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Is Alderson Adding Pitching Depth For A Reason?

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

Recently Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has made some minor league signings that made me wonder.  I know our starting pitching depth is lacking, but is that the only reason he has added these players on?  There have been players available all season, but he has not made any signings, even when we got hit with injury […]

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The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

With the news breaking that All-Star Shortstop Jose Reyes would run Sunday, which he did, and then fly to Brooklyn today for a rehab game with the Cyclones – it’s just what the doctor ordered for the Mets. Right now the Mets are on thin ice, they stand 8 1/2 games behind the wild card leading […]

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Pelfrey Punished In Fifth, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 8-5 To Phillies

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had four good innings, but was punished in the fifth inning and the bullpen failed to stop the bleeding and a late-inning push couldn’t save the Mets as they lost the game 8-5, and the series to the Phillies Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a bad outing, getting through four innings relatively unscathed, […]

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Mets Minors: Jeurys Familia Placed on the Disabled List

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Michael Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog, Mets pitching prospect Jeurys Familia was placed on the Disabled list retroactive to July 14 with a right shoulder impingement. The move was “precautionary” according to B-Mets pitching coach Marc Valdes, and there is no timetable for his return. After six starts for Single-A Port St. […]

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Mets To Sign Gustavo Chacin To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are close to signing LHP Gustavo Chacin to a minor league contract to play for Triple-A Buffalo. Chacin, 30, was released last week by the Houston Astros after posting a 5.13 ERA in nine starts and 18 relief appearances for their Triple-A affiliate, Oklahoma City. Although he […]

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NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments
NL East Report for The Week of July 15th

With the return of baseball after the All-Star break, there isn’t that much to report with our neighbors in the NL East.  Without further adu, here’s the latest round up of what’s going on in the NL East this week. Remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. The team is expected to have Martin Prado […]

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A Look at Possible Prospects in Potential Carlos Beltran Deal

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments

If the Mets are truly interested in getting an “A” prospect in return for Carlos Beltran here are some guys they need to consider from potentially interested teams. Detroit Tigers 1. Jacob Turner – 1st round pick in 2009 and part of the terrific high school crop that featured Zack Wheeler (who we will see […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 15th, 2011 – 6th Round Pick Joe Tushak Debuts

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 8 – Rochester Red Wings 4 Hits galore for both teams. Luckily for Pat Misch and the Heard the Red Wings went just 4-for-16 with runners in scoring position. Misch allowed a two-out rally in the 3rd to give up a run, three straight singles the 5th for a run, and back-to-back doubles […]

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Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

The New York Mets have been without their ace Johan Santana the entire season and the rotation has held their own, to say the least. With speculation surrounding a Santana return possibly in mid-August, which still remains a long shot at this point, many have wondered just who may be the odd man out in […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 14th, 2011 – Aldama Puts Up Big K Numbers

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 5 – Rochester Red Wings 3 Miguel Batista looked good and I believe I heard the announcer say a pitch registered 97 mph, but I’d have to think that gun was running a little hot. It is possible, but he was mainly topping out at 94-95 mph earlier in the year. Still looks […]

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