Mets News & Notes

Give Howard Johnson The Boot

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As we all know the Mets cannot do anything right this year.  One of their biggest weaknesses has been hitting home runs.  Playing in Citi Field does not make it any easier. With under 40 games left in this dreadful year, the Mets have just passed Barry Bonds on the home run list.  In 2001, […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (6-4; -7) The Atlanta Braves took two of three from the Marlins and will face the San Diego Padres this week. Of note, Tim Hudson make a rehab start over the weekend in AAA. His scheduled opponent would have been Jake Peavy of the White Sox AAA affiliate, but Peavy was pushed a […]

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Santana To Miss Scheduled Start Tomorrow Night

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As if the news that Jeff Francoeur tore a ligament in his thumb after making a spectacular catch yesterday weren’t bad enough, Jerry Manuel just announced during the post game conference that Johan Santana has been experiencing “some discomfort” in his left pitching elbow. Due to this, Santana will not make his start tomorrow against […]

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Oh What A Night It Was!

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

On Saturday night the Mets paid tribute to the 1969 Miracle Mets. While the 2009 Mets season will be a season we would like to forget, the Mets management did get one thing right, that was the fantastic, emotional and classy tribute given to these heroes of forty years ago. I was out at CitiField […]

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Happy Anniversary To The Miracle 1969 Mets!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

In honor of the anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets we created some special graphics to honor some of the stars of that magical team. We also dug up a couple of images that will stir your heart and revive your Mets spirit. We love the Mets. It must have been magic that summer!   We […]

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Swoboda’s Memorable World Series Catch Recalled in Historic Photo

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

New York, August 21 — The date was October 14, 1969, when Mets right fielder Ron Swoboda made one of the greatest catches in World Series history, robbing Brooks Robinson of the Orioles in Game 4 at Shea Stadium, a defining moment in the Amazins’ improbable world championship.  Now, 40 years later, Mets fans and […]

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Red Sox Claim Billy Wagner Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets left-hander Billy Wagner has been claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox, according to two major-league sources. The Mets now have three options: They can work out a trade with the Red Sox by 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday; they can allow Wagner to depart on […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

I apologize for the two week delay in NL East Reports, as I had been traveling with limited internet access. And then I come home to find Wright on the DL. Atlanta Braves: (7-3; -6.5) The Atlanta Braves finished a series win over the Mets, and will return home for a series against the Marlins. […]

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Report: Sheffield Released?

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

According to Steve Popper of the Bergen Record, citing an unnamed Mets player, Gary Sheffield has been released from the team. This would certainly be a blow to the team for the remainder of the season, as Sheffield was one of very few legitimate Major League bats in the Mets lineup. Originally signed to be a back […]

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Billy Wagner Placed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting the following, According to a major league source, the Mets placed Wagner on trade waivers Wednesday. That means those waivers would expire at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, hours before Wagner is scheduled to be activated and make his long-awaited return from Tommy John Surgery. It’s unlikely Wagner would be […]

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