Archive for April, 2011

Rockies vs Mets Lineup and Preview

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The Mets suffered another frustrating loss last night as they just seemed a tick behind their opponent. Today, the Mets will be playing back to back games to make up for the rain out on Tuesday. The first game will feature Greg Reynolds vs R.A. Dickey and the second game will feature Jorge de la […]

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How About We Throw Some Strikes?

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On the whole, baseball is a simple game. The pitcher takes the ball and throws it over the plate, while the batter either watches it go by, puts the ball in play or swings and misses. Pretty simple, right? Well, our beloved Mets have of course found a way to skew the most basic facet […]

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Mejia goes six scoreless; St. Lucie wins again

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Mets Minors 4.13.2011  BUFFALO 4, SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 0: Jenrry Mejia tossed six scoreless innings helping the Buffalo Bisons win its second straight game. Mejia (1-0) struck out five batters and walked three while rendering three hits. Manny Acosta pitched a scoreless ninth inning and gave up one hit. Jason Pridie and Justin Turner each collected three […]

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Are Mets/White Sox Destined For Each Other?

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Let’s all be honest, we knew what this team was before the season even started. Not losing all faith yet, but the Mets may in fact be sellers at the deadline. Recently I was asked if the Mets would be sellers or buyers at the deadline, to which I responded buyers. However that was the […]

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Tulowitzki Leads Colorado’s Win Over Mets, 5-4

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Niese started off well but fell off the wagon near the fifth and sixth innings. Bullpen was great with three innings of relief. Belran, Pagan, and Murphy led the offense. Despite some positives, the Mets lose 5-4 to the Rockies. Game Notes Jon Niese started out with a great outing until he hit […]

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Carrasco Will Start In Young’s Place On Friday

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D.J. Carrasco sounded confident tonight and said he’s ready for Friday’s start at Turner Field against the Braves. Carrasco doesn’t believe endurance will be an issue. “I’m just going to go out there and give it my all. Hopefully he sees if I’m keeping the ball down and I’m at 80 pitches, let me go […]

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Game Preview: Rockies vs Mets

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Last night’s game was rained out, prompting a doubleheader tomorrow, however tonight’s match-up is the same as last night, so here’s a repost: The Mets are on a slide right now, and they will look to Jon Niese to pull the team up. Last night the Mets and the Rockies went back and forth and […]

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We May Have a Problem: New York Mets Early Concerns

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The Mets have played just 10 games this year, but it is not too early to start to be concerned about some of the team’s issues. I am giving the disclaimer in advance that we are dealing with small sample sizes at this point of the year. It is early, but the team is currently […]

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Carlos Delgado Announces His Retirement

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Carlos Delgado Announces His Retirement

Former Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado has announced his retirement from baseball two years after he was sidelined with a serious hip injury. He made the announcement from his home in Puerto Rico where he was presented with a rocking chair engraved with “Puerto Rican Home Run King” as a retirement gift. Delgado was a two-time All-Star and […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Revolving Doors, Sour Grapes and Whipping Posts

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In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the broken bullpen, Sick Bay, and other feeble thoughts. The best way to fix the Mets bullpen is to remove the door from it’s hinges. That will make it easier for the relievers to enter the field. And it would be more practical too! After all, it’s been like […]

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