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Parnell Blows Save, Mets Fall To Marlins 5-4

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a shaky start, and Bobby Parnell blew the game in the eighth inning as the Mets lost 5-4 to the Marlins. Game Notes Dillon Gee had a rough outing, giving up three runs on seven hits, walking three and striking out three. It took Gee 96 pitches to get through five innings, […]

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Supplemental First Rounder, Michael Fulmer Signs Over Slot

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

One month to the day after supplemental first-round pick Michael Fulmer announced via Twitter that he had reached an agreement with the Mets, he has officially signed with the team for $937,500. Baseball America reported the news this evening and added that Fulmer’s contract is more than any other deal outside of the first round so far, and […]

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Is Bringing Santana Back This Season Worth The Risk?

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments

Johan Santana threw a bullpen session today at Sun Lite Stadium in front of Terry Collins, John Debus, and Randy Niemann. According to the NY Times, Santana said he felt good after throwing 45 pitches in the bullpen Sunday morning, paving the way for him to begin pitching in minor-league rehabilitation games. If Santana’s surgically […]

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Carlos Beltran’s Top 5 Mets Moments

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran’s Top 5 Mets Moments

Where have the last seven years gone? As Carlos Beltran heads into the final lap of his Met career, we take a look back at the five greatest moments of one of the greatest players ever to suit up for the New York Mets. 5. The First Win As A Met – April 10, 2005 Setting […]

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Exclusive Interview With Justin Turner – Great Expectations!

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Exclusive Interview With Justin Turner – Great Expectations!

As most of you know, I’ve interviewed past Mets players before. However, last Sunday, In The Game Collectibles brought New York Mets second baseman Justin Turner to Park East and it was a great time for everyone there. Turner came straight from Citi Field after playing the Philadelphia Phillies, and I was so happy that I got a chance to sit down […]

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Time To Pull The Plug On Mike Pelfrey

An article by posted on July 23, 2011 0 Comments
Time To Pull The Plug On Mike Pelfrey

This is a tough post for me to write. I’ve been a fan of Mike Pelfrey since he came up and I’ve defended him countless times over the years. I even suggested right here last season that the Mets should lock up Mike Pelfrey based on his great 1st half. With each start since than, it […]

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Carlos Beltran Sends A Goodbye Gift To GKR

An article by posted on July 23, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Sends A Goodbye Gift To GKR

I thought this was a cool video that ties in with this post and our Carlos Beltran Appreciation Week!  Original Post: Baseball Musings: GKR At The Pepsi Porch  How many of you watched the Thursday afternoon game with all the colored T-Shirts on the kids so they wouldn’t get lost, and stay with their groups? […]

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Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright On Time, Pelfrey Struggles, Mets Win 7-6

Mike Pelfrey had another mixed outing, and the return of David Wright helped the Mets in their 7-6 win against the Marlins Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had yet another uneven outing, but this one was marred by control issues and some bad defense. Mike went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, walking four […]

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*Updated* Carlos Beltran To Giants?

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
*Updated* Carlos Beltran To Giants?

UPDATED – July 22nd. ESPN’s Jayson Stark says two executives believe the Mets will eventually trade Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants for a package including top OF prospect Gary Brown. Original Post – July 20th Over the last month or so, the Carlos Beltran rumors have heated up to the max. It has […]

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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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