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Wow, You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

You may get a chuckle out of this, or you may just shake your head at the sheer lunacy of some in the sports media these days and how far they will go with something, or in this case nothing. Not more than 24 hours after the Mets heeded the calls of baseball writers everywhere and […]

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Looks like the Mets had an upheaval in recent days. Finally, after years of prodding from the fans, Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez are finally gone, along with a hunk of cash. Castillo left with 6 million dollars, while Oliver Perez, not wanting to be outdone took 12 million of those dwindling Wilpon dollars with him. Doesn’t leave much for the Mets to play with […]

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Oh, Ollie

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Oh, Ollie (Sing to the tune of Oh, Mandy) I remember falling rain. Duaner Sanchez, hunger pains. Looking for a cab, and craving tamales. We never reailized, it’ll all lead to Ollie. Oh Ollie, well you came and destroyed our rotation. But we signed you anyway. Oh Ollie, never could find your speed and location. […]

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Hasta La Vista, Baby!

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

As if going into a new season without Jeff Francoeur clogging up the lineup wasn’t improvement enough, Mets fans all over the world are absolutely rejoicing today as we bid farewell to Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo too. This is what addition by subtraction is all about! Usually we’d wish former players the best of luck, […]

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Phillies Deal With Castillo Is Only A 10-Day Audition

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Update: ESPN is reporting that the deal the Phillies agreed to with Luis Castillo is only for 10-day audition and he has not been promised a spot on their opening day roster. Original Post 3/20 8:00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recently released second baseman Luis Castillo may be closing in on […]

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With Castillo and Perez Gone, New Mets Era Officially Begins

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins closed the door this morning on the Mets’ career of Oliver Perez, arguably one of the most scored players in franchise history when they released the frustratingly erratic pitcher known as Coin Flip. There were no 50-50 odds on Perez when spring training began and giving up back-to-back […]

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The Line Must Be Drawn Here!

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

THIS IS ABOUT SAVING THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY! Well maybe not but this has to be right up there with landing a man on the moon before the damn Commies or finally putting a Wal-Mart in Staten Island or bringing the iPhone over to a carrier that doesn’t drop calls like Charlie Sheen drops Goddesses. […]

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Phillies Agree To Terms With Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, The Phillies have agreed to sign Luis Castillo to a minor league contract. That’s right, Castillo will be playing for the enemy after being under team control since 2007. Castillo would likely fill the currently vacant spot while the ailing Chase Utley recuperates from his knee injury that will sideline him for […]

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Chris Young Hurls Six Scoreless Innings In Mets Loss

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Young Hurls Six Scoreless Innings In Mets Loss

Chris Young cemented his spot in the Mets rotation with another solid effort this afternoon against the Florida Marlins who beat the Mets 5-0. Young pitched six shutout innings allowing just four singles and no walks while striking out three batters. He threw 55 of his 80 pitches for strikes. He has allowed just three runs […]

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Decision On Fate Of Ollie Perez Could Come Monday

An article by posted on March 20, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 3/20 1:00 PM Oliver Perez left the Mets complex this morning and was not told what was next for him, according to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal. Costa also says that we should expect a decision by Monday. Pitching coach Dan Warthen said this morning that no decision has been reached yet on Perez, but there […]

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