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Pelfrey Shuts Down Pads, Mets Win 4-2

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

After the horrible 18-6 bashing at the hands of the Padres yesterday, Mike Pelfrey went 8 innings to help guide the Mets to victory, 4-2 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went to the mound today and had a plan from the beginning of the game, going 8 innings striking out 8 and walking 2, and giving […]

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Alex Cora’s Option Vests After 80 Appearances

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

This afternoon, Adam Rubin, Mets beat writer for ESPN NY, had a live chat and one of the more interesting things that came out of it was some information regarding a vesting option that Alex Cora has in his contract.  Q – Doesn’t Cora’s option vest with 80 starts, not 80 appearances? It’s bad enough […]

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Who Is Public Enemy #1 For The Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

“I want to keep doing the same…keep working…I feel better. I know it’s hard being in the bullpen and coming to the games, so I have to get used to it. I know everything is going to get back…Like when you’re not hitting, that can come in one game. Everything can start doing well. This […]

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Mets Might Look to Add by Subtraction

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

I think it is safe to say that every Mets fan holds a special hatred for Oliver Perez on account of his recent struggles and selfishness.  At the time the contract for Ollie was struck, perhaps it made lots of sense at the time, but for the sake of never-ending debating regarding the move, the […]

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Why Ollie Perez Won’t Go Down

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is one tough fighter; like a boxer who won’t go down.  Batters are pummeling him with jabs, crosses and uppercuts.  And more of the same by the media, the fans, and now his teammates.  How can one man take such abuse, and not go down for the count. He claims that he wants […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 8)

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

I don’t get it. Jerry Manuel may be a bad manager, Oliver Perez may be an idiot, and Johan Santana may be really good, but nobody can explain to me why the Mets bite on the road and are dominant at home. The Mets had a wonderful shutout streak going that went to 35 IP, […]

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MLB Draft Preview: Lefties

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

Thank you all for your kind responses to yesterday’s Righty preview. Today, we’ll look at the southpaws who could be possible considerations in the top seven. Drew Pomeranz: Pomeranz has had a fair degree of buzz on this site, the only question is whether he possibly falls to 7th. Pomeranz throws a low-to-mid 90’s fastball, […]

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Mike in the Mix: Pelfrey’s Phenomenal Season So Far

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

The National League has always been seen as more of the “cerebral” league in baseball, the one where managers have to think and not just throw out eight hitters plus an additional one each day but have strategy, one of which pitching is more valuable than hitting.  Pitching has created several headlines this season, with […]

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Mets Need To Part Ways With Oliver Perez

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

The Oliver Perez experiment should be over!  Saturday’s putrid performance shows that this guy’s career with the Mets is over.  Pretty soon Perez will be lucky to throw batting practice for a single A team. I understand Perez is still owed more than 20 million dollars but he’s doing nothing at all for this team. […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on May 31, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (28-21; Leader) The Phillies managed to take two out of three from the Marlins. They were shutout on Sunday, but the story of the weekend was Roy Halladay’s perfect game. There’s nothing more that I can say about it that hasn’t already been said on this site. The Phillies will play the Atlanta […]

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