Mets Win Close One Vs Diamondbacks, Force 5th Straight Loss For Arizona

On Friday night, the Diamondbacks hosted the Mets for the first of a three-game series at Chase Field. Arizona has been struggling of late, coming home after losing 9 of their last 12 games, including being swept by Colorado in their last series of four games.

Jon Duplantier made his Major League starting debut with the Diamondbacks tonight, and by all accounts, pitched well enough to get a win. He went five full innings, giving up six hits, three earned runs, while striking out four.

The Mets would get to Duplantier after they led off the top of the 2nd with a walk, single, single, and a double to take a 3-0 lead. Home Plate umpire, Jim Wolf would leave …

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Welcome to the Show: Spring Training is Back!

Welcome to the Show: Spring Training is Back!

Finally! Spring Training is back! The crack of the bat rings through the afternoon as some of the biggest hitters are taking their swings in hopes to shake off the rust from the winter. You hear the pop of a catcher’s mitt all day as pitchers are throwing what seems like multiple bullpen sessions in hopes of putting their pitches back to where they were last year. Then you can almost hear the determination that comes from some of the younger players in camp. They are desperate to crack the big league roster and will do almost anything short of putting their manager in a choke hold to make it to the …

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For All the Marbles: The 2015 World Series

For All the Marbles

Well this has been fun, hasn’t it? The 2015 postseason has fulfilled all of the expectations and it all comes down to this. The World Series! This year’s World Series pits the American League champions, Kansas City Royals, against the National League champions, New York Mets. The last time the Mets were in the series was in 2000 versus the New York Yankees in the famous “Subway Series.” Most baseball fans remember it as the series that saw that Mike Piazza go toe-to-toe with Roger Clemens. They lost the World Series in 5 games to the Yankees. The last time the Mets won the World Series was in 1986 where the beat the Boston Red Sox …

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