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Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

I wanted to update this with some great information from analyst/statistician/Met historian Mark Simon at ESPN who writes, Young’s 1.88 ERA would be the best overall mark for any Mets pitcher who made at least four starts with the team. In single-season annals, it’s topped only by Dwight Gooden’s 1.53 ERA in 1985, Mike Birkbeck’s 1.63 […]

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Left On Base; Left In Last. Mets Lose 2-1 To Rockies

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Both Mets and Rockies had limited runs and hits for them but a Rockie HR put the Mets away in 2-1 loss. Capuano had another nice start, bullpen was lights out, but once again, the offense fell flat. Game Notes So when both teams only get five hits each in a game, both […]

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Mets Seek Rocky Mountain Redemption

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

Two weeks ago the Rockies left the Mets beaten and bewildered. They came into Citi Field, and swept the Mets in four straight games. The four game sweep capped off a dreadful home stand, one that saw the Mets go 1-6 as they opened their season in Citi Field. At the time, the Mets had […]

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Jeurys Familia Promoted To Binghamton

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Promoted To Binghamton

After Saturday’s game and during the post game show on SNY, the Mets announced that RHP Jeurys Familia has been promoted from High-A St. Lucie up to Double-A Binghamton. Familia was off to a great start at St. Lucie and had a 1-1 record with a 1.49 ERA in six starts. He racked up 36 strikeouts against eight walks in 36 innings […]

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Sandy Has More Moves Than You Think

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent rumors about a potential trade for Jose Reyes swirling, it got me to thinking about who else we could trade.  When I started to think about it, surprisingly, a lot more players seemed potentially intriguing to other teams depending on their circumstances. Teams are not desperate yet, but some inevitably will be as […]

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David Wright Is NOT Available!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday on MLBTR, they linked to a report in the Detroit News, that the Detroit Tigers were interested in David Wright. “David Wright looks as if he will be available and the Tigers almost certainly will be among those clubs inquiring. The New York Mets third baseman is only 28 and has the bat, as […]

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Pridie And Reyes Ignite Mets 6-3 Win Over Dodgers

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Pridie And Reyes Ignite Mets 6-3 Win Over Dodgers

Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, and a big home run by Jason Pridie gave the Mets the win in the series opener versus the Dodgers, 6-3. Game Notes Jonathan Niese had a mixed outing today, being strong in some innings, and then being hittable in another inning. Jonathon was worked hard in the first […]

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Mets Need Bench Production..Now

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

…badly. Starting an article off with an ellipsis is probably incorrect grammatically, but this article will be filled with mentions of the inability of the Mets to have an effective bench, and thus this discussion comes about. Willie Harris has been a black hole offensively, both as a starter and as a bench player,  striking out […]

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Pagan Suffers Setback, Flying To NY For Tests

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

According to the Terry Collins, outfielder Angel Pagan is again out indefinitely. Reporting pain in his left oblique muscle late Thursday night, Pagan flew to New York City on Friday for a previously unscheduled examination of his side. “Knowing we were hoping that he would be here tomorrow, he just felt that he wasn’t ready for […]

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Beltran, Pelfrey Come Up Big In 5-2 Win Over Giants

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey went a strong seven and two-thirds innings, and the offense hit when it mattered and the Mets won the last game of the series, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had his second strong outing of the season, going seven and two-third innings, allowing two runs, one unearned on four hits, walking two and […]

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