Archive for June, 2010

A Few Bad Pitches, A Few Bad Swings…

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Cue in the morning after the storm… The morning after the final chapter in the 2010 subway series has concluded and after all is said and done, the Mets and Yankees have drawn even after six games played.  Looking back on the 2010 Subway Series as a Mets fan, one can only think about what […]

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Barajas And Blanco…The Perfect Catch

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

In a recent Metszilla post (20/20 hindsight ) Jay looked into this past off-season and some of the free agents that general manager Omar Minaya decided to pass on.  He went on to make the following statement about the non-signing of  Bengie Molina, who was seeking a 3-yr deal worth roughly $20 million: As quick as we are to look at guys like […]

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Is Mets Offense Only Ones To Blame For Santana’s Record?

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve given this careful consideration and have come to a conclusion.  I love Johan Santana, but I’m not so sure that the lack of run support is the only reason for his disappointing record this year. Granted, the Mets didn’t score a single run in yesterday’s game.  So no matter how good or bad Johan […]

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Jose Reyes Is The Leader Of The Pack

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Look in the dugout during a Mets game.  If you see Jose Reyes smiling, laughing and dancing, you know the Mets are winning and contending.  If you see him anyway else, they are probably losing.  We saw it happen in 2006.  Reyes led the Mets with 194 hits, batting .300.  He hit 37 doubles, 19 […]

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The 2010 New York Mets…fellas

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

All season long so many of us have dissected in every which way possible, every move the New York Mets have made. Granted some of us have used hacksaws and some of us have used the precision of a neurosurgeon, to make our points. I’ve occasionally waded in both pools, admittedly. The way the Mets […]

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6/20 Minor League Report! LAGARES, MARTE, Cuan!

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 3/13/2, Indianapolis 7/12/2 cf Juan Padilla 2 for 6, .286 ss Justin Turner 2 for 5, 2 RBI, K, .273 1b Mike Jacobs 1 for 4, 2b, BB, K, .255 3b Mike Cervanek 1 for 5, .230 rf Fernando Martinez 0 for 5, 2 Ks, .254 lf Lucas Duda 1 for […]

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Mets Send Jenrry Mejia To Double-A, Recall Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets have sent RHP Jenrry Mejia to Double-A Binghamton to continue his development as a starting pitcher. The Mets have yet to announce a corresponding move and have until tomorrow to do so. It looks like common sense has prevailed and Mejia can go do what he needs to […]

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“Hey, Dad, You Wanna Have A Catch?” A Father’s Day Blog Three Generations In The Making.

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

I was about 6 years old when my father threatened to throw me out of the house. The reason was simple. I told him I was going to be a Yankees fan. It was the early 1970’s and I knew nothing about Baseball. But still, I was going to root for the Yankees. Why? As […]

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Mets Acquire Jorge Padilla

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have acquired outfielder Jorge Padilla from the Blue Jays, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com (via Twitter). There’s no word on what Toronto will receive on the deal at this time. Padilla, 30, has a slash line of .330/.405/.459 with four homers for Toronto’s Triple A affiliate this season. He came to the […]

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6/19 Minor League Report! CAMPBELL, ZAPATA!

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 3/7/4, Indianapolis 9/13/1 in 10 innings Roy Merritt got ripped for 6 runs (5 earned) in the 10th inning today in his second AAA outing, to take his first loss, after Manny Acosta blew his 2nd AAA save. Dillon Gee bounced back very nicely off a rough outing his last time […]

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