Archive for April, 2009

Mets Notes: Pelfrey Bumped, Scary Outfield, Live Game Chat

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has confirmed that Mike Pelfrey will indeed skip his scheduled start on Sunday to rest his forearm. However, he remains tight-lipped about who will start in his place. I had surmised that starter to be Nelson Figueroa and it looks like that’s exactly who the Mets will call up despite the National Security […]

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Francesa Says Mets Are More Ignorant Than He Thought

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

During one of his legendary tirades, Mike Francesa lashed out at Omar Minaya and the Mets ownership during Friday’s show. Regarding Omar Minaya and the Wilpons he said: “Either they are a lot more ignorant than I thought, or they just don’t really care about winning. It can’t possibly be anything else. They just are plain […]

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Mets Leaving Small Villages On Base

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Another 13 runners left on base, was the dark side to an otherwise satisfying win Friday night against the Brewers. It’s a trend that has become all too prevalent for this offense which returned intact from last season. Now with just ten games in the books, the Mets have left 89 runners on base. That […]

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Video: Gary Sheffield Road To 500

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Congratulations Gary! Gary Sheffield’s first career hit with the Mets came in dramatic fashion. Down one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sheffield came in as a pinch-hitter and blasted the ninth pitch from Brewers reliever Mitch Stetter over the left-field fence to record his 500th career home run on Friday night.   The […]

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Mets Beat Brewers 5-4 On Castillo Walk-off Hit

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

In typical fashion, the Mets got off to an early 3-0 lead when Jose Reyes singled to center to get things started and moved to second when Murphy singled to center. A David Wright single loaded the bases for Delgado who hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield scoring Reyes. Two batters later, Church is intentionally walked […]

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No Heart, No Fire…

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

As evidenced by the jubilation when the bench cleared to congratulate Castillo for his game-winning IF hit. Did you happen to see Ollie embrace Castillo as if we’d just won it all?! This is exactly the kind of victory that you have to have to be competitive. If we cannot blow away the opposition, then […]

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Sheffield Blasts Number 500

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

It was perfect timing… With the Mets down by a run in the seventh inning, Gary Sheffield came in to pinch hit for the pitcher with the score 4-3. Mitch Stetter was pitching in relief for the Brewers, and after an eight pitch at-bat, he served a 3-2 slider to Sheffield who quickly launched it […]

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Mets DL Brian Schneider, Promote Omir Santos

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Mets.com reports that prior to Friday night’s game catcher, Brian Schneider was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday, with a muscle strain in his back. The Mets purchased the contract of catcher Omir Santos, who is expected to be arrive in time for Friday’s game and to be available if needed. Ramon […]

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Thanks To Our Readers

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Hi everyone, As you know we’ve completely revamped our site from top to bottom and launched it on Opening Day. We have continued working at it day in and day out because when we launched it was only 80% completed. Yesterday we were able to add the image modules for each post on our main […]

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Just a Thought(s).

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

This Mets team is struggling to get started this year. Not for a lack of production from its 4-5-6 hitters, or so the boxscore would have you imagine. Carlos Delgado has hit the ground running with a .343 BA and 3 dingers. Carlos Beltran is hitting .333. Ryan Church is batting a stellar .419 with 6 doubles!! How is […]

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Tatis Is Getting Punished For Being Too Clutch

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Fernando Tatis has been a godsend for the Mets from the moment he first arrived. Last season, Fernando Tatis had one of the highest batting averages on the Mets with runners in scoring position at .392. He batted .375 with the bases loaded, and .357 with runners on base. By driving in 47 runs and […]

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Mets Notes: Pelfrey Status, Idiot Fan, Schneider & Murph

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have yet to make a decision regarding Mike Pelfrey and his upcoming start on Sunday. Pelfrey said yesterday, that he wants to pitch and that he’s not concerned about the forearm. Jerry Manuel remains non-committal either way, and most have surmised that the decision has already been made to skip his start on […]

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