Carlos Beltran is listed as day-to-day and is due back from a bone bruise on his right knee tonight against the Marlins. On Wednesday, Beltran said he was feeling 100% better and that he would be ready to play on Friday. Manuel said Beltran will start in center field. Alex Cora is on the 15 day DL and is due back from a torn ligament in his right thumb on Tuesday. Cora began a three game rehab in […]
Year after year, is anyone really surprised when absurd All-Star voting preliminary voting figures are released. We shouldn’t be, because there will always be the city that bombards the voting, the popularity contest, or the injured player who is inexplicably high. Here’s the rundown of how voting has shaped up across the league: 1B: National League- Albert Pujols. Pujols has almost doubled up Prince Fielder and will likely start in St. Louis. Pujols will and […]
If you were hoping to get an improved and rejuvenated Oliver Perez back in the starting rotation anytime soon, forget about it. Perez is now losing games for Buffalo these days, and in his first start with them he looked like the same old Ollie. The Buffalo News reports, Perez, in his first game action since May 2 because of a right patellar tendinitis, was his usual combination of erratic and impressive in the Bisons’ […]
I just read an article by Dayn Perry of Fox Sports who lists a few baseball trades that he says need to happen right now. This one got my attention… Jake Peavy to the Mets The Padres, despite their ongoing hot steak, have precious little chance of making the postseason (CoolStandings.com gives them less than a 10% chance of making it). As well, they’ve been actively shopping Peavy for months. The Mets, meanwhile, badly need help […]
As reported by WFAN and the Daily News, Carlos Beltran will have an MRI later this morning on his sore right knee. It’s the same knee that forced Beltran to play DH during the Red Sox series. The Daily News writes, Beltran will go for an MRI on the right knee that has been ailing for a week now and doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Beltran said Monday night that he doesn’t anticipate anything […]
This morning I voiced my concerns about assuming that K-Rod could be done for weeks and even months. I said to leave the diagnosing to the professionals and cited my my own experiences with people who suffered back spasms like K-Rod and were back at work in a few days. I urged everyone to just be hopeful and see what unfolds today. Guess what? K-Rod feels great and wants to close today’s game at Fenway. Only […]
Here is the lineup for tonight’s game: Dan Murphy 1B Angel Pagan RF Carlos Beltran DH Gary Sheffield LF David Wright 3B Jeremy Reed CF Omir Santos C Ramon Martinez SS Luis Castillo 2B Carlos Beltran, wha has been bothered by a bruised knee, will again be tonight’s DH. Jeremy Reed will replace Beltran in center field. Ryan Church will not be in today’s starting lineup, instead Angel Pagan will start in right field. Ramon […]
Rightfielder Ryan Church left Friday’s 5-3 victory over the Red Sox in the fourth inning with a sore right hamstring. Mets.com reports, Though Church said he should be ready to play again on Saturday, manager Jerry Manuel said that he is unlikely to do so. “My hammy’s been bugging me lately,” Church said. “It’s actually caused my torso on my right side to get out of whack. I just finally had enough.” Church, 30, was […]
Every team in the NL East opens an interleague series against the AL East, with the Marlins and Nationals drawing their regional rival. (Record in past week; games back) Atlanta Braves: (3-3; -2.5) The Braves split two games with Arizona, as the third of their series last weekend was rained out. The Braves then split a four game series with the Colorado Rockies. The Braves will open a three game interleague series with the MLB-leading […]
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