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Parnell Named Mets Pitcher Of The Month

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Parnell Named Mets Pitcher Of The Month

SHARP PITCHER OF THE MONTH Bobby Parnell was named the Mets Sharp Pitcher of the Month for June. Parnell, who will be honored tonight, went 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA (two earned runs/12.0 innings) during the month. He issued three walks and racked up 12 strikeouts in 10 games. Sharp Electronics will donate Fun Centers […]

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Alderson Will Leverage Beltran For Max Return, But Make No Mistake He’s As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson is working the phones this afternoon about Carlos Beltran. There’s a chance he could be taking more calls than making them. “Carlos’ situation is well-known, and it’s not surprising given his situation and performance this year that a lot of interest has been expressed,’’ Alderson said. “We have not pursued that interest in […]

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Perjury Case

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony after the government inadvertently allowed the jury to hear statements from a U.S. congressman discussing the credibility of one of the key witnesses against the former All-Star baseball pitcher. Here’s the press release from the AP: […]

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Ryota Igarashi Called Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Called Up

After the Francisco Rodriguez deal left the door open for someone to be called up to replace his roster spot, the Mets wasted no time. Ryota Igarashi has been confirmed to have been called up by David Waldstein. Ryota has basically become a three-pitch respectable reliever – throwing a fastball, curveball, and the occasional change-up. […]

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Sandy Alderson: We’re Not Waving A White Flag, We’ll Still Win Games

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

“From my standpoint this certainly does not signify a change in direction from our continuing attempt to win games this season. One could view this as a slight impediment. But, at the same time, it really should not signal any significant change in direction.”  -  Sandy Alderson The Francisco Rodriguez trade was “an independent transaction” – and not […]

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Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Latest Reactions and Updates On K-Rod Trade

Latest Updates & Reactions on K-Rod Trade: Buster Olney – There is reportedly a list of five minor leaguers that the Mets will choose from. None of them considered top prospects. Mike Diaz – Round 1: Sandy Alderson vs. Scott Boras goes to Alderson. Boras got punched in the gut & took a right to the […]

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Video: As Many As Seven Teams Interested In Beltran

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, as many as seven teams are indicating a real interest in Carlos Beltran. Last night, Beltran spoke about all the rumors which you can see in this video from ESPN.   Original Post 7/12 Carlos Beltran, potentially a future former Met, has the national stage in tonight’s All-Star Game to […]

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Beltran On Joining Red Sox, “It’s A No-Brainer”

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

Last weekend, Carlos Beltran strongly hinted to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, that he would veto his no-trade clause to approve a deal to the Giants. “I have made it clear to the organization that the only way I’d accept a deal is if it’s to a team that’s contending,” the Mets’ outfielder said. ”I […]

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Hardball: Boras Hints K-Rod Will Veto Any Trade Unless He Is Closer

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments

According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, and also confirmed by Adam Rubin of ESPN, Scott Boras has officially announced that he will be representing Mets closer Fracisco Rodriguez effective immediately. Boras wasted no time in laying down the law and is ready to play some hardball. He strongly indicated that he will not […]

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All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

This afternoon, NL manager Bruce Bochy announced that Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran will start as the National League’s designated hitter and bat second in the All Star Game. “I like the fact that he is a switch hitter,” Bochy said of Beltran during the All-Star Game press conference. “He gives you another dynamic in that two […]

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