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Beltran Homers Twice, Mets Scalp Braves 6-4

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets got off to a terrible start, falling behind 3-0 to the Braves after two innings. But somehow, starter John Maine dug deep down and found the edge to stop the bleeding long enough for the Mets to comeback thanks to three 2-run homers and some solid work from the bullpen. The Mets […]

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Oliver Perez Is Mets New $36 Million Dollar LOOGY

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In a surprising but predictable Mets fashion, Oliver Perez will go to the bullpen to work out his problems. It’s a terrible move for everyone involved because in effect the Mets are now working with a 24 man roster until Perez can get his act together. It would have been better to send Perez to […]

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Meeting Of The Minds In Atlanta

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon at Newsday, GM Omar Minaya and COO Jeff Wilpon will both be in Atlanta holding a summit meeting to discuss among other things the team’s sluggish start and the immediate future of Oliver Perez. How I’d love to be a fly on the wall for that… Lennon writes, As much as […]

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Serious Problems With Mets Organization

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Curious? Yes I am bringing this up because I am tired of talking about the players too. Here it is so simply a child can understand it: People placed in power are afraid of their higher-ups. Did you catch that? No? I’ll say it again for you: People placed in power are afraid of their […]

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2009 Mets versus 1986 Mets

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In an excellent article by John Harper of the Daily News, Harper believes that Omar Minaya has a lot to answer for should the Mets fail to make the playoffs this season despite the new 3 year contract he got from the Wilpons. Between his “we-don’t-have-an-edge” comments to Fox sports.com, which Minaya insists were misinterpreted, and Oliver […]

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Mailbag: Eddie Kunz and Josh Thole

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Q – Can somebody please tell me whatever happened to Eddie Kunz? At one time he seemed like an untouchable, but now I never hear him mentioned anywhere. A – Eddie Kunz was considered to be the Mets closer of the future, but that label began to wear toward the end of the 2008 season.  […]

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Mets and Phillies Are Like Oil and Water

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like every time you turn around another player from the Phillies is flapping his mouth about the Mets. This time it’s reliever Ryan Madson who joins the fray when he made these comments as the Phillies and Mets got ready for their weekend series. Madson told beat writer Scott Lauber that he loves playing the […]

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Who Replaces Perez In The Rotation?

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star Ledger ponders some of the options the Mets might consider as a replacement for Oliver Perez. Ken Takahashi: The Mets liked what they saw from him Saturday, when he tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Phillies in his major-league debut. He was also lights-out at Triple-A Buffalo, with just […]

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Mets-Phillies Postponed.

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Sunday afternoon game between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed due to inclement weather. No makeup date has been announced.

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Mets Fans Will Pay Dearly For Oliver’s Twist

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like ripping off the Wilpon family is en vogue these days. The sad part about that is that the Wilpon’s can always recoup their losses by giving their fan base the bill. After two straight disappointing seasons and a world of revenue pouring in from a new park, the Mets were poised to […]

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