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Mets DFA Acosta, Give Boyer Last Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Sandy Alderson, Blaine Boyer has won a spot on the Opening Day roster, as has Daniel Murphy. Manny Acosta has been designated for assignment. Jason Isringhausen will stick around in extended spring training. Original Post 3/28 10:00 PM As was previously reported by HoJo this afternoon, reliever Manny Acosta is on the bubble and unless the […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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Philadelphia Sports Fans At Their Worst

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

PM Sports, who produce some of the funniest sports video spoofs on the web, really hits the mark with this one. I’m sure many of you have read or heard the reecent polls that suggest that somehow Philadelphia sports fans are the best in the country. Well PM Sports debunks that in the following video, […]

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Now Battting, Number 15, Right Fielder… Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments
Now Battting, Number 15, Right Fielder… Carlos Beltran

The weather may have dampened plans to get a game in today for the Mets, but it certainly didn’t rain on Beltran’s parade as both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson confirmed that he will indeed play in the final two grapefruit league games and be in the lineup on Opening Day for the Mets. “Carlos […]

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3 Up And 3 Down: Time For More Mets Baseball Edition!

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

Today’s 3 Up, 3 Down is a dedication to the Joys and Aggravations of being a fan of the New York Mets. They are in no particular order. Three Up 1. Things Uniquely New York Mets, or what I call Metcentricities: The best team song ever, I get goosebumps whenever I hear “Meet the Mets”. The […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Dueling Aces!

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Dueling Aces!

Yes, yes, yes, I know, I know, our true ace, Johan Santana is on the mend. But in his place we have two pitchers who will fill in admirably while he’s gone. For now, they are our co-aces and both of them know they have a lot riding on them this season. BIG PELF! Mike […]

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Notorious Met Killers: The D-Train

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

DONTRELLE WILLIS Remember this guy? Facing the the D-Train in a three-game series against the Florida Marlins was always one of the least favorite things to do for the Mets back during the 2003 – 2006 seasons. Dontrelle Willis went 11-3 against the Mets with a 2.51 ERA in 19 starts. Willis won the Rookie of […]

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Beato Clinches Spot in Bullpen, Are Evans And Izzy Out?

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Pedro Beato has been one heck of a player in the spring, and it looks like all his hard work just payed off for him. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman, Pedro Beato is going to be on the Mets opening day roster in the bullpen.  This was what Jon Heyman said via Twitter: Beato to […]

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2011 NL East Predictions

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments

As some of the predictions start rolling in from some of the major media sites, we will pass them along. This is the NL East as projected by the Star-Telegram. 1 Philadelphia Phillies: The pitching staff is MLB’s version of the Miami Heat, but with four of the game’s biggest stars. Even if the offense […]

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Pedro Feliciano Could Start Season On DL

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Could Start Season On DL

According to Bryan Hoch who covers the New York Yankees for MLB.com, Pedro feliciano could start the season on the Disabled List. Hoch says that Feliciano has a sore left triceps (forearm) and he has not pitched since March 9, almost three weeks ago. Feliciano signed a two-year deal is worth $8 million, and it included a […]

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