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Mets Notes – Johan, Mighty Pen, Deja Vu, 22-4

An article by posted on 19/04/2009 0 Comments

Random thoughts on the Mets, baseball and global warming… Johan Santana proves that you don’t quibble about prospects when you are getting a proven Major League talent in return. The Twins will be lamenting this trade for years while Mets fans get treated to a pitching gem every time Santana takes the mound. One of […]

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Is Jerry Manuel Tripping?

An article by posted on 19/04/2009 0 Comments

Update: Carlos Beltran will be starting and playing in centerfield today, as opposed to what was reported earlier. Thanks to Amazin86er for the tip. I’m not one to mess around with a real life Gangsta, but what exactly was Jerry Manuel on, when he wrote out his lineup card for todays game? Did he toast […]

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Nelson Figueroa Starts Sunday, Darren O’Day DFA’d

An article by posted on 18/04/2009 0 Comments

Newsday is reporting that Mike Pelfrey will not make his scheduled start Sunday against the Brewers because of right forearm tendinitis. Shortly after the Mets beat the Brewers, 5-4, on Friday, they announced that Nelson Figueroa will be Pelfrey’s replacement and that Darren O’Day had been designated for assignment to make room on the roster.The […]

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Mets Notes: Pelfrey Bumped, Scary Outfield, Live Game Chat

An article by posted on 18/04/2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has confirmed that Mike Pelfrey will indeed skip his scheduled start on Sunday to rest his forearm. However, he remains tight-lipped about who will start in his place. I had surmised that starter to be Nelson Figueroa and it looks like that’s exactly who the Mets will call up despite the National Security […]

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Sheffield Blasts Number 500

An article by posted on 17/04/2009 0 Comments

It was perfect timing… With the Mets down by a run in the seventh inning, Gary Sheffield came in to pinch hit for the pitcher with the score 4-3. Mitch Stetter was pitching in relief for the Brewers, and after an eight pitch at-bat, he served a 3-2 slider to Sheffield who quickly launched it […]

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Mets DL Brian Schneider, Promote Omir Santos

An article by posted on 17/04/2009 0 Comments

Mets.com reports that prior to Friday night’s game catcher, Brian Schneider was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday, with a muscle strain in his back. The Mets purchased the contract of catcher Omir Santos, who is expected to be arrive in time for Friday’s game and to be available if needed. Ramon […]

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Mets Notes: Pelfrey Status, Idiot Fan, Schneider & Murph

An article by posted on 17/04/2009 0 Comments

The Mets have yet to make a decision regarding Mike Pelfrey and his upcoming start on Sunday. Pelfrey said yesterday, that he wants to pitch and that he’s not concerned about the forearm. Jerry Manuel remains non-committal either way, and most have surmised that the decision has already been made to skip his start on […]

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Brian Schneider Banged Up, Castro Starts

An article by posted on 16/04/2009 0 Comments

Catcher, Brian Schneider is being given the night off from the series finale with the Padres this evening due to what the Mets are listing as back stiffness and a leg strain.  Ramon Castro is getting the start in Schneider’s place. It must have been an easy decision for the Mets to sit him as […]

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Nelson Figueroa Pulled, Is Pelfrey Out?

An article by posted on 16/04/2009 0 Comments

Hopefully, the Mets are playing it safe and will allow Mike Pelfrey to rest rather than pitch on Sunday. In a post I made this morning, I suggested that the Mets call up Nelson Figueroa and let him pitch until Mike Pelfrey is 100% pain free and has no further soreness in his forearm. I […]

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Hopefully, Mets Won’t Bungle Pelfrey’s Injury

An article by posted on 16/04/2009 0 Comments

Only two starts into his new role as the Mets number two starter, a role many warned might lead to a unwise workload in only his second full season, Mike Pelfrey is already ailing with what is being called forearm tendinitis. The Mets have long considered Mike Pelfrey, a former first round pick, a prized […]

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