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The Mets Have Two Legit Rookie of the Year Candidates

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Have Two Legit Rookie of the Year Candidates

One score and seven years ago (that’s 27 years for all of you modernists), Dwight Eugene Gooden electrified baseball with his 98 mph fastball and his unhittable sweeping curve en route to one of the finest rookie seasons in Mets franchise history. Doctor K won 17 games while posting a 2.70 ERA and leading the […]

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Rant: Did Jason Bay Really Need A Scheduled Day Off Yesterday?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

I understand that Jason Bay had a scheduled day off yesterday. But with Reyes having to leave for a family emergency how does that not change the plans??? Can someone please explain this to me because I feel like that was a Jerry Manuel move yesterday!  That kind of stuff is a huge pet peeve of mine, and here’s why […]

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Starting Lineup, Notes, Game Preview: Pirates vs Mets

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

RHP James McDonald (3-3, 5.23) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (2-5, 4.50) Starting Lineup Angel Pagan – CF Justin Turner – 2B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 3B Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – C Ruben Tejada – SS R.A. Dickey – RHP Mets Notes HOME RUNS: The Mets […]

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Can Reyes Keep His Hot Streak Going Upon His Return?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, going into his contract year, has just been tearing up the majors, to say the least. Now with Reyes out for 2-6 more days due to the death of his grandmother, there is a legitimate risk that Reyes might cool off after being away from baseball for that amount of time. With few […]

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This Week On The Mets Farm

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Mark Cohoon Debuts For Bisons Left-handed pitcher Mark Cohoon has been promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced on Friday. Cohoon got the start for the Bisons on Monday against the Charlotte Knights and had a rocky debut. Cohoon lasted five innings and earned the win, but allowed five earned runs on seven hits. […]

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Is It Time To Move Pagan Back To Top Of The Order?

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments

Since coming off the disabled list, Angel Pagan has been a hitting machine. With his hot return, it begs the question of whether Terry Collins should re-insert Pagan into the No. 2 spot in the lineup. As Pagan regains his stroke, Justin Turner continues handling the bat well, which is ideal for a No. 2 […]

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This Was The Week That Was

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
This Was The Week That Was

Hope you all are celebrating Memorial Day – it touches everyone. Some interesting things have happened during the past week, some good, some not good. Of course there is the Gary Carter situation and we will all be following his progress. I need to hear a professional opinion now that the news is out. Then […]

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Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

On Friday night, when Mets second baseman Ruben Tejada battled Phillies’ pitcher Antonio Bastardo in a 16-pitch at-bat that resulted in a walk, manager Terry Collins said it was “as good as an at-bat as we’ve seen all year from anybody.” “He fought off the good pitches. The thing I thought was truly amazing was that he […]

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Gary Carter’s Smile

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

I will never forget Gary Carter’s Smile – during his tenure at the Mets, we saw a lot of the happy face of their catcher. He just seemed to be so glad to be where he was, behind the plate at Shea Stadium. And, of course, he was a fine catcher or he wouldn’t have […]

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Bullpen Falters Late In 5-2 Loss To Phillies

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary With Pelfrey’s best and longest start going into the eighth inning, the Mets looked to beat their rivals, but the implosion of the bullpen and the faltering of Mets late-inning runs, cost him a win. Mets lose 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey pitched like he was finally back in form. Pelfrey kept the […]

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