Minor League Stuff

Shave Zone = Mets Cancer

An article by posted on September 18, 2008

I’m not sure if you noticed, but I have. Where is Giuseppe Franco? As much as that commercial is annoying, I think he’s the one that has the winning magic for us. Not Jerry Manuel, not Mr. Met, not Ramon Castro. It’s Giuseppe Franco. His “Procede” commercials clogged SNY for about 90 percent of the […]

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UPDATE: It’s Been Seven Years

An article by posted on September 11, 2008
UPDATE: It’s Been Seven Years

As I wake up on a cloudy, Thursday morning, I remember what happened seven years ago. That faithful event that changed America forever. I lost an uncle and I’m sure some of you lost someone or knew who lost someone. I can’t help but think about it and try and work my way around it […]

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Our Bullpen Isn’t THAT Bad… Actually, It Is.

An article by posted on August 27, 2008

After last night’s debacle, I can’t help but look at the weakest spot on the Mets right now: the bullpen. With the loss of Billy Wagner, little has gone right. Here’s a few nuggets for you to chew on; The Mets bullpen is: 12th in ERA: 4.27T-1st in blown saves: 226th in HR allowed: 472nd […]

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Maine To Get Surgery On Right Shoulder In Offseason

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

Just when you thought Maine was coming back slowly, we find out that he’s actually worse than we all thought. I’m hearing reports from various sources that Maine will indeed get surgery on his ailing right shoulder to remove a bone spur. The New York Post said, “John Maine told The Post after tonight’s loss […]

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Minor League Players of the Week – Wilmer Flores (SS) and Brad Holt (SP)

An article by posted on August 16, 2008

This feature is supposed to be just a single player, but I decided to have two players this week since they have been performing extremely well: Wilmer Flores of Kingsport and Bradley Holt of Brooklyn. I don’t know how much this will continue, but man Wilmer Flores has been extremely consistent offensively for the Kingsport […]

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Mike & The Mad Dog Is No More

An article by posted on August 14, 2008

We just learned that Chris “Mad Dog” Russo has left WFAN once and for all. He leaves his signature program after 18 years of work with Mike Francesa. This is coming after the relationship of the hosts had became a problem over the past few months. Francesa will do the show solo for now. I’ll […]

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David Wright to Replace Soriano In All-Star Game!

An article by posted on July 11, 2008

Just about a half hour ago, Clint Hurdle made the announcement saying that David Wright is in fact an All-Star. With Alfonso Soriano out with a broken bone in his left hand, David Wright will be replacing his final spot on the roster. Wright came second in the MLB Final Vote contest behind Corey Hart. […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Mike Carp (1B/OF)

An article by posted on June 14, 2008
Minor League Player of the Week – Mike Carp (1B/OF)

I know, I probably featured him once already (I don’t recall), but I just can’t help myself as this man’s bat is absolutely on fire. Here’s a short history of this man. Mike Carp was drafted by the Mets in the ninth round (254th overall) in 2004, out of high school in Lakewood, California, drafted […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Chris Aguila (OF)

An article by posted on June 6, 2008

He was selected in the third round of the 1997 First-Year Player Draft. Christopher Louis Aguila graduated from McQueen High School (NV) in 1997. While in McQueen, he set the single-season home run record. Although. Aguila may not be a prospect, he is showing signs he belongs with the big club. The 29-year-old outfielder played […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Fernando Martinez (CF)

An article by posted on April 26, 2008

It’s no surprise that everyone is looking at the Mets future center fielder. Martinez was signed in 2005 as a non-drafted free agent. Native of the Dominican Republic, Martinez has shown signs of a five-tool player last year as he hit some home runs along with speed and a great arm. He was slowed down, […]

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