1. Carlos Beltran Runs Pain-Free, Hopes for Return To Mets Soon

    Carlos Beltran ran pain-free for the first time this season on Wednesday. Beltran also told the press he hopes to rejoin the Mets soon...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 4 years ago 638 reads 3 comments

  2. Starting Over: The Mets' Renewed Search for a Title

    Baseball season beckons on our doorstep once again, and with it comes the annual fanatical optimism for every fan. Mets fans are no different. In fact, we're probably worse...

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  3. Fall Camp Update: Freshmen, Sheridan Impress

    The Michigan players lined up on both sides of the rows of cones-- offense on one side, defense on the other. Between the rows, seven players were engaged in what the coaches call the "M-Drill": three blockers, three defenders, and a running back...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about 6 years ago 231 reads 0 comments

  4. The New Michigan: Part One—The Offense

    The 2008 football season is just under ten weeks away, and the Wolverines are feeling, talking—and as we saw in a rainy, sloppy spring game—looking different. Most Michigan faithful couldn’t be happier to see the many differences...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about 6 years ago 1,132 reads 5 comments

  5. New York-Atlanta: Carlos Delgado Bursts Free As Mets Top Braves

    The Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves today 6-3 to take the series from their NL East rivals. Recap and box score is here. Winning Pitcher Nelson Figueroa (2-1) got the win, going 5...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 651 reads 1 comments

  6. Angel from Heaven: Pagan Wins it For the Mets in the 12th

    The Mets beat the Phillies in twelve innings by a score of 4-3 last night. Angel Pagan scored Jose Reyes with a single in the bottom of the 12th.Winning PitcherJorge Sosa (1-0) threw just one pitch in the game, retiring Pedro Feliz on a groundout...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 587 reads 1 comments

  7. Mets Win Over Phillies: It's About Time

    The Mets topped the Philadelphia Phillies this evening by a score of 8-2. Box score can be found here. Winning PitcherMike Pelfrey (1-0) stepped up big tonight for the Mets, going ...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 424 reads 1 comments

  8. New York Mets: Getting Tomahawked Like That Really Smarts

    The Mets were plastered 11-5 by the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field today. Game recap here. Notes -John Maine was not at his best today, going just four innings, giving up four runs all on 96 pitches...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 318 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB: New York Mets Defeat Florida Marlins 13-0

    The Mets incinerated the Marlins 13-0 on Wednesday night. They had seventeen hits in the game. Winning Pitcher Oliver Perez (1-0) was fabulous, going six full innings and allowing no runs on just five hits with one walk and eight strikeouts...

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  10. New York Mets Fall to Florida Marlins in Ten

    The Mets fell to the Marlins 5-4 in 10 innings in Miami on Tuesday night. Winning Pitcher Reliever Justin Miller (1-0) gets the win after pitching a scoreless top of the tenth10th. Not all that much more to say about him...

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  11. Santastic: Mets Sink Marlins in Opener

    The Mets topped the Florida Marlins 7-2 in Dolphin Stadium in Miami today.Winning Pitcher: Johan Santana (1-0) was solid in his much-anticipated Mets debut, going seven full innings while giving up two earned runs on three hits...

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  12. Mets-Marlins: Series Preview

    Pitching Match-ups Monday 4:10 EST Johan Santana (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Mark Hendrickson (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Tuesday 7:10 EST Pedro Martinez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Rick VandenHurk (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Wednesday 7:10 EST Oliver Perez (0-0, 0...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 476 reads 1 comments

  13. New York Mets: 2008 Season Preview

    The temperature is rising, and the March calender on your refrigerator is almost completely covered in X's. Yep, it's time to put away that snow shovel, my friend, and pull out that Johan Santana jersey you just bought...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 417 reads 0 comments

  14. Mets Notes: Assessing the Offseason

    So, I finally was able to reset my password. It's been a long time (like, a year) since I put stuff on this blog, which doesn't really matter, because no one reads it anyway...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 479 reads 0 comments

  15. NCAA Recruiting: Kevin Hart and the Dark Side of College Sports

    As a fan of college football I have closely followed the recruiting process over the last four to five years. This year a truly sad and strange story emerged from the commotion. It may even be the most bizarre sports story I have ever heard...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 2,258 reads 7 comments

  16. Johan Santana: Mets' Savior or Next Frank Viola?

    The New York Mets, in desperate need of a front-line starting pitcher, struck a blockbuster deal with the Minnesota Twins for a 29-year old, left-handed, former Cy Young winning All-Star pitcher armed with a devastating changeup, among other pitches...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 696 reads 3 comments

  17. One Last Chance: Michigan Wolverines Head to Orlando

    The Michigan senior class of the 2007 football season has done just about everything one could ask. Headlined by All-Americans such as tackle Jake Long and running back Mike Hart, and the ...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 1,183 reads 2 comments

  18. Hot Rod: Rich Rodriguez Brings Change to Michigan

    The Wolverines couldn’t get a different Carr with Les Miles on it, but they did get a shiny new Hot Rod—replacing their clunky 1969 AMC Ambassador with an innovative 2008 Cadillac CTS...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about over 6 years ago 6,310 reads 24 comments

  19. Michigan-Ohio State: The Game, v. 104

    No rivalry in sports can quite match up with Michigan-Ohio State. No pairing combines such a strong history (104 years of it), such a deep tradition, and such rich pageantry. The bands...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about almost 7 years ago 2,390 reads 1 comments

  20. Flushing Dreams: Mets Crumble in New York

    Just two weeks ago, it didn’t seem possible.There was no way the Mets, who'd been in first place every day since the middle of May, would relinquish their 7.5-game lead in the NL East...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about almost 7 years ago 941 reads 1 comments

  21. Michigan-Notre Dame: Ryan Mallett Takes His First Shot

    When Ryan Mallett committed to the University of Michigan in the summer of 2006, Wolverine fans could hardly contain their excitement...

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  22. Hart and Soul: What Mike Hart Means to Michigan

    What does Mike Hart mean to the University of Michigan football team?To the casual fan, he looks like just another decent college tailback. But those who follow Michigan closely know that Hart is much more than that...

    Andrew Smith Written by Andrew Smith about almost 7 years ago 1,017 reads 1 comments