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Three Days In September

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Three Days In September

My 12th birthday, Monday September 8th, 1969. Why in hell does it have to be a day game today? I agonized as my mom drove me to school. As I sat in Mr Greenleaf’s home room that morning I cursed and muttered under my breath: “Koos is going against the Cubs today at Shea, AND it’s […]

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David Wright Has Rib Tear

An article by posted on March 14, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Has Rib Tear

David Wright has told reporters that he has a small tear in his “rectus abdominis” which is also known as the “six pack”. He stated that he thought it was a rib cage injury until he had an MRI done, and says that he expects the cortisone shot he had on Monday to take 48 hours to […]

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It Is Time To Do Something About Mike Pelfrey

An article by posted on March 14, 2012 0 Comments
It Is Time To Do Something About Mike Pelfrey

I mentioned in my introduction post that the Mets might want to consider moving Mike Pelfrey to the bullpen. Now I am saying that it is time that they do something. It’s become increasingly difficult to rely on him in the starting rotation. One thing the Mets may want to try is to move him to the […]

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Pelf, Offense Struggle in 7-1 Loss To The Cards

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Pelf, Offense Struggle in 7-1 Loss To The Cards

This afternoon, Pelfrey struggled again and gave up 4 ER off 2 HR in 4.1 IP, and sent the Mets on their way to a 7-1 defeat. Summary It was a tough day for Mike Pelfrey, who started opposite Adam Wainwright. It is early in spring training, but a line of 4 ER, 2 HR, […]

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Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins Very Upset After Learning Tejada Is Out With Groin Strain

Terry Collins showed some “signs of frustration” today and was “visibly upset” according to several reports after he learned that Ruben Tejada had been scratched from this afternoon’s game with an apparent groin injury. Mike Puma of the NY Post, reported that it “pushed the Mets manager over the edge.” A visibly irritated Collins said: “Shocker. It’s […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

An article by posted on March 13, 2012 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Holy Kervokian, That Didn’t Take Long!

In Doug’s Dugout today, it’s “deja vu all over again,” with the news that David Wright will miss this week due to a nagging rib injury (but last week he had a great day in the weight room-cue the applause). It’s only March, but what Mets’ fan is not a tad alarmed? This is (already) […]

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Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

This afternoon in Lakeland, Florida, the Mets game ended in a 7-7 tie against the Detroit Tigers in a 10 inning affair. Summary Jon Niese starts it off with two scoreless innings against the Tigers but gets tagged in the third inning of work. Niese avoids the trouble of a Cedeno error and hitting Fielder with […]

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Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

Remember, it is only Spring Training. It is only March. It isn’t August or September. Now, what do I mean by that? It was reported this morning that David Wright had an ultrasound-guided injection of a cortisone shot. It was also reported that Tim Byrdak will have surgery done on his meniscus. Byrdak should only be out […]

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

The Mets announced they have suspended bullpen catcher Eric Langill for seven days without pay after being charged with a DUI last weekend. “We met with Eric Langill this morning.  He was contrite and very apologetic about Sunday night’s incident,” the team said in a statement. “We informed Eric that he will be suspended without […]

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For the Right Price, Re-Signing Chris Young Is A Good Idea

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reported yesterday that its likely that Chris Young will return to the Mets for the 2012 season. Despite pitching in only 6 games, Young was on track to have a great season.  Before tearing a capsule in his throwing shoulder, he was 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA. I like Chris Young.  When […]

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

The outbreak of injuries at Mets Spring Training camp has become quite alarming. Terry Collins is very concerned as he bemoaned the number of players  he’s had to scratch off his lineup cards of late. “You better believe it’s troubling,” Collins said. “And we have no answers.” Collins is taking immediate action and has mandated […]

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