Archive for August, 2010

Astros DisPENCE Mets, 4-3

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Johan Santana was good today, but a late home run by new Met-Killer Hunter Pence and the Mets lost the game, 4-3. Game Notes Johan Santana was great tonight, going the full eight innings, giving up four runs on nine hits with one walk and seven k’s. That stat line doesn’t tell the whole story […]

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Mets Place K-Rod On Disqualified List

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Only moments ago, the Mets announced on a conference call that closer Francisco Rodriguez has been placed on disqualified list. Mets CEO Jeff Wilpon, said in a conference call: “The Mets today announced that they have placed pitcher Francisco Rodriguez on the Disqualified List for conduct in violation of his Uniform Player’s Contract. In addition, the Mets […]

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8/17 Minor League Report! FAMILIA, AR ROD!

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AA Eastern League: Binghamton 5/10/0, New Hampshire 15/15/0 The Mets were down 10-0 before scoring their first run as Josh Stinson got oblierated for 8 runs on 5 hits (2 homers), 4 walks in 1.1 innings for his 3rd loss of the season. The Mets had 10 hits and a 6/7 BB/K ratio, while going […]

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Ike Davis Is Suffering In The Hands Of Manuel And Hojo

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I’m not looking to throw more gasoline on the fire, but has anyone noticed the similarities between Ike Davis and Jeff Francoeur at the plate for the last two months? We expected Ike Davis to go into a slide, just about every rookie does. But what bugs me about Ike’s slide is the lunging and […]

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K-Rod, The Offense and Other Mets Thoughts

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There are so many avenues I could take with the K-Rod issue.  Not only has it been an embarrassment for the organization, the players, the city and the fans, but now it has an impact on the field as well.  One could argue that the season is over anyway, but even if it is, does that mean […]

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The Silver Lining In All Of This

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The Mets are 10 games behind Atlanta and below .500. They have an upcoming schedule at Houston – which is playing better since the Roy Oswalt trade – and Pittsburgh – which always plays them tough. This is their last chance to make up some ground and bring interest into September. Frankly, while I doubt […]

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Let’s Go Mets – In A New Direction

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At the moment, the Mets have NO leader – last we heard from the Wilpons, Fred said he had a meeting with University of Michigan Alums  and Jeffy gave you 18 words of boilerplate. Omar, is Omar – he’s been involved with the NL East since the Toronto Days, a nice man, very charming and […]

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Omar Does Not Deserve A Vote Of Confidence From The Mets

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About 2 weeks ago principal owner Fred Wilpon was asked about Omar Minaya’s job status after the 2010 season.  Clueless Fred responded by saying: “Is the sun coming up tomorrow?” I cannot understand where this vote of confidence is coming from.  Omar Minaya has been the General Manager since the end of the 2004 season. […]

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8/16 Minor League Report!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 5/12/0, Pawtucket 3/6/0 rf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .339 2b Justin Turner 2 for 4, run, 2 RBI (37), .306 lf Lucas Duda 2 for 5, run, HR (17), 2 RBI (52), 2 Ks, .320 >>lf Jorge Padilla 1b Nick Evans 1 for 5, run, 2b (8), 2 Ks, .313 […]

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Mets Sign First Round Pick Matt Harvey

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The New York Mets have confirmed that they have agreed to a deal with first round draft pick,  RHP Matt Harvey. A team official made the announcement just a short time ago, as the Mets seemingly got it done before the clock struck midnight. Terms of the deal have not been released yet, but Harvey was […]

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