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Mets Come Up Short In 3-2 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

John Maine pitched well enough to win Monday night, but the Mets offense returned to their anemic ways in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Mets rallied for a run in the ninth inning when Angel Pagan hit a solo home run to the deepest part of the park. Alex Cora reached […]

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What Can The Mets Do With Ollie?

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

Coming into Spring Training there was a lot of positive buzz on Oliver Perez.  Besides new facial hair he had been working out in Arizona for months getting in shape and trying to work on his pitches.  Perez arrived in excellent shape, a complete 180 from the year before.  People who follow the team on […]

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Jerry Manuel, What the Hell Is Wrong With You?

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Okay, I admit it: from my redoubt here in Zurich, Switzerland I am pretty guilty of not having watched yesterday’s terrible loss to the Giants through any medium other than Gameday, and so some may feel I shouldn’t opine on what happened yesterday. Nevertheless, having followed almost every pitch I tried hard to visualize what […]

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Every Loss Should Not Ignite Panic!

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Why is it that whenever the 2010 Mets win a baseball game, I feel like our fan base reenacts the final scene to “40 Year Old Virgin,” to the tune of Age of Aquarius? Then, whenever the 2010 Mets lose a baseball game, our fan base does their best Ghostbusters impression?  What he means is […]

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Thole Called Up; Blanco on Bereavement

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Henry Blanco has been placed on the bereavement list which has forced the Mets to call Josh Thole up to fill his roster spot. Thole has struggled in AAA posting a .203 AVG with 1 HR and 10 RBI in 21 games for Buffalo. It will be […]

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Time To Give Oliver Perez His Walking Papers

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez took the mound today against the National League’s best starter, Tim Lincecum. Sometimes in a matchup like this, you’ll see some mediocre pitchers unfortunate enough to be in this matchup, at least elevate their performance somewhat. That wouldn’t be the case for Ollie as he delivered one of his worst performances of the […]

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R.A. Dickey And Chris Carter Could Be Close To Joining Mets

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

After another week of futility for Gary Matthews Jr, Frank Catalanotto and Oliver Perez, it occurs to me that with Memorial Day fast approaching, the time for the Mets to makes some significant changes to the complexion of their roster has arrived. With the Mets’ continuing reluctance to take on additional payroll, they find themselves in […]

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What Would Keith Do… About Oliver Perez?

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

“We- players, writers, fans- talk about the importance of the little things and getting the breaks and clutch pitching and hitting, but sometimes I wonder whether the truth isn’t more simple. The main difference between the winners and losers? Winning.” Keith Hernandez from his novel If At First… The wisdom of Keith Hernandez whether on […]

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The Mets on Mother’s Day Weekend

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Yes, I’m a Mother and so this past weekend I got treated rather specially by my sons and their families.     The Mets were good to me two out of three days and that’s a lot better ratio than I’ve been used to the past several seasons. However it was not for a lack of trying – […]

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Jason Bay Has Been Solid In Citi Field

An article by posted on May 9, 2010 0 Comments

Many were worried about Jason bay being able to hit at Citi Field after the Mets signed him. Some said that Citi Field wasn’t his type of park or that he wasn’t the kind of player who could succeed in Citi Field. Just over five weeks into the season, Bay is batting .239 this season with just […]

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