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Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6) The Braves lost their weekend series to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Tommy Hanson getting roughed up in his 1st career start. They return home to begin a 4 game set. Nate McLouth will get to meet his teammates again, as the Pirates come to Turner Field. The Braves have the 7th […]

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Don’t Blame Citi Field For Mets Power Outage!

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone is blaming Citi Field for the Mets power outage this season, but is that really the case? While researching for another post this morning, I took a look at some Mets team stats and came across some information that some of you may find surprising. I learned that the Mets have hit more homeruns […]

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Fantasy Focus: Omar’s Gamble – Oliver Perez

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I thought we’d change gears here in our fantasy column and talk about the much maligned – and soon to be discussed in depth again (when he eventually returns from his mysterious ‘injury’) – Oliver Perez. In February of 2009 after Derek Lowe opted for the Braves four year offer – Minaya came to terms […]

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John Maine: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan what he or she thinks of John Maine and you will most likely get a similar response. “He’s not bad.” “He’s okay.” “He has potential.” “He’s a good # 3.” Many years ago Tom Petty wrote a song entitled, ‘The Waiting (Is the Hardest Part.)’ After 80+ starts, we are still […]

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Will Mets Be Power-less Against Phillies, Yanks?

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

In what should be a very telling week for the Mets, they face off against their two fiercest rivalries; the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. The Yankees have knocked out 88 homeruns which is ranked number two in all of baseball second only to the Texas Rangers who have one more at 89. The Phillies […]

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Mets Get Revenge! Beat Nats 7-0 And Take Series

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets bounced back from last nights awful effort and defeated the Nationals 7-0. Livan Hernandez had another stellar start, and the offense helped out with five runs in the first inning, and more runs in the seventh and ninth innings. The Mets win the series two games to one. Pitching Livan Hernandez continues to impress and […]

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Mets Fans Are Grumbling While The Team Is Stumbling

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

As the injuries have been piling up for the Mets over the past few weeks and the losses to teams like the Pirates and Nationals continue, Mets fans have come out in droves complaining about the team and their chances to make any kind of noise in the National League East.  To those fans, I […]

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Should The Mets Become Sellers By The Trade Deadline?

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets lose 4-5 to the Pirates and Nationals, what happens in the coming weeks when they face the Phillies, Yankees, and Rays? They will need high-powered binoculars to locate Philadelphia, that’s what. With Mike Pelfrey and John Maine graciously serving up batting practice to the opposition, the mantra is becoming: Santana and Livan […]

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