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The All-Injured Mets Prospect Team

An article by posted on March 17, 2012 0 Comments
The All-Injured Mets Prospect Team

With all the injuries in big league camp this spring, it would have been really nice if some of the young kids could have stepped in and helped out. It would have been a help to the big league team, a valuable experience for the kids, a learning experience, and who knows? One of them […]

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The Showdown Of The Century

An article by posted on March 16, 2012 0 Comments
The Showdown Of The Century

Did you catch all the dramatic build-up to the Jose Reyes versus the Mets match-up yesterday? It was being billed by beat writers from Miami and New York as the “Showdown of the Century.” Personally, I found Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah to be much more compelling and entertaining. Three-headed monsters always tend to make for good drama. […]

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Loewen Literally Drops The Ball, Mets Fall 3-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Loewen Literally Drops The Ball, Mets Fall 3-1 To Marlins

Dickey took the mound and looked brilliant in 2 perfect innings, but a rain delay and an Adam Loewen error put the Mets on the track to a 3-1 loss. Summary R.A. Dickey started today opposite Marlins ace Josh Johnson where we caught our first glimpse of Jose playing against us. Dickey threw only 23 […]

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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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