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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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Were You Inspired when Martinez Stepped to the Plate?

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

Ramon Martinez…The Joke’s On Us  I know, even if we had tied, who would then go on to play short in the bottom of the ninth? If that’s the rationale, we’re all in deep doo-doo. Nutty as it may be, I kind of thought the consensus was not to get swept in L.A.If I were […]

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Quick Summary Of Jerry Manuel’s Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Earlie today Mets manager Jerry Manuel was a guest on Mike Francesa’s radio show.  There were some interesting things said by Manuel. Daniel Murphy: Manuel pretty much said that the Daniel Murphy outfield experiment is dead and over with.  Murphy will have the next 4 games to prove himself a capable first baseman, otherwise Murph […]

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It’s Funny How Things Work Out

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

This was actually submitted this morning, and was scheduled in our queue for tonight, hence the title. JD I for one have seen enough of Daniel Murphy in left field. A person can cringe only so much before it leaves permanent unflattering lines across their forehead. In fairness to the kid, asking him to learn […]

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I Wish Jon Heyman Was GM of the Mets

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

I was just reading Heyman’s Latest Scoop on SI.com and as usual, he made some excellent points today regarding the Mets. The Mets are probably going to need to trade for a first baseman (more on that below). But in the meantime, few scouts can understand why Daniel Murphy — the former fair-haired boy — […]

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To Panic or Not To Panic: Notes from an Increasingly Confused Fan

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

 The usual rule of thumb is Memorial Day weekend. Two months of baseball in should give an attentive and analytic fan a good sense of where his Mets are headed. We are now a game out of first as we try desperately to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers, having completed three […]

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