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Watch Howie Rose Call Mets Game On FOX

An article by posted on September 11, 2009 0 Comments

Neil Best of Newsday has learned that WFAN’s Howie Rose will leave the radio broadcast booth where he has done a brilliant job as the Mets’ play by play man, and join Tim McCarver during Saturday’s FOX broadcast of the Mets versus the Phillies. For those of you still watching the Mets . . . […]

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John Maine Solid In St. Lucie

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine took a big step toward his return to the Mets today in his rehab start at Port St. Lucie. Pretty impressive outing even if he was facing Single-A competition. I was actually hoping that the Mets would shut him down, but I guess there’s nothing wrong with letting him air it out and […]

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Billy Wagner Deal Officially Gets Worse

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments

During the trade deadline, Omar Minaya sent Billy Wagner to the Red Sox for a couple of prospects. Billy Wagner is projected to be a Class A free agent, and would have netted the Mets two first round draft picks next June by offering him arbitration which Wagner would have certainly declined. One of the prospects the […]

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Cash For Clunkers? Mets Get Japanese Import

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments

Sorry about the title, but I couldn’t resist. This comes from NPB Tracker by way of MLBTR… The Mets have signed Japanese teenager Taiki Kawasaki to a minor league contract. Kawasaki is a 17 year old left handed pitcher who had been training at Julio Franco’s baseball academy in Florida. Apparently, Kawasaki left Japan after finishing […]

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Mets Get Buy One, Get One Deal At Hospital For Special Surgery

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

             Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman are both saying that Dr. David Altchek will be performing surgery on both Johan Santana and Oliver Perez on Tuesday. What a lucky break for the Mets… It must be “Two for Tuesday” at the Hospital for Special Surgery… Santana, of course, will have bone chips removed from his left […]

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The Proof Is In The Pudding… Or Lack Of It

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have released a statement that the fall instructional league has not been canceled, but only shifted to the the Dominican Republic. Still, it’s a cost cutting maneuver no matter how they wish to present it. They can do all the damage control they want and deny every instance of their obvious cost cutting moves, […]

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Scott Kazmir Gets His Wings

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources, Scott Kazmir has been traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels acquired Kazmir for minor league left-hander Alex Torres, minor league infielder Matt Sweeney, and a player to be named later. Kazmir, 25, got off to a rough start this season and is 8-7 with a […]

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Is K-Rod Next? Some Scouts Think So…

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

In his column Rumblings and Grumblings, Jayson Stark of ESPN raises the specter that Frankie Rodriguez might be concealing an injury. K-Rod not A-OK? Meanwhile, opposing scouts and executives have been buzzing that it wouldn’t shock them if Francisco Rodriguez added to the Mets’ DL total. Clearly, something is up with K-Rod. His first-pitch strike […]

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Latest Season Ending Injury May Actually Improve The Team

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

In the ongoing saga of the 2009 Mets, here is the latest chapter. The Mets report, Mets pitcher Oliver Perez today was examined by Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Upon the exam, Perez was diagnosed with patella tendon tendinosis in his right knee, which will require […]

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J.J. Putz Out For The Season

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a double dose of bad news on the pitching front when setup man J.J. Putz was shutdown for the season after suffering a setback while rehabbing in Florida. Yesterday, Omar Minaya said that Putz’ scheduled rehab appearance had been canceled to give him an extra day of rest, but a few hours […]

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