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Tigers Claw Mets For 6 Runs In Loss To Detroit

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

Mets couldn’t get the sweep against the Tigers as they lose 6-5 despite a late inning rally. Mets fall back to .5 games behind the Braves. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi started for the Mets and got roughed up by the Tigers early in his worst start of the season. Takahashi, who has had a great […]

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Mets Frontrunners For Mariners Lee?

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

So I was doing my mornings due diligence and reading the various storylines across the blogosphere about our Metsies and came across an interesting tidbit via MLB Traderumors.com from Ben Nicholson-Smith. Ben had linked to a story by Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times. Baker asserts that the Mets are frontrunners along with Minnesota to acquire […]

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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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