The Mets officially announced today that Tom Goodwin will be the replacement for Mookie Wilson as the 2012 first base coach. Goodwin was quite a speedster in his playing days. In 14 seasons, his last one being in 2004, he stole a total of 369 bases, including six straight seasons of 35 or more steals. He played 1288 games in… Read more →
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Here is tonight’s Met lineup down in D.C.: Jose Reyes SS Justin Turner 2B Lucas Duda RF David Wright 3B Angel Pagan CF Jason Bay LF Nick Evans 1B Ronny Paulino C Dillon Gee RHP (12-5, 4.24) vs. Tom Milone (0-0, -.–) Tonight’s talking poionts: The Mets won last night against the Nats 7-3 behind three home runs and a… Read more →
The Mets start a four game series tonight against the Padres at 7:10. Here is what you should know about the Padres. San Diego has been awful this season, and at 51-64, they are 12 games back in their division and 15 back in the Wild Card. They are 28-28 on the road this season. Cameron Maybin has been their… Read more →
The Mets, who are 55-55 and in fourth place in the National League East, face off against the second place Braves in a three game weekend set. Pitching Matchups: Friday Night: R.A. Dickey (5-9, 3.77) vs. Tim Hudson (10-7, 3.31) Dickey is 1-0 this season against the Braves with a 3.46 ERA in 13 innings. Hudson is 0-2 this season… Read more →
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