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Opening Day thoughts

Well, we’re two days past Opening Day now, but I figured as long as I get this post up before the Mets play Game No. 2 tonight, I’m good. I just had some thoughts throughout the day — both Mets-related and MLB-wide — that I couldn’t shake …  I love Opening Day ceremonies. I slept

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Samardzija joins short list of Opening Domers

When Jeff Samardzija delivers the first pitch of the Cubs’ season on April 1 in Pittsburgh, he’ll be the fourth pitcher to come out of Notre Dame and make an Opening Day start in the Major Leagues. And he’ll be the first to do so in 99 years. The last Domer to toe the rubber

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A different Opening Day

Ready to go This one had a different feel to it. At previous Mets openers (I know it wasn’t Opening Day, Opening Day, but it’s still the return of Mets baseball to its home ballpark, so I like to refer to it as Opening Day) in recent years, there’s been that sense of optimism and

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A look back: Mets openers

Soon, Casey and I will be riding the rails out to Flushing for another Mets opener (and a Mr. Met bobblehead!). In celebration of baseball coming back to Queens for the season, I’ve pulled some photos from past openers. I don’t have photos from each of the past 12 openers I’ve been to, but here’s

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