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Beltran is Audtioning for Indianapolis

An article by posted on September 3, 2009 0 Comments

Last night Carlos Beltran returned from a “bone bruise,” on his knee in a rehab start for the Brooklyn Cyclones. I keep hearing, and reading people asking why he is even trying right now. My opinion, he is auditioning to prove he is healthy enough to garner attention on the trading market this winter in […]

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Speed, Pitching and Defense, But What About Fundamentals?

An article by posted on September 3, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets have released a statement that they will not be altering the dimensions of Citi Field for the 2010 season based on the recommendations of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel. Ed Eagle of Mets.com writes, The Mets’ franchise legacy has been built upon strong pitching, and they’ll need to continue to focus on that […]

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Mile High Meltdown: Mets Fall To Rockies 5-2

An article by posted on September 3, 2009 0 Comments

Tim Redding’s late season renaissance continued, as he enjoyed his third consecutive solid outing.  However, his enjoyment of the game was short-lived, as party pooper Brian Stokes gave up three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for the second time in five games, including a bases loaded two-run pinch-hit single to former Yankee […]

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Pelfrey Continues To Regress; Concern For 2010

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

As the Mets fell to the Rockies 8-3 last night, you couldn’t help but wonder about the makeup of Mike Pelfrey who continues to make the case that he may never be a number two or three pitcher. As Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez pointed out last night, Pelfrey is woefully short on guts and […]

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Why Tholmir May Not Be The Answer For 2010

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

Ask just about any Mets fan nowadays about who will be behind the plate in 2010, most will have no idea. And, I can’t really blame them, the Mets have not made getting a quality catcher a priority in the past few seasons, unless you call Brian Schneider and his .189/.272/.318 line quality. If you […]

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Not to Point Out the Elephant in the Room…

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

At the risk of being called “Captain Obvious” and getting comments of “Gee, ya think?”, I wanted to point out that the Mets are out of the Playoff hunt, and the only thing meaningful about the end of the 2009 Mets season will be playing time for the prospects and maybe to play spoiler. Now […]

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Heroes of 69: Donn Clendenon–The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

The 69 World Series saw Jerry Koosman pick up the W in 2 of the 4 Mets victories. His ERA was 2.04 and he allowed only 7 hits in 17 2/3 IP. Ron Swoboda hit .400 and made arguably one of the best catches in Series history. Tommie Agee outdid his teammate and made 2 […]

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Wright Taking The Right Precautions

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

Let’s rewind back to Saturday August 15th, 2009. It was a warm, sunny afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets and Giants were in the midst of a pitcher’s duel between two of the best in the game in Johan Santana and Matt Cain. All was going as planned, and both pitchers were in the midst […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Month For August!

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

So another month ends in what seems to be the never ending saga of the 2009 Mets. In a month where the Mets put together only 10 wins, it’s hard to find hope in a lost season. No Met pitcher had more than 2 wins in August. It’s a bittersweet twist because it’s much easier […]

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Mets VP Calls Madoff Claims Outrageous And Grossly Irresponsible

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Erin Arvedlund, author of the book “Too Good To Be True”, appeared on FOX Business News and faced off against Mets VP of Business Operations, Dave Howard. Howard vehemently denied some of the charges that Arvedlund made in her book which claims that the Wilpons lost $700 million in the Madoff Ponzi scheme, and […]

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