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Bullpen Collapses in Mets 9-3 Loss

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

On a night where the Mets bats were nowhere to be found, Oliver Perez pitched 5 minimally effective innings, but the bullpen surrendered 6 runs in 9-3 loss to Cubs. Game Notes Oliver Perez went out and gave it all he had, going five innings, giving up three runs, two earned, on eight hits. Ollie […]

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Video: Ike Davis Makes A Spectacular Diving Catch

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

For those of you who didn’t get a chance to watch tonight’s game against the Cubs — you have to watch this amazing catch by Ike Davis diving into the dugout. There wasn’t much to cheer about in tonight’s 9-3 loss to the Cubs, but this play was something to behold. Here it is… Now […]

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So Maybe The Mets Are a Mess, But There’s Still HOPE!

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s been almost three months since my last missive (it gets old using the word “blog”) because once the hot stove league season ended (another campaign the Mets lost, by the way), I didn’t think it would be healthy or productive to comment on every twist and turn of spring training or even the first […]

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High Hopes + Low Expectations = No Consolation

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

Sorry Mets Merized fans.  I am still unwilling to dive head first into the Koolaid just yet, and I’m still somewhat negative on the 2010 Mets.  I know it’s early and a lot can happen.  And there are some positives.  But overall I see a bleak picture for the 2010 season.  A .500 winning percentage is […]

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Pelfrey Continues Dominance In 4-0 Mets Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

In another spectacular outing from Mike Pelfrey, the Mets put up enough offense to beat the Cubs 4-0 for their second straight victory. Game Notes: In a game that was fairly stagnant offensively, Mike Pelfrey managed to hold the Cubs to 6 total baserunners – 3 on hits and 3 on walks in 7 innings. […]

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Edinson Volquez Suspended for PED Use

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com,  Reds starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has been suspended 50 games for vilating the MLB policy on PED use. It is believed Volquez failed the test during spring training. Major League Baseball confirmed the suspension in a press release and said the suspension will take effect April 21. Volquez was an […]

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Can Mets Pelfrey Solidify New Status?

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

After 2 weeks and 12 games the Mets saw everything we saw and have been saying since the spring. The team made alterations to their lineup and ballclub. By calling up Ike Davis, designating Mike Jacobs, and adding youth to the Mets clubhouse, a looser, more cohesive team appears to have immediately been the by […]

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Three Keys For The Mets Offense To Improve

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

Although it is early in the season, as Mets fans many of us are already pressing the panic button in regards to the offense. A variety of factors can affect why an offense may be lagging early in the season (Tough schedule, facing tough opponents, weather, location) but those factors weigh on the mindset of […]

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Sherman Tanks As Ike Storms The Citi

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that I count Joel Sherman among my favorite sports journalists, but what was he thinking when he wrote this last night for the Post?  IKE DAVIS took batting practice in Buffalo yesterday morning in anticipation of hitting cleanup in a 1 p.m. start against the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate. Fifty minutes […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 2)

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

What an interesting week in Mets baseball. Not only did we see a 20 inning marathon game, we saw our closer get the win and a starter get the save. In addition to that, we saw the Mets call up Ike Davis from AAA and demote Mike Jacobs. Some people have been giving up on […]

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