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Archive for July, 2005

Welcome to the Second Half

Good morning, class, and welcome back from your mid term break. With the All-Star break behind them the Mets try to improve on their .500 record tonight, starting the second half with a 4 game set against the Atlanta Braves. Though a .500 record at the break is an improvement on last season it’s not […]

Why Piazza is an All-Star

Click here for a recap of yesterday’s game. Mike Piazza proved yesterday why he was selected as the NL’s starting catcher in next week’s MLB All-Star game. With the score tied at 2 in the top of the 11th inning should be All-Star Cliff Floyd was intentionally walked because Washington manager Frank Robinson would rather […]

Minaya a Buyer – Reason for Optimism?

Click here for a recap of last night’s game. The day after I mentioned my (not so) secret formula for winning – score first, protect the lead, win the game – the Mets tried to follow it in beating the Nationals 5-3. Though they scored early on a Mike Cameron homer in the 1st they […]

Bats Must Get Going

Click here for a recap of last night’s game. Willie Randolph’s new lineup took the field for the second game in a row last night. And for the second day in a row the Mets didn’t score a run until late in the game. This time they didn’t score until the 9th inning after being […]

Lineup Change

The Mets lost 2 out of 3 to the Marlins over the weekend but then came back to beat the Nationals 5-2 yesterday… Alot has been made of Willie Randolph’s reshuffled lineup yesterday. The lineup saw Jose Reyes batting seventh for the first time in his major league career, Carlos Beltran batting second, Cliff Floyd […]

Great Game

Click here for a recap of yesterday’s game. Everything worked for the Mets against the Phillies yesterday afternoon at Shea. Pedro Martinez pitches (6 IP, H, ER, 6 SO). Jose Reyes triples (his league leading 9th of the season). Chris Woodward gets 2 hits and knocks in 2 runs from the 8th hole in the […]