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Bay Batting 7th, Game 2 Preview: Mets @ Marlins

An article by posted on July 23, 2011 0 Comments
Bay Batting 7th, Game 2 Preview: Mets @ Marlins

NEW YORK METS AT FLORIDA MARLINS LHP Chris Capuano (8-9, 4.16) vs. RHP Clay Hensley (1-2, 2.70)  Jason Bay returns from a right hamstring injury and will bat seventh tonight as the Mets face the Marlins for the game two at Sun Life Stadium. Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 2b Carlos Beltran, rf David Wright, […]

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Alderson Will Finally Get His Payroll Flexibility In 2012, So Now What?

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

With the impending trade of Carlos Beltran, and the departure of K-Rod as well, the Mets are well on their way to securing that payroll flexibility that was so sorely lacking last offseason. The savings in payroll however, may still not be enough to keep Jose Reyes at the end of the season. Just because they […]

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Thanks For Everything

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

If someone were to ask me how many Mets blogs and sites there were when MetsMerized first started, I would have probably guessed 10-12 and half of those sites are not even around anymore. It’s amazing how much has changed over the years. Today I would say there are well over 100 different Mets sites on the […]

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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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