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Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Perjury Case

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony after the government inadvertently allowed the jury to hear statements from a U.S. congressman discussing the credibility of one of the key witnesses against the former All-Star baseball pitcher. Here’s the press release from the AP: […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 13th, 2011 – Gorski Still Undefeated, Vaughn Goes Yard for St. Lucie

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons (OFF) Chris Scwhinden pitched a perfect inning of relief in the All-Star Game on just seven pitches. (Boxscore) Binghamton Mets (OFF) Jordany Valdespin was 0-for-2 with a strikeout and Josh Satin was 0-for-1 with a walk in the All-Star Game. (Boxscore) St. Lucie Mets 6 – Lakeland Tigers 5 He wasn’t even awful […]

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A Closer Look At In-House Closing Options For The Mets

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Trading Krod definitely hurts the Mets Chances of making a run this season.  But, as we all know it was a trade that had to happen. There are not many options in the immediate future to replace the now former all-star Mets closer.  Terry Collins has not named his replacement as of yet, but you […]

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MMO Poetry Corner: K-Rod And Beltran

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

If you’ve got money problems, I feel bad for you son. I’ve got 99 problems but K-Rod’s option ain’t one.   I guess old Freddie didn’t wanna pay young Frankie 17.5 million was just too much, you see. Could you blame him, though? It was unseen For a closer ever to see, just that much […]

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MetsBlog’s Michael Baron On K-Rod Trade, Closer Options, Upcoming Homestand and More…

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments
MetsBlog’s Michael Baron On K-Rod Trade, Closer Options, Upcoming Homestand and More…

Earlier today I had the pleasure of being joined by MetsBlog.com blogger, Michael Baron on my radio show “Mets Talk Live! Wright or Wrong?!? and he has a lot to say on the K-Rod trade as well as the Mets going forward in 2011 and beyond. Here is what Michael had to say on Sandy […]

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Ryota Igarashi Called Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Called Up

After the Francisco Rodriguez deal left the door open for someone to be called up to replace his roster spot, the Mets wasted no time. Ryota Igarashi has been confirmed to have been called up by David Waldstein. Ryota has basically become a three-pitch respectable reliever – throwing a fastball, curveball, and the occasional change-up. […]

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Does The K-Rod Trade Make The Mets Buyers?

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

Now with the Mets having cleared one of their biggest offseason worries in the Francisco Rodriguez vesting option, does that make the Mets buyers during the trade deadline? — Although a game has yet to be played after the All-Star break, this Mets team already takes on a new appearance. The bullpen corps is comprised […]

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Mets/Brewers Trade: Who’s On The List?

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

Today I wrote a post over at StLucieToFlushing.com about a few Brewers prospects that may be on the list. The Mets traded Francisco Rodriguez to the Brewers for a sheet of paper. This paper lists around 5 prospects of which the Mets will choose 2 from. Between now and sometime in September the team will […]

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Parnell VS Beato: A Quick Look

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

When you think of closers in this generation, you think of flame throwing pitchers who are able to come in and shut down the opposition for one inning. The Firemen era, where closers handled 3 innings and got the traditional save, will no longer be visited. It comes down to a point in the game […]

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Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

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Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

Latest Updates & Reactions on K-Rod Trade: Buster Olney – There is reportedly a list of five minor leaguers that the Mets will choose from. None of them considered top prospects. Mike Diaz – Round 1: Sandy Alderson vs. Scott Boras goes to Alderson. Boras got punched in the gut & took a right to the […]

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Ram’s Rambles: K-Rod’s Out

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

So let’s play with this topic, then. Francisco Rodriguez, the now former Mets closer, was traded with $5 Million to the Brewers for two PTBNL. The Brewers basically got an amazing deal here because they got a good reliever, who will have no choice but to set-up Axford, and the Mets are paying for him. […]

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