Archive for February, 2011

Your step by step guide to Citi Field (Associated Content)

By at 28 February, 2011, 7:05 pm

Citi Field, located in Flushing, N.Y., has been home to the New York Mets for two seasons. Prior to the construction of this facility, the Mets' home was what could only be related to a dump site. Shea Stadium used to be beautiful, but as the years…

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Morse goes deep twice, Nationals beat Mets 9-3 (AP)

By at 28 February, 2011, 7:00 pm

Michael Morse hit a pair of two-run homers in the late innings and the Washington Nationals won their spring training opener by beating the New York Mets 9-3 on Monday. Morse's performance was perhaps overshadowed by the much-anticipated spring deb…

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Bryce Harper strikes out twice in Nationals debut (PA SportsTicker)

By at 28 February, 2011, 6:21 pm

Nervous? Not at all. Bryce Harper said he was perfectly comfortable during his much-anticipated debut with the Washington Nationals – maybe even too comfortable.

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Mets fan reaction: Washington Nationals defeat New York Mets 9-3 (Associated Content)

By at 28 February, 2011, 6:05 pm

The Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets 9-3 on Monday afternoon. A full game box score and recap can be found here . Hope springs eternal at this point of the season, even for this pessimistic Mets fan of 20-plus seasons. With baseball back…

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Fan reaction: The Duke passes (Associated Content)

By at 28 February, 2011, 2:30 pm

Sunday Evening, February 27, 2011. I had just awoken from a nap, having read myself to sleep on Leavy's The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the ongoing, decades-old argument as to whether Mantle, Willie Mays, or The Duke was the better center fielder o…

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Carlos Beltran moving to right field (AP)

By at 28 February, 2011, 12:38 pm

Carlos Beltran is moving to right field for the New York Mets, with Angel Pagan taking over in center. Beltran told Pagan and new manager Terry Collins on Monday that he wanted to make the switch because of his knees. The three-time Gold Glove winner h…

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Carlos Beltran moving to right field (PA SportsTicker)

By at 28 February, 2011, 12:34 pm

Carlos Beltran is moving to right field for the New York Mets, with Angel Pagan taking over in center.

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I GUESS CIVIL SERVICE JOBS PAY BETTER IN CONNECTICUT THAN IN NEW YORK

By at 28 February, 2011, 10:04 am

So Bobby Valentine is trying to put together a group to buy the Mets or at least a minority share. I doubt that BV has the coin to pull this off but he what he does have is the “it” factor and the ability to front the franchise in a positive way unlike Freddy, Jeffey […]

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Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84 (PA SportsTicker)

By at 28 February, 2011, 3:08 am

By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer

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Brandon Webb throws off mound for Rangers (PA SportsTicker)

By at 27 February, 2011, 9:34 pm

Brandon Webb was back where he wanted to be: throwing off a pitcher’s mound.

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