Archive for July, 2012

Fate May Have Dealt Santana And The Mets A Fatal Blow Last Night

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Fate May Have Dealt Santana And The Mets A Fatal Blow Last Night

Yesterday before the game, I referred to Johan Santana’s start last night as both critical and pivotal. If Johan went out there and stymied the Dodgers with a  gem of a performance, then it was imperative for the front office to add a proven and effective reliever for the bullpen, a possible upgrade at catcher, […]

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Oh-No-Han! Santana Shelled, But Despite Late Rally Mets Fall 7-6 To Dodgers

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Oh-No-Han! Santana Shelled, But Despite Late Rally Mets Fall 7-6 To Dodgers

After the Mets narrowly avoided being swept by the Nationals,they open up the Dodgers series with another loss as Santana delivered another lackluster performance. Murphy and Valdespin were great, but the rest of the guys could not capitalize so Mets lose tonight 7-6. Johan Santana does not like pitching in the second half so far. […]

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Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

The New York Mets today announced that they have traded infielder Omar Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations. Quintanilla, 30, hit .257 (18-70) with one home run and four RBI in 29 games with the Mets. He was designated for assignment on July 17. The 5-9, 185-pounder has hit .218 (129-592) with 30 […]

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Alderson Has Visions Of Valdespin In Center

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Has Visions Of Valdespin In Center

Earlier this week Mets GM Sandy Alderson made some very interesting comments regarding Jordany Valdespin. As a guest with Mike Francesa on WFAN Alderson made the following comments in regards to Spin’s versatility and trying to find a spot for him in the lineup. He said ”dreaming a bit, if Valdespin could play center we […]

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Alderson & Co. Are In Unfamiliar Terrain

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson & Co. Are In Unfamiliar Terrain

Of the 30 major league teams, only six are at least 10 games behind in the wild-card standings. The Mets are only 3.5 games behind, a position which should have them as prime buyers. The problem of shopping in the bullpen aisle, say the Mets, is the cost. That translates into not expecting too much. […]

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Mets Farm Report: Havens Is Hot, Fulmer Was Dealing, Bisons Win A Thriller

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Havens Is Hot, Fulmer Was Dealing, Bisons Win A Thriller

Buffalo 9, Toledo 8 After a frustrating end to Wednesday’s loss, the Buffalo Bisons would not watch another game slip out of there their grasps for the second day in a row. With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Raul Reyes dropped a bloop two-RBI single into shallow […]

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Are You Worried About Johan Santana?

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Are You Worried About Johan Santana?

I’m sure you all remember the tearful post-game presser by Terry Collins on the night of June 1, 2012. That was the historic date of Johan Santana’s no-hitter, the first in Mets franchise history. Collins had originally intended to cap Johan’s pitches at 115, and you could se him agonizing after every pitch that went […]

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Brandon Lyon Goes To Blue Jays In 10-Player Swap

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Brandon Lyon Goes To Blue Jays In 10-Player Swap

The Astros and Blue Jays completed a 10-player trade on Friday, with Houston getting seven players and sending three pitchers including Brandon Lyon to Toronto. The Blue Jays received left-hander J.A. Happ and right-handers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter. The Astros acquired two Major League players — reliever Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco — […]

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ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN New York: DePodesta On Mejia, Wheeler, Not Signing Second Rounder, Prospect Hype, Fan Expectations

Over at ESPN New York, Adam Rubin talks with Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta who shared some insights on a variety of topics. In Part 1 of the interview, DePo sheds some light on Zack Wheeler’s innings workload, Jenrry Mejia’s transition from starter to reliever, and the following question in which he addresses fan expectations and […]

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Time For The Mets To Make Their Move

An article by posted on July 19, 2012 0 Comments
Time For The Mets To Make Their Move

Mets Season Prospects Coming off a series sweep by the Atlanta Braves that left nothing undamaged and a series loss to the Washington Nationals, the New York Mets season appears to be in jeopardy. While the Mets started the season with a respectable win-loss ratio (46-43) at the All-Star break, the second half is off to a […]

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