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What Beltran’s Move To Right Means For Mets

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

Today, the New York Mets announced that three-time Gold Glove center fielder, Carlos Beltran, will be shifting to right field this season. Beltran missed the entire first half of last season, which allowed current Mets’ center fielder Angel Pagan to show his skills at the position. Beltran is 33 years old and entering the final […]

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Bobby V Interested In Buying A Stake In Mets

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

According to a report on ESPN New York by Adam Rubin, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine has talked to “serious financial backers” about the possibility of buying a portion of the Mets, the team he managed to the World Series in 2000. “I’ve talked to a number of people interested in purchasing part of the New York Mets, […]

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Memo To Sandy: End Our Misery And Cut Him Already

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is looking great so far… Oliver Perez has more zip on his fastball… Oliver Perez is missing bats again… Oliver Perez is back in the picture for a rotation spot… Those were just some of the things being tossed around at Ports St. Lucie ever since pitchers and catchers reported to Mets camp for Spring […]

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Ike Davis: A Natural Born Leader

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Ike Davis: A Natural Born Leader

“I don’t think I’ve seen a guy, pound for pound, with more pop than he’s got…It’s just a matter of him getting his reps in, seeing the league a couple times, and getting comfortable. He showed me enough last year to impress me. He’s very slick at first, a well-rounded ballplayer. If he connects, the […]

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Brooklyn Dodger and Baseball Legend Duke Snider Passes Away

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments

Duke Snider passed away earlier today in Escondido, CA. The former Brooklyn Dodger great was 84. He was Brooklyn’s CFer during what has been called ‘The Golden Era of Baseball in New York.’ And Golden it was. While Duke played CF for Brooklyn, Willie Mays covered CF for the New York Giants and Mickey Mantle […]

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Spring Notes: Ollie Blames The Sun, Give Mookie No. 1, Gee’s Impressive Stint

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Notes: Ollie Blames The Sun, Give Mookie No. 1, Gee’s Impressive Stint

Sunday Night Spring Notes After allowing all four runs in the Mets 5-4 win over the Braves on Sunday, Oliver Perez had plenty of excuses. “I think they took more pitches, and I think most of the pitches were around the home plate, and that’s why I walked those three guys.” He also blamed nerves, […]

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The Winner Of The Jose Reyes Signed Baseball Is…

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
The Winner Of The Jose Reyes Signed Baseball Is…

It’s Jerry Grote! Congratulations To Kristina! Your entry was randomly selected from 45 other correct entries to our contest! Please respond to your Winning Notification email Kristina, so we can ship you your Genuine Jose Reyes Autographed Rawlings Baseball! Of the over 300 email entries we received, the following 44 readers also correctly guessed who the […]

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Jordany Valdespin: Second Baseman Of The Future?

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

Despite their extra-innings tie, it was great to see some New York Mets baseball today. The Mets came from behind to tie the Atlanta Braves, 5-5, in their opening spring training game at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie. While the scores really mean nothing in spring training, it’s the performance of players on […]

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Izzy Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Isringhausen was one of three members of Generation K, the triumvirate of young pitchers who were supposed to be the ’90s version of Seaver, Koosman and Matlack. Isringhausen had the most success after his initial call-up to the majors in 1995, going 9-2 with a 2.81 ERA in 14 starts. However, injuries took their […]

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Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Update: Castillo Batting Second, Pagan Cleanup, Lets Play Ball!

Saturday Updates David Waldstein relays a funny story about a head-to-head race yesterday with all the players. The drill was a 60-yard dash, but Jose Reyes and Angel Pagan were told to start 5 yards behind the rest of the staggered crew, and Ike Davis was told to stand a few yards in front. Reyes and […]

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