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The Mets At Mid-Season – Notes And Observations

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s a Mets off day and I woke up to nothing but LeBron News.  Somehow I just don’t get it – a talented kid from Ohio has called a news conference to announce where he will play basketball next year – who cares?  Not me.   This is what I care about this morning.    The […]

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Lucas Duda – Future Mets Star Or Trade Bait?

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

Lucas Duda is a prospect that has had his name mentioned at times to be traded away for a veteran pitcher like Roy Oswalt or Cliff Lee. Duda is not a player to over look to be a future star for the Mets. The 24-year-old lefty batting, right-handed throwing, outfielder has played only 20 games […]

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Mets Bats Missing In Action, Lose 3-1 To Reds

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese went out and was strong for seven and two third innings, but the Mets offense was stifled by Reds starter Bronson Arroyo  in the 3-1 loss. Game Notes Jonathon Niese continued his run of brilliant starts, going seven and two third innings, giving up three runs on six hits with one walk and […]

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Looking Just a Few Days Ahead

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are going to be playing for first place this weekend.  Not against the Phillies, but against a resurgent Braves team that is making it feel like the early part of the decade when these two teams were battling for NL East dominance.  And if Jonathan Niese and the Mets can take the rubber […]

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Santana Smooth, Shuts Out Reds 3-0

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana pitched a complete game shutout, and hit his first MLB home run, and the return of Reyes attributed to the 3-0 win against the Reds. Game Notes Johan Santana had something that Mets fans have not seen in a while – life to his fastball, routinely clocking in at 91 MPH and occasionally […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Seeing Red, Mets Slayers, Yard Sales

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: The Reds, The Sellers, Met Killers, and Carlos Beltran. While the current version of the Cincinnati Reds are not the re-incarnation of “The Big Red Machine,” they can mash with the best of today’s MLB contingent. Currently on a pace to smack 200 homeruns (have 104 after Monday night’s […]

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Cliff Lee Won’t Help The Mets

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

Cliff Lee is one of the best pitchers in the game.  Last year’s performance in the World Series was spectacular.  Lee was brilliant against one of the best if not the best lineup in the game in 2 starts.  The two games that the Phillies won were Lee’s in the Fall Classic. It’s now 2010 […]

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7/5 Minor League Report! Evans, CARSON, ADERLIN, GOMEZ, CONCEPCION (no it’s not 2006!)

An article by posted on July 6, 2010 0 Comments

David will be taking over the Minor League Report starting tomorrow night, and as usual when he posts it, it will be EXCLUSIVELY on MetsProspectHub, apologies to those of you who read this thing on NYFS or MetsMerized. I should be back sometime around the week of the 26th. AAA International League: Buffalo 6/9/1, Syracuse […]

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7/4 Minor League Report! Fernando, NIEUWENHUIS, RATLIFF, CECILIANI, VAUGHN!

An article by posted on July 5, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 10/12/0, Syracuse 2/7/1 2b Justin Turner 2 for 5, 2 runs, 2b, 2 RBI, K, .272 ss Luis Hernandez 3 for 4, run, 3b, 2 RBI, .400 cf Jorge Padilla 1 for 4, run, RBI, K, .333 1b Mike Jacobs 1 for 3, 2 runs, HR, RBI, 2 BBs, K, .258 […]

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Jerry Manuel – The Destroyer of Arms

An article by posted on July 4, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Stokes. Fernando Nieve. Raul Valdes. Sean Green. No, I am not listing the all “keep those guys off my team” list – this is a listing of the guys Jerry Manuel has ridden like a 1981 Chevy Astrovan across the border. Jerry Manuel is to the concept of MLB bullpens and how to keep […]

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