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The Dragon Slayers

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments

My guess is that if you find yourself in the market for a motivational speaker you probably will not give very serious consideration to hiring Charlie Manuel. On the other hand, I am kind of hoping he holds another closed-door meeting with his (by now) totally shell-shocked crew when the Mets next come into the […]

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5/27 Minor League Report! Welch, Ratliff, CARSON, Marte!

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 8/11/1, Toledo 7/12/2 in 10 innings rf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 5, run, 2b, 2 RBI, .366 (please release/cut/DFA/exile/GMJ) 2b RUss Adams 1 for 5, run, HR, 2 RBI, .287 (can we also get rid of Cora?) 1b Daniel Murphy 0 for 5, K, .111 3b Mike Hessman 3 for 5, […]

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Home Cookin’ Never Tasted So Good

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the Eastern Division title: The Mets discovered the kryptonite that may derail the Phillies’ season. And the green rock that renders all with super power to mush, lies smack underneath Citi Field.  Suddenly the powerful home run loving Phills routinely squeeze out long fly balls at the […]

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Wright = HoJo?

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

I was chatting with a Yankee fan by the water cooler on Monday, and something he said really resonated with me.  He told me that when David Wright came up against Mariano in the 9th, on Friday…. he knew the game was over. This really convinced me that things have changed drastically for Mister Wright. […]

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5/26 Minor League Report! Puello!

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

AA Eastern League: Binghamton 9/12/1, Richmond 1/2/3 Five Met players had multi hit games, as the Mets crushed Richmond 9-1 today. The Mets had 12 hits and a walk, while going 6 for 14 (.429) with RISP, leaving 6 on base, and striking out just 4 times. Kirk Nieuwenhuis had a second straight multi hit-homer […]

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Takahashi Phillin’ It, Mets Win Fourth Straight 5-0

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi had his second straight scoreless outing, and the Mets took the 2nd game of the series from the Phillies guaranteeing them a winning series at the least Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi went out in place of Jonathon Niese and put up another ridiculously effective outing, going 6 innings giving up 5 hits and […]

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Mets Claim Justin Turner Off Waivers

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets claimed infielder Justin Turner off waivers from the Orioles on Tuesday. The O’s had designated Turner for assignment on Friday to make room for Scott Moore. Back in 2006, Mets executive, Wayne Krivsky, drafted Turner when he was the Reds general manager. Turner, 25, hit .300/.362/.388 in 441 Triple A plate appearances last […]

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Nothing Beats Beating Philly

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

I have to admit I was a bit frightened by the schedule when I saw the Mets having to face the Yankees and Phillies back to back.  Sure, they would be home, where they have a stellar record (17-9 as of today), but they were facing the two teams that met in the World Series […]

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R.A. Dickey – The Neutralizer

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Even in his brief 2 appearances with the Mets, R.A. Dickey has shown something that many Mets pitchers have been unable to do successfully – defy pitch counts and pitch out of trouble. Maybe keeping him in the rotation will prove to be a great idea for various reasons. R.A. Dickey is pitching to contact, […]

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5/25 Minor League Report! Marte, NIEUWENHUIS!

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

A South Atlantic League: Savannah 3/10/3, Kannapolis 2/7/3 in 13 innings. The Gnats played another long game last night/into today (with a rain delay and suspension), and in the end, Michael Powers worked 2.1 innings (yesterday) for the win (today), as the Gnats didn’t have to take the field (today). Jefry Marte had the walkoff […]

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