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Santana Dominant As Mets Top Padres 5-1

An article by posted on August 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were on the verge of getting swept in a four game series at Petco Park for the second straight year, but Johan Santana wasn’t about to let that happen. The Mets ace won his league leading 13th game of the season as he staked the Mets to a 5-1 victory over the San Diego […]

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The 2009 Mets: What’s Not To Love?

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If you want to talk about underwhelming, just take a look at Bobby Parnell’s debut as a starting pitcher… Against one of the worst teams in the league, Parnell would only last two and a third innings pitched, and allow two runs on four hits, three walks, and a hit batsman. He struck out just one […]

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Another Day, Another Loss At Petco; Mets Lose 3-1

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Bobby Parnell made his first major league start at Petco Park on Saturday night, replacing fellow rookie Jonathon Niese in the rotation.  Unfortunately, it was not a start to remember as the Mets could not reward him with a victory.  New York dropped the third game of the four-game series in San Diego by the […]

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What Should The Mets Do With Billy Wagner?

An article by posted on August 8, 2009 0 Comments

It has been only 11 months since undergoing Tommy John surgery, but Billy Wagner has been progressing quite well in his minor league rehab assignment.  He has made four appearances facing live hitters and is yet to give up a run.  His fastball has been clocked at 94 MPH and most importantly, he has not […]

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The Mets Were Bad Even Before The Injuries

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For Crying Out Loud, Stop Walking Everyone! Despite the fact that the Mets are playing half their games in one of the largest ballparks in the game, they lead the majors in walks allowed with 423 as of last night’s game. The Phillies in comparison have only allowed 344 walks. Can somebody please explain that to […]

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Frankie Is Not Allowing Us To Relax

An article by posted on August 8, 2009 0 Comments

Francisco Rodriguez was supposed to be the answer to the bullpen problems the Mets suffered last year.  For the first half of the season, he was as good as advertised, picking up save after save and keeping his ERA south of 1.00.  Then Luis Castillo dropped the pop-up at Yankee Stadium, giving Rodriguez his first […]

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Mets Get Slammed Late, Losing 6-2

An article by posted on August 8, 2009 0 Comments

Oliver Perez started the game against the team he broke into the majors with. Ollie had his best start since the last time he faced the Padres at CitiField. He had such an outstanding game, but got into trouble in the seventh inning. He walked back-to-back batters, the only walks for Ollie in the game. […]

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Alex Rios Claimed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 7, 2009 0 Comments

Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that a waiver claim has been placed on Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Alex Rios by an unknown team.. The 28-year-old Rios is batting .261 with 12 homers and 58 RBIs this season. He has a hefty contract that is paying him $5.9 million this season, $9.7 million in 2010, $12 […]

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Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures?

An article by posted on August 7, 2009 0 Comments

These are desperate times for the New York Mets my friends. It’s times like this that will test the true mettle of a team. Yesterday, I discussed the lack of toughness among the Mets players, and today I have to question the patience and the scruples of upper management, namely Omar Minaya. There are whispers in […]

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The Return of Anderson Hernandez

An article by posted on August 7, 2009 0 Comments

This season has offered many twists and turns thanks to the injuries to both the major league roster and some of the minor league rosters but one twist that I did not see coming at all this season would be the return of Anderson Hernandez. Lets take a little trip back in time to remember […]

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