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The Mets Have Two Legit Rookie of the Year Candidates

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Have Two Legit Rookie of the Year Candidates

One score and seven years ago (that’s 27 years for all of you modernists), Dwight Eugene Gooden electrified baseball with his 98 mph fastball and his unhittable sweeping curve en route to one of the finest rookie seasons in Mets franchise history. Doctor K won 17 games while posting a 2.70 ERA and leading the […]

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Rant: Did Jason Bay Really Need A Scheduled Day Off Yesterday?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

I understand that Jason Bay had a scheduled day off yesterday. But with Reyes having to leave for a family emergency how does that not change the plans??? Can someone please explain this to me because I feel like that was a Jerry Manuel move yesterday!  That kind of stuff is a huge pet peeve of mine, and here’s why […]

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Starless Mets Pound Pirates With 7-3 Win

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Dillon Gee, Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy all set personal records as despite the Mets missing four of their star players, rack up 15 hits and seven runs in a 7-3 win over the Pirates. Game Recap Dillon Gee pitched his second straight good outing tonight. Went 7 innings against the Cubs in his […]

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Parnell To Replace Reyes While He’s On Bereavement List

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes will miss the next 3 to 7 days after the Mets placed him on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother in the Dominican Republic. To take Reyes’ place on the roster, the Mets have activated reliever Bobby Parnell from the disabled list, which will give Terry Collins a short bench until […]

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This Was The Week That Was

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
This Was The Week That Was

Hope you all are celebrating Memorial Day – it touches everyone. Some interesting things have happened during the past week, some good, some not good. Of course there is the Gary Carter situation and we will all be following his progress. I need to hear a professional opinion now that the news is out. Then […]

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Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

Steve Serby of the NY Post intreviews Jose Reyes for his Serby’s Sunday series. Here are just a few of the questions asked, but check out the full three page interview here. Q: Carl Crawford signed a seven-year, $142 million deal with the Red Sox. Does it have to be seven years for you? Could […]

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Reyes & Co. Go Big, Niese Strong, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets offense, after being quiet for the last two days eviscerated Vance Worley & the Phillies behind Josh Thole’s three RBI and Jonathon Niese’s excellent outing. Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a gem today, going six and one third innings, giving up five hits and one unearned run, while walking four and striking out […]

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Gary Carter’s Smile

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

I will never forget Gary Carter’s Smile – during his tenure at the Mets, we saw a lot of the happy face of their catcher. He just seemed to be so glad to be where he was, behind the plate at Shea Stadium. And, of course, he was a fine catcher or he wouldn’t have […]

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Bullpen Falters Late In 5-2 Loss To Phillies

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary With Pelfrey’s best and longest start going into the eighth inning, the Mets looked to beat their rivals, but the implosion of the bullpen and the faltering of Mets late-inning runs, cost him a win. Mets lose 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey pitched like he was finally back in form. Pelfrey kept the […]

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Mets/Giants Trade Brewing?

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

****UPDATE**** – link to story - http://stlucietoflushing.com/?p=380 ****************************************************************************** In a post I have going up over at StlucieToFlushing.com, I detail a possible trade that could be happening between the Mets and Giants for Jose Reyes. In past days the Giants have made a few moves following the season-ending injury to star C Buster Posey. They have […]

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