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Nats Notebook-Step One is Done...

There are four major steps to winning a World Series (actually a fifth if you take the wildcard route, but why bog ourselves down further?)…and winning the division is perhaps the most arduous.  591 more words

Mets Rout Phillies 17-0, Closing In On Wild-Card Berth

By Paul DiSclafani:

The Mets saved the best for last as they kicked a late Field Goal and beat the Philadelphia 17-0 in the last home game of the regular season. 1,043 more words


Boulevard of Bad Contracts - NL East

As we move to the National League, a reminder that sometimes, the bad contract isn’t now, it’s three or five years from now, as our first player will demonstrate. 648 more words

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Nats Notebook-Champagne on Ice...

The NL East remains technically in doubt…but the Nationals in taking two of three from the New York Mets last week pushed the defending division champs to the precipice of playoff elimination.  675 more words

Mets Sunday Brunch for 9/18/16: Good News and Bad News; Wild Card Magic Number; Good Bye to WallyBall

By Paul DiSclafani:

Who’s running the Mets Information Dissemination Unit anyway?

How do you pump up the fan base on Thursday announcing that one of your best pitchers is ready to go on Sunday, then pull the rug out from everyone less than 48 hours later and announce not only that he’s not ready for Sunday, but he is done for the season. 1,423 more words


Wally Backman Leaving The Mets - Fired Or Resigned?

By Paul DiSclafani:

The only thing we know for sure is Wally Backman is leaving the Mets organization. Depending on who else you get your information from, the stories are very different. 275 more words


Nats Notebook-Milestones & Millstones...

Nineteen games remain in the 2016 season with the Nationals magic number to clinch the NL East standing at 11.  Multiple pitchers and position players have chances at reaching magic numbers of their own, with Daniel Murphy the first to cross one last week when he passed the 100-RBI mark. 667 more words