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Enough Already with Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

The title says it all, enough already with Oliver Perez and lets end the madness! Oliver Perez struggled tremendously during his start against the Astros.  He gave up 3 runs, on 4 hits during his 3 innings of work.  With his latest struggle against the Astros, Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson are now giving Ollie one final […]

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Re-Sign Reyes? Sure No Problem, But For How Much?

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Re-Sign Reyes? Sure No Problem, But For How Much?

Rather than post another Reyes blog, I thought I would simply add a small addendum to this one. Ted Berg posted an interesting question on his blog Ted Quarters: So I’m wondering what you think would be a fair price for an extension for Jose Reyes right now. Knowing that he can be awesome, but […]

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Calling All Angels!

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

Hey check out this sneak peak of an Angel Pagan bobblehead that will be given away at a Brooklyn Cyclones game later this season, June 20th to be exact. It’s just a proof, but I think this is awesome! Go to press! (or whatever it is they say in a bobblehead factory.) Thanks to the Mets […]

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Did The Decision To Keep Perez Hurt Ticket Sales?

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

I want to share part of an email that came my way on Monday. It came from a longtime reader who occasionally emails the site and it really struck a chord with me. She wrote: Why is Oliver Perez still here? I feel like I’m being punished by the Mets for some unknown reason, or maybe mocked is a better […]

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I Guess I’ll Give It a Shot: Projecting the Mets Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

With Spring Training starting to get into full swing, we are learning more and more about the players each day. As I result, I believe it is time to give you my projections for the 2011 Mets. On Monday, Craig gave his predictions for the Mets Opening Day roster. You will see a lot of […]

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Oliver Perez Era Is Winding Down

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are playing the Oliver Perez saga down to the very end. In holding to their word they’d give Perez a chance to make it as a starter, GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins made the trip Tuesday to watch Perez get whipped by Houston, giving up three runs in three innings in […]

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Rick Peterson: We Had No Depth, What Did You Expect?

An article by posted on March 8, 2011 0 Comments

With deference to our own Mr. North Jersey, who beat me to the punch, former Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson talked to Ed Randall this past weekend on Randall’s WFAN program. Amongst other topics, Peterson addressed September of 2007 specifically and had this to say: “I really have a strong passion for New York, for the New […]

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Mets Release A Statement From Beltran

An article by posted on March 8, 2011 0 Comments

“I felt a little discomfort in my left knee last week. I spoke to the doctors today. They advised me to just give it a rest for a couple of days. I can hit and do everything, but back off the running part of it. I feel fine. I think I just overcompensated from all […]

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Beltran Scratched, Is He Worse Than The Mets Are Letting On?

An article by posted on March 8, 2011 0 Comments

UPDATE: Carlos Beltran was scratched from simulated game according to Adam Rubin. Original Post: I’m a little worried to say the least about what the facts are regarding the health of Carlos Beltran’s knee. I’m starting to wonder if we are being told the whole story or only parts of it, the “good soreness” parts. […]

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Keeping K-Rod’s Option From Vesting

An article by posted on March 7, 2011 0 Comments
Keeping K-Rod’s Option From Vesting

Brian Costa, who now writes for the Wall Street Journal, posted an outstanding article in which he suggests a creative solution to preventing Francisco Rodriguez’s 2012 vesting option worth $17.5 million dollars from being triggered. As it stands now, the option is triggered if K-Rod “finishes” 55 games this season. Actually, the solution came in […]

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