Archive for July, 2011

Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

Given that outfielder Carlos Beltran is all but guaranteed to be moved at some point here before the July 31st non-waiver trading deadline, the return of David Wright to the Mets lineup tonight is huge to say the least. For much of the season the 34-year-old Beltran has been the Amazin’s leader both on and […]

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Wright’s Return Won’t Change The Inevitable

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Won’t Change The Inevitable

The Mets expect David Wright back in the lineup, hitting fourth behind Carlos Beltran tonight in Florida. Beltran, on the trade block, isn’t expected to be dealt by game time, but his days as a Met are getting shorter. Getting Wright back will not change GM Sandy Alderson’s thinking regarding Beltran. The All-Star outfielder is […]

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Mets Contact Boras; Would Consider Bringing Beltran Back In 2012

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Contact Boras; Would Consider Bringing Beltran Back In 2012

I loved this column from Bob Klapisch of The Record, where he sums up the sentiments and feelings of Carlos Beltran’s final moments at Citi Field in a Mets uniform. If anyone imagined an emotional send-off for Beltran, this wasn’t even close: The ovation from the Citi Field crowd was polite, but uninspired, lasting only a few seconds […]

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Johan Santana Will Not Return Before September

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

Mets injured ace, Johan Santana, who is rehabbing in St. Lucie as he continues his comeback from capsular shoulder surgery, told the . NY Post that he is on schedule for a September return to the big league. I was told by Dr. David Altchek this was going to take up to a year, so it’s going […]

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Buffalo Bisons Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Buffalo Bisons Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Buffalo Bisons (Triple A) Team Report Surprise surprise, there won’t be any stretch-run for “the Herd” in 2011. Manager Tim Teufel and his staff have done a wonderful job, considering their roster has been raped and pillaged all season long by the major league team’s unquenchable thirst for replacement players. With virtually the entire opening day […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets Shuffle The Cards Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

On Thursday afternoon the New York Mets wrapped up a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, dropping game three, but winning the first two – including a dramatic win on Wednesday night. 3 Up 1) Reyes Return: Jose Reyes returned to the big club on Tuesday night, and turned in two game saving […]

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K-Rod Was “Flippin” Mad After Blown Save

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
K-Rod Was “Flippin” Mad After Blown Save

Brewers fans are flipping out after seeing what they believe was Francisco Rodriguez flipping the bird to teammate and Brewers closer John Axford after he blew the save as the setup man in the eight inning. In this photo by the Daily News, the FOX Sports TV cameras panned to K-Rod for his reaction after he […]

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Wright Batting Cleanup, Game Preview: Mets @ Marlins

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Batting Cleanup, Game Preview: Mets @ Marlins

NEW YORK METS AT FLORIDA MARLINS RHP Mike Pelfrey (5-9, 4.67) vs. RHP Chris Volstad (5-8, 5.59) David Wright returns to the cleanup spot, but Jason Bay remains sidelined with a hamstring injury. Here is tonight’s line-up: Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 2b Carlos Beltran, rf David Wright, 3b Daniel Murphy, 1b Angel Pagan, cf Lucas […]

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Mets Must Take The Best Offer For Beltran, Even If It’s The Phillies

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

If the Braves or Phillies come calling then Alderson should jump all over it.  The Braves are said to be in the market for a right handed bat and the Phillies have scuffled on offense for most of the season, both could use the offensive help.  Well what about the potential repercussions of dealing him […]

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Trustee Irving Picard Drops Damages Claim Against Wilpons

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

After almost a year of denying any wrong doing in the Bernie Madoff Ponzie scheme, the Wilpons may now be off the hook as news has broken that the trustee, Irving Picard, has dropped the damages claim. The Post writes: Seven months after kicking off an aggressive campaign to collect $80 billion in damages from […]

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Defensive Struggles Kill The Mets In 6-2 Loss

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had a good outing, but two errors in the fifth inning lead to two unearned runs, and the Mets offense struggled today in its 6-2 loss to the Cardinals Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a good game, but his pitching line will not show that. Jonathon went six innings, giving up five runs […]

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