Archive for May, 2010

Fernando Nieve Will Get The Start On Saturday

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, after the Mets shutout the Phillies 5-0, Jerry Manuel told reporters during his post game that Fernando Nieve will get the start on Saturday against the Brewers. According to Manuel, Nieve earned the nod and said that he deserves his shot because of how well he has performed this season and also because he performed well […]

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5/26 Minor League Report! Puello!

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

AA Eastern League: Binghamton 9/12/1, Richmond 1/2/3 Five Met players had multi hit games, as the Mets crushed Richmond 9-1 today. The Mets had 12 hits and a walk, while going 6 for 14 (.429) with RISP, leaving 6 on base, and striking out just 4 times. Kirk Nieuwenhuis had a second straight multi hit-homer […]

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Takahashi Phillin’ It, Mets Win Fourth Straight 5-0

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi had his second straight scoreless outing, and the Mets took the 2nd game of the series from the Phillies guaranteeing them a winning series at the least Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi went out in place of Jonathon Niese and put up another ridiculously effective outing, going 6 innings giving up 5 hits and […]

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Lima’s Lesson To Us All

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

There are very few big leaguers who are known for expressing just how much fun they’re having on the diamond while performing at a high level. Jose Lima, for better or worse, wore his heart on his sleeve. In 1999 Lima finished 4th in NL Cy Young votes posting a 21-10 record for the Houston […]

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Mets Claim Justin Turner Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets claimed infielder Justin Turner off waivers from the Orioles on Tuesday. The O’s had designated Turner for assignment on Friday to make room for Scott Moore. Back in 2006, Mets executive, Wayne Krivsky, drafted Turner when he was the Reds general manager. Turner, 25, hit .300/.362/.388 in 441 Triple A plate appearances last […]

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Nothing Beats Beating Philly

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

I have to admit I was a bit frightened by the schedule when I saw the Mets having to face the Yankees and Phillies back to back.  Sure, they would be home, where they have a stellar record (17-9 as of today), but they were facing the two teams that met in the World Series […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 7)

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

We took two of three from the Yankees. I could care less about whether Yankees fans consider the series important or not. The point is, Santana looked sharp, the offense looked alive after Javier blanked them, and Jason Bay woke up. I really hope that it wasn’t just a one night thing for Jason, and […]

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R.A. Dickey – The Neutralizer

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Even in his brief 2 appearances with the Mets, R.A. Dickey has shown something that many Mets pitchers have been unable to do successfully – defy pitch counts and pitch out of trouble. Maybe keeping him in the rotation will prove to be a great idea for various reasons. R.A. Dickey is pitching to contact, […]

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5/25 Minor League Report! Marte, NIEUWENHUIS!

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

A South Atlantic League: Savannah 3/10/3, Kannapolis 2/7/3 in 13 innings. The Gnats played another long game last night/into today (with a rain delay and suspension), and in the end, Michael Powers worked 2.1 innings (yesterday) for the win (today), as the Gnats didn’t have to take the field (today). Jefry Marte had the walkoff […]

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Dickey Impressive As Mets Rout The Phillies 8-0

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

In a stellar outing from R.A. Dickey, the Mets offense, especially Jose Reyes came alive and defeated the Phillies 8-0. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out for his second appearance as a Met, and was dominant through 6 innings, giving up no runs on 7 hits with 3 walks to go with 7 strikeouts. The […]

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