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Bartolo Colon Making A Push To Be A National League All-Star

Bartolo Colon has spent much of 2016 overcoming incredible odds.  He continues to baffle hitters with a below-average fastball, he became the oldest player to hit his first major league home run and on a staff full of young hotshot flamethrowers, the 43-year-old Colon has been the most durable New York Mets pitcher this year. Nine days from now, More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Original Met Jim Hickman Dies At 79

Jim Hickman, the centerfielder for the New York Mets for their first win in franchise history and the player who drove home Pete Rose to win the 1970 Major League Baseball All-Star Game died Saturday at the More...

By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, June 9th, 2016
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New York Mets Draft Boston College Pitcher Justin Dunn In First Round

In somewhat of a surprise move, the New York Mets selected Boston College pitcher Justin Dunn with the 19th overall pick in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft.  Many pundits had it as a near More...

By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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50 Years Ago Today, The Mets Made A Colossal Draft Mistake

New York Mets fans, close your eyes. Take yourself back to October 13, 1973.  The Mets were in the World Series taking on the Oakland A’s.  Picture the legendary Willie Mays, standing in center field More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Lenny Dykstra Joins Twitter, Chaos Ensues

From the time Lenny Dykstra burst onto the national scene as a key member of the  historic 1986 New York Mets, it was clear that he wouldn’t let anything stand in the way of his success. It was also very More...

By Pierce Dennis On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Harvey vs Strasburg Part 3: The Dark Knight Falls

Last night was only the third meeting between Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey. After winning the first two meetings, Harvey looked lost on a cool, New York night. Strasburg dominated the Knight and earned his More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, May 8th, 2016
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Putting Bartolo Colon’s Home Run Trot In Perspective

By now you’ve seen it.  Of all the great highlights through the early part of the baseball season, none has been as improbable as Bartolo Colon cracking a two-run, 365 foot home run.  Considering that More...

By Marc Keller On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas 51s – Game Notes from April 22, 2016

  It was overcast for much of the day here in Sacramento, with scattered showers dropping plenty of much needed rain. However, the baseball Gods decided that a game needed to be played tonight, providing excellent More...

By Dan Langille On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Chewin’ Baseball; The Move to Ban Smokeless Tobacco

For as long as I can remember there has been chewing tobacco in major league baseball. Probably because it has been only until recently that city’s are taking a stand against the product. This is something More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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Did Two Mets Players Really Ride Horses to the Ball Park?

Yoenis Cespedes traded in his usual mode of transportation for a different kind of horse-power. Cespedes and teammate Noah Syndergaard galloped to the park in style on horses….. yes horses. No wonder Cespedes More...








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