Archive for May, 2011

Sandy Has More Moves Than You Think

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent rumors about a potential trade for Jose Reyes swirling, it got me to thinking about who else we could trade.  When I started to think about it, surprisingly, a lot more players seemed potentially intriguing to other teams depending on their circumstances. Teams are not desperate yet, but some inevitably will be as […]

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Umpires Are Out Of Control, Yet Nothing Is Done About It

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Umpires Are Out Of Control, Yet Nothing Is Done About It

Enough is enough. Major League Baseball has long had an umpire problem. There’s never going to be perfection, and missed calls are part of the game and always will be, but it seems they are happening with more regularity. Bad calls are one thing, but couple that with arrogance and it is an untenable situation, […]

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Giants GM Denies Reyes Trade Rumors

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Giants GM Brian Sabean denied a report that he has dicussed a swap for Jose Reyes with the Mets. “Honestly, I haven’t seen or talked to Sandy Alderson since January. I haven’t talked to anybody from the Mets, so I have no idea where the hell it came from.” Yesterday after the game, Jose Reyes […]

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Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

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Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

Here are five teams that former Reds and Nationals GM Jim Bowden believes may be in the market for Jose Reyes. 1. San Francisco Giants — They’re not trading any of their four starters: Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner or Jonathan Sanchez. Instead, the Mets would target 1B/OF Brandon Belt, minor league right-hander Zack […]

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David Wright Is NOT Available!

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Yesterday on MLBTR, they linked to a report in the Detroit News, that the Detroit Tigers were interested in David Wright. “David Wright looks as if he will be available and the Tigers almost certainly will be among those clubs inquiring. The New York Mets third baseman is only 28 and has the bat, as […]

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Time For Bay To Give Us Some Bang For The Buck

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I am not a big stats guy. They can be telling, but also misleading. With some numbers, you can twist them into meaning anything you want. That’s not the case with Jason Bay, whose numbers have been fundamentally telling and just plain bad. He hit six homers with 47 RBI while batting .259 last season. […]

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Pridie And Reyes Ignite Mets 6-3 Win Over Dodgers

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Pridie And Reyes Ignite Mets 6-3 Win Over Dodgers

Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, and a big home run by Jason Pridie gave the Mets the win in the series opener versus the Dodgers, 6-3. Game Notes Jonathan Niese had a mixed outing today, being strong in some innings, and then being hittable in another inning. Jonathon was worked hard in the first […]

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Could Mets Have Prevented Jenrry Mejia’s Torn MCL?

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As the Mets reported yesterday, Jenrry Mejia has a “complete” tear of the MCL ligament in in his right elbow and will be lost for the season and perhaps longer.. Our own John Delcos is skeptical, The Mets eschewed an opportunity last season to deal Mejia, and the thinking at the time was sound. He […]

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Dodgers vs Mets: Starting Lineup, Notes, Game Preview

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Mets Notes METS AT A GLANCE: The Mets have won two games in a row and improved to 6-2 in their last eight home games…New York is 7-10 overall at Citi Field. COMEBACK: The Mets trailed 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 last night but rallied for a 6-3 win, the team’s sixth come-from-behind victory of the […]

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Pelf-Awareness

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments
Pelf-Awareness

I am one of the regulars on a weekly Kult of Mets Personalities podcast, and if you listened to it, you would know that I am the resident Mike “Big Pelf” Pelfrey homer. I root for him probably harder than any other Met. I don’t know why either, but I feel a personal connection to […]

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