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Who’s Da Man? Johan’s Da Man!

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll make it short and sweet. First of all, no matter what anyone says, Johan did not show up Jerry Manuel. He is the ace -  a veteran - and a little rebuttal against your manager is okay once in a while. He has earned it. As long as it’s conducted professionally and repectfully, which it certainly was. Secondly, it was […]

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Starting Off a Critical Stretch the Right Way

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

Okay, I wasn’t at Citi Field last night, but I could feel the energy in the park all the way from New York to Nashville. It was a playoff game in June, and the Mets continued their dominance of Philly when they absolutely had to have a win against them.

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ESPN – Has Jose Reyes Reached his potential?

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

In a recent column on ESPN.com from Buster Olney talks about our injured SS – Jose Reyes: Mets must face possibility that Reyes has peaked Some excerpts from the column: There are talent evaluators with other teams who have their doubts. They see a diminishment of range, for whatever reason, and some signs of erosion […]

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What Are The Mets Planning In Regard To Daniel Murphy and Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have announced their lineup for tonight’s game against the Phillies and it’s the same lineup that won the game for us last night.  I’m not concerned about that, they won the game but there are two players who will be sitting on the bench tonight that do concern me: Daniel Murphy and Fernando […]

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6/9 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 0, Harrisburg 3 The Mets had 10 hits and drew 2 walks, but were a putrid 0 for 8 with RISP and left 10 men on base, and also grounded into two DPs in losing to Harrisburg 3-0. Ryan Coultas allowed all 3 runs on 7 hits in 5.2 innings for his 3rd EL […]

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Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Four Keys to Beating the Phils

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Unless Mets G.M. Omar Minaya does something dramatic later on tonight, or in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, it appears that the Mets will head into this week’s contest with the Phillies as is. As an incredibly faithful Met fan, I still believe this team can do well against the Phillies if they follow […]

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6/8 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 2, Indianapolis 1 cf Cory Sullivan 2 for 4, run, .261 lf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .293 rf Matt Watson 0 for 3, BB, K, .154 1b Willy Pena 0 for 2, 2 Ks, .252 ph, 1b Michel Abreu 1 for 1, run, HR, 2 RBI, .243 3b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, […]

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