Archive for February, 2009

Gammons Gives Beltran His Props

An article by posted on February 9, 2009

Peter Gammons of ESPN, had an interesting article on defense, and how it may be one of the reasons why Manny Ramirez, Adam Dunn and Bobby Abreu are making teams think twice about them. In his article he praises Carlos Beltran. Nowhere is it more evident than in center field. Most of the clubs that […]

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Mets Outlook For 2009 Season

An article by posted on February 9, 2009

Here is a 2009 Mets outlook from Sports Illustrated’s point of view. For a complete team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, read the full article at SI.com. Coming off their second consecutive September collapse, the Mets were called “choke artists” by Philadelphia ace Cole Hamels. The only effective response would be a […]

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Baseball Dies With The Player’s Association

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

Imagine a clear, blue summer day. The sun is shining brightly and you are on your way out the door to see a baseball game. Upon arriving to the stadium, the only thing you hear is dead silence. There are no other fans walking around. No children excited to see their favorite baseball players. No […]

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Latest Mets Rumors: Abreu, Castro, Ohman, Ayala

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

The rumor mill continues to churn as spring training rolls in later this week. The Ramon Castro trade rumors won’t subside, and like the saying goes… where there’s smoke there’s fire. MLB Trade Rumors reports that Baseball America’s John Perrotto has sources that tell him the Mets are still actively pursuing a trade for Ramon […]

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MLB.com Fantasy Baseball Rankings

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

The MLB Fantasy Baseball Rankings have came out, and they have ranked 800 players. I don’t take too much stock in the fantasy rankings, but its also nice to see your players recognized. One debate I hear a lot with Mets fans is who is better, Reyes or Wright? Well MLB.com also has a hard […]

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Freddy Garcia Will Be A Big Sleeper This Season

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

If you were like me, you probably didn’t even bat an eyelash when you heard that the Mets signed starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. I just looked at it as another one of those classic Omar Minaya moves. You know the ones.. Minaya has become quite adept at resurrecting the careers of players who were left on […]

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Steroids: Baseball’s Latest Pain In The Asterisk

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

What is it about our National Pastime that we love so much? Why does the heart of every fan become filled with hope in the springtime and then end with the harsh reality of winter? The reasons we love the game are diverse. But one thing that makes the grand ol’ game so magical is […]

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Here Are Your Top 30 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on February 7, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News was gracious enough to share Baseball America’s Top 30 Mets prospects today. Adam, covers the Mets minor leagues extensively for Baseball America, and has written some great profiles on a few of our top prospects in recent months. Here is the list:  1. Fernando Martinez, cf 16. Ruben Tejada, […]

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The Steroids Situation

An article by posted on February 7, 2009

In the midst of the stunning allegations that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003, it had me thinking about the Mets and their own history with steroids. Kirk Radomski, former clubhouse man, was dealing steroids to players and was one of George Mitchell’s primary sources for the Mitchell Report. Radomski was caught and […]

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A-Rod Tests Positive For Steroids

An article by posted on February 7, 2009

SI.com is reporting that Yankees third baseman tested positive for steroids in 2003, the same season he led the league in homeruns and won the MVP award. In 2003, when he won the American League home run title and the AL Most Valuable Player award as a shortstop for the Texas Rangers, Alex Rodriguez tested […]

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