Archive for June, 2009

Oliver Perez Takes Another Step Forward

An article by posted on June 18, 2009 0 Comments

Oliver Perez took a big step forward in his rehab today and seems to be nearing a return which could have him back by early July. According to AP, Perez who has been on the disabled list since May 7, threw 48 pitches in three shutout innings of an extended spring training game Thursday at the […]

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Mike Carp – The One That Got Away?

An article by posted on June 18, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets made the trade for J.J. Putz this past off season, one of the many players they gave up included minor league first baseman Mike Carp who was jettisoned along with Aaron Heilman, Joe Smith, Endy Chavez, Jason Vargas, outfielder Ezequiel Carrera and righty pitcher Maikel Cleto. Carp, who turns 23 on June […]

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Fantasy Focus: Daniel Murphy – First Baseman of the Future?

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a big hole in the Mets lineup left by the absence of Carlos Delgado.  Which is surprising considering that sparkplug/leadoff man and all star SS – Jose Reyes has also been missing – however his replacement – Alex Cora has actually played reasonably well. The big dropoff in production has been our platoon of […]

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Mets Fall To Orioles 6-4 Despite 12 Hit Attack

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets lost another one of those games that could have easily been a win for them if not for shooting blanks whenever they needed a timely hit. The Orioles outscored them 6-4 despite a 12 hit attack from the Mets offense. Game Recap Tim Redding, making his sixth start of the season […]

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Diversion: What Will Happen First?

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

I’d like to offer a diversion: What will happen first in Mets’ history—a player leading the league in batting for a single season, or one of our pitchers throwing a no-hitter?

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The Mets Trade Market According To Buster Olney

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

Buster Olney of ESPN, took a look at the recent rash of injuries to beset the Mets, but says their is room for hope as the Mets can still overtake the Phillies with just one good week. He’s right by the way, and he lists some options the Mets could go with at first base. […]

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Ya STILL Gotta Believe!

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

So I found myself returning to school on Monday with a sour attitude, because of the results of the Subway Series in the Bronx. All the imitations of Castillo dropping the ball and little posters of 15-0, but I didn’t expect anything different. It didn’t bother me as much knowing that minus one dropped pop-up, […]

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Tomorrows Probable Pitchers: John Maine vs Oliver Perez

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News, checks in on Oliver Perez and John Maine who are both rehabbing in Port St. Lucie. Rubin writes, Oliver Perez and John Maine will oppose each other in a makeshift game in Port St. Lucie tomorrow involving extended spring training players, pitching coach Dan Warthen told the Daily News. […]

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Someone Please Shut Rick Peterson Up

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

A pissed off Johan Santana shot back at rumors started by former Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson for saying Santana’s surgically repaired left knee is the reason. “How did he know that my knee hurts?” Santana said before the Mets played the Orioles. “That’s the question that I have. You guys tell me how did he […]

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Thank You, Baltimore Orioles

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets beat the Orioles tonight 6-4 down at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. On behalf of Met fans, I would like to thank the Orioles for handing the game to the Mets. Tonight the O’s did to the Mets what the Mets have been doing pretty much all season, they played horrible baseball. The […]

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