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6/24 Minor League Report! NIESEN, CECILIANI, CENTENO!

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/7/1, Gwinett 10/17/0 2b Justin Turner 0 for 4, .270 ss Russ Adams 2 for 4, run, RBI, .230 cf Juan Padilla 1 for 4, run, HR, 2 RBI, .292 1b Mike Jacobs 0 for 4, .258 rf Fernando Martinez 2 for 3, 2b (9), BB, K, .264 3b Mike Cervanek […]

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Steroids And Baseball, Continued

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about […]

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6/23 Minor League Report! DUDA, WELCH!

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 5/8/0, Gwinett 4/12/1 2b Justin Turner 0 for 4, .276 ss Russ Adams 0 for 4, 3 Ks, .225 cf Juan Padilla 1 for 4, run, 2b, K, .300 1b Mike Jacobs 2 for 4, 2 runs, HR, 2 RBI, K, .262 rf Val Pascucci 1 for 4, run, 2b, RBI, […]

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I Hate To Bring This Up, But…..

An article by posted on June 23, 2010 0 Comments

This is one of those posts that may incite a riot, but I’ll knock wood, and cross my fingers and toes when I say what I have to say…..that the Mets have had no serious injuries yet this season to key players.  We won’t count Carlos Beltran, who had surgery back in January, or Jose […]

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An Under-appreciated All-Star: A Case For Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on June 22, 2010 0 Comments

On October 19th, 2006 Adam Wainwright’s knee-buckling curve ball did more than strike out Carlos Beltran to end the NLCS and shatter the Mets hopes of going to the World Series.  Once Tim Welke called strike 3, opinions of Carlos in the minds of Met fans would be altered.  That one at-bat, that one pitch, may have set the groundwork for  Beltran becoming on of […]

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John Maine The New Tenant Of The Doghouse

An article by posted on June 22, 2010 0 Comments

It looks like John Maine’s career with the New York Mets and perhaps in baseball is close to coming to an end.  The last 2 seasons have been a disaster for the pitcher.  I have defended him many times on this site and others.  I don’t exactly know why but I’ve always had a bit […]

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6/22 Minor League Report! RATLIFF, ADERLIN!

An article by posted on June 22, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 6/10/1, Gwinett 3/10/0 2b Justin Turner 1 for 5, run, K, .282 ss Andy Green 0 for 1, .262 >>ph, ss Russ Adams 1 for 3, run, BB, K, .229 cf Juan Padilla 3 for 5, 2 runs, HR, 3 RBI, .313 1b Val Pascucci 2 for 4, 2 runs, 2b, […]

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6/21 Minor League Report! FAMILIA, Vaughn, Santana!

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 2/8/1, Gwinett 7/12/0 ss Justin Turner 3 for 4, BB, .284 2b Russ Adams 0 for 4, BB, .227 cf Jorge Padilla 0 for 4, BB, .182 1b Mike Jacobs 2 for 4, run, RBI, BB, .259 rf Fernando Martinez 1 for 5, K, .252 3b Mike Cervanek 1 for 4, […]

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Summer Begins… 5 Reasons Why The Mets Can Win…

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Happy first day of summer to all Met Nation. We are actually talking about a very good summer where the Mets are concerned. This team is alive and vibrant and ‘returning home’ after a 7-2 road trip. The 2 losses to the Yankees notwithstanding, this road trip was a huge success. It improved the standing […]

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A Few Bad Pitches, A Few Bad Swings…

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Cue in the morning after the storm… The morning after the final chapter in the 2010 subway series has concluded and after all is said and done, the Mets and Yankees have drawn even after six games played.  Looking back on the 2010 Subway Series as a Mets fan, one can only think about what […]

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