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Are The Mets Done Shoving Parnell Down Our Throats Yet?

An article by posted on September 15, 2011 0 Comments

This is beginning to get ridiculous now.  First the Mets removed Izzy from the closer role and asked him to groom Parnell to be the teams closer.  Now since Parnell has blown 5 saves in 10 chances they have decided to try John Franco as a potential mentor/tutor? I am getting a little tired of […]

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Mets 2011 Sterling Award Winners Announced

An article by posted on September 15, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Sterling Award Winners Announced

ORGANIZATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JOSH SATIN (INF) Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right Born: 12/23/84, Hidden Hills, CA Resides: Hidden Hills, CA Obtained: Mets’ 25th-round pick in 2007 Signing Scout: Doug Thurman Satin split the season between Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Buffalo (AAA) of the International League, hitting a […]

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Johan Santana Will Not Pitch This Season

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana Will Not Pitch This Season

Terry Collins spoke with reporters before the game and said that Johan Santana will pitch in a simulated game this Sunday in Fort Myers. According to a report on ESPN, Collins also added that he does not believe Santana will pitch for the Mets before the end of the season. No matter how the Mets spin this, […]

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Prospect Pulse: The Relievers

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 71 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The Relievers

When next year’s Spring Training arrives, there will be some fierce competition for spots in the Mets bullpen. At this point, barring trade or injury, the only logical holdovers would be Bobby Parnell, Pedro Beato and Manny Acosta. Otherwise, it’s pretty wide-open. The recent performances of Josh Stinson and Daniel Herrera are promising, and they should be solidly […]

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Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

Dillon Gee had another good outing, but the bullpen struggled late and the Mets stranded 17 runners in their 3-2 loss to the Nationals. Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outing just short of quality, going five and two-third innings, giving up two runs on six hits, walking two and striking out five. Gee was […]

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Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

Luis Nieves hit a solo HR in the top of the 7th, and Aderlin Rodriguez crushed a two-run job in the 8th, to ice the game en route to a 7-3 Savannah win in Game Two of their championship series with Greensboro. Right-hander Yohan Almonte, pitching in relief of starter Gonzalez Germen, picked up the win with […]

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If At “First” You Don’t Succeed…Get Depth

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
If At “First” You Don’t Succeed…Get Depth

There’s an old saying related to baseball that, “If at first you don’t succeed, try the outfield.”  But if the Mets march to the beat of their own drummer, they changed that philosophy from the “outfield” to “first base.”  John Olerud leaves as a free agent, no problem!  Throw Todd Zeile there.  Mo Vaughn hasn’t […]

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MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

MetsBlog – Brian Erni For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with my good friend Brian Erni, from MetsBlog, and asked him about several hot Mets topics this week including Mike Pelfrey, Bobby Parnell, etc.  Please enjoy. Brandon Butler:  Jason Bay is contributing to the team with his excellent hitting over the […]

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SAL Championship Series – Gnats Drop Game One

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
SAL Championship Series – Gnats Drop Game One

Savannah Sand Gnat DH Blake Forsythe homered twice, the second time to break a 3-3 tie in the 8th inning, and LF Alonzo Harris homered and drove in two runs for the Savannah Sand Gnats. But closer LHP Hamilton Bennett, could not protect a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the 9th, blowing the save, […]

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Stinson Blows Game In Extras, Mets Lose 10-6 To Cubs

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
Stinson Blows Game In Extras, Mets Lose 10-6 To Cubs

After a bad start by Miguel Batista, the Mets came back only to have Josh Stinson and Ryota Igarashi blow the game in the 11th inning, and the Mets lost 10-6 to the Chicago Cubs Game Notes Miguel Batista had his first poor outing as a Met, going five innings, allowing four runs on five […]

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