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Updated NL East Report: Phillies Get Pence, Braves Get Bourn

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Here is an UPDATED Trade Deadline edition of our NL East Report… Philadelphia Phillies Phillies GM Ruben Amaro does it again with another huge trade deadline acquisition – he traded for Cliff Lee in 2009 and Roy Oswalt in 2010. This year Amaro adds All-Star right fielder Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros. The NL East-leading […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 30th, 2011

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Leigh Valley IronPigs 1 Miguel Bautista was not very sharp at all allowing eight hits and six walks in 5.2 innings, but the IronPigs hit a putrid 1-for-11 with RISP to score just one run against him. Justin Hampson left the 8th inning in a bit of a jam and Dale […]

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Trade Deadline Updates

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

With less than 24 hours to go until the non-waiver trade deadline (Sunday, 4PM EST), here is what’s gone down so far tonight. Done Deals The Pirates have announced that they have acquired Derrek Lee from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league first baseman Aaron Baker. Lee gives the Bucs some pop in the lineup […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 29th, 2011

An article by posted on July 30, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 8 – Scranton/WB Yankees 5 Dylan Owen got rocked earlier then settled down and cruised for a while. Owen let four men reach with two outs and faced seven men total resulting in two runs. Owen then allowed a two-run homer in the 3rd. Owen sailed along until he allowed a two-out double […]

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5 In A Row! Mets Beat Wang in 8-5 Win Against Nationals

An article by posted on July 30, 2011 0 Comments
5 In A Row! Mets Beat Wang in 8-5 Win Against Nationals

The Mets offense jumped on Nationals starting Chien Ming Wang early, and Dillon Gee pitched a quality game in their 8-5 win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was on point today, and without one defensive miscue may have only allowed one run for his entire outing. Gee went six and two third innings, allowing three runs […]

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Mets Still Exceeding Expectations

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Still Exceeding Expectations

It appears that the Mets seem to be done wheeling and dealing their major players for the 2011 season. With the trades of Carlos Beltran and Francisco Rodriguez, I think it is safe to say that Jose Reyes will remain a Met for the remainder of the 2011 season. Given the Mets’ financial situation and […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 28th, 2011

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Scranton/WB Yankees 6 Mark Cohoon had another decent start to finish his July and has finished the month 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 28 innings along with just one homerun allowed and a 6:20 BB:K ratio. The numbers may not sound spectacular, but they are a big step forward from […]

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The Last Time Ever I Saw His Face: My Tumultuous Relationship With Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments
The Last Time Ever I Saw His Face: My Tumultuous Relationship With Carlos Beltran

“Not quite as sad as when the Mets traded Seaver.  But sad nonetheless.” ~ Stuff My Dad Texts (No, literally, my dad sent me this text Wednesday night) ********************************************** I was upset last week. The Mets were not in town that much in the month of July, and I couldn’t make any of the games.  […]

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Are Athletes Simply A Product?

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments

It seems to me that Major League Baseball is working against itself. All this preparation to ‘get to the majors’ goes into the first few years of a young prospect. The kids who are chosen work their tails off to be a good player and don’t complain about the conditions or the hard work they must […]

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Fun With Mets Milestones

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

With so many impressive athletes now playing baseball and many other sports, we sometimes forget how important little achievements are… like say, 300 saves or 300 HRs. Those are incredible numbers and very respectable in my opinion, so this is a short bit on some important numbers coming and something for you to take notice […]

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