Archive for August, 2009

Mets Minors Seem To Have Major Concerns

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets Minor League system has been the subject of debate all season long in 2009. The criticism is mostly justified in my opinion based on two things. 1. The Mets claim that they have a superior farm system loaded with talent that they consider untouchable. The overall standings of the Mets minor league affiliates tells a […]

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Mets Call Up Andy Green & Wilson Valdez

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

Mets have called up third baseman Andy Green on Monday to help fill in for the injured Cora, who will be out for the rest of the season. Green is currently 0-2 since being called up with a walk and a strike out. Green, 32, was hitting .270 (33-122) with six doubles, one triple, three […]

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It Takes Ten To Tango!

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

Who could have believed that a lineup that is so wrought with injuries and filled mostly with backups and backups to backups could pull of what the Mets did last night! The Mets set a new franchise record by getting 10 hits in the fourth inning, a first in franchise history. Wow… The Mets had […]

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Oliver Perez To Have Sore Knee Examined

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

In his last four starts, Oliver Perez has shown some signs of improvement with a 3.32 ERA in that span. Last night he faced Derek Lowe who was the Mets first choice to be this season’s big pitching addition to the rotation, but when Lowe signed with Atlanta it left the Mets with little choice […]

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8/18 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, GREENE!

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 0/6/1, Syracuse 1/9/1 2b, ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, 3 Ks, .287 cf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 4, .301 1b, lf Nick Evans 1 for 4, 2b (11), .197 3b, 1b Mike Lamb 2 for 4, .263 rf Chip Ambres 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .258 lf Jason Dubois 0 for […]

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2004 Versus 2009 – Howe Bad Can It Get?

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

I decided to take a look at our 2004 season this morning. That was the last time the Mets finished below .500 and pretty much spelled doom for manager Art Howe and Interim General Manager Dan Duquette. That season the Mets finished in fourth place with a record of 71-91. Currently, the Mets have a […]

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Angels Should Be the Mets Blueprint

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

If you could come back as a fan of another baseball team, and could not choose the Mets obviously, who would you pick? The team I’d pick is a team I’d love to see the NY Mets begin modeling their franchise after. A Big market team, an energized fan base, a team built with speed, pitching, […]

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What Happened To Mike Pelfrey’s Strikeout Rate?

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

When Omar Minaya decided that Mike Pelfrey would slide into the number two spot in the rotation, many of us had raised eyebrows to say the least. Even though I would have rather seen Pelfrey hold down the fort at the bottom of the rotation I figured that maybe there was a slim chance that […]

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Alex Cora To Have Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

Shortstop Alex Cora became the latest Met to go on the disabled list after deciding to have season-ending surgery on his right thumb. Cora also has a torn ligament in each of his thumbs and will have surgery on this left thumb this Thursday, and surgery on his right thumb five weeks later. Cora, who signed as a free […]

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Livan Gets Rocked By Giants 10-1

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

For the second straight game, the Mets were forced to play without any of their core players and this time it really showed as they were annihilated by the Giants 10-1. It was the Mets’ 12th loss in their last 18 games, and things are really starting to go downhill fast. Livan Hernandez started and […]

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