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Come On, The Houston Astros Have To Be Doing This On Purpose

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Earlier this month, the Houston Astros committed what I consider to be the worst play in the history of professional baseball when they turned a sacrifice bunt into a Cirque du Soleil-like dance of futility.

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Mike Francesa Erupts

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WFAN radio personality Mike Francesa has had plenty of explosive moments on the air, but his rant about the flailing Mets during today's edition of The Mike Francesa Show might be his craziest yet.

#Documentaries

Knuckleball The Movie: Not A Funny Or Die Sketch, Amazingly

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In the best example of a documentary turning a mundane task into high drama since King Of Kong's Steve Wiebe had to choose between breaking the world Donkey Kong record or wiping his kid's butt, FilmBuff's Knuckleball turns "throwing a knuckleball" into a mystical fraternity of dudes who throw a ball a certain way despite it turning them into the worst and most ostracized people in the world.

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Our Favorite Exotic Dancers Weighed In On The Subway Series

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Now that the NBA Playoffs are over, we can finally get back to what matters around here most – baseball and partially nude women.

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Note To Self: Kenya Hates Bill Buckner

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Man, I'd hate to see how they reenact things with kids in Uganda.

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Mr. Met Wins Best Mascot Poll, Phanatic Gets Even The Only Way He Knows How

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The Phillie Phanatic (a person/bird/thing I legitimately love more than most members of my family) is out for revenge.

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Happy Anniversary, Mets Fans!

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I don’t believe that you can really judge a baseball team’s on-field success until at least May, once all of the kinks and bugs have been worked out, but I’ll go ahead and say now that one of the pleasant surprises of this early season is the 4-1, first place New York Mets.

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How To Remember Gary Carter

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Gary Carter died on Thursday.

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Drink Up, The Next Round’s On Jose Reyes

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Attention: Flushing-area alcoholics -- stop by your local Modell's Sporting Goods on the way out and pick up a gross of discounted Mets merch, because Foley's NY Pub and Restaurant is offering free drinks in exchange for Jose Reyes jerseys.

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We All Owe The Miami Marlins An Apology

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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria must be having a pretty good laugh right now, because we had mostly assumed that the rumors of his courtship of this offseason’s biggest free agents were a load of fish poop.

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Boston Red Sox Now Managed By Japanese Sandwich Genius

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Bobby Valentine has been named manager of the Boston Red Sox.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

ESPN’s NSFW-ish Body Issue: Naked Gymnastics And Awkward Nude Dunking

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ESPN The Magazine has released a batch of photos from the 2011 installment of their annual "The Body Issue", and while full-on nudity isn't something we can really share with you at With Leather, we can't see a picture of Blake Griffin dunking with his pants down and not share it with you.

#Mad Men

These Are Not The Morning Links You’re Looking For

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[header photo by way of Amanda Rykoff] Links A Short Time Ago In A Stadium Not Far Far Away - The only thing Jason Fry of Faith and Fear In Flushing knows more about than the New York Mets is Star Wars, so it is super awesome that he got to be a Stormtrooper for the Mets.

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This Is How Mr. Met Ended Up With A Baseball For A Head

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“I heard his mom screaming, looked back and blood was squirting out of his forehead,” said Mets second-basemen Justin Turner.

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Nick Cannon Really Needs A Hug Now

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Last week, we gave New York Mets fans a heads up to avoid check out Citi Field on Friday before the Mets played the Milwaukee Brewers, as Nick Cannon and a local radio station, 92.3 NOW, were hosting a pre-game event at which the host of "America’s Got Talent" would attempt to break the world record for the most hugs in one hour.


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