breaks ...

A friend of mine, a co-worker, has a nephew who had the proverbial cup of coffee as a September callup for a major league team last season. The you...

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Davis and Duda On The Opening Day Ros...

Here we are just days from Opening Day, a time of optimism, a time to make a new and what do we have? Davis and Dudaon the same team again. Not onl...

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Tigers Out On Drew? Farnsworth re-sig...

While it doesn't look like Drew will be the opening day SS for the Mets, it appears he won't be for the Tigers either. Tigers, Orioles Swap Lombard...

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Flores Sent To AAA To Continue Work A...

Wilmer demoted, will continue atshortstopAccording to Adam Rubin, Mets "slugger" Wilmer Flores has been sent to AAA to continue working at SS. Flor...

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David Wright and the Sunday Question

It's a amazing what one game could do. In one day, we suddenly have two players that could play first, a shortstop that could hit and a pitcher who...

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The Di-JEST's Exhaustive Evaluation O...

Sure, every sports journalist and blogger in the tri-state area has spent time discussing what the Mets should do at shortstop. But to put the FINA...

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Di-JEST: MORE APPROPRIATE WALK-UP MUSIC

So I gather the big thing at the ballparks is what music to play when a hitter comes up or a relief pitcher comes in. The players get to select som...

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Why As Mets Fans Are We So Addicted T...

I am now committing what seems to be sacrilege on Mets blogs today. Actually advocating the possible trading of Rafael Montero, the next big thing ...

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The Sunday Question

I really want to see Ike Davis have a big year......I think he needs too, not only for himself but for this team. I don't even want to address the ...

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Di-Jest (by Larry Smith): Mets getti...

I grew up on Long Island and once I got my driver's license at age 16 I set a simple life goal of getting off the island so I would not have to sit...

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Mets Have Shot Half Of Spring Trainin...

The Mets are 5-7-1 with around 18 games left to play this Spring.  Who cares about the record? Some of those wins were in the final innings with sc...

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SQUARE PEG, ROUND HOLES (by Larry Smith)

I suppose all teams occasionally run into a situation where they have multiple players for one position. The creative ones solve this by either mov...

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The Sunday Question

I'm not a big fan of change......which means that when I tuned in last week to the FAN I was subjected to a Yankee Broadcast and I almost got sick....

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Mejia Breaking Camp As A Long Relieve...

I know, we are that the here we go again moment with Jennry Mejia.  For one I believe Mejia will be given a chance to be a starter, regardless of w...

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Real Dirty Mets' Top Prospect List

With spring training finally underway, it seems like a good time to unveil the RDM list of the top Mets prospects. Of course, as the lone minor lea...

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Di-JEST (by Larry Smith): More from...

A few weeks ago we did a Di-Jest article and it got an enthusiastic response. Well, actually one friend wrote and said he liked it which is good en...

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The Sunday Question

I really thought the day Sandy Alderson took over as the Mets Gm that the era of stating the absurd, ala Omar Minaya/Fred Wilpondayswere over.....I...

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