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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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No Offense, No Defense, No Control, No Win. Mets Lose 6-1 To Astros.

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Niese had a decent short outing but walked a good amount of batters. Bullpen and offense lacked majorly. Mets lose another 6-1 to the Astros and take last place in the NL. Jason Bay returns tomorrow though! Game Notes Jon Niese must love to give batters a free base because he gave up […]

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Jose And David

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Did any of you see David playing catch with the kids over the weekend?  I doubt anyone told him to do that – it’s just Big Brother playing catch with the kids and having fun at the ball field.  David has three younger brothers and knows how to play his role – the faces of […]

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Buffalo Rained Out; B-Mets Win Second Straight; St. Lucie Streak Ends At Nine

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.18.2011 BUFFALO – ROCHESTER –: Postponed/rain. BINGHAMTON 6, PORTLAND 5: The B-Mets made it two wins in a row after they defeated Portland, 6-5, Monday night. Binghamton (4-6) got 4.1 innings out of starter Brandon Moore, who struck out four batters but allowed six hits and four earned runs. Ricky Brooks, Eric Niesen and […]

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MLB Power Rankings – Week 2

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the top and bottom five of week two’s MLB Power Rankings as posted on the Daily News. Thanks to the Mets, the Colorado Rockies moved up six spots to claim the top spot. Top Five 1. Colorado Rockies (12-3, Last week: 6) At 12-3, they have the best record in baseball and have […]

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Young Pitching Prospects Show Promise Early

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

With still 147 games to play, a small winning streak gets us right back near .500. But, while the big club continues to struggle, some of the promising young pitching prospects down in the minors are showing their potential early. The trio of Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey, who are the top 3 […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Damned Thing’s Over

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

“The damned thing’s over,” Legendary New York Mets announcer Bob Murphy, was talking about a marathon game between the Mets and Braves. Of course I’m referring to the seven game losing streak. The Mets were down in Atlanta this week and lost two of three games to the Braves. Friday night’s game was rained out, […]

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Gee Strong, Reyes Ignites Mets 3-2 Win

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a good outing, Jose Reyes was the tablesetter and new #2 hitter Josh Thole was productive and the Mets broke their losing streak, beating the Braves 3-2. Game Notes Dillon Gee in his first start of the season looked great. Gee only got in trouble once, and that was in the second […]

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