Archive for March, 2011

The Song Remains The Same On Santana, Despite Mets Denials

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

Update 3/14 10:00 AM Steve Popper of the Bergen Record stands by what his Mets source told him regarding the possibility of Johan Santana potentially being shutdown due to soreness and perhaps lost for the season. Regardless of what you believe I can respect him for sticking to his story which may not be as […]

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Pagan, Davis and Thole Are Just A Few OF The Many Bright Spots This Spring

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets off today and no game scheduled, it’s a good time to see where we are as we hit the half way point of spring training and enter the final two weeks before Opening Day. Like any other team, the Mets still have some questions that need to be answered, but according to Adam Rubin […]

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Goodbye To Our Dear Friend Adam

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments
Goodbye To Our Dear Friend Adam

Late last night I learned that one of our own, Adam Baker, passed away at the age of 35 due to complications after kidney transplant surgery. The news hit me like a ton of bricks and I’m still finding it hard to come to grips with his loss. Adam was a good friend and one […]

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What Are The Odds Beltran Gets 500 AB Or Young Makes 25 Starts This Season?

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments

This is kind of a different type of article from Joel Sherman of the NY Post. He of course being the sports writer who wrote that the Mets should just pack it in this season, spare fans the agony, and just have a fire sale. Anyway, he spoke to a veteran scout who summed up certain things […]

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Johan Santana and Mets Deny Report In Bergen Record That He Suffered A Setback

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 3/13 10:30 AM You see… I told you not to worry… Last night, the Bergen Record reported late last night that the Mets might shut down Johan Santana’s rehab because of a setback.  However, both Santana, Dan Warthen and Sandy Alderson are all denying the report. The Daily News adds some quotes: Santana: “ don’t […]

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Second Guessing Second Base?

An article by posted on March 12, 2011 0 Comments

Decisions, decisions… Terry Collins may have his work cut out for him when the time comes for him to anoint the starting second baseman for the New York Mets. It will not be an easy decision. Despite more than six candidates in camp for him to choose from, all of them had their particular flaws. […]

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Thoughts On Roster As We Move Closer To Opening Day

An article by posted on March 12, 2011 0 Comments
Thoughts On Roster As We Move Closer To Opening Day

It’s hard to believe that as of this writing, a new baseball season will begin and 30 teams will be tied for first place again… or last depending on your point of view – in 20 days. Yesterday, the Mets made their first round of cuts and although I never expected Fernando Martinez or Ruben […]

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Paulino Will Not Travel With Team, Will Workout At Mets Camp Instead

An article by posted on March 12, 2011 0 Comments

According to Zach Berman of the Star-Ledger, Ronny Paulino will not travel with the team to Disney World to play the Braves this afternoon. Paulino entered the Mets clubhouse a few minutes after 8 a.m. this morning. He was greeted by the few remaining in the locker room after the team bus departed for the […]

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Give The Kid A Shot

An article by posted on March 11, 2011 0 Comments

Assuming Carlos Beltran isn’t available to the Mets by Opening Day, replacing him shouldn’t equal the dilemma CBS will have in replacing Charlie Sheen on “Two and a Half Men.” Both of Beltran’s knees are aching and he’s down for the week. Maybe he’ll come back next week; maybe he won’t. So, who will the […]

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Ruben Tejada, Fernando Martinez Among First Spring Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2011 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada, Fernando Martinez Among First Spring Cuts

For those of you hanging onto the hope that infielder Ruben Tejada or outfielder Fernando Martinez might make the team, forget it. They were among the first round of roster cuts and were relocated to the Minor League side of camp this morning. Joining them will be right-handers Josh Stinson, Tobi Stoner, Manny Alvarez , John Lujan and Armando […]

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