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The Rotation Is Starting To Shine

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments
The Rotation Is Starting To Shine

The Mets rotation has had its share of struggles this year, as we all know.  Mike Pelfrey got off to a terrible start and R.A Dickey, who was signed to a two-year deal, looks nothing like the pitcher we saw last season. The one bright spot, Chris Young, is now out for the season after pitching just 24 innings as […]

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Niese And Easy!

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Niese And Easy!

The sun wasn’t shining at Citi Field, but Jon Niese was as the Mets blanked the Nationals 3-0 playing in what seemed like torrential rains at times throughout the game. Niese was brilliant and limited the Nats to six hits and a walk over seven innings while striking out seven to improve to 3-4 on the […]

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Mets Sign Jason Botts

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have signed first baseman/outfielder Jason Botts. Botts, who will be assigned to Triple-A Buffalo, was playing for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. The 30-year-old hooked on with the Nationals organization last summer, hitting .279/.345/.438 with eight homers for their Triple-A affiliate.  In parts of five seasons at the Triple-A level, Botts […]

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Attendance Continues To Plummet At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Attendance Continues To Plummet At Citi Field

After 19 home games this season, the Mets have had just 548,518 fans come out to Citi Field according to ESPN. This comes out to an average of just 28,869 fans a game, which is only 69.1% of the capacity of Citi Field. Anyone who has been to a Mets game this year can tell […]

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Ruben Tejada Has A High Ceiling Offensively?

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Has A High Ceiling Offensively?

Now that the Chin-lung Hu era has come to an end, Mets infield prospect Ruben Tejada gets another opportunity to show he belongs. I still think it’s too premature, but what do I know. Manager Terry Collins seems to be extremely happy and very excited about the 21-year old Tejada, and says his defense is […]

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Tejada Up, Who’s On 1st, What’s On 2nd, I Don’t Know’s On 3rd.

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

After the extra inning loss to the Fish, the Mets made some roster moves in the wake of Wright’s injury.  Chin Lung Hu, who did not hit at all, was sent to the minors for the slick fielding Reuben Tejada.  Ryota Igarashi was also optioned to Buffalo, as Pedro Beato was activated.  Sandy Alderson also […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Wright Out, Father Time, Strike Now

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Striking while the iron is hot, Father Time, and other insipid thoughts. In around ten weeks Carlos Beltran will be an ex-Met. That is a foregone conclusion. His comeback is one of the only positive stories the Mets have written this year. But why wait? The iron is hot […]

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Mets Are Bouncing Back From A Terrible April

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Are Bouncing Back From A Terrible April

April was the start of something fresh for the Mets.  Terry Collins was the new face in the Mets dugout, Sandy Alderson was the new face of the front office, and things were starting to get better for the Mets.  Well, not exactly.  After a long spring, opening day was here, and fans were cautiously optimistic as […]

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Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

Pedro Beato got the win in Buffalo’s 4-3 victory over Louisville yesterday. He allowed two hits and a walk in 1 1/3 innings in relief. Beato is expected to again pitch Tuesday for the Bisons writes Adam Rubin, before being activated from the disabled list on Wednesday. Beato is returning from a bout with right elbow […]

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Justin Turner Overdrive, Mets Ground Astros 7-4

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Overdrive, Mets Ground Astros 7-4

Chris Capuano grinded through five innings, and Justin Turner had a huge day with five RBI and the Mets won the last game, and the series against the Astros 7-4. Game Notes Chris Capuano went out today and pitched a great game, but getting himself into trouble as most Mets starters have been doing this […]

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