1. New York Mets' Fortunes Begin with Their Bullpen

    After cranking out 10 consecutive wins and winning 15 of 19 games, the Mets entered the final series of July with sole possession of first place in the NL East...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 6 years ago 264 reads 2 comments

  2. Mike Pelfrey Baffles the Cardinals Again, Mets Extend NL East Lead

    Mike Pelfrey seems to have the Cardinals' number. His seven innings of one-run ball tonight improved his record against St. Louis to 2-0 with a 1.28 ERA...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 6 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  3. Perez K's 12, Mets Take NL East Lead

    Oliver Perez: big game pitcher? I think so. The Mets' southpaw continued his dominance of the Phillies on Thursday afternoon in a game that would decide the leader of the NL East. Perez went 7...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 6 years ago 339 reads 0 comments

  4. Jose Reyes' Home Run Gives Mets Win Over Phillies

    With the game tied at three in the sixth, Mets' shortstop Jose Reyes sent a Ryan Madson change-up flying over the right field wall for a three-run homer. For the second straight night, the Mets took a three-run lead into the ninth...

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  5. New York Mets Blow Game for Johan Santana

    There seems to be a recurring theme surrounding Johan Santana and the Mets. It seems nearly every other start, Santana will put in a good night's work, giving the Mets a chance to win and they manage to spoil it for him...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 6 years ago 187 reads 2 comments

  6. Open Mic: Wayne Huizenga's Impact on South Florida Sports

    Wayne Huizenga started his humble business with just one garbage truck. Today, that business is known as Waste Management, the largest waste disposal company in America...

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  7. Mets-Rockies: Mike Pelfrey's Stellar Performance Leads New York to Sweep

    By the eighth inning, Mike Pelfrey had the Shea faithful on their feet chanting, "Let's Go Pelfrey!" Amongst the cheers, Pelfrey got Scott Podsednik to pop-out to David Wright in foul territory, ending his work for the night...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 6 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  8. New York Mets: What Should They Do at the Trade Deadline?

    The Mets have won seven straight games, including taking three-of-four from the division leading Phillies on the road. They are in the thick of the NL East race, just 1.5 games behind the Phillies as I write...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about almost 7 years ago 231 reads 15 comments

  9. Break Out the Brooms: Mets Sweep Giants, Win Sixth Straight

    Fernando Tatis came through for the Mets again on Thursday. Just a few days removed from his game-winning homer against the Phillies, Tatis hit a two-run homer in the seventh to put the Mets ahead for good...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  10. Oliver Perez: Big Game Pitcher?

    Mets fans know the torture Oliver Perez dishes out. One start he looks like a potential Cy Young award winner, the next he looks like he couldn't throw a strike if his life depended on it. I think the problem with Perez is mental...

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  11. Rookie Brett Gardner Gives Yankees Walk-Off Win

    The New York Yankees earned a split of their four-game series with the Boston Red Sox with their 5-4 win on Sunday night...

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  12. National League All-Star Team: Cubs Lead With Seven Selections

    The fans and the players voted, defending National League champion manager Clint Hurdle selected the remainder of the players, and the National League All Star team has been announced...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  13. Mets-Phillies Preview

    The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies begin an important four-game series on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies lead the Mets by 4.5 games in the National League East Division...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  14. Mets-Cardinals: Mike Pelfrey Pitches Well As New York Wins Big

    New York manager Jerry Manuel gave Carlos Beltran a scheduled day off on Thursday. The Mets offense didn't miss his bat, putting up 11 runs without their star outfielder...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 392 reads 0 comments

  15. Troy Glaus' Walk-Off Home Run Leads Cardinals Over Mets

    Mets' rookie reliever Carlos Muniz was seen earlier in the day, walking to the bullpen while carrying his pink backpack. As a joke, the veterans make Muniz, who was recently called up from Triple-A New Orleans, carry the backpack around...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 514 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB Fantasy Baseball: Need Pitching Help? Here's Some Relief

    Whether you play in a rotisserie league or head-to-head league you can never get enough good pitching. Stop scouring your league's free agent list for a starter who might be just good enough to make your squad...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 230 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB: Midseason Awards

    Most teams have played their 81st game, which is the halfway point in the season. I decided its time to hand out midseason awards. Stats are as of the morning of Monday June 30, 2008. MVP: NL: 1...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 877 reads 0 comments

  18. Oliver Perez Shuts Down Yankees; Mets Win Subway Series

    Oliver Perez held the Yankees to just three hits, and the Mets offense did just enough to get the 3-1 win. Perez, who coming into the day led the majors in walks allowed and hit batsmen, did not walk anyone...

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  19. Andy Pettitte Out-Duels Johan Santana in Subway Series

    Not even a rain delay could slow down Andy Pettitte, who came out for another inning after the hour-long rain delay in the sixth inning. He allowed just two runs on solo home runs to Ramon Castro and David Wright over six innings pitched...

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  20. R.A. Dickey: The Pitcher with a Missing Ligament

    This article is my recollection of the story of R.A. Dickey, told by Gary Cohen of SNY during the broadcast of Tuesday's Mets v.s. Mariners game. R.A. Dickey was a top pitcher at the University of Tennessee...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 841 reads 1 comments

  21. Umpire Instigates Argument and Ejects Beltran and Manuel

    Major League Baseball should suspend umpire Brian Runge. Runge was the home plate umpire when the Seattle Mariners crushed the New York Mets 11-0 on Tuesday night. I think Runge did a good job calling balls and strikes...

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  22. Major League Baseball: Helping Soldiers Returning Home

    Major League Baseball has joined with the charity organization, The McCormick Foundation, to start a program meant to help soldiers returning from war in Afghanistan and Iraq. The program is called Welcome Back Veterans...

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  23. Carlos Beltran's Two-Run Homer Leads New York to Victory over Rockies

    Carlos Beltran launched a Greg Reynolds fastball high into the upper deck of Coors Field to put the Mets on top 3-0 in the third inning...

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  24. Pedro Martinez, Mets Get Rocked in Colorado

    Jose Reyes led off the game with a triple and immediately scored on a Luis Castillo sacrifice fly to put the Mets on top right out of the gate on June 21...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 377 reads 2 comments

  25. Florida Panthers Trade Olli Jokinen to Phoenix Coyotes

    Minutes into the NHL's 2008 Entry Draft the Florida Panthers traded their star center and captain Olli Jokinen to the Phoenix Coyotes. In return the Panthers received defensemen Nick Boynton and Keith Ballard, as well as the 49th overall draft pick...

    Patrick Murray Written by Patrick Murray about 6 years ago 739 reads 5 comments