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Beltran Acting Selfish Again, Pagan Feels Our Pain

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran is at it again. He continues to go out of his way to say and do the wrong things, and this time he completely crossed the line and may have gone to far. Mike Sielski of the Wall Street Journal, explains this latest Beltran fiasco. Apparently, Terry Collins intended to give Beltran a day off […]

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Pelfail, Bullpen & Beltran Save The Day, Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had another bad outing, but the bullpen brigade and a great comeback spearheaded by Carlos Beltran helped the Mets split the series and win the game, 9-8 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard from the onset of the game, getting shelled for three runs in the first, second and one in the […]

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Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

Justin Turner has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for the month of May. A couple of days ago I wrote the following post in which I speculated that Turner could win the Rookie of the Year award. Turner leads all National League rookies with 85 or more at-bats in batting average […]

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We Need More Mets With Dickey’s Warrior Mentality

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

I have to give R.A. Dickey a lot of respect for what he did in his last start.  He went out there with a foot injury and made the best of it, despite giving up runs that eventually won the game for the Pirates.  Call me crazy, but overall he pitched well despite the obvious […]

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The Curious Case Of Josh Thole.

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like just two years ago, a 53 at bat appearance from an apparent non-prospect catcher Josh Thole showed the Mets their backsto of the future, hitting .321 with nine RBI and a 4/5 BB/K ratio. He had plate discipline, a short swing and was not named Brian Schneider. 2009 saw the Mets go […]

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Rome Wasn’t Built In One Day

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

As the season goes on, I find myself less and less interested in the 2011 New York Mets team. However, this is okay because is I believe we truly are going in the right direction. Yes, there are inexplicable money issues. Yes, payroll will be going down in 2012.  It won’t be 100 million though. […]

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Late Inning Blow Up Cost Mets A Win; Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Chris Capuano pitches a great first six inning but the pitching and defense fell apart in the seventh. Bullpen continues to struggle. Offense didn’t provide much, but at least the homerless draught is over thanks to Big Red. Also, Reyes returns tomorrow. Mets lose game two to the Pirates 9-3 Game Notes Chris […]

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Mets All Star Snubs? And Flubs?

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

If you’re expecting to see Jose Reyes take the filed for the 2011 All Star Game in Arizona’s Chase Field, Mets fans better start stuffing the ballot box with all due haste. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets have barely made a ripple in the first balloting results announced for the All-Star Game. The only […]

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Dickey Fights, Offense & Parnell Fail, Mets Lose 5-1

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was stellar today, even with his injured foot but the Mets offense couldn’t capitalize and Bobby Parnell in his first outing since his return from the DL gave up two runs in the eighth inning. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today, after injuring his foot in his last start and looked no […]

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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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