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Di-JEST: Lil Murphy's Diary - "I'm an...

Dear Diary,I hadn't intended to write here in you so soon but I'm kind of excited and just busting with the news. Tonight I learned that I. Daniel ...

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Di-Jest: CARNAC RIDES AGAIN

You probably know how this works. Carnac is given the answer in a sealed envelope and it's his job to use his mysterious powers to divine the quest...

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Di-Jest: Sandy swings both ways on Mu...

If you have been following the melodrama recently you know that the Mets are approaching a crossroads with their 2Bman Daniel Murphy. He has one mo...

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Di-JEST: Quiz

Let's do a quick quiz.During the AllStar break Daniel Murphy should:(A) Get some much needed rest(B) Practice running the bases(C) Shave(D) Think a...

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A TALE OF FOUR CATCHERS

The other day one of my sons facetiously asked me, “Are there any real witnesses to the ‘tear’ that Travis d’Arnaud is supp...

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Di-Jest: MONTREAL METS, eh?

Some of you may have seen or heard about an article recently published in the Herald de Paris (translated that means the Paris Herald) which descri...

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Di-JEST: TERRY’S SUNDAY TEAM MEETING

Major league teams and teams like the Mets periodically have team meetings to try and get themselves straightened out. Usually all we fans hear is ...

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Di-JEST: TOUCHING BASES

Touching bases is something Di-Jest periodically does but also something the NY Mets usually don’t do.ITEM: LOSSES UP, ATTENDANCE DOWNDuring ...

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LET'S FIND SOMEONE TO BLAME

I had a mild chuckle when some of the writers called Saturday night's loss "the worst loss of the season." It's not that I disagree as much as I fe...

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Di-JEST: SHORT TAKES

Every day when they post the Mets’ lineup and I see Anthony Recker’s name in there I think to myself: “Crap. That guy can’t...

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Di-JEST: Lamar wants to redo his deal

Thanks to the considerable hacking skills of one of our interns here at THE REAL DIRTY METS the Di-Jest has been able to get the transcript of a fa...

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I blame Collins, not CY, for Friday's...

Some disclaimers at the top. This is not a Di-Jest article. I'm serious here.And I was not awake when Chris Young made his egregious error in the ...

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Di:JEST: Li'l Murphy's Diary - Bye Hu...

Dear Diary,It’s been kind of a tumultuous couple of days with the Metsies. We’ve been playing some pretty bad baseball in the field and...

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Di-Jest: SEPTEMBER 2014 - Mets win NL...

Sept. 28, 2014 (New York)- This afternoon at CitiField in front of another sell-out crowd the New York Mets closed out the 2014 regular season with...

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Di-Jest: TERRY's AWESOME DAILY RESPO...

Other than the guy who carries the "Nuclear Football" for President Obama ("Oh shoot - Did I leave that thing on the bus on my way to work today, a...

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Di-Jest: WHAT IF Tejada was offered t...

I'm a sucker for What If/Alternate History questions. I've read books on how things might have gone had JFK not been assassinated in 1963 and artic...

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Di-Jest: "THESE GUYS ARE GOOD!"

Now you know it's unlikely that the quote that is the title of today's article refers to the Mets themselves.After all what is actually good about ...

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Di-Jest: LET'S HAVE A TRUTH DAY

Ah truthiness - how refreshing, how rare. We get lies from our politicians and radio/TV commercials. As Mets fans we get them from every level - p...

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Di-Jest: Doomsday Bandwagon Clock Tic...

You're all familiar with forms of the countdown clock. Older folks like myself have lived for decades with the Doomsday clock that graphically info...

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Di-Jest: TOM GOODWIN - GET OUT OF TH...

My wife and I just got back from a four day sightseeing tour of Denver and surrounds. It was a nice vacation, not our best, enjoyable nonetheless.W...

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