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Homefield Advantage Paying Dividends for the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

As we are approaching the end of the second month of the second season in the newly constructed Citi Field, it appears as if the Mets have finally figured out their new gem and how to use it to their advantage.  Initially the new ballpark drew concerns from about every Mets fan in the United […]

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5/23 Minor League Report! THOLE!

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 6/15/0, LeHigh Valley 5/9/2 Josh Thole continued his hot month with 3 more hits, including his 13th double, as the Bisons beat the Pigs 6-5 today. Ruben Tejada also continued his torrid May with 2 more hits, his average now sits at .312. Tobi Stoner picked up his 3rd win, and […]

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Pagan’s Maturing Giving Mets Options

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last winter, when the Mets signed Jason Bay, I was struck by the amount of talented players whom the Mets had procured and had to play the outfield in 2010. I envisioned an outfield of Beltran flanked by Bay and the ex-Brave Jeff Francoeur, who had come to the Mets in the Ryan Church deal, and had […]

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5/22 Minor League Report! GEE!

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/8/0, LeHigh Valley 1/3/2 Dillon Gee had a very good outing today, allowing just a run on 3 hits and 3 walks in 6.2 innings for his 5th win of the season. Josh Thole and Ruben Tejada each got on base twice with a hit and walk, both continuing their red […]

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Mets Beat Yanks 5-3 In Twelve Hit Attack

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

Mets strike back with twelve hits against the Yanks and took game two of the Subway series, winning 5-3. Game Summary Possibly the most needed win so far this season. After losing the first game of the series to the Yankees in horrible fashion the Mets were able to pound out more than enough runs […]

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2010 National League All-Stars… Starting Center Field, Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

As you all are well aware the All-Star ballots are a joke.  We all know it is a popularity contest and more times then not, a more popular player will be chosen over a more deserving player.  In addition to being a mockery of the League’s best talent, it also reflects 1900 technology resorting to […]

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Offense Stifled, Mets Lose 2-1 To Yankees

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi, making his first MLB start, delivered a solid outing but the Mets offense couldn’t buy a hit off of Yankees starter Javier Vazquez and took the loss 2-1. Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi couldn’t have done anything more impressive even if he tried today, stretching himself 6 innings, throwing 101 pitches with an absurd […]

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5/21 Minor League Report! THOLE, EVANS!

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 7/14/0, Charlotte 1/3/1 Ruben Tejada and Josh Thole continued their recent hot streak, with a combined 5 for 8 and 4 RBI. Thole had his first AAA homer amongst his 3 hits, and Tejada had 2 hits and 2 RBI, climbing back over .300. rf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 4, run, […]

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Mets Takahashi Pitching Well..Oswalt Asks Out

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

As the game moves along, I’m loving the pitching of a ‘professional’ pitcher like Hisanori Takahashi. In Fenway, Bay would have hit that ball out… I was on my laptop when AP sports alert came across that had a story from AP Sports reporter Kristie Rieken about Roy Oswalt and his agent officially requesting a trade from […]

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Omar Minaya Should Have Taken His Own Advice

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

As Jim Nabors in “Gomer Pile” used to say:  “Surprise, Surprise, Surprise.”  He could have been pontificating cryptically on the present wafer thin condition of the Mets’ starting rotation.  A concern expressed by many since there was snow on the ground, and ignored by Omar Minaya, but coming to fruition as June bugs and Vultures are circling. […]

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