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The Day Jason Bay Finally Became A New York Met?

An article by posted on July 24, 2010 0 Comments

From Hojo’s lips to God’s ears? Well, not exactly (there was no “couple of HRs”), but Jason Bay did hit the ball hard on three occasions with the best being reserved for his last AB of the night—a rocket gapper smacked into right center that cleared the base paths and put the game away for […]

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Reacting To The Thrashing: What’s Wrong With Pelf?

An article by posted on July 24, 2010 0 Comments
Reacting To The Thrashing: What’s Wrong With Pelf?

By the end of May fans everywhere were ready to call Mike Pelfrey the ‘ace’ of this New York Mets staff and rightfully so.  He was 7-1 (11 starts) with a 2.54 ERA and over that span fans were witness to ‘An Ace in the Making’. Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog.com, received slack from Mike Francesa […]

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What Gives Me Joy? Mets Winning Baseball!

An article by posted on July 23, 2010 0 Comments

“A man becomes preeminent, he’s expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms, enthusiasms… What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. […]

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Dodgers Deal Mets 2-0 Loss And Eighth Shutout Of The Season

An article by posted on July 23, 2010 0 Comments

Mets offense continues to be absent as they get shutout by the Dodgers, 2-0. This is the eighth time the Mets have been shutout this season, the third time this road trip. Over the span of two games, the Mets have been shutout 17 innings in a row. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi gets his first […]

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Mets Need A Jolt…Time To Deal Frenchy, Barajas…

An article by posted on July 22, 2010 0 Comments

For the month of July, the Mets are every bit as bad as they were good in June. Exactly 1 month ago, the Mets were hot and heavy for Cliff Lee. Now, personally, I thought the Mets should have made a move a month ago, when the situation was that the team could land a starter to […]

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Oliver Perez: Are The Mets Really Going To Go Down This Path Again?

An article by posted on July 22, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez (0-3, 6.28 ERA)  was pulled from the starting rotation after allowing 7 runs in just 3 1/3 inning against the Florida Marlins back on May 14th and when asked by upper management, Oliver refused a minor league assignment. With no other options manager Jerry Manuel was left with a wasted roster spot as […]

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No Panic

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

I had thought before the all-star break that the Mets had a realistic shot at taking over first place in the division with a 3-game deficit against the first-place Braves.  Of course, that didn’t turn out as planned and we limped into the break 4 games back.  Now, with the Mets 1-5 on their western […]

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Ability or Dollar$

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

It was a sad day in baseball land for the athletes when the criteria for getting into the game/lineup became based on your contract $$$ rather than the statistical averages of your on the field abilities. This is not how they do it in Little League where everyone must play a certain amount of time/innings. […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Lose 3-2 To D’Backs

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

On a day where R.A. Dickey delivered another quality start, the Mets offense couldn’t manage any offense against Arizona and fell short of a bid for a comeback, losing 3-2, ensuring their second straight losing series on the road. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went to the mound today, and in the dead air of Arizona […]

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Manuel Keeps Thole: Turner Sent Down In Ollie’s Return

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

Beyond popular belief, it was actually Justin Turner who was sent back to AAA-Buffalo instead of Josh Thole after the conclusion of last night’s game. With the return of Oliver Perez now a reality, and the news that Ollie will be joining the bullpen as a lefty specialist, Jerry Manuel had a difficult decision but actually did […]

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