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Wild Card Teams Get Help, But Not The Mets

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Here is something fascinating I wanted to share. The following are the current standings for the National League Wild Card race. The Mets are currently in eighth place and 6 1/2 games back. The top five teams all made deals to improve themselves leading up to todays trade deadline. 1. San Francisco 56-46 WC 2. Colorado […]

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Nick Johnson to Marlins

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

According to foxsports.com, the Florida Marlins have acquired 1B Nick Johnson from the Washington Nationals in exchange for AA prospect Aaron Thompson. Johnson is hitting .295 with 6HR and 44RBI for the Nationals. Johnson turns 31 this September, and will become a Free Agent after this season. The Nationals reportedly will pay $1.8 million remaining […]

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Victor Martinez To The Red Sox

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

We’re less than two hours aways from the end of the trade deadline and not a peep from Omar and the Mets, worse yet not even a tweet. Bob Nightengale of USA Today has tweeted: The Red Sox are about to acquire Victor Martinez from Indians This has been confirmed by MLB Network. I’m surprised […]

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Game Preview: Diamondbacks at Mets – Game 1

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight is my last Game Preview/Write-Up for probably close to two weeks. I’ll be heading out to California for my honeymoon early tomorrow morning. We’ll get to see at least 2 Mets games out in San Diego on Friday & Saturday (7th and 8th). Enough about me, let’s talk about tonight’s game!  You know, my […]

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Cross Washburn Off Your List

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Was Jarrod Washburn on your wish list of cheap players the Mets could or should have gotten today? If so, cross him off. According to ESPN.com, he has been traded to the Detroit Tigers for 23 year old left handed starter Luke French, and pitching prospect Mauricio Robles. At 34 years old, Washburn is having […]

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My Mets Wish For The Trade Deadline

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Today is one of the biggest days of the regular baseball season for baseball junkies like me; the trade deadline. I always enjoyed this time of the season because it had that hot stove feel to it. But now, with the advent of social networking sites like Twitter, I have a non-stop stream of information […]

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In Defense Of The Mets Wild Card Chances

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the second game of the day-night doubleheader last night by the final score of 4-2, preventing them from completing a four-game sweep over the Colorado Rockies. Despite the loss, they still took three out of four games in the series, which was crucial as the Rockies are one of the teams the […]

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How Five Games Change Almost Everything

An article by posted on July 31, 2009 0 Comments

Six games ago, the Mets basically seemed dead. We dropped series to the Braves and the Nationals among others and it just seemed like any hope we had on the season was quickly leaving our grasps like how sand leaves fingers. Well the Mets had a response with a five game winning streak with very […]

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Mets Lose Nightcap 4-2, Snap Five Game Win Streak

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the second game of the doubleheader tonight. The Rockies broke their own 27 inning drought winning the game 4-2. Jon Niese didn’t bring his best stuff to Citi Field tonight. He barely survived 6.1 innings, giving up 8 hits, 4 walks, and 4 runs including a two run homer. The damage could have […]

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Game Preview: Rockies at Mets – Game 4

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

On my drive home from work today I heard Evan Roberts (Mets fan) say that he believes this is a mediocre team that is just hot right now. Well, Mr. Roberts, this is a team with at least 4 starting players that belong in backup roles, and are merely 2 games shy of the elusive […]

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