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Road Woes, Last Place Mets and My Take on Greatest Announcers

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Forgive the random thoughts here, folks, but I thought it was easier today to touch on a few things rather than elaborate on one thing. The Mets continued their road woes last night with a 3-2 loss to the Braves, and are now 5-13 away from home, and 14-8 at Citi Field.  Last year, they […]

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5/19 Minor League Report! Nieuwenhuis!

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 10/12/2, Charlotte 6/8/0 Dylan Owen’s first career AAA outing was surprisingly good, he allowed just 3 runs on 6 hits in 7 innings for the win. The Binghamton connection continued with Jose De La Torre finishing out the game, giving up 3 runs (1 earned) in the final 2 innings. Josh […]

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One Good Thing About Every Mets Game

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

I live in an area where my cable provider doesn’t carry SNY. Where ESPN, FOX and TBS often black out their games and no one around here has the MLB network. I do get NESN, but who wants to hear what the SOX are doing and all those noisy advertisements? For me, this is really […]

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Igarashi’s Return Will Be Welcomed By Mets…

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

His time in Japan was a precursor to this. Behind his diminutive stature and deceptive motion, was hidden a true ‘Warrior‘, the kind romanticized by western film and looked upon with reverence in Japan. Behind this hard throwing Japanese league veteran burned a fire to compete with the best… So Ryota Igarashi came to America…and […]

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Thrown Away, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana went seven strong innings, but an errant David Wright throw proved to be the difference in the bottom of the 9th as the Mets lost 3-2 to the Atlanta Braves. Game Notes Johan Santana had his second straight stellar outing, going 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits and 2 […]

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5/18 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 6/12/2, Charlotte 8/12/0 in 11 innings Both Jason Pridie and Ruben Tejada left this game with injuries, updates as they become available. cf Jason Pridie 1 for 4, K, .282 >>ph, rf JR House 0 for 2, .111 rf, cf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 3, 2 runs, 3 BBs, .375 1b […]

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Big Pelf, Big Win?

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

For the first time this month, a Mets starting pitcher finally earned a victory.  (Only took them 17 days.)  Last night’s win was a big one for the Mets.  (Seems like we’re always saying that.)  Mike Pelfrey went a solid 7 and 2/3 innings, giving up only two runs.  And though the Mets offense didn’t […]

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Where’s The Thump In Bay’s Bat?

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Jason Bay is a guess hitter because he has been streaky his entire career.  So far, his short tenure with the Mets has been one wrong answer after another.   Take the seventh inning of Sunday’s fifth straight Mets loss – Please.  With the annoying Marlins about to break out a four-pack of brooms, the Mets […]

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Mets Need To Fire Coaches Too!

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Baseball is a long season and when a team under-performs the way the Mets are you always hear the usual fire the manger and/or general manager.  I support that 100%.  Jerry and Omar absolutely need to go.  Omar has done a horrible job of building the franchise and Jerry Manuel is just not a manager […]

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5/17 Minor League Report! PRIDIE!!

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 11/14/0, Norfolk 4/9/1 Dillon Gee had a very good bounceback outing tonight, allowing just 2 runs on 4 hits with 7 Ks in 6 innings for his 4th win. Bobby Parnell got tagged for 2 runs on 5 hits in 2.2 innings. Ruben Tejada had a multi hit game for the […]

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