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Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

A’s general manager Billy Beane, fired his manager Bob Geren Thursday morning in the midst of a nine-game losing streak, replacing him with former Giants catcher Bob Melvin. Geren, 49, was named the A’s manager on Nov. 17, 2006. He registered a 334-376 (.470) record in four-plus seasons with Oakland, including a 27-36 mark and […]

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Steve Blass Syndrome

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Steve Blass Syndrome

In this installment of Doug’s Dugout we discuss, the Steve Blass Syndrome, rethinking Jose Reyes, and other demented thoughts: Steve Blass won 19 games in 1972 for the Pittsburgh Pirates and finished second in the Cy Young Award voting to Philadelphia’s Steve Carlton. Lefty accounted for 27 of the 59 Phillies’ wins that year, but […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 8th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 0 | Indianapolis Indians 1 A real good pitchers duel between two pitchers trying to find their way back to the majors. D.J. Carrasco has been dealing lately. After carrying a perfect game through 4.2 innings in his last start Carrasco led this game off with 5.2 innings of no-hit ball. Unfortunately for […]

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Bullpen Blows Mets Comeback, Brewers Walk-Off With 7-6 Win

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Game Summary Mets fought it out till the very end, but the bullpen just…well sucks. Great start by Pelfrey with six innings and only four hits, and nice job by Ronny Paulino who led the offense tonight. Mets lose with their first walk-off loss of the season, 7-6 to Brewers. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey with […]

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Where Are All The Fans?

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Where Are All The Fans?

I’ve had to spend some down time at home this past week and I’ve watched a lot of baseball and I have a question or two and some comments. Where Have All The People Gone? Sure, some teams just don’t draw as much, but even now, there are empty seats at Yankee Stadium and even […]

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Looking Back At Last Year’s Mets First Rounder

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Okay I’m back from my 48-hour Post-MLB Draft Stress Disorder. Did you guys miss me? How about you Bayonne Met Fan, did you miss me? Well shockingly enough, the Mets did not end up with any of the players I figured they would select in the first round on Monday. I never expected them to reach so far down to […]

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What About A Jason Bay for Adam Dunn Swap?

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Jason Bay has been awful in his stay thus far with the Mets. I don’t even think in my worst dreams would I have thought that he would be this bad. When you start to think about trades, you immediately think that a guy like Jason Bay is not tradeable due to his hefty contract […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 7th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 4 | Indianapolis Indians 13 Tonight ended a stretch of three quality starts in a row for Josh Stinson and boy was it awful. The 2nd inning was an inning where you feel bad for the pitcher as you sit there and watch hit after hit. There was nothing he could throw that […]

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Mets Showing a Change in Philosphy for the Better

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Mets Showing a Change in Philosphy for the Better

Mets fans can take a deep breathe and relax. Sandy Alderson, Paul DePodesta, and crew did not screw up this first round like one would think from reading the Mets blogosphere following the selection. I’ll start this off by saying people need to realize the Baseball America player rankings are not the be-all and end-all. […]

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Complete Mets Draft Summary From Day 2

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Greetings and welcome to Day 2 of the MLB Draft. This post will be updated throughout the day with the New York Mets draft picks from Round 2 to 30, as well as a collection of links and video for each of the prospects. 71. Cory Mazzoni, RHP from NC State. Mazzoni recorded a 137:29 […]

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