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PED’s: Which Player Would Really Shock You The Most?

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

When the news broke yesterday about Manny Ramirez being suspended for using a banned substance, many expressed surprise and some shock. It was the same when Alex Rodriguez admitted he lied and that he did in fact use steroids. When two big players such as A-Rod and Manny Ramirez get thrust into the performance enhancing drugs […]

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MLB News: What A Steal!

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I was inspired to write this post based on something I read in an article by Tyler Kepner of the NY Times this morning. Longoria, 23, is in the second year of a contract that could run for nine years and cost the Rays about $45 million. Rodriguez, 33, is in the second year of […]

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Pelfrey Is Doing It Without The Strikeouts

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Mike Pelfrey pitched a heck of a game yesterday as he helped to extend the Mets winning streak to four games after a 7-5 clubbing of the Phillies. Pelfrey pitched seven solid innings, but failed to notch one strikeout. It was his second straight game without a whiff. So far this season, Pelfrey has struck out […]

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Mets Unload On Moyer And Beat Phillies 7-5

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Game Summary Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets another solid performance as the Mets topped the Phillies 7-5. The Mets broke out of their prolonged power slump at Citi Field and slugged three homeruns off starter Jaimie Moyer who once again failed to notch his 250th win. K-Rod notched his 9th save in nine opportunities and […]

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Pirates Pull Into Port

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Don’t look now folks, but the Mets are above .500, and have won their last four games, all of which were against division rivals Braves and Phillies. A week ago, Mets fans everywhere were scratching their heads wondering how short of expectations this team was going to fall. Baseball is a funny game, and the […]

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Will Manny’s Positive Test Change Anything?

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As we all know Manny Ramirez has tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) and will serve a 50 game suspension under the drug policy instituted by Major League Baseball.  To be clear Manny did not use a steroid.  The drug found in his system Human Chorionic Gonadatropin (HCG).  Wikipedia identifies the intended use for […]

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Jerry Manuel On WFAN

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have announced that tonight’s game will be played according to WFAN. Jerry Manuel was a guest this afternoon of Mike Francesa on WFAN. On Santana – If his turn would not have come up at bat, he would have started the eight inning. When asked about the poor run support for Johan Santana, […]

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Angel Pagan Arrested in Florida

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

TCPalm.com reports that injured Met Angel Pagan was arrested on Thursday. Pagan was arrested on traffic violations after being stopped for speeding on I-95. While checking Pagan’s license the officer learned that he was driving with a suspended license and also had several warrants. Although Pagan had a valid Arizona drivers license, his Florida drivers […]

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Did Minaya Give the Mets an Edge?

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

As our beloved Mets continue to pick up momentum after willing their way to a 1-0 defeat of the Phillies last night behind the golden arm of Johan Santana, the team must now sustain the new found toughness as they enter what could be described as a “weaker” part of their May schedule. The next […]

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Is Johan Santana Besting 1969 Tom Seaver?

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Ask any Mets fan who the greatest pitcher in franchise history is, and without hesitation they’ll say Tom Seaver. Ask that same fan what season was Seaver’s greatest and most likely they’ll say it was 1969 when he compiled a 25-7 record while leading the Mets to their first World Series title. After being treated […]

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