Archive for May, 2011

Francisco Rodriguez Is An Elite Closer Again

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

K-Rod is on fire! Fracisco Rodriguez tossed 0.2 scoreless innings yesterday at Chicago to extended his scoreless inning streak to 19.2 innings, the longest active streak in the majors. Rodriguez has converted 15 straight save chances, his longest such stretch since saving 16 straight to start the 2009 season. Rodriguez is second in the majors with […]

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My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

Dear Sandy, It’s been a real treat having you running things around here these last few months.Quite frankly, it’s been a breath of fresh air.  I admire your seriousness, your constant communication with all of us, and the transparency in how you run this franchise. You’re doing a fine job under what I consider to be […]

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Starting Lineup, Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Justin Turner – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Ronny Paulino – C Ruben Tejada – 2B Chris Capuano – LHP Game Preview  For the first time this season, the Mets and the Phillies will play in Queens, […]

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Mets Activate Angel Pagan, Callup RHP Dale Thayer, F-Mart and Misch Out

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has reinstated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 15-Day Disabled List and has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Dale Thayer from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League.  To make room on the active roster for Pagan and Thayer, the Mets have optioned outfielder Fernando Martinez to Buffalo […]

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MMO Flashback: 25 Years Later: Gary Carter Debuts In Style

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Originally posted on April 9, 2010, here is a wonderful post by Ed that will evoke some great memories of Gary while we keep him in our prayers. In 1984, the Mets surprised the baseball world by winning 90 games and finishing in second place in the National League East.  After seven consecutive losing seasons, […]

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Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

R.A. Dickey left in the third inning with an injury and the Mets bullpen proceeded to allow nine runs in their 9-3 loss to the Cubs today Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked good or seemed to be pitching a great game, until the injury bug struck. While fielding a grounder, Dickey seemed to hurt his […]

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Rule Change: Collisions At Home Plate

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Rule Change: Collisions At Home Plate

The Marlins’ Scott Cousins collides with Giants catcher Buster Posey in the 12th inning Wednesday. It’s always tough to see a young player with such a promising career getting injured, especially when the injury was avoidable. Masked behind the Reds-Phillies’ 19-inning debacle, a serious injury occurred to promising young player, raising many safety concerns in […]

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The Coming Fire Sale?

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is convinced the Mets are on the verge of a fire sale and that it could happen well ahead of the July Trade Deadline. “Think about it, he said. ”If you’re a manager, and your boss fears a potential operating loss of $70 million, dumping liabilities from the books would be […]

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New Minor Owner, Same Major Problems

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have the minority owner they hope will be able to bail them out of their major financial mess in the fallout of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., will purchase 49 percent of the team for roughly $200 million. The sale does not include any ownership segment […]

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Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

The Mets have just announced that hedge fund manager David Einhorn, has invested $200 million in the team. “We are very excited about David joining our ownership group for several reasons,” said Fred Wilpon in a team press release.  “David’s investment immediately improves the franchise’s financial position.  Equally important, David’s intelligence, integrity and success in […]

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