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Mets Deck Cards 2-1 In Epic 20 Inning Marathon

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets won game two against the Cardinals 2-1 in 20 innings. It was the longest victory in franchise history. Game Notes Who would have expected Jamie Garcia, a no name pitcher, to go toe-to-toe with a two time Cy Young award winner like Johan Santana? But that’s how it was with both pitchers throwing […]

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I’ve Seen Enough… Manuel Has To Go

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Those who know me, those who follow my “Sound Offs” on “Vegas Unwrapped”, or on these and other hallowed Blog pages know if nothing else, I rarely hit the panic button nor do I demand change for the sake of change only or because of one incident alone. It takes a lot to rattle these […]

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Mets Bullpen Falters, Lose 4-3 to Cardinals

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Despite a 9th inning rally, the Mets wasted a great outing by Oliver Perez, losing 4-3 to the Cardinals Game Notes Oliver Perez went to the hill and pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings, walking three, giving up four hits as well as striking out four. This was the best Perez has looked in quite some […]

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4/16 Minor League Report! EVANS, MALDONADO, LAGARES!

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

AA Eastern League: Binghamton 9/12/1, New Hampshire 5/10/1 The Mets poured 9 runs across in the first 2 innings and cruised from there to a 9-5 victory behind 3 hits from Nick Evans and 6 RBI from Lucas Duda. Evans, Duda, Marshall Hubbard and Luis Hernandez had multi hit games for the Mets, who were […]

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Bobby Valentine Shoots Down Mets Manager Rumors

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier, Joe D. put up the question if the Mets should bring back Valentine as manager of the New York Mets. Moments ago, Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger reported, that  former Mets manager, Bobby Valentine, shot down any speculation today that he could return as Mets manager if Jerry Manuel is fired. Valentine, now an analyst for ESPN, […]

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MMO Mail Bag – Pedro And Other Problems

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Kevin L. asks – I still don’t understand why we haven’t made an attempt to sign Pedro Martinez.  I read that the Phillies are trying to sign him again.  Aren’t we more in need of him than the Phillies? Pedro has no interest in returning to the Mets, a team with playoff hopes diminishing as […]

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4/15 Minor League Report! WILMER!

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 3/8/0, Pawtucket 2/13/0 in 10 innings Pat Misch had a very uneven outing today, giving up 9 hits and 2 walks in 4.2 innings to take a ND. Elmer Dessens pitched 2 scoreless (9th and 10th innings) to pick up his 2nd win of the season, after Fernando Martinez had a […]

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Mets Have So Many Better Choices For First Base

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

Opening Day lineup had Mike Jacobs playing first and hitting clean up. Mets final game against the Rockies had Fernando Tatis playing first and batting fifth. Combined Jacobs and Tatis are 7/36 (.194), 1 home run, 5 RBIs with 10 strikeouts. Not exactly what the Mets want from their “power and clutch hitting” first basemen. […]

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How Do I Forget 2009 When The Mets Won’t Let Me?

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

There are a lot of conclusions that can be made from this season so far. It is apparent, at least to me, that the team that we know so well and love so hard lack the grit, the guts, the determination, the heart, and even in many minds, the resources to put a winning team […]

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There’s Enough Blame To Go Around For Everyone

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

As the Yankees were handing out World Series jewelry in the Bronx the other day, the Mets pitcher John Maine was winning the booby prize for pitching a wonderful session of batting practice out West.  Unfortunately, it occurred during the third inning of regulation against the Rockies.   After six runs crossed the plate with two outs, pushing the […]

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