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About missinshea

Average everyday sports dork... who - like many others out there - is just missin' Shea...

The Day After

The 2016 season is now in the “books” as we like to say in Mets-land. The boys failed to win the Wild Card game last night vs. San Francisco. But with the multitude of injuries this year it is hard … Continue reading

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First Place Mets

The negativity this franchise has inspired since Carlos Beltran went down looking to end the 2006 NLCS, has reached peak levels coming into this year.  Start with six straight losing seasons, and with David Wright out most of the year … Continue reading

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Halfway through Spring Training and…

I still do not care about this team. It really is amazing. After growing up obsessing over the Mets, as a kid whose biggest dream was to meet Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, I am having trouble finding someone to … Continue reading

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Mets Fans Are Now Unpaid Employees

Well it has been a while. I have not felt the need to write much about this organization. Because despite my affection for the Mets, they have played like trash, treated the fans like trash and operated like trash. They … Continue reading

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Swept Away in Hollywood

So after a solid series in the desert, the boys went to L.A. and just flatlined. Jenrry Mejia kicked off the series with a solid outing, he even struck out phenom Yasiel Puig twice on 7 pitches. But a short-lived … Continue reading

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Metsies v.2013

Pessimism. You can not have been a Mets fan over the last five years and not have been engulfed by biting claws of pessimism. But after a few years of dismal displays of faux-baseball, the dark shade of pessimism might … Continue reading

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Team JV1

I have made my feelings on this year’s Spring Training pretty clear, but one storyline has emerged from the proverbial rubble. In a Mets training camp polluted with the negative elements of a disgruntled ace, no major-league caliber outfielders, and … Continue reading

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