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Matthew Callan

  • joined Sep 12, 2010
  • last login Aug 15, 2014
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It's all my fault, although I do blame others.

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1999: Big Mac held back

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This week in 1999: The Mets outslug a tired a Mark McGwire and best the Killer B's.

Recap: DC Sweeps, NY yawns

The Mets barely made a peep in protest as the Nationals completed another sweep at Citi Field behind the arm of Stephen Strasburg and the bat of Adam La Roche.

Nats 4, Mets 1 — DC = Domination at Citi Field

Adam La Roche homered early and Stephen Strasburg took care of the rest as the Nats swept the Mets yet again at Citi Field

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/14/14

The Mets try to not go 0-for-Nationals at Citi Field in 2014 as Dillon Gee squares off against Stephen Strasburg.

1999: Westward ho

This week in 1999: The Mets travel west as Orel Hershiser and Kenny Rogers rile the Giants and Robin Ventura buries the Padres.

Recap: A tale of two Nieses

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Jon Niese pitched well for four innings, but those four innings were preceded by a three-run first and three-run sixth, while his teammates had no answer for Doug Fister in a listless loss in DC.

Nats 7, Mets 1 — Fister serves knuckle sandwich

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A rough first inning by Jon Niese doomed the Mets, whose bats had no answer for Doug Fister in a rough 7-1 loss.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/6/14

The Mets try to keep rolling in the capital as Jon Niese squares off against Doug Fister.

1999: Double nickels on the dime

This week in 1999: Todd Hundley returns to Shea while the Mets fulfill Bobby Valentine's prophecy.

Halls, Hollowed

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The Baseball Hall of Fame rule changes underscore just how antiquated and convoluted the voting process is.

1999: Goodbye Izzy, hello first place

This week in 1999, the Mets survive hellish heat in Chicago, bid adieu to a member of Generation K, and sweep the Brewers while leapfrogging the Braves for first place in the NL East

Recap: Horseshoes and hand grenades

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Bartolo Colon tossed seven brilliant innings, setting down the first 20 batters he faced, while the bullpen pitched just well enough to not lose as the Mets took the series at Safeco

Mets 3, Mariners 2 — Colon near perfect

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Bartolo Colon set down the first 20 batters he faced, while his teammates scored just enough runs and staved off some late charges from the Mariners to take two of three in Seattle

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Mariners, 7/23/14

Bartolo Colon and the Mets make a rare pre-midnight appearance as they try to take the series from phenom Taijuan Walker and the Seattle Mariners.

1999: Mercury rising

This week in 1999: Kenny Rogers arrives, Sammy Sosa gets the red carpet, and the Mets are blasted into outer space

1999: Up, up while away

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In our latest look back at 1999, the Mets get All Star snubs galore, then take their revenge out on the road

Recap: Mets enhanced, not enlarged

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SNY enhanced its broadcast but the Mets couldn't enhance their offense, as the Amazins were stifled by Aaron Harang and failed to execute a four-game sweep of Atlanta.

Braves 3, Mets 1 — Sweep dreams denied

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The Mets failed to execute a four-game sweep of the Braves as Bartolo Colon struggled through another rough first inning and the hitters found themselves powerless in the face of Aaron Harang.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Braves, 7/10/14

Bartolo Colon takes the mound and bats eighth—okay, sure—as the Mets try for a four-game sweep against Aaron Harang and the Atlanta Braves.

MLB's strange brew

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When MLB announced the addition of beer vending machines at Target Field, it also announced the end of four decades of trying to limit fans' alcohol consumption.

Mets 8, Rangers 4 — Cinco de julio

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The Mets scored five runs with two outs against Rangers hurler Nick Tepesch in the first inning and never looked back, en route to an 8-4 victory and a rare home series win.

1999: Mets hop on the express

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On this 4th of July, let's look back at the Shea half of the Subway Series in 1999 and remember a great American: Matt Franco

Recap: Another one-run bummer

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Atlanta's flurry of two-out RBIs sunk the Mets, who fall just short yet again for the 20th time this season.

Braves 5, Mets 4 — Two-out magic put spell on Mets

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Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed a series of damaging two-out run-scoring hits, dooming the Mets in yet another one-run loss at the House of Horrors.

1999: Braves add injury to insult

In our latest look back at 1999, the Braves visit Shea and do serious damage on all fronts, until Fonzie comes through with the biggest hit of the year.

Recap: A's no match for Young's physical graffiti

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With rumors of his imminent release in the air, Chris Young went deep twice as the Mets piled on Scott Kazmir and A's in a 10-1 drubbing.

Mets 10, A's 1 — Double up on double digits

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The Mets scored in double digits for the second game in a row, belting four home runs against Scott Kazmir and the A's bullpen to win the first of two against Oakland.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. A's, 6/24/14

The Mets begin a (very) brief homestand as Bartolo Colon faces off against old friend Scott Kazmir in the first of two games against the Oakland A's at Citi Field

1999: Way down south

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This week in 1999: The Mets finally battle the Braves and awaken a sleeping giant.

Recap: Yes, and?

Like a bad improv team, the Mets fail to take suggestions from their scene partners and drop another ugly, punchless game in St. Louis.

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