Archive for September, 2009

In a Way, Jeff Passan was Prophetic…

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

I just looked through some notes of mine from the start of the season, and found this article previewing the NL East by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  Here is an excerpt of how he felt about the Mets heading into 2009: Two years, two chokes. The Mets have gotten good at this. And, sure, […]

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Suckdom, Thy Name Is Mets!

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

I know, it’s been a while. I spent the month of August in Uzbekistan, decidedly a country where precious few people care much for the fate of our beloved Mets. Aside from trying to explain the delicious nuances of baseball in halting Uzbek to a couple of KGB inquisitors who were watching a Russian-dubbed version […]

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Mets Minor League Award Winners

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

2009 STERLING AWARD WINNERS STERLING ORGANIZATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: IKE DAVIS (1B) Obtained: Mets’ first round pick in 2008 Signing Scout: Mike Brown Davis combined to hit .298 (128-429) with 58 runs scored, 31 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 71 RBI in 114 games between St. Lucie and Binghamton. He finished the […]

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Mets Reach New Low As Figgy Falters In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, as the Mets fell to the Braves 7-3 it was more than just your typical loss. For the Mets it was their ninth loss in their last ten games, a feat they have managed to avoid all season long until last night. It was also their fifth straight loss, just one away from a […]

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Murphy Error Costly As Mets Fall To Braves 6-5

An article by posted on September 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Braves beat the Mets 6-5 on Wednesday night on an error by first basemen Daniel Murphy. Bobby Parnell started the game for the Mets and once again was inconsistent. Parnell went 3.1 and gave up 3 earned runs on seven hits. Derek Lowe got the start for the Braves and went 2 innings giving up […]

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Feliciano Looking For Multi-Year Deal

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report by Adam Rubin in the Daily News, Mets lefty reliever Pedro Feliciano is looking for a multi-year deal this off season as he enters his final season with the Mets. Rubin writes, Feliciano, 33, is arbitration-eligible and under the Mets’ control for the 2010 season. After that, he will be eligible […]

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Questions Linger As Mets Fall To Braves 6-0

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were shutout last night by Tommy Hanson and the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in front of a sparse crowd in Turner Field. Pat Misch made his fourth start for the Mets and wasn’t sharp at all, allowing 4 runs on 8 hits and 1 walk in five innings pitched. He’s looking less and less like […]

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From Ace To Z: Should The Mets Get Zambrano?

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to Steve Rosenbloom’s blog for the Chicago Tribune, the Cubs are looking into trading starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano during the off-season.  Zambrano has been tired of all the criticism being thrown at him and has been quoted as saying, “Maybe if I go to a different city next year, if I get traded, I […]

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Will Wright Ever Hit 30 Homeruns Again?

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

I recently was emailed this question by one of our readers. I heard that the Mets will not alter the dimensions of Citi Field next season. Does this mean that David Wright is doomed to be a 10-12 homerun hitter instead of a 30 homerun hitter? I was a little surprised myself when I heard […]

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The New York Mets All-Time 9

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

On 9/9/09, Major League Baseball announced a fan poll contest, called the All-Time 9. What that means is that fans can go to official website of their favorite teams and vote for the best single seasons at a position in team history, with the goal of putting together an all-time lineup. After a quick jaunt […]

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