Archive for July, 2011

Braves In On Beltran, Is Julio Teheran A Possible Return?

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Braves In On Beltran, Is Julio Teheran A Possible Return?

After reading the now daily updates on the trade market for free agent-to-be Carlos Beltran, I noticed that the Braves have been emerging as a very realistic suitor for the All-Star outfielder. With now 7-8 teams in the mix to acquire Beltran, this appears to be shaping up to become a deal similar to that of the Mariners/Rangers Cliff […]

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Carlos Beltran To Giants?

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Carlos Beltran To Giants?

Over the last month or so, the Carlos Beltran rumors have heated up to the max. It has quickly became a “when” Mets deal Carlos Beltran instead of “if”. Ken Rosenthal reports the Red Sox and Phillies have been the most persistent thus far. That may be true and I’m not discounting that, however I […]

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Game Recap: Reyes Return Ignites Offense, Izzy Notches Save In 4-2 Win

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments
Game Recap: Reyes Return Ignites Offense, Izzy Notches Save In 4-2 Win

The return of Jose Reyes and big hits from Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan, in addition to a great start from Dillon Gee secured the Mets a win, 4-2 against the Cardinals Game Notes Dillon Gee went out, and in his first start since the All-Star break, pitched a gem. Gee went seven innings, allowing two […]

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Amazins’ Activate Jose Reyes, Demote Ruben Tejada To Buffalo

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

  The Mets have activated Jose Reyes from the disabled list as expected, and optioned Ruben Tejada to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Reyes on the roster they. Surprising… Additionally, Mike Nickeas is on his way to Citi Field, a sign that catcher Josh Thole will likely be put on paternity leave.  Original Post After playing six innings […]

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Probability That These Mets Get Traded…

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has the Reds interested in Mets reliever, Jason Isringhausen. Meanwhile, sources say the Reds have had internal discussions about a number of middle and setup relievers. The list includes Jim Johnson and Koji Uehara of the Orioles; Jason Isringhausen of the Mets; Jason Frasor of the Blue Jays; and Todd […]

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Scott Hairston Listed As Day-To-Day With Shin Injury

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are saying that after examining Hairston’s shin injury, his status is day-to-day.  Original 9:15PM: Scott Hairston left the game after the 2nd inning of the make-up game against the Marlins due to a shin injury. Hairston hurt himself after hitting a foul ball off his shin in the first inning.  He returned for the […]

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Rule 5 Reflection: Pedro Beato

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

This off-season there was a lot of excitement around the Rule 5 selections of both Brad Emaus and Pedro Beato. The excitement on my end came because many written opinions out there seemed to think Emaus was ready to compete for the starting job at 2B. Seeing as the Mets didn’t have a sure thing, […]

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Trade Deadline Thoughts: No Thank You, Ubaldo

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

Just about 40 minutes ago, Ted Berg posted an updated blog in which he makes a brief case for the Mets to inquire about Ubaldo Jiminez. First of all, Jiminez is 27 years old, before he throws a pitch next year he will turn 28. His contract next year would pay him $4.2 million, then […]

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Extra, Extra, Daily News Is Dead… At Least in My Life

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Extra, Extra, Daily News Is Dead… At Least in My Life

It was tough for me to write that headline and I’m going through a bit of a mourning period over it. Tomorrow morning, as on each weekday morning since July 4th, when I get to my neighborhood newsstand, I won’t be buying TWO New York City tabloids. Except for the Sunday edition, the New York […]

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Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

Reports abound that Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran is the hottest commodity in the trade market, “He’s gold right now and every contender wants his bat in the lineup’, Jon Heyman said on WFAN yesterday. Making Beltran even more attractive is the news that the Mets are telling teams they will pay all of the remaining […]

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