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Calling All Cars, Be On The Lookout For Brian Stokes

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Stokes has been missing since April 28th and none seems to know why he hasn’t been seen in a game since then. When last seen, Stokes was wearing his home uniform and had tossed 1.2 scoreless innings against the Marlins. He can easily be identified by his 0.00 ERA. Stokes is known to brandish a 98 […]

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Niese Impresses In Mets 7-3 Win Over The Bucs

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Game Summary Making his first start of the year for the Mets, Jonathon Niese exceeded everyones expectations and pitched a solid game against the Pirates, holding them to just two runs. The Mets rallied in the eight inning to break a 2-2 deadlock and beat the Bucs 7-3. It was the fifth straight win for the Mets […]

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Move Over Mariano, K-Rod Is The Best Now!

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

Today, Mike Francesa of WFAN has spent hours whining and bemoaning the fall of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera today. He is learning how to come to grips with the fact that Mariano Rivera has hit the wall and is no longer the most dominant closer in baseball. In 11.1 innings, Rivera has allowed 15 hits […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

The NL East had a bit of an eventful week, as the Mets swept both the Braves and the Phillies, the Braves swept the Marlins, and the Nationals had some crazy games against both Houston and Los Angeles. The Week That Was (Record in parenthesis shows record in mid-week series’) Atlanta Braves (2-2) @ Marlins […]

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

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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!

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

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?

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

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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