DONTRELLE WILLIS Remember this guy? Facing the the D-Train in a three-game series against the Florida Marlins was always one of the least favorite things to do for the Mets back during the 2003 – 2006 seasons. Dontrelle Willis went 11-3 against the Mets with a 2.51 ERA in 19 starts. Willis won the Rookie of the Year in 2003 and was nearly unstoppable in 2005 when he went 22-10 with a 2.63 ERA and 1.13 [...]
According to Bryan Hoch who covers the New York Yankees for MLB.com, Pedro feliciano could start the season on the Disabled List. Hoch says that Feliciano has a sore left triceps (forearm) and he has not pitched since March 9, almost three weeks ago. Feliciano signed a two-year deal is worth $8 million, and it included a club option for 2013. Feliciano was one of the most durable relievers in the game, but at 34 years old, [...]
Just posted on Mets.com, Jonathan Mayo’s annual look at the Mets Top 10 Prospects, complete with predictions, near misses, and estimated times of arrival. Mets’ Top 10 Prospects 1. Wilmer Flores, SS: Flores’ best tool, by far, is his bat. After scuffling a little at age 17 in 2009, he started to figure things out last year in the South Atlantic League, earning a promotion to the Florida State League. He continued to hit in the [...]
I was just pumped up by a youtube video that was emailed to me a few minutes ago by a buddy of mine. It’s very well done and it was created by @xDanTanna for those of you on Twitter. Enjoy this… There are more cool videos on his you tube channel including a new vid on R.A. Dickey. Good stuff!
Yesterday, Forbes Magazine valued the New York Mets at $747 million dollars, a significant decrease from last years $858 million dollar figure. The Mets were just one of three MLB teams whose value declined, the other two teams being the San Diego padres and the Cleveland Indians. Forbes’ Monte Burke explains some of the reasons that led them to devalue the Mets by over $100 million dollars. The Mets had just finished a woeful season, losing more [...]
Here are the Top 10 MLB Jerseys for the 2010 season according to CNBC.com. 10. Tim Lincecum – San Francisco Giants 9. Alex Rodriguez – New York Yankees 8. Dustin Pedroia – Boston Red Sox 7. Josh Hamilton – Texas Rangers 6. Albert Pujols – St. Louis Cardinals 5. Cliff Lee – Seattle Mariners/Texas Rangers 4. Chase Utley – Philadelphia Phillies 3. Roy Halladay – Philadelphia Phillies 2. Joe Mauer – Minnesota Twins 1. Derek [...]
Updated 3/22 11:30 AM According to some of the beat writers, Jason Isringhausen played catch this morning including throwing about 8-9 curveballs without any problems. He is expected to pitch another bullpen tomorrow, get a day off, and then pitch in real games again. Original Post 3/12 11:00 AM Yesterday, the Daily News reported that reliever Jason Isringhausen felt a pop in his shoulder, but felt everything was fine. “We think it’s just scar tissue,” said the relieved [...]
You may get a chuckle out of this, or you may just shake your head at the sheer lunacy of some in the sports media these days and how far they will go with something, or in this case nothing. Not more than 24 hours after the Mets heeded the calls of baseball writers everywhere and cut ties with Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo who were owed $18 million dollars, comes this charming bit of wit from [...]
I know many of you don’t put stock into spring stats, so you could just move onto the next post if you are one of those. But for those of you who are interested, here are some interesting notes from the Mets. The New York Mets pitching staff has constructed a 3.86 ERA so far this spring, allowing 94 earned runs in 219.0 innings. That mark is currently the fourth-best this spring among all National [...]
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