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Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

I just wanted to take the opportunity to note that it was REFRESHING to hear Keith Hernandez ( a man who knows a little bit about hitting) and Gary Cohen lament the effect that this OBP nonsense just may not be good for baseball in the long run, although not in those exact words. I’ve […]

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Is F-Mart Still A Viable Prospect?

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Fernando Martinez is 22, still young enough in the sport where he’s graded most on potential. However, the past few years have been rough on his body and he’s lost more games due to injury than anybody his age should have the right to. At one time Martinez was part of a group of three […]

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Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

Carlos Beltran has never been many things.  He’s never been the most popular player on the Mets.  He’s never been a media darling.  He’s never been the vocal rah-rah type of leader some teams have.  He’s never had to be any of these people because for years, Beltran has let his play on the field […]

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There Was A David Wright And Jason Bay Sighting In Houston

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

It was great to see Bay and Wright homer last night, but with the hopes that those home runs get these guys going, there is still no doubt that Jose Reyes, Ike Davis and Carlos Beltran have been by far the best hitters on the team so far this season.  Ike Davis is becoming a […]

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“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

Donna Bauer who is a tremendous Mets fan with a BIG following on Facebook, sent me an invitation to a great event she has started up called: DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK BUY METS TICKETS! Donna calls her event a day to celebrate Jose […]

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Why Reyes Won’t Be Traded

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

There are two sides to the Jose Reyes fan argument. There are people like me that say trade him, and get something for him that has more of a guarantee than a compensation draft pick or two.  And then there are the people who want to pay Reyes whatever it takes to sign him and […]

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Beltran, Beltran, Beltran!!!

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran, Beltran, Beltran!!!

GOING… GOING… GONE! WELL DONE, BELTRAN! Beltran homered three times for the first time in his career on Thursday to beat the Colorado Rockies, 9-5, at Coors Field. “I always wondered how it would feel to get three homers in a game. It feels great! Being able to do something like this, I feel like a little kid, honestly. […]

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Mets @ Astros: Preview, Starting Lineup, Beltran Drops Back To Cleanup

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

Minute Maid Park • Houston, TX RHP Dillon Gee (2-0, 3.80) vs. RHP Bud Norris (2-2, 3.16) SNY • WFAN • 8:05 p.m Starting Lineup 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Josh Thole C 3. David Wright 3B 4. Carlos Beltran RF 5. Jason Bay LF 6. Daniel Murphy 1B 7. Justin Turner 2B 8. Jason […]

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Ricco Gives Updates on Parnell, Pagan; Talks Ike Davis

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Before this afternoon’s make-up game against the Rockies, Mets assistant GM John Ricco gave reporters an update on Angel Pagan, Bobby Parnell, and also discussed Ike Davis’s injury. Angel Pagan: According to Ricco, Angel Pagan is still yet to return to baseball activities. Bobby Parnell: Parnell is scheduled to pitch today for Triple-A Buffalo.  As soon as the game […]

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Belting Beltran, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran ERUPTED for three home runs, and that offense helped mask a subpar outing from Jonathon Niese and the Mets won the series by winning today, 9-5 versus the Rockies. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went six and one-third innings, giving up five runs on seven hits (two home runs) while walking two and striking […]

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