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Archive for the 'New York Mets' Category

Last Night In Baseball: A No-Hitter, A 20 Inning Marathon, And Two Red Sox Losses

by @ Sunday, April 18th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports

It was one of those nights in Major League Baseball last night. First, Ubaldo Jimenez made history by becoming the first Colorado Rockies pitcher to pitch a no-hitter: ATLANTA – Once Ubaldo Jimenez found the strike zone, the Atlanta Braves had no chance — and the Colorado Rockies had their first no-hitter. Jimenez pitched the […]

Dwight Gooden Arrested After Driving Under Influence Of Drugs

by @ Wednesday, March 24th, 2010. Filed under Baseball, Celebrities, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports

When Dwight Gooden first burst on the scene in 1984, he was the Prince of New York. The Mets were just starting the comeback that would win them the World Series in 1986 and, along with Darryl Strawberry, Dr. K was the main reason they got there. Then, he fell into drugs and his career […]

The Mets Crash And Burn Again

by @ Sunday, September 28th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

After another summer when it seemed like they’d have the NL East sown up by mid-September, the New York Mets played their last game at Shea Stadium and eliminated themselves from the playoffs: The Mets have tried distancing themselves from last year’s epic collapse, but they cannot help themselves. For the second consecutive season, they […]

New York Mets On The Brink Again

by @ Sunday, September 28th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

One year ago, the New York Mets completed one of the most stunning collapses in the history of baseball when they went from 5-12 and ended up spending October at home. This year, they seem poised to come up short of the postseason yet again: NEW YORK – For all the talk about his six-year, […]

The Last Year For Shea Stadium

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

Not only will 2008 mark the end of the iconic Yankee Stadium, the Mets will be getting a new stadium at the end of the season as well: Standing in the numbing cold amid fluttering snowflakes, Jeff Wilpon expressed few warm, fuzzy feelings for Shea Stadium on Tuesday as he led a guided tour of […]

The Mets Complete A Stunning Collapse

by @ Sunday, September 30th, 2007. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

This is going to be one for the history books. When the season started, the New York Mets were off to a great start. First in the NL East for the entire season, until the very last day that is: The Mets completed a stunning collapse with an equally stunning performance in a 8-1 loss […]

How The Tide Has Turned

by @ Friday, September 28th, 2007. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

Earlier this year, the Yankees were sliding and the Mets were surging. Now, as we enter the last weekend of the regular season, it’s the Mets who find themselves in trouble: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are done chasing. After 159 games, the Phillies are finally atop the division standings — albeit tied with […]

Yankees 11 Indians 2

by @ Sunday, August 12th, 2007. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, Sports

Alex Rodriguez hit two more home runs, Mike Mussina won his 100th game as a Yankee, and the Yankees pounded the Tribe yet again: CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Rodriguez took a couple more swings up to No. 503. Mike Mussina saved mementos from No. 100. The Cleveland Indians? They got their usual two and stopped […]

A Few More Records

by @ Monday, August 6th, 2007. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports

Two more players from New York joined Alex Rodriguez in setting a record yesterday. First the Mets’ Tom Glavine became the latest member of the 300 win club: CHICAGO, Aug. 5 The likeness on Tom Glavines Hall of Fame plaque will reflect how history perceives him. He will wear the cap of the Braves, […]

Deja Vu All Over Again

by @ Sunday, May 20th, 2007. Filed under Baseball, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports

Another pitching injury, another loss: The Yankees? recent plight probably does not generate much sympathy around Queens, not with their 26 World Series titles and their latest one captured at the hands of the locals. But if, if, if there ever were a time when Mets fans could, even for a fleeting second, look deep […]

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