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Ike Strikes Again, Pelf Goes 7, Mets Win 4-1

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey went seven strong innings and Ike Davis had the help of some video replay to grant him a home run and the Mets won their series opener versus the Diamondbacks, 4-1 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey looked good today, going seven innings allowing one run on five hits while walking two and striking out […]

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What A Difference A Bay Can Make

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

David Wright, Carlos Beltran, Jason Bay and Ike Davis together at last in the middle of the order.  I know it is only one game, but inserting Bay into the middle of that lineup really solidifies the middle of the batting order.  Jason did not tear the cover off the ball in his first game back, but just his […]

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Wrighting Wrongs, Cap Strong, Mets Win 9-1

An article by posted on April 22, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Capuano went seven strong innings and David Wright broke out of his slump in a big way and the Mets won 9-1, with Jason Bay playing for the first time this season Game Notes Chris Capuano came out today and was outstanding, pitching until the seventh inning, allowing one run on six hits walking […]

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Francesa Calls Alderson A Liar, Then Invites Him To His Show

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

This afternoon, Mets GM Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on Sportsradio 660 WFAN. Before Alderson’s appearance, Francesa referred to Alderson as a liar – repeatedly saying that Alderson came on his show and lied. Francesa came to this conclusion because Alderson is an intelligent baseball man with an Ivy League degree and is not […]

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They Really Are A Team

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
They Really Are A Team

Last night I saw R.A. Dickey meeting with the press after the game – a tough loss. However R.A. makes no excuses – in fact after a couple of dreadful innings he shaped up and pitched deep into the game. This is no kid trying to get a place on a team, this is a […]

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Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Need Bay To Hit The Ground Running

Update: Jason Bay will be activated from the Disabled List and start in left field for tonight’s finale against the Astros. I get it. Jason Bay had a major injury last season, as his season ended when he suffered a concussion making that great catch against the Dodgers. But, as we all remember he had […]

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When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

I know it’s only April, we’re less than 20 games into a very long 2011 season, but so far the pitching has been bad. Actually bad is an understatement, the pitching from the entire staff has been downright awful! There is no way to sugarcoat it, the team as of this writing is currently 5-13, […]

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Why Is Scott Hairston Still Here?

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

As Ted Berg from Tequarters mentioned today in an article about Bobby Parnell’s apparent finger injury: The other thing: A bunch of Mets fans seem really eager to show Scott Hairston the door, and I certainly hear that. He has looked awful at the plate and underwhelming in the field. The last time I said […]

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Time to Push the Panic Button: How to Fix the Mets

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Even just 17 games into the season, it is fairly clear that the Mets are in big trouble. The team is sitting at 5-12 and they are already 5.5 games behind the Phillies. It is not as if the Phillies are even playing their best baseball of the season yet. They are still without Chase […]

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Bobby Parnell Feeling Numbness, Could Be Headed To DL

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

After tonight’s 6-1 loss to the Astros, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters that he met with setup man Bobby Parnell in the trainers room, where he was being examined after feeling some discomfort. Collins said he was concerned because he hasn’t seen Parnell throwing his upper nineties fastball and is worried that there may be a problem. Parnell later said […]

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