Mets News & Notes

Mikey J’s Trip to Miller Park

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

Let me start out by saying that I thoroughly enjoyed myself at the game in Milwaukee on Sunday, in which the Mets salvaged a game and avoided a sweep to a team that previously had a horrible home record.  We recently moved to Madison and a friend with Brewers season tickets invited my wife, 2-year […]

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Wright = HoJo?

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

I was chatting with a Yankee fan by the water cooler on Monday, and something he said really resonated with me.  He told me that when David Wright came up against Mariano in the 9th, on Friday…. he knew the game was over. This really convinced me that things have changed drastically for Mister Wright. […]

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Rod Barajas Get Out The Vote Campaign!

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments
Rod Barajas Get Out The Vote Campaign!

Rod Barajas has been a savior for the Mets this season. In addition to saving the Mets with his offensive contributions, and saving the rotation with his top-notch game calling, you could also make the case that he is also responsible for saving Jerry Manuel’s job too. Last night when Barajas grabbed his wrist in pain after blocking a pitch […]

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Fernando Nieve Will Get The Start On Saturday

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, after the Mets shutout the Phillies 5-0, Jerry Manuel told reporters during his post game that Fernando Nieve will get the start on Saturday against the Brewers. According to Manuel, Nieve earned the nod and said that he deserves his shot because of how well he has performed this season and also because he performed well […]

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John Maine Feels Pain; Daniel Murphy To Become SuperDan

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments
John Maine Feels Pain; Daniel Murphy To Become SuperDan

On Friday, the Mets placed starting pitcher John Maine on the 15-day disabled list with what the team called shoulder weakness.  Now Anthony DiComo of mlb.com is reporting that John Maine has been diagnosed with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff, as per the results of today’s MRI. The precautionary MRI was deemed necessary when […]

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Homefield Advantage Paying Dividends for the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

As we are approaching the end of the second month of the second season in the newly constructed Citi Field, it appears as if the Mets have finally figured out their new gem and how to use it to their advantage.  Initially the new ballpark drew concerns from about every Mets fan in the United […]

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Mets Get Igarashi Back, Demote Manny Acosta

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have activated reliever Ryota Igarashi from the disabled list and he will be in the bullpen when the Mets play their finale tonight against the Yankees. According to mets.com, rather than send highly regarded prospect Jenrry Mejia back to the Minor Leagues to stretch out as a starter, the Mets opted to keep […]

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Trade Winds: Rod Barajas, Andy Sonnanstine, Roy Oswalt

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

As my colleague Mike Lloyd informed us last night, Houston Astros ace Roy Oswalt has demanded a trade and will waive his no-trade clause to get something expedited. From the sound of it, this might be something that gets done very soon and will not linger on until the July trade deadline. I just wanted […]

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2010 National League All-Stars… Starting Center Field, Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

As you all are well aware the All-Star ballots are a joke.  We all know it is a popularity contest and more times then not, a more popular player will be chosen over a more deserving player.  In addition to being a mockery of the League’s best talent, it also reflects 1900 technology resorting to […]

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R.A. Dickey Starts Wednesday, Takahashi On Friday

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

According to a new report on WFAN and other sources, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is expected to get called up from Buffalo and make his first start for the Mets on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt revealed that a locker in the Mets clubhouse in Atlanta already had Dickey’s name on it, suggesting an impending roster […]

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