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Winning Run in Slow Motion

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Delgado scored the winning run in slow motion in a thrilling 1-0 Mets victory, or maybe something was wrong with my television, but it sure looked like slo-mo to me. I figured out why Werth hesitated and double-pumped down in foul territory: he couldn’t believe a turtle was on his way home! The triumvirate […]

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Ollie To DL, Niese Recalled

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Beleaguered Mets starter Oliver Perez will have time to sort out his 9.97 ERA, as the Mets have officially put him on the 15 day disabled list retroactive to May 3rd. An MRI revealed patellar tendinitis (medical translation: his kneecap hurts). Top prospect Jon Niese will be recalled from AAA Buffalo, and will make the […]

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5/6 Minor League Report! TEJADA, HOLT, Allen!

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Lehigh Valley 2 Yeah, well…at least Fernando’s hot. 2 more hits (2b, 3b) and he raises his average back to .287. Tim Redding was very good over his 6 innings, allowing just a run on 6 hits with 5 Ks. Outside of that…in the word of my friend Joey DeMayo…plop. Willy Mo Pena […]

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Wagner To Putz To K-Rod?

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Billy Wagner is scheduled to be back in the bullpen by August. If he’s even close to his old self, Jerry Manuel might have the luxury of having three closers — albeit three very high-priced closers, but three closers.

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5/5 Minor League Report! Duda, HENRIQUEZ, Niesen!

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 0, Lehigh Valley 3 Nelson Figueroa gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 5 innings, enough to take the loss as the Bisons managed just 3 hits on offense, from just two players. Jesus Feliciano (2 for 3, .311) and Ramon Martinez (1 for 3, 3 for 6) had the hits, everyone else […]

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What’s Next For Ollie?

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday the Mets finally did something about Oliver Perez.  They did not send him to the minors, nor did they put him on the disabled list after Ollie announced Sunday that his knee has been “injured” since the start of the season.  Instead Fred Wilpon and Omar Minaya flew down to Atlanta and decided along […]

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5/4 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 6, Portland 11 Roy Merritt’s 2 blown saves (including tonight) have yielded all of his runs allowed (all 6), he gave up 3 more runs tonight in blowing the save, when he was asked to work 2 innings, and had to removed after retiring just one batter. In between, he allowed 3 runs on […]

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Serious Problems With Mets Organization

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Curious? Yes I am bringing this up because I am tired of talking about the players too. Here it is so simply a child can understand it: People placed in power are afraid of their higher-ups. Did you catch that? No? I’ll say it again for you: People placed in power are afraid of their […]

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Mets-Phillies Postponed.

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Sunday afternoon game between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed due to inclement weather. No makeup date has been announced.

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5/3 Minor League Report! FERNANDO, HAVENS, RATLIFF!

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 4, Louisville 1 Brandon Knight had an outstanding start this afternoon, firing 7 innings of 5 hit shutout ball as the Bisons won for the 2nd time in 3 games, 4-1 over the Bats. Fernando Martinez had another huge day with 3 hits, including his 10th double and 3rd homer. Martinez has raised his […]

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