Archive for May, 2011

Mets Need Bench Production..Now

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…badly. Starting an article off with an ellipsis is probably incorrect grammatically, but this article will be filled with mentions of the inability of the Mets to have an effective bench, and thus this discussion comes about. Willie Harris has been a black hole offensively, both as a starter and as a bench player,  striking out […]

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Mets On Pace For Nearly 100 Losses

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We saw what the Mets could do a week ago. They were proficient in tacking on runs, scoring late and getting hits with two outs, and – surprise – with runners in scoring position. However, they were also doing that against Houston, Arizona and Washington. Teams not much better than them. Now we are seeing […]

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Pagan Suffers Setback, Flying To NY For Tests

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According to the Terry Collins, outfielder Angel Pagan is again out indefinitely. Reporting pain in his left oblique muscle late Thursday night, Pagan flew to New York City on Friday for a previously unscheduled examination of his side. “Knowing we were hoping that he would be here tomorrow, he just felt that he wasn’t ready for […]

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On the Black Interview With Brandon

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As I’ve mentioned to some of the MMO readers in the shoutbox, I just did a blogger Q&A interview with Kerel Cooper for his Mets blog On The Black.  You’ve seen your favorite MMO bloggers Joe D, and Taryn Cooper join Kerel for his show, On the Black, but now its my turn. For those of you […]

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Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

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Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

Not that this should come as any surprise to us, but when Angel Pagan gets activated tomorrow from the disabled list, it could mean a flurry of minor moves including cutting utility infielder Chin-lung Hu. Hu has been a major disappointment at the plate and his roster spot was assured mostly because of his defensive […]

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Beltran, Pelfrey Come Up Big In 5-2 Win Over Giants

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Mike Pelfrey went a strong seven and two-thirds innings, and the offense hit when it mattered and the Mets won the last game of the series, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had his second strong outing of the season, going seven and two-third innings, allowing two runs, one unearned on four hits, walking two and […]

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Paulino Making It Difficult Not To Notice

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It was good to see Mike Pelfrey go out on that mound yesterday and deliver such a strong performance after a week of whispers that he could be pulled from the rotation and shipped to Buffalo. In his longest outing of the season, Pelfrey tossed 7 2/3 innings allowing just one earned run on four hits to beat the […]

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Mets Should Take It Very Slow With Santana

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Last night during my interview with Kerel Cooper of On The Black, we discussed Johan Santana and his timetable for return. I said that if this team continues to play under .500, I believe they need to hold him off as long as they can. In fact, if the Mets continue to play poorly in the coming months, they […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The World Champions Came To Town

An article by posted on May 5, 2011 0 Comments

The World Champion San Fransisco Giants were in town for a three game mid-week series with the Mets. The Giants taking the first two games on the series, with the Mets winning the Thursday afternoon game. I had a great chance to be at Citi Field for the Wednesday night game, featuring Tim Lincecum. Lincecum […]

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Starting Lineup, Notes, Game Preview: Giants vs Mets

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Starting Lineup Jose Reyes, ss Chin-lung Hu, 2b David Wright, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf Jason Bay, lf Ike Davis, 1b Ronny Paulino, c Scott Hairston, cf Mike Pelfrey, rhp Mets Notes RONNY PAULINO: Went 2-4 last night and is hitting .538 (7-13) since returning from the Disabled List on April 29. RISP: The Mets went […]

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