Mets News & Notes

The Curious Case Of Josh Thole.

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like just two years ago, a 53 at bat appearance from an apparent non-prospect catcher Josh Thole showed the Mets their backsto of the future, hitting .321 with nine RBI and a 4/5 BB/K ratio. He had plate discipline, a short swing and was not named Brian Schneider. 2009 saw the Mets go […]

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From Left Field: Two Down, Four To Go

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today is June 1st, so that marks the one-third point of the season. The Mets are eight games behind the Phillies for first place in the NL East and 6.5 games behind the Florida Marlins for the Wild Card. While some claim it’s still too early to be scoreboard watching, I believe every game counts, […]

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Mets All Star Snubs? And Flubs?

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

If you’re expecting to see Jose Reyes take the filed for the 2011 All Star Game in Arizona’s Chase Field, Mets fans better start stuffing the ballot box with all due haste. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets have barely made a ripple in the first balloting results announced for the All-Star Game. The only […]

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Mets Quick Hits: Johan Getting Close, Power Outage, Trading Wright

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

HEAD TURNER: Justin Turner leads or is near the top in several rookie categories: is first in the majors with a .337 (31-92) batting average; first in the majors with a .384 on-base percentage; fifth in the majors with a .467 slugging percentage and ranks third in the NL and fifth in the majors with […]

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Dickey Fights, Offense & Parnell Fail, Mets Lose 5-1

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was stellar today, even with his injured foot but the Mets offense couldn’t capitalize and Bobby Parnell in his first outing since his return from the DL gave up two runs in the eighth inning. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today, after injuring his foot in his last start and looked no […]

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Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments
Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

Tonight, doctors at Duke University Hospital have confirmed that Gary Carter has glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer which affects the central nervous system. The doctors have released the following statement: “The results of biopsies performed on the tumor in Gary Carter’s brain have conclusively shown that Mr. Carter has a glioblastoma. While surgery is not a good […]

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Alderson Hopes Ike Davis Can Return By The All Star Break?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Just a quick update as Mets GM Sandly Alderson spoke to reporters about the news that Ike Davis has been re-fitted with a new boot on his foot and that he will cease all baseball activities for three weeks. What got my attention was that Alderson said that he hoped Davis could return by the All Star […]

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Starless Mets Pound Pirates With 7-3 Win

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Dillon Gee, Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy all set personal records as despite the Mets missing four of their star players, rack up 15 hits and seven runs in a 7-3 win over the Pirates. Game Recap Dillon Gee pitched his second straight good outing tonight. Went 7 innings against the Cubs in his […]

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Parnell To Replace Reyes While He’s On Bereavement List

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes will miss the next 3 to 7 days after the Mets placed him on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother in the Dominican Republic. To take Reyes’ place on the roster, the Mets have activated reliever Bobby Parnell from the disabled list, which will give Terry Collins a short bench until […]

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Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Loves New York, Says It’s Perfect Town For Him

Steve Serby of the NY Post intreviews Jose Reyes for his Serby’s Sunday series. Here are just a few of the questions asked, but check out the full three page interview here. Q: Carl Crawford signed a seven-year, $142 million deal with the Red Sox. Does it have to be seven years for you? Could […]

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