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The Myths of Omar and Sandy

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments

From the day he was hired, to the day he was fired I was often called an “Omar apologist.” I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase before right? Basically from what I deducted from that was “not everything Omar does is garbage,” therefore I am apologizing for him.  Recently, I’ve seen a lot of negativity towards […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 11)

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments
MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 11)

Intangibles – a simple word that can mean so much more. As much as I live and die by the statistics, in fact, probably more than the average non-sabermetric fan… I’m always looking for the intangible things; the things that can’t be measured by any statistic but still have an impact on the game. For […]

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It’s Time to Move On From Failure

An article by posted on June 20, 2011 0 Comments

There are so many different opinions on this Jose Reyes saga, and frankly I’m ready for it all to be over. I think I’ve heard it all. I think part of the problem frankly is that the folks who are pro-long term Reyes think that people like myself dislike Reyes and that is why we […]

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Pelfrey: Standing Tall At Home

An article by posted on June 19, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey: Standing Tall At Home

Look at the photo to the left. That was the linescore from last night’s game, a complete game victory by Mike Pelfrey in which Big Pelf was voted co-player of the game with Carlos Beltran (who hit a monster two-run homer that was estimated at 460 feet). It was the first complete game of the […]

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Pelfrey Pitches Much Better With A Veteran Backstop

An article by posted on June 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey has not exactly been consistent over the past one and a half seasons, but more often than not, when Pelfrey is locked in and pitching well, 60 feet, 6 inches away is a veteran backstop calling the game. Pelfrey has always been a pitcher that has trouble stopping the bleeding once the going […]

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Beltran Provides The Blast And Pelfrey Goes All The Way In Mets 6-1 Win

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Provides The Blast And Pelfrey Goes All The Way In Mets 6-1 Win

460′ To Shea Bridge Game Summary Not often seen, but often celebrated is a complete game from a Mets starter. Pelfrey pitched a complete game with only five hits allowed. The Mets scored six runs, with three RBIs coming from Beltran in a 6-1 win. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey, the man people who were counting out before […]

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No. 41 Says No. 7 Should Look Out For No. 1

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments
No. 41 Says No. 7 Should Look Out For No. 1

Number 41, Tom Seaver was in town today to help promote the website Bringchange2mind.org, but he wasn’t pulling any punches when the topic of Jose Reyes came up. Dave Hutchinson of the Star-Ledger has the low-down, The greatest Met of them all, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, says Jose Reyes should get what the market […]

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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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