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Jose Reyes On Switching To Boras: “No Chance”

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes On Switching To Boras: “No Chance”

Speaking with reporters at Cii Field before today’s game, Jose Reyes addressed the report by FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal that he may be considering changing agents to Scott Boras. “No chance,” Reyes said, about the possibility of switching agents. “We talked a couple of times on the phone. He’s always tried to get me since […]

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The Mets Will Consider Scott Kazmir, Alderson Says

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets are going to consider adding Scott Kazmir. Martino added that usually Sandy Alderson dismisses speculation regarding players who hit the free-agent wire but this time, its a little different for the former Mets left-hander. When asked about adding Scott Kazmir, Sandy Alderson said […]

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Gary Carter Rushed To ER Last Night

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments
Gary Carter Rushed To ER Last Night

Another scary moment for the Carter family last night as Hall-Of-Fame catcher Gary Carter was rushed to the hospital last night for severe coughing which was eventually diagnosed as bronchitis and released early this morning.  According to Mike Mazzeo of ESPN, Carter’s daughter Kimmy said that: there was speculation that Carter might have blood clotting or pneumonia. […]

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Don’t Underestimate Reyes’ Bond With Teammates, Manager, And His Loyal Fans

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments
Don’t Underestimate Reyes’ Bond With Teammates, Manager, And His Loyal Fans

It looks like Mets fans are already beginning to emotionally disconnect themselves from Mets shortstop Jose Reyes. Those fans who were still holding out hope that the Mets could retain Reyes, are sure to re-think their position after the sobering news that Scott Boras may be setting up camp outside Citi Field to be closer to his newest […]

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Well That Wasn’t Pretty

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

Well Mets fans, that sucked… Back to back stinkers from the Mets and suddenly .500 looks so far away again. I thought for sure the Mets were well on there way to their first walk-off win of the season, but instead it was just another one of those agonizing losses. With the Cardinals ahead 4-3 in the bottom […]

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Key Homestand And 6-Game Stretch Starting Tonight

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets open up a 6-game inter-league homestand against AL West foes the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, followed by the Oakland A’s, who are both making their inaugural trips to CITI Field. The Mets come into tonight’s play at a mediocre 34-35, coming off a heartbreaking loss in Atlanta, which saw the Mets fight […]

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Two Years Later the Mets are Decisive Losers in Wagner Trade

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments
Two Years Later the Mets are Decisive Losers in Wagner Trade

On October 7th, 2009 the New York Mets traded Billy Wagner to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Chris Carter and first baseman Eddie Lora. At the time of the trade it was clear the Mets were mostly making a salary dump for Wagner, but things turned out even worse than expected for […]

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Jose Reyes Has As Many Triples As Jason Bay Has RBI

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

I really wanted to get this post up a few days ago, because my original post was going to be titled “Jose Reyes has more triples that Jason Bay has RBI”.  A few days ago that was the case, as Reyes had 11 triples to Jason’s 10 RBI.  It came up in a conversation with […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: A Big Series Win Edition

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets just concluded a three game series with Eastern Division rivals, the Atlanta Braves, winning 2 of the 3 games. It was looking like a sweep until K-Rod gave up a two run pinch hit home run in the bottom of the ninth. Carrasco then balked in the winning run in the bottom […]

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Mets Must Put The Balk-Off Loss Behind Them

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

No matter how you slice a baseball season, a team figures to win 60 games and lose 60 games regardless. The remaining 42 determines the success or failure of that season. Some losses, of course, hurt more than others and last night’s 9-8 balk-off heartbreaker in 10 innings could be one of those games if […]

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