Archive for July, 2009

Mets Are The Worst Team Money Could Buy

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When you look at all the teams in both the American and National Leagues objectively, and you consider their payroll versus production in several statistical categories across the board, it becomes quite obvious that the Mets are indeed the worst team money can buy. The Mets boast the second highest payroll in Major League Baseball with […]

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Time To Change the Channel

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A thought occurred to me last night as the score reached 7-0 Dodgers—I don’t have to watch this crap if I don’t want to.  Not that there’s much on TV besides baseball during the summer except horrible reality shows and re-runs, but I’d rather see anything these days besides watching our Mets get trounced and […]

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At Least ESPN Finds The Mets Entertaining…

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Here is a sobering video of the Mets worst plays of the season according to ESPN. I warn you that this is definitely not for the squeamish. Can you believe that this Mets team was predicted to win the World Series by Sports Illustrated? Is it time to think about 2010 yet? A hat tip to […]

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Dodge(r) Ball!

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According to Minaya earlier today, he is “hope[ful]” that the Mets we have can stay competitive until the myth of the injured come back to rescue us and vault us into first place. The GM has hope? I watched eight innings of tonight’s game—rather foolishly as I think about it now—and I decided that hoping […]

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7/7 Minor League Report!

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Buffalo 1, Scranton 5 in 10 innings cf Cory Sullivan 1 for 4, BB, .296 lf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 5, 2b, .301 rf Emil Brown 0 for 4, BB, K, .284 1b Michel Abreu 0 for 5, 3 Ks, .228 dh Mike Lamb 1 for 5, 2b, K, .227 3b Javier Castillo 1 for […]

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News On Reyes and Beltran

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David Lennon, the New York Mets beat writer for Newsday on his twitter account has some news on Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes and it’s not good, not at all.  On Reyes, Lennon says: “Reyes back in NYC. Got another cortisone shot. Shut down again for a few days. Not good.” On Beltran the news […]

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Leave Jon Niese In AAA, And Call Figgy Up!

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According to MiLB.com, Jon Niese was named International League pitcher of the week after compiling a 1-0 record and 1.06 ERA in two starts for the Bisons. Niese, who allowed 10 hits and struck out 14 in 17 innings, has rebounded to go 4-1 in his last six starts with a 1.04 ERA. After a […]

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Get To Know A Prospect: Ruben Tejada

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Ruben Tejada does not get a lot of hype, but there are aspects of him that are very interesting, and one of the most intriguing is his age. I had no idea until recently (this season) that during this baseball season he will turn just 19 years old. I thought he was much older than that. […]

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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: The Jason Marquis Story

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Before the injuries started mounting, before the fielding and mental errors began to grow, the Mets’ front office made another error.  This error happened in the offseason and it was made by Omar Minaya.  The Mets could have acquired Jason Marquis from the Cubs for practically nothing and didn’t pull the trigger. First, as reported […]

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Still Believin’

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The story as I remember it, goes something like this: the 1973 Mets were struggling, they weren’t playing up to their potential, when general manager M. Donald Grant called a team meeting. At the end of the meeting Grant told the Mets “I believe in you guys”, at which point pitcher Tug McGraw yelled out “YA GOTTA […]

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