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NL East Weekly Roundup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Every team in the NL East opens an interleague series against the AL East, with the Marlins and Nationals drawing their regional rival. (Record in past week; games back) Atlanta Braves: (3-3; -2.5) The Braves split two games with Arizona, as the third of their series last weekend was rained out. The Braves then split […]

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Random Thoughts On Our Crazy Lineup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Just got a glimpse at today’s lineup against the Red Sox and to say I’m worried would be an understatement. Daniel Murphy – 1B Ryan Church – RF Carlos Beltran – DH Gary Sheffield – LF David Wright – 3B Jeremy Reed – CF Omir Santos – C Ramon Martinez – SS Luis Castillo – […]

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How Well Does Murphy Have To Hit To Keep His Job At 1B?

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

So now that we finally figured out where Dan Murphy should play defensively, how long before we start worrying about his lack of hitting this month? I mean it’s great that we found him a permanent position he can call his own, but will he hit enough to justify his hold on first base both […]

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Lets Go Mets!! Let’s Go Yankees??

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

When I was younger, I had a t-shirt that read “I root for 2 teams – the Mets and whoever is playing the Yankees.”  That was a long time ago, before Inter-League play. Now, for the next three days, Mets fans will become Yankee fans; and vice-versa.  What is this world coming to ??? I […]

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Mets Lead The League In Batting (No, It’s Not A Typo)

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

I was looking at the league leaders while researching for another blog I am composing, and I was shocked to learn that the Mets, yes our Mets, lead the league in hitting. 1. .287 – NY Mets 2. .285 – LA Dodgers 3. .276 – Washington 4. .266 – Houston 5. .263 – Atlanta 6. […]

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Mets Could Promote Top Prospect Fernando Martinez

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets may still opt to place Jose Reyes on the DL especially if he shows no signs of improvement today. If that happens, the Mets may very well call up their top prospect, outfielder Fernando Martinez. Lennon writes, The Mets could simply wait to put Reyes on the […]

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Fenway Will Be The Cure For Mets Power Outage

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Yes, I’ve heard all the gloomy numbers regarding the Mets homerun drought. They haven’t homered in 69 straight innings and 307 plate appearances. David Wright was asked about the recent power outage and this is what he said to reporters on Wednesday, “We’ve played in big parks,” third baseman David Wright said, fully aware that […]

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Metsmerized Today – Escape From L.A. Edition

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

Metsmerized Today is your daily dose of all the Mets news, quotes, and links that you need to know! Okay, okay so nobody expected that we would get swept in L.A. this week, except for Mike Francesa, but it wasn’t all bad news. Yes losing is never good, but losses sometimes lead to good things. […]

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If At First You Do Succeed…

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

As I watched the start of the game last night and got my first look at Dan Murphy manning his new digs at first base, I have to admit my expectations for success were very low. Based on what I had already seen of Murphy at leftfield, and how reluctant the Mets were to move him […]

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Mets Get Swept, Dodgers Win 2-1

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

Mets play game three tonight against the L.A. Dodgers and look to avoid the sweep. Mets have Livan Hernandez starting for them. He is 3-1 with a 5.59 ERA in seven starts. He goes up against Jeff Weaver who is 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA. Left-hander Eric Stults was scheduled to start for the Dodgers, but […]

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