Archive for May, 2011

Parnell To Replace Reyes While He’s On Bereavement List

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes will miss the next 3 to 7 days after the Mets placed him on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother in the Dominican Republic. To take Reyes’ place on the roster, the Mets have activated reliever Bobby Parnell from the disabled list, which will give Terry Collins a short bench until […]

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This Was The Week That Was

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
This Was The Week That Was

Hope you all are celebrating Memorial Day – it touches everyone. Some interesting things have happened during the past week, some good, some not good. Of course there is the Gary Carter situation and we will all be following his progress. I need to hear a professional opinion now that the news is out. Then […]

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Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

On Friday night, when Mets second baseman Ruben Tejada battled Phillies’ pitcher Antonio Bastardo in a 16-pitch at-bat that resulted in a walk, manager Terry Collins said it was “as good as an at-bat as we’ve seen all year from anybody.” “He fought off the good pitches. The thing I thought was truly amazing was that he […]

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Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

Steve Serby of the NY Post intreviews Jose Reyes for his Serby’s Sunday series. Here are just a few of the questions asked, but check out the full three page interview here. Q: Carl Crawford signed a seven-year, $142 million deal with the Red Sox. Does it have to be seven years for you? Could […]

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Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported that new Mets partner David Einhorn has an opportunity to become the majority and principal owner of the Mets in three years. “Einhorn has agreed in principal to purchase roughly 33 percent of the team for $200 million, which will infuse cash and keep the organization solvent […]

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Reyes & Co. Go Big, Niese Strong, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets offense, after being quiet for the last two days eviscerated Vance Worley & the Phillies behind Josh Thole’s three RBI and Jonathon Niese’s excellent outing. Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a gem today, going six and one third innings, giving up five hits and one unearned run, while walking four and striking out […]

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Minor League Notes: Greg Peavy’s Outstanding May, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments

On Mets Minor League Blog, they had a good article on pitcher Greg Peavy, who is pitching very well right now for Savannah.  Check out the rest of the article on their blog.  Last June, the Mets took Greg Peavy, a pitcher from Oregon State in the 6th round, and assigned him to Savannah.   During the month of April, Peavy tossed […]

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Gary Carter’s Smile

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

I will never forget Gary Carter’s Smile – during his tenure at the Mets, we saw a lot of the happy face of their catcher. He just seemed to be so glad to be where he was, behind the plate at Shea Stadium. And, of course, he was a fine catcher or he wouldn’t have […]

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Bullpen Falters Late In 5-2 Loss To Phillies

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary With Pelfrey’s best and longest start going into the eighth inning, the Mets looked to beat their rivals, but the implosion of the bullpen and the faltering of Mets late-inning runs, cost him a win. Mets lose 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey pitched like he was finally back in form. Pelfrey kept the […]

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Mets/Giants Trade Brewing?

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

****UPDATE**** – link to story - http://stlucietoflushing.com/?p=380 ****************************************************************************** In a post I have going up over at StlucieToFlushing.com, I detail a possible trade that could be happening between the Mets and Giants for Jose Reyes. In past days the Giants have made a few moves following the season-ending injury to star C Buster Posey. They have […]

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