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Matthew Callan

  • joined Sep 12, 2010
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
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It's all my fault, although I do blame others.

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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.

GameThread

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.

Cardinals 5, Mets 2 — Murph's muffs merk Mets

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A deadly series of two-out RBIs from the Cardinals—two coming after costly Daniel Murphy miscues—doomed the Mets and their punchless offense as they drop the second game in St. Louis.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Cardinals, 6/17/14

Jon Niese gets a chance to bat eighth as the Mets attempt to defeat Michael Wacha and the Cardinals in St. Louis.

1999: Bobby V sits while Rey-Rey hits

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This week in 1999: Bobby V sits a few out and Rey Ordoñez lets his hair change his mind.

Recap: Tea-party beats Brew Crew

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In his Mets debut, Taylor Teagarden belted a sixth inning grand slam that proved the margin of error in snapping the team's six-game losing streak.

Mets 6, Brewers 2 — Teagarden tees off in Mets W

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New-old backup backstop Taylor Teagarden hit a grand slam in his Mets debut, which proved the difference as the Amazins finally ended their six-game slide.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Brewers, 6/10/14

Daisuke Matsuzaka will try to end the Mets' six-game skid as the Brew Crew comes to Citi Field for the first of three.

1999: Brilliant disguise

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This week in 1999: Bobby Valentine's infamous costumed shenanigans.

Recap: Mets achieve Platonic ideal of fail

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The Mets stranded a small army on the bases, and not even the Cubs could turn down that gift, as they scored two runs late to collect a walkoff win and waste another great start by Zack Wheeler.

Mets 2, Cubs 1—Strand by your men

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The Mets stranded a small army on base and wasted a fine performance by Zack Wheeler, as the Cubs scraped together a walkoff win in the opener of a three-game series.

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Open Thread: Mets vs. Cubs, 6/3/14

Zach Wheeler takes the mound as the Mets travel to the Friendly Confines for the first of three against the Cubs.

1999: Stand clear of the closing doors

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This week in 1999: Eight losses in a row lead to the Valentine's Day Massacre, a bold prediction, and a sputtering Rocket at Yankee Stadium

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