Archive for September, 2009

Angel Pagan: Starter or Utility Man?

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

Since the Mets are officially out of playoff contention it’s officially time to start thinking about next season and whom will be playing for the Mets.  If there has been one good thing about this dismal season it’s that we have seen what the Mets bench next year will be like.  If everyone stays healthy […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 9/6-9/13

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

And so the season continues, does it not? The Mets are still playing baseball and I guess since they’re sending out players with a pulse, I’m still finding ways to watch as many games as I can. Beltran and Wright are back and Thole’s looking good so far, although I hope it’s because of skill […]

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Mets Need To Revamp Their Decision Making This Off Season

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets are a rudderless organization. How can I make this assertion? Take in account some recent developments: Carlos Delgado’s batting practice sessions have caught the fancy of the neutered GM, Omar Minaya, and he will consider re-signing a 37-year old DH with a balky hip. The centerfielder, Carlos Beltran was benched due to wet […]

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Bobby O Sounds Off On Post-Game Show

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

It’s not very often that a late night Post-Game show on a Sunday has any significance. Tonight was an exception. Following the Mets loss to the Phillies on Sunday night, SNY analyst, Bobby Ojeda unloaded on the Mets for their inexcusable play this season during Lincoln Mercury’s Post Game Live. Unlike many sports shows on […]

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Daniel Murphy To The Minors In 2010?

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com mentioned something over the weekend regarding Mets first baseman Daniel Murphy that caught my attention. While reporting that Carlos Delgado may still attempt to comeback this season, if only for just one or two weeks, he also throws this in, The Mets have thought about possibly bringing back Delgado on an incentive-laden […]

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Mets 2010 Schedule Announced

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

Today, Major League Baseball announced it’s masterr schedule for 2010. Some notable dates for the New York Mets include: Opening Day: April 5 at home vs. Florida Marlins April 30-May 2: First Mets-Phillies series in Philadelphia May 21-23: Subway Series at Citi Field May 25-27: First Mets-Phillies series at home June 11-13: Interleague series in […]

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Pedro Hammers The Final Nail In; Mets Lose 1-0

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

In 2007, the Phillies took the division from the Mets on the last day of the season after the Mets held a 7-game lead with 17 games to play.  Pedro Martinez faced the Phillies once in those last 17 games and the Mets lost that game. In 2008, the Mets held a 3½ game lead […]

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Maine’s Return Not Enough As Mets Drop Game 1

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine made his return to the Mets after a three month absence from the team following the world’s longest rehab stint.  Although he was limited to a pitch count of 60 pitches, he took the loss when the bullpen failed to keep the Phillies in the park.  The efforts (or lack thereof) of Tobi […]

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Bring Nick Johnson to Citi Field

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

A few weeks back I wrote a column and I briefly mentioned the fact that I believe Nick Johnson would be a great fit for the Mets in 2010. I’m going to take that further today.  Assume for a second that everybody’s fantasy of acquiring Prince Fielder or Adrian Gonzalez is not going to happen. […]

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B-Mets Awards: Thole, Tejada, Merritt

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Binghamton Mets announced their award winners for the 2009 season. In a short post-game ceremony, former B-Met Josh Thole, Pitcher,  Roy Merritt and Shortstop, Ruben Tejada were recognized for personal accomplishments both on and off the field. Here are the the capsules from the team’s website. Most Inspirational Player: SS Ruben Tejada […]

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