Archive for May, 2011

Forward Progress: Johan Santana Throws From A Mound

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported on Thursday that Johan Santana began throwing off the mound this week for the first time since he had surgery to repair his left shoulder.  Santana threw 15 pitches off the slope of the mound, but not from the rubber, that will come next.   It’s a huge step forward for Johan, and a […]

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Beltran, Beltran, Beltran!!!

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran, Beltran, Beltran!!!

GOING… GOING… GONE! WELL DONE, BELTRAN! Beltran homered three times for the first time in his career on Thursday to beat the Colorado Rockies, 9-5, at Coors Field. “I always wondered how it would feel to get three homers in a game. It feels great! Being able to do something like this, I feel like a little kid, honestly. […]

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Mets @ Astros: Preview, Starting Lineup, Beltran Drops Back To Cleanup

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

Minute Maid Park • Houston, TX RHP Dillon Gee (2-0, 3.80) vs. RHP Bud Norris (2-2, 3.16) SNY • WFAN • 8:05 p.m Starting Lineup 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Josh Thole C 3. David Wright 3B 4. Carlos Beltran RF 5. Jason Bay LF 6. Daniel Murphy 1B 7. Justin Turner 2B 8. Jason […]

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Ricco Gives Updates on Parnell, Pagan; Talks Ike Davis

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Before this afternoon’s make-up game against the Rockies, Mets assistant GM John Ricco gave reporters an update on Angel Pagan, Bobby Parnell, and also discussed Ike Davis’s injury. Angel Pagan: According to Ricco, Angel Pagan is still yet to return to baseball activities. Bobby Parnell: Parnell is scheduled to pitch today for Triple-A Buffalo.  As soon as the game […]

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Belting Beltran, Mets Win 9-5

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Carlos Beltran ERUPTED for three home runs, and that offense helped mask a subpar outing from Jonathon Niese and the Mets won the series by winning today, 9-5 versus the Rockies. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went six and one-third innings, giving up five runs on seven hits (two home runs) while walking two and striking […]

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Chris Young Opts For Surgery, Out For Season

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Mets right-hander Chris Young has opted for surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young was considering whether to go through a second non-surgical rehabilitation program as he did last year. Mets assistant general manager John Ricco confirmed today that the scheduled operation is most likely season-ending. Young signed an incentive-laden one-year deal with […]

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Steve Cohen Still In It, Wants Significant Say In Running Team

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Kate Kelly of CNBC reported that billionaire hedge fund manager, Steve Cohen, is still very much involved in purchasing a 49% stake of the New York Mets and has some specific demands. Steve Cohen has offered to buy a 49 percent stake for about $200 million dollars, which is the cash that the Wilpons and Katz […]

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Mets Place Ike Davis On DL, Call Up F-Mart

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The Mets placed first baseman Ike Davis on the disabled list Wednesday with a sprained left ankle and a bone bruise. To replace him on the roster, the team recalled outfielder Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo. Davis was injured on Tuesday night when he collided with third baseman David Wright while trying to field […]

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If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

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If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

I don’t typically like to do these short rants anymore even though that’s all I did when I first started this site, but today is an exception, so let the good times roll. What the hell is this METS OBSESSION with putting their worst possible hitters in the two hole? METS NUMBER TWO HITTERS ARE BATTING […]

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Mets @ Rockies Preview, Starting Lineup

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Justin Turner – 2B Josh Thole – C Jason Pridie – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP No Ike Davis or David Wright in this rubber match. Willie Harris who is hitting .214 is […]

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