Archive for August, 2010

Mets Are Chasing Their Own Tails

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

In a must-read article by Andrew Marchand of ESPN, he interviews David Wright and gets him to open up about his frustration with the state of the team. “I thought we created a lot to build on in ’06, but it seems like we have taken some steps back, off of that year. It is frustrating being […]

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Morning Grind: 2011, Money Matters, Four More Years, The Core

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Met Nation. I ‘gotta believe’ there are quite a few teams out there in more dire straits than Flushing is. This is more egregious, however. The bigger the house, the more grander the fire when it burns. No miracles this year, folks. The team’s in a drought without a doubt. 7 gms back with 17 […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets, fresh off of a series win against the Astros, head back on the road, this time to Atlanta. On their last road trip, the Mets finally won their first National League Road Series of 2010 (although it was against the Pirates) and now they try to make sure they win one against a […]

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8/29 Minor League Report! COHOON!

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 1/2/0, Scranton 5/8/0 All four prospects had rough days today, with the three offensive ones (Duda, Evans, Nieuwenhuis) taking 0-fers, and Michael Antonini (semi-prospect), getting crushed for 5 runs on 7 hits (3 homers) in 6 innings. rf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .344 ss Andy Green 1 for 3, run, […]

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Dickey Feels Our Pain, Dishes Some Out To The ‘Stros

An article by posted on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

     The Mets beat the Astros 5-1 to take the weekend series and close out the homestand. Game Notes R.A. Dickey took the mound and pitched another gem for the Mets on Sunday. The 35-year-old Dickey  stumped the Astros for seven superb innings, yielding just six hits in seven-plus innings, and lowering his ERA to […]

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A Recurring Nightmare: What’s Changed In The Last 12 Months?

An article by posted on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

I am getting so tired of this season that I wish it would end already. It’s not the games that bother me, I love Mets baseball so much that I can find enjoyment even in a loss, but this lack of direction is really wearing thin on me. In a few weeks we’ll head into another […]

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Carlos Beltran Will Be Missed When He’s Gone

An article by posted on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

There was an article by Mike Puma in yesterday’s NY Post that caught my attention.  Mr. Puma states that Jeff Wilpon wants to trade Carlos Beltran, even though a trade appears unlikely because of his salary and his recent injury history.  Although it is true that Beltran has not performed like the Carlos Beltran of […]

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Game Preview: Astros vs Mets

An article by posted on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets and Astros play the afternoon rubber game today as they close up their weekend series. The first game featured a weak offensive showing but the Mets were still able to squeak out a win. Last night the Mets bats were awful as there were plenty of batters on base, and there was no […]

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Nothing Doing, Astros Top Mets 4-1

An article by posted on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

What a sleeper… The lifeless Mets were no match for the resurgent Astros who beat the Mets by the score of 4-1 in the second game of their weekend series at Citi Field.  Game Notes Johan Santana was trying to become the first Mets starter to hurl four straight complete games since 1988, but it […]

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8/28 Minor League Report! Gee, Ceciliani, ALMONTE, Aderlin!

An article by posted on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/7/1, Scranton 0/7/1, Game 1 Dillon Gee continues to further the single season strikeout record for the Bisons, he racked up 11 more tonight, though he took a ND, leaving after 5.2 innings. Lucas Duda and Nick Evans both doubled and scored a run, Kirk Nieuwenhuis took another 0-fer, and struck […]

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