Archive for August, 2010

The Minister Of Defense, Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

Mark Simon who does an amazing job at ESPN New York, sent me an email this morning about his latest post entitled, “A Shout-out to Shutouts“. It’s a great fact-filled piece on the Mets 17 shutouts this season that I encourage all of you to read. One interesting piece of information he throws in at the end […]

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Morning Grind: Johan Shutout, Boycott, K-Rod, No Country For Old Men

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

SHUTOUT The “Ace” Johan Santana pitched a shutout yesterday afternoon against the Rockies in a 4-0 win, giving up 4 hits in his complete game effort. Santana has, most emphatically in this game at least, shown why he is the real closer for this team. Whenever things get off track, the ace is supposed to […]

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Mets Actions Must Fit The Crime

An article by posted on August 13, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced they are taking the following disciplinary action against pitcher Francisco Rodriguez: The team has placed Rodriguez on the restricted list for two days. He will be removed from the roster, will not be with the team, and will not be paid during that time. “Ownership and the organization are […]

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Don’t Mess With The Johan! – Part Two, Mets Shutout Rockies 4-0

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets took the rubber game of the series with a 4-0 win over the Rockies thanks to the likes of Johan Santana. Santana pitched a complete game shutout and kept the relievers in the bullpen. Reyes and Beltran both had a multiple game. The Mets get back to .500 on the season. Game Summary […]

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How Much More Of This Can We Take?

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It’s getting awfully hard to find anymore reasons to justify keeping Jerry Manuel as the manager of the Mets. His inability to identify the critical point late in a game when he should use his closer and best bullpen option Frankie Rodriguez, has resulted in yet another devastating loss. This time, with the Mets hanging on to […]

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8/12 Minor League Report! FAMILIA, AR ROD, Vaughn!

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A+ Florida State League: St. Lucie 2/7/0, Palm Beach 4/10/1 Jeurys Familia put together back to back outstanding starts for one of the few times this season, this one was even better then his previous outing. He allowed a run on 7 hits in 7 innings, but took a tough ND after Elvin Ramirez got […]

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Rodriguez Released From Custody

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 4:00 PM Adam Rubin is reporting that reliever Frankie Rodriguez has been released from custody, and that an order of protection has been filed against him by his wife and father-in-law. Additionally, Rodriguez cannot see his children until they appear in family court. Original Post 1:40 PM The Mets have placed closer Francisco Rodriguez on the […]

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David Wright Is Not Having Fun

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The Daily News writes about the mounting frustration for David Wright, a frustration that reached a new low last night after striking out four times. David Wright’s whiff-a-thon Wednesday night – he struck out four times against the Rockies – elicited boos from Citi Field fans who usually adore him. Wednesday night’s “Golden Sombrero,” the baseball […]

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Game Preview: Rockies vs Mets

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The Mets and Rockies play the rubber game at an early 12:10 time slot today as the Mets try to take the series. Last night was the same old story for Niese and by same old story I just mean it has happened two outings in a row. Once again he was fantastic (1 R […]

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Morning Grind: Frenchy, Crawford/Mets, Reyes

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

Good morning, Met Nation. 2010 or  Bust? The debate over trading certain players have risen to a fever pitch. This provokes a thought for the day: Do you want to ride the season out and hope for 2011 that things will change significantly enough for a world title run? Or do you want to fight for […]

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