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Jul 16

Frequenting the Freq(ing) Mets

The American League won the All Star game. Since I paid attention for all of one Mike Trout home run, any sensible write-up will have to come elsewhere. There was a score, presumably, but I don’t know what that final score was. The AL won, though. SI and ESPN likely have very nice write-ups. I’m …

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May 07

Mets Win First Series in 2 Weeks

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the Mets are starting a 24-year old rookie catcher and a 21-year old rookie second baseman, and though we’ve been discussing the pros and cons of Wilmer Flores for years now, he’s still a 23-year old kid who’d played a grand total of 105 games prior to this season. …

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Apr 26

Mets, Harvey Win in the Bronx

On Saturday Matt Harvey (4-0) came as close to having all four of his pitches working as we’ve seen all season. With the ability to hit 98 mph on a fastball with movement (Harvey struck out both Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner looking in the sixth on fastballs that ran back toward the plate to …

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Apr 22

Mets Win 9th Straight, Plawecki Debuts

The Mets won their ninth in a row last night, and their 11-3 mark to start the season equals the best start in franchise history, which was set in 1986. Winning 7-1 was impressive considering the team received no hits from their 3-4-5 hitters (a collective 0-for-11 from Lucas Duda, Michael Cuddyer, and Daniel Murphy) …

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