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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (5-5; -8) The Atlanta Braves lost two of three in Philadelphia, and will open a weekday series with the Florida Marlins. Matt Diaz has continued his hot streak for the Braves, and Tim Hudson is likely to return soon. The Braves are 3.5 back in the Wild Card. Florida Marlins: (4-6; -8) The […]

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The Proof Is In The Pudding… Or Lack Of It

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have released a statement that the fall instructional league has not been canceled, but only shifted to the the Dominican Republic. Still, it’s a cost cutting maneuver no matter how they wish to present it. They can do all the damage control they want and deny every instance of their obvious cost cutting moves, […]

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No Sweep For You! Mets Take Finale 4-1

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

When Johan Santana was disabled with a season-ending injury, the Mets knew his replacement would have some big shoes to fill.  Since replacing Santana in the rotation last week, Nelson Figueroa has done his best to pitch like the Mets ace.  Today, he pitched into the eighth inning and struck out a career-high 10 batters, […]

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Parnell Is Another Product Of The Mets’ Big Hype Machine

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve seen enough. If Omar Minaya wants to keep saying that Bobby Parnell is untouchable, even in a deal for Roy Halladay, go ahead and let him. First of all I hate that word, and secondly no other team throws that word around more than the Mets. You want to know who some real untouchables […]

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A Slam A Day Keeps The Wins Away; Mets Lose 11-4

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets wanted to exact a measure of revenge against the Cubs for their role in keeping them out of the playoffs last season, they sure aren’t going about it the right way.  Fernando Tatis became the sixteenth Met to run his way into a crucial out at home plate when he ignored the […]

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Here Is My Obligatory Matt Murton Post

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

The Colorado Rockies have designated outfielder Matt Murton for assignment to clear a roster spot for reliever Juan Rincon. <yawn> I was going to post something about him two nights ago, but then I decided to pass. I was going to post something about him yesterday morning, and again I decided to take a pass. […]

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For Sale: Vintage Hot Rod With Custom Paint

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

For Sale: This vintage 1962 classic has a great paint job, but like any other used vehicle it needs a little work. You’ll want to get a new transmission (Johan Santana), V6 engine (Carlos Beltran), power steering (Carlos Delgado), a starter (John Maine), new brakes (J.J. Putz), shock absorbers (Jon Niese and Fernando Nieve), coil springs (Alex Cora, […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (6-4;-7) The Atlanta Braves lost two of three to the San Diego Padres, and will head to Philadelphia to face the Phillies. The pitching matchup tonight will be rookie Tommy Hanson vs. Pedro Martinez. Also, Tim Hudson will make his return next Monday. The Braves are 4.5 back of the Rockies in the […]

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This Is What I Get

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

(Note: This is a very long article. It’s a lot of emotions compiled into something and not all of it makes perfect sense. So it’s fair game if you’d like to navigate away now.) So I’m a relatively young guy and I haven’t been around for many baseball seasons, and I’ve expressed that I haven’t […]

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Bang! Zoom! Mets End Skid With 10-3 Win

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets put on an Amazin’ exhibition of power and offense for the two fans who showed up this afternoon at Land Shark Stadium to see the Mets beat the Marlins 10-3. Tim Redding started and allowed three homeruns, and yet somehow these Miracle Mets were able to pull off the upset victory and avoid […]

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