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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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Barajas And Blanco…The Perfect Catch

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

In a recent Metszilla post (20/20 hindsight ) Jay looked into this past off-season and some of the free agents that general manager Omar Minaya decided to pass on.  He went on to make the following statement about the non-signing of  Bengie Molina, who was seeking a 3-yr deal worth roughly $20 million: As quick as we are to look at guys like […]

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Is Mets Offense Only Ones To Blame For Santana’s Record?

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve given this careful consideration and have come to a conclusion.  I love Johan Santana, but I’m not so sure that the lack of run support is the only reason for his disappointing record this year. Granted, the Mets didn’t score a single run in yesterday’s game.  So no matter how good or bad Johan […]

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Jose Reyes Is The Leader Of The Pack

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Look in the dugout during a Mets game.  If you see Jose Reyes smiling, laughing and dancing, you know the Mets are winning and contending.  If you see him anyway else, they are probably losing.  We saw it happen in 2006.  Reyes led the Mets with 194 hits, batting .300.  He hit 37 doubles, 19 […]

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