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Who May Go In August?

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments

With the non-waiver trade deadline passed and the Mets fading into obscurity thanks to mental mistakes and shoddy defense over the past week, one may begin to think where the Mets go from here or, more importantly, who goes.There are moves that could be made through waivers and here are several players that could be […]

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Should Johan Santana Return to the Majors this Year?

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments

It has been reported that New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana had undergone an examination that revealed that he was suffering fatigue in his surgically repaired left shoulder. Santana will not resume throwing until his symptoms subside. However, Santana will continue to exercise and do some other baseball activities. Everything else during the exam was […]

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Nothing Pretty at Citi

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
Nothing Pretty at Citi

When the Wilpons decided they were going to tear down Shea Stadium and build Citi Field, it can probably be assumed that they wanted a stadium that would provide their team an advantage.   Well, playing at home this season has been nothing short of a disadvantage for the Mets. So far this season, the Mets […]

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A Paean To Pitchers

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
A Paean To Pitchers

I realize that most pitchers have checkered careers and most just want to be on the mound for a while and then leave it all to the 7th inning pitcher, the 8th inning pitcher and the Closer – if you’ve got one. But every once in a while a real Pitcher – shows up and […]

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After Trimming Some Fat Off The Payroll, What’s Left For Alderson To Play With?

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

When the first pitch was thrown on opening day of the 2011 season, the Mets payroll sat at $142 Million.  Due to that number Alderson was not able to do much this past off season.  That is all going to change with all of the contracts expiring at the end of this season. With the […]

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Mets Kidcaster Was A Big Hit

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

On Monday, SNY announced that 11-year old Jacob Resnick had won the network’s popular Kidcaster Contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program and that Jacob would appear in the SNY broadcast booth on August 2nd to help call a half-inning in the Mets-Marlins game. Well, the Mets lost the game, but young Jacob was a […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 2nd, 2011

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Rochester Red Wings 7 Just as it seemed he was getting some consistency at Triple-A, SMACK! Mark Cohoon throws this clunker up there. Cohoon wasn’t missing any bats and got clobbered throughout the entire start. He faced all nine hitters in the 1st inning that included four runs, two hit by […]

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Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments
Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

Chris Capuano pitched a great six innings and the Mets defense managed to falter again in their 4-3 loss against the Marlins Game Notes Chris Capuano had a great outing after a few bad outing including two against the Marlins. Cap went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out five and walking […]

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Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

Updated Post: News on Johan Santana now coming in: Johan Santana‘s comeback from shoulder surgery may have suffered a setback. The Mets ace complained of soreness following his scoreless three-inning rehab start Thursday. Sandy Alderson said he could not comment on the severity of the discomfort. “I think it’s prudent to have it checked out,” he said. Santana’s […]

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Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

Don’t look now, but Scott Hairston leads the Mets with a .561 slugging percentage and a .901 OPS. His seven homeruns are just one behind team leader David Wright who has eight. In a word, Hairston has been sensational off the bench. I thought for sure that Sandy Alderson would move him before the trade deadline, but I must […]

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