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What Can The Mets Do With Ollie?

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

Coming into Spring Training there was a lot of positive buzz on Oliver Perez.  Besides new facial hair he had been working out in Arizona for months getting in shape and trying to work on his pitches.  Perez arrived in excellent shape, a complete 180 from the year before.  People who follow the team on […]

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Jerry Manuel, What the Hell Is Wrong With You?

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Okay, I admit it: from my redoubt here in Zurich, Switzerland I am pretty guilty of not having watched yesterday’s terrible loss to the Giants through any medium other than Gameday, and so some may feel I shouldn’t opine on what happened yesterday. Nevertheless, having followed almost every pitch I tried hard to visualize what […]

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5/10 Minor League Report! TEJADA!

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

CHRIs CARTER IS COMING UP! FRANK CATALANOTTO IS GOING AWAY! NEXT UP: GMJ! AAA International League: Buffalo 6/15/1, Louisville 7/9/0 cf Jason Pridie 1 for 5, RBI, K, .292 rf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 5, 2 runs, .349 1b Mike Jacobs 1 for 5, run, 3b, K, .271 3b Mike Hessman 2 for 5, run, […]

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The Mets on Mother’s Day Weekend

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Yes, I’m a Mother and so this past weekend I got treated rather specially by my sons and their families.     The Mets were good to me two out of three days and that’s a lot better ratio than I’ve been used to the past several seasons. However it was not for a lack of trying – […]

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5/9 Minor League Report! THOLE, LAGARES, HARRIS!

An article by posted on May 9, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/12/1, Indianapolis 5/12/2 RA Dickey had his second rough outing of the season, and so took his 2nd loss, giving up 4 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits. The Bisons offense did their jobs, banging out 12 hits and drawing 4 walks, while going just 3 for 16 (.188) with RISP […]

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5/8 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, DUDA, Allen, ZAPATA, WILMER!

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/8/0, Indianapolis 3/9/0 Tobi Stoner had his best outing of the season, giving up a run on 4 hits and 4 walks in 6 innings for his first win of the season. Elmer Dessens picked up his 4th save. The Bisons offense had 8 hits and a walk, while going 4 […]

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Blanco Walk Off Homerun Beats Giants 5-4 In Extras

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

Mets take two from the Giants with back-to-back walk-off homeruns, this time from Henry Blanco. Mets win 5-4 in 11 innings. Game Notes Johan Santana took the mound today and had a nice bounce back outing after giving up a personal worst ten runs in his last start. Santana went 7.2 innings, the longest any Mets starter […]

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History Repeats Itself… 1988 Style!

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

The past four years have been very harrowing for all Mets fans; throughout this painful stretch I personally have been feeling a sort of deja vu.  It took me a while to figure out why, but now I know.  The 2006-2010 Mets are reminding me of the 1988-1992 Mets.  Scary isn’t it? The 1988 Mets […]

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After 28 Games Mets Fans Remain Hopeful

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

On the one hand, I’m by no means convinced that the Mets are a legitimate playoff contender.  On the other hand they are much improved in virtually every facet of their game.  And that combined with relative parity in the National League certainly should keep the Mets in the Wild Card race as summer approaches.  […]

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5/7 Minor League Report! HAVENS, Moviel!

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 5/8/1, Indianapolis 8/11/0 Dillon Gee was cruising through 4, then he gave up a 4 spot in the 5th, and that cost him the win, and got him a loss. Josh Thole took another 0-fer, he’s down to .167 now on the season. cf Jason Pridie 1 for 5, 2 Ks, […]

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