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4/29 Minor League Report! Duda, Ratliff!

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 0, Rochester 1 I’m not sure what else I can say at this point. Pitch well and lose, pitch poorly and lose, score 4 and give up 5, score 0 and give up 1…it’s just a sad sad situation up in Buffalo right now. The Bisons were held to 7 hits and 3 walks […]

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Best Bullpen In The NL, Except For Past 2 Days

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Just another loss. Stop overdramatizing! Right? Lest, I incur the wrath of amateur statisticians, let me just say the BP is fantastic, league-leading in fact, but it just so happens they’ve blown two good starting performances in two days. No need to worry, right? I mean, the BP is fixed—the first three weeks of April […]

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Uh-Oh

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

I was thinking last night as the Mets had a comfortable three-run lead, that maybe, just maybe they have turned a corner and that I can write something positive today. But in the back of my mind I was thinking that a 3-run lead with a (let’s face it) still-shaky bullpen was not going to hold up against the Marlins.

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4/28 Minor League Report! THOLE, DUDA, NIEUWENHUIS!

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 8, Portland 9 As one of my friends is fond of saying, it is better to fail spectacularly then succeed blandly (paraphrased). In that vein, I present to you Roy Merritt’s first blown save, a spectactular 3 run bottom of the 9th. OK, all kidding aside, it was an ugly night for the pitchers, […]

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Did That Look Like A Fixed Bullpen To You?

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

We had a 3-0 lead, and, according to the records, we’ve now lost for the third time this season when having a lead of three runs or more. It seemed as if the Mets felt bad for the Marlins because they had lost seven straight, so the Mets decided to be gracious hosts. Whaddya say […]

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Filip Bondy Has It All Wrong

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

“If I were a baseball manager, I would tell my guys batting third, fourth, fifth and sixth never to slide. Sure, there would be some embarrassing Jeremy Giambi/Carlos Beltran moments, and maybe a few runs would be lost along the way. But in the end, there would be a lot less injuries to my stars.” […]

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Is It Time To Shea Goodbye To Omar?

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

After last weeks four game losing streak I started to observe our own chat room as well as other Met chat rooms and MLB blogs and some are blaming Omar Minaya for the Mets miserable start this year.  He didn’t sign the big free agents that were available  this past off-season.  Last year he signed […]

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4/27 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Syracuse 7 Freddy Garcia’s turn tonight. Boy this is getting ugly, as ugly as the St. Lucie Mets last April (remember they lost 500 in a row?). The Bisons, in addition to getting a miserable outing from Garcia (who is now contemplating retirement), had just 2 hits, a homer from Cory Sullivan (1 […]

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Baseball’s Forgotten Fanbase: The New York Mets

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Growing up in central Connecticut, the start of baseball season was as exciting as any time of year. Every April all our thoughts centered on the American League East, with Yankees fans repeatedly teasing us Red Sox fans, adorning us with fun pokes like “1918,” “Got Rings?” and any other stupid T-shirt slogan they could […]

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Series Preview: Marlins (11-7) @ Mets (8-10)

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets face a big test this week against the first place Florida Marlins.  Although poor starting pitching and lack of hitting with runners in scoring position – the Mets are still within a series sweep of first.  On Monday, the Mets face Anibal Sanchez who is 2-1 with a 2.82 ERA in his career […]

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