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*Updated* Carlos Beltran To Giants?

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
*Updated* Carlos Beltran To Giants?

UPDATED – July 22nd. ESPN’s Jayson Stark says two executives believe the Mets will eventually trade Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants for a package including top OF prospect Gary Brown. Original Post – July 20th Over the last month or so, the Carlos Beltran rumors have heated up to the max. It has […]

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Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Perfect Timing, Considering Beltran Is As Good As Gone

Given that outfielder Carlos Beltran is all but guaranteed to be moved at some point here before the July 31st non-waiver trading deadline, the return of David Wright to the Mets lineup tonight is huge to say the least. For much of the season the 34-year-old Beltran has been the Amazin’s leader both on and […]

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Wright’s Return Won’t Change The Inevitable

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright’s Return Won’t Change The Inevitable

The Mets expect David Wright back in the lineup, hitting fourth behind Carlos Beltran tonight in Florida. Beltran, on the trade block, isn’t expected to be dealt by game time, but his days as a Met are getting shorter. Getting Wright back will not change GM Sandy Alderson’s thinking regarding Beltran. The All-Star outfielder is […]

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Mets Contact Boras; Would Consider Bringing Beltran Back In 2012

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Contact Boras; Would Consider Bringing Beltran Back In 2012

I loved this column from Bob Klapisch of The Record, where he sums up the sentiments and feelings of Carlos Beltran’s final moments at Citi Field in a Mets uniform. If anyone imagined an emotional send-off for Beltran, this wasn’t even close: The ovation from the Citi Field crowd was polite, but uninspired, lasting only a few seconds […]

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Johan Santana Will Not Return Before September

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

Mets injured ace, Johan Santana, who is rehabbing in St. Lucie as he continues his comeback from capsular shoulder surgery, told the . NY Post that he is on schedule for a September return to the big league. I was told by Dr. David Altchek this was going to take up to a year, so it’s going […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets Shuffle The Cards Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

On Thursday afternoon the New York Mets wrapped up a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, dropping game three, but winning the first two – including a dramatic win on Wednesday night. 3 Up 1) Reyes Return: Jose Reyes returned to the big club on Tuesday night, and turned in two game saving […]

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K-Rod Was “Flippin” Mad After Blown Save

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
K-Rod Was “Flippin” Mad After Blown Save

Brewers fans are flipping out after seeing what they believe was Francisco Rodriguez flipping the bird to teammate and Brewers closer John Axford after he blew the save as the setup man in the eight inning. In this photo by the Daily News, the FOX Sports TV cameras panned to K-Rod for his reaction after he […]

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Wright Batting Cleanup, Game Preview: Mets @ Marlins

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Batting Cleanup, Game Preview: Mets @ Marlins

NEW YORK METS AT FLORIDA MARLINS RHP Mike Pelfrey (5-9, 4.67) vs. RHP Chris Volstad (5-8, 5.59) David Wright returns to the cleanup spot, but Jason Bay remains sidelined with a hamstring injury. Here is tonight’s line-up: Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 2b Carlos Beltran, rf David Wright, 3b Daniel Murphy, 1b Angel Pagan, cf Lucas […]

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Mets Must Take The Best Offer For Beltran, Even If It’s The Phillies

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

If the Braves or Phillies come calling then Alderson should jump all over it.  The Braves are said to be in the market for a right handed bat and the Phillies have scuffled on offense for most of the season, both could use the offensive help.  Well what about the potential repercussions of dealing him […]

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Mets Opt To Keep Izzy As Mentor, Won’t Trade Him

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets have decided that they want to keep Jason isringhausen rather than trade him before the deadline, despite some interest from other teams including the Cinicinatti Reds. The reasoning behind it is that the Mets feel that Izzy’s experience will serve to mentor yound relievers like Bobby Parnell […]

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