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Petey’s a Philly… Yuck!

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Indications are that Martinez is now a Phil for something like a million bucks with an incentives package worth $1.5 million, with an official announcement just hours away. Recall back in spring that Martinez supposedly wanted 5 million for the year, and this was a leading reason the Mets wouldn’t bite. Well, to many it made […]

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It’s Official – Pedro Signs With Phillies

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Pedro Martinez has signed a one-year contract with the Phillies according to ESPN. The Phillies planned to hold a news conference on Wednesday to make the announcement and introduce Martinez. Pedro can earn up to $1.5 million in incentives, and will make a couple of starts in the minors before joining Philadelphia’s rotation. The Phillies watched Martinez, 37, pitch twice […]

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Madoff Stole $700 Million From Wilpon!

An article by posted on July 14, 2009 0 Comments

Mets beat writer Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported a little while ago in his blog that Bernie Madoff stole $700 million from the Wilpons.  That is a lot higher than the originally reported $300 million that the Wilpon’s allegedly lost.  Since the scandal broke late last year the Wilpons have not publicly […]

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F-Mart: Is It Too Soon To Judge?

An article by posted on July 14, 2009 0 Comments

In July 2005 the New York Mets signed 16 year old Fernando Martinez.  F-Mart was given a signing bonus of $1.4 million and from that point on was labeled as the future of the New York Mets.  Omar Minaya said of F-Mart when he signed that: “What we saw in [Martinez] was a 16-year-old kid […]

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Beltran Concerns, Missing The ’06 Wright, Please Sell The Mets

An article by posted on July 14, 2009 0 Comments

So here we are on the verge of another mid-summer classic and my poor Mets find themselves 6 1/2 games out of first place with three teams to catch, and that’s the good news. The bad news is that we’re 6 1/2 games back in the wild card race with nine teams to catch. Geez… It’s […]

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First Half – Half Full Or Half Empty?

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

Nobody could have predicted the first half that the Mets have just completed, after an off season that fueled such high expectations. Sure there were some questions going into the season, but every team has questions, building a team is not an exact science. The Mets’ biggest off-season priority was to revamp the bullpen, and […]

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Will Pedro Spell Heartbreak For Mets Fans?

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

They held the wrap party for “Nightmare on Roosevelt Avenue,” yesterday afternoon, and a good time was had by all. The Mets scored a month’s worth of runs to commemorate the ending of a nightmarish first half of baseball. Broken bodies, coupled with botched pop-ups equaled shattered hopes. Hopefully, now Jason, Freddy Kruger, and all […]

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Three Strikes And Your Out? Great Idea!

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

Michael Baron of MetsBlog had an interesting quote from Jerry Manuel in a post this morning regarding the starting rotation. The Mets have setup their rotation for after the break and it will go as follows beginning with the four games against the Atlanta Braves. Oliver Perez on Thursday (Braves) Mike Pelfrey on Friday (Braves) Johan Santana on […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 7/5-7/12

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

Good day to everyone! I’m feeling especially great today after watching the depleted Mets win back to back games for the first time in a little while. It’s amazing how two wins, incredibly different in makeup, can change the opinion of a fanbase in a hurry. One win, fueled by the strong pitching of our […]

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Francoeur and Santana Fuel 4-0 Win Over The Reds

An article by posted on July 11, 2009 0 Comments

After being shutout by the Reds on Friday, the Mets returned the favor tonight and shut the Reds out 4-0 on the strength of a solid performance by Johan Santana and some clutch hitting by Jeff Francoeur!. The Mets got on the board in the first inning when our new rightfielder Jeff Francoeur singled with the […]

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