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8/24 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS (OMG!), Welch, JROD

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 7/13/0, Scranton 2/6/1 ss Argenis Reyes 2 for 5, 2 runs, RBI, .281 cf Chip Ambres 1 for 5, run, 2 Ks, .255 lf Nick Evans 2 for 5, 2b (12), RBI (30), K, .211 1b Mike Lamb 2 for 5, 2 RBI, .259 3b Javier Castillo 1 for 5, RBI, 3 […]

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Give Howard Johnson The Boot

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As we all know the Mets cannot do anything right this year.  One of their biggest weaknesses has been hitting home runs.  Playing in Citi Field does not make it any easier. With under 40 games left in this dreadful year, the Mets have just passed Barry Bonds on the home run list.  In 2001, […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (6-4; -7) The Atlanta Braves took two of three from the Marlins and will face the San Diego Padres this week. Of note, Tim Hudson make a rehab start over the weekend in AAA. His scheduled opponent would have been Jake Peavy of the White Sox AAA affiliate, but Peavy was pushed a […]

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Santana To Miss Scheduled Start Tomorrow Night

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As if the news that Jeff Francoeur tore a ligament in his thumb after making a spectacular catch yesterday weren’t bad enough, Jerry Manuel just announced during the post game conference that Johan Santana has been experiencing “some discomfort” in his left pitching elbow. Due to this, Santana will not make his start tomorrow against […]

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Olney: Chances Wagner Is Traded Are Under 50/50

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

In an appearance today on ESPN’s SportsCenter, MLB Analyst, Buster Olney, discussed the potential trade between the Mets and the Red Sox involving reliever Billy Wagner. In his appearance Olney stated that the chances of a deal happening are below 50 percent. There are numerous factors that would support Olney’s claim. One of these factors […]

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Francoeur To Get An MRI

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

  Jeff Francoeur is getting an MRI on his left thumb this morning, after injuring it while making a diving catch the half-inning before he hit into the unassisted triple play Sunday. The thumb swelled Sunday night. Francoeur will be out of the lineup for Monday’s game and let’s hope that’s all he will miss. […]

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Oh What A Night It Was!

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

On Saturday night the Mets paid tribute to the 1969 Miracle Mets. While the 2009 Mets season will be a season we would like to forget, the Mets management did get one thing right, that was the fantastic, emotional and classy tribute given to these heroes of forty years ago. I was out at CitiField […]

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Papelbon Speaks About Acquiring Wagner

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

As my fellow writer HoJo’s Mojo reported that Billy Wagner had been claimed off waivers by the Boston RedSox, we have heard from Boston’s closer Jonathon Papelbon. “What has he done? Has he pitched this year?” Jonathan Papelbon told WEEI.com. “Is he ready to pitch or is he not? … I think our bullpen is […]

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8/22 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, Greene!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 0/2/0, Scranton 1/8/1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, .282 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .303 lf Nick Evans 0 for 3, BB, 2 Ks, .202 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, K, .260 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 3, .253 dh Jason Dubois 0 for 3, K, .154 […]

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Appreciating the Miracle Mets

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight, the Mets will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1969 World Champion New York Mets. With the Giants being in town last weekend, and the celebration this weekend, I got to thinking about what a truly amazing feat winning the 1969 World Series was. That got me to thinking about how wonderful it must’ve […]

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