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The BLS Blogbook aims to map the online information terrain by providing a separate web directory for each team. The product below is a result of submitted entries by team-specific bloggers and compiled information from the Big League Stew staff.

Please subscribe, follow and bookmark to your heart's content. If you're a blogger who would like to be listed, please visit this post for further instructions.

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Always Amazin' RSS
Established:
2004
Twitter: @matthewartus
Specialty: Attending to the questions, complaints, and harangues regarding all things New York Mets
Post We're Proud Of: Could We See Dynamic Pricing at Citi Field?
Who We Are: "As a tenured member of the Mets blogosphere and one of the first team blogs hosted by a mainstream media outlet, NJ.com's Always Amazin' proudly dons the blue and orange while opining and scrutinzing the current state of Mets baseball. If you're looking for insight, humor, and a thorough introduction to the world of Mets baseball, start here." 

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Amazin' Avenue RSS
Established:
February 2005
Twitter:
@amazinavenue
Specialty:
Evidence-based analysis, subjective commentary, MS Paint
Post We're Proud of:
Mets Organizational Decision-Making Flow Chart
Who We Are: "An intelligent, analytical, and gregarious New York Mets community, Amazin' Avenue features live game chats, post-game commentary, transaction analysis, MS Paint monstrosities, and much more. Come read, comment, or contribute to the content via FanShots (quick links and commentary) or FanPosts (full-length fatures). Now with 50 percent more grission!"

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baseball gods productions RSS
Established: October 2005
Twitter:
 @bbgods
Specialty: 
Commentary
Post We're Proud of:
What if Mark Messier ran the Mets?
Who We Are:
"Thoughts about baseball, from the perspective of sports psychology and the role of sports in society. It includes team and player analysis, predictions, and what I think needs to be changed in Major League Baseball. Brought to you from the heart of baseball, Brooklyn, by baseball gods productions."

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The Eddie Kranepool Society
Established:
Summer 2001
Twitter: @kranepool
Specialty: Commentary on every move made by the Mets good and bad and these  days it's been more bad than good (sigh!)
Posts We're Proud of: It was the worst of times and the best of times

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Faith and Fear in Flushing RSS
Established:
February 2005
Twitter: @gregfafif and @jasoncfry
Specialty:
Personal Experiences/History
Post We're Proud of:
Thirty Years With the Wilpons
Who We Are:
"Faith and Fear in Flushing is the blog for Mets fans who like to read — Greg Prince and Jason Fry write about the trials and tribulations of the Mets, as seen through the lens of their own experiences as lifetime fans. For us each season, each game, each new player is part of the rich tradition of Mets history — the bad, the ugly and even occasionally the good."

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MetsBlog.com RSS
Established: November 2003
Twitter:
@matthewcerrone
Specialty:
Link Aggregator, Opinion, Inside Information
Post We're Proud of:
Why is Cerrone is Soft on Willie and Omar?
Who We Are:
"MetsBlog.com is, like the slogan says, ‘A Grand Central Station for Mets Information,' logging roughly five million page views per month, offering links, news, rumors and opinion about the New York Mets.  It's that simple, all tied together with thoughts and observations from the site's creator, Matthew Cerrone."

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Metsgrrl RSS
Established
: April 2006
Twitter
: @metsgrrl
Specialty
: New York snark. What it's like to be a Mets fan in the greatest city in the world. In-person reports and original photographs from 30+ games a year, both at home and on the road. Also ballpark reviews and other baseball-related travelogues (Cooperstown, etc.)
Post We're Most Proud Of
: K Cards For Johan; It's Been A Long Time
Who We Are
: "Your charming hostess, Caryn Rose, is a writer (fiction and rock and roll), a photographer and a computer geek who had the idea to do a little blog for herself and her friends about her first year as a ticket plan holder (2006). I write about baseball because I can't not write about baseball."

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The Mets Report RSS
Established:
March 2007
Twitter:
  @dave_doyle
Specialty:
Commentary, Personal Experience
Post We're Proud of:
Mets Fire Bernazard; Rubin's Motives Questioned
Who We Are: "We're big-time Mets fans that enjoy writing about our over funded, under qualified team. The site started at the beginning of the 2007 season and has carried on meeting many fellow Mets fans along the way. We're still trying to get some paparazzi photos of Steve Phillips in 'rehab.' "

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The Mets Police RSS
Established:
 April 2008
Twitter:
 @metspolice
Specialty: A
dvocate for fans, Mets history and tradition
Post We're Proud of:
 The Mets respond to our letter
Who We Are:
"'Calling the Mets on the carpet for the stupid things they do' -- we are watchdogs. If there's an obstructed view, we are there. If you wear ugly uniforms we are there. If you forget your history we are there."

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The Musings And Prophecies of Metstradamus RSS
Established:
May 2005  
Specialty:
Commentary, Personal Experiences, Heckling Through The Internet
Posts I'm Proud of:
  Justice, Persistence, Courage, A Post About Nothing, Conversations With Oliver
The Mission Statement:
"Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying. This is especially true when you root for the New York Mets.  My blog hopes to provide the impetus to make you laugh through the toughest of times ... hopefully without having to resort to using words like impetus, or Braden Looper(notes)."

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The 'Ropolitans RSS
Established: July 2006
Twitter: @TheRopolitans
Specialty:
 News and opinion on the *relevant* stories related to the New York Mets.
Post We're Proud of: Either Bobby Bonilla's back on the payroll in 2011 or An extensive look at Jerry Manuel's playing days
Who We Are: "A one-man blog by a die-hard Mets fan. T'R hosts game chats for many games and I like to include my audience's feedback in polls and Twitter responses.  Though there is only one author, T'R is very community driven with a lot of content coming from other sources. Generally short and to the point, if you want the news that matters (and sometimes makes you chuckle) this is the Mets blog for you."

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Mainstream media

Brian Costa, Newark Star-Ledger @Ledger_Mets Blog
Bart Hubbuch, New York Post
@NYPost_Mets Blog
David Lennon, Newsday
@lenno212
Adam Rubin, New York Daily News
@surfingthemets Blog
Joel Sherman, New York Post @NYP_JoelSherman
Ben Shpigel, New York Times @benshpigel

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