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By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Major League Baseball: First Half Awards, Statistics and Digest

One hundred and three days ago, Evan Longoria connected for a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka in the second inning of the first game of the season on Opening Day.  It would be the first of a record 3,343 More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

MLB Players Closing in On Milestones in 2017

Aside from rooting for your favorite teams in any given season, one thing that draws the interest of fans is the pursuit of milestone stats by players across the league.  Last season, the magic number fans were More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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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 More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

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 Dan Langille On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Maicer Izturis and his Expos Ties Call it a Career

Friday we saw something interesting happen, a baseball player retires in the middle of spring training. Maicer Izturis, a Venezuelan born player, who is 35 announced he was retiring from the game of baseball. More...

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By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Are The New York Mets Contenders Or Pretenders?

The New York Mets have taken the “Big Apple” by storm with their dominant start to the 2015 MLB season. The Metropolitans currently sit atop the NL East with an impressive 20-11 record with no indication More...

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By Matthew Roberts On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Noah Syndergaard Begins His Campaign For the Mets’ Rotation

New York Mets’ top propsect Noah Syndergaard kicked off his 2015 season in Sacramento last night in a AAA game between the San Francisco Giants‘ affiliate Sacramento River Cats and the Mets’ More...

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By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Vol. 1: NL East Weekly Wrap-Up

The first week of action is in the books, and the National League East looks… well, quite honestly, it looks like nothing anyone predicted 2015 would look like. The 5-1 Atlanta Braves? The Washington Nationals More...

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By Clayton Richer On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Opening Day Monsters From Around The League

The 2015 MLB season is officially underway and there were some “Monster” performers who stepped up their respective games for the Opening Day festivities. Here is a look at some of the most memorable More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Bartolo Colon Justifies His Opening Day Assignment

Bartolo Colon had himself a nice Opening Day start for the Mets. The New York Mets got their season off to a fantastic start today by taking down division rival Washington Nationals and prize free agent Max Scherzer by More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Opening Day Starters: N.L East

  Opening Day Starters: N.L East Starting pitchers pride themselves on being named the Opening Day starter for their ball club. The assignment is motivating as you’re often pegged as the guy who will lead More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Scherzer Given Opening Day Nod Over Strasburg For Nats

Max Scherzer will be starting the first Opening Day of his career when the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets on April 6. Scherzer has never pitched Opening Day before even after winning the Cy Young More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Will The Mets Start The Season Without A Lefty In The ‘Pen?

Josh Edgin. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Thursday it was reported that New York Mets‘ lefty reliever Josh Edgin would at the very least start the season on the disabled list with a stretched elbow ligament. Edgin More...

By Douglas Fox On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

MLB Players Approaching Milestones

One of the greatest features of baseball, for those who love numbers, is the endless amount of data the game produces.  With a multiple of outcomes possible on every single pitch, the game produces reams of information More...

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By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Can The New York Mets Contend In 2015?

Zack Wheeler, Jake deGrom, Matt Harvey. The young, 3 cornerstones of the Mets rotation and 2015 success. It has been since 2006 since the MLB saw the New York Mets in the post-season. 2007 and 2008 saw epic September More...

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