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Wright HBP Overshadows Mets’ 5-4 Loss To Giants

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What was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel between Johan Santana and Matt Cain turned into another story altogether, as David Wright was felled by a 94 MPH fastball thrown by Cain.  The Wright beaning was the most disturbing feature of today’s 5-4 loss to the Giants in 10 innings. Both Santana and Cain had […]

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Brief Update on the Condition of David Wright

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Update 9:10 PM – David Wright has suffered a concussion, and will remained hospitalized overnight at the Hospital for Special Surgery. * * * * * * During the latter portion of Fox’s telecast of today’s Mets game, video showed David Wright, dressed in a gray shirt and shorts boarding an ambulance. He appeared to be […]

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David Wright Drilled By Pitch To Head; Leaves Game

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David Wright was drilled in the head by a 2-0 pitch thrown by Matt Cain in the bottom of the fourth inning during today’s game. Wright walked off the field under his own power, and Fernando Tatis replaced him as a pinch runner. An absolutely scary sight to say the least as Wright lied motionless […]

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8/15 Minor League Report! Antonini, HAVENS, GUZMAN, MALDONADO, COHOON, RODRIGUEZ!

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Tonight’s song: Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid Thoughts go out to David Wright and Hiroki Kuroda, who took a line drive off his temple today. INT AAA: Buffalo 7/13/2, Lehigh Valley 5/7/1 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 4, 2 runs, BB, .291 cf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 4, 2 runs, .307 lf Nick […]

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What Do The Mets Do With Ollie?

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Oliver Perez is quickly becoming the new Luis Castillo. Last year, Mets fans and journalists routinely ridiculed Mets GM, Omar Minaya, for giving Castillo a lucrative four year deal that was worth $25 million. This season Minaya is drawing similar criticism for the three year, $36 million deal that he gave to Perez. It’s hard […]

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Parnell Shines As Mets Shutout The Giants 3-0

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets donned their throwback jerseys and defeated the San Francisco Giants by a score of 3-0 tonight at Citi Field. The Mets combined some solid pitching and timely hitting to win their second straight game. It was a nice way to start their longest homestand of the year. Bobby Parnell delivered an electrifying performance tonight as […]

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The Mets Need to be BOLD

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As one of Omar Minaya’s biggest supporters, I do believe it will be time to demote him after this season. When you take a look around the big leagues, you notice there are eight teams that will continue to operate with a team salary of over $100 million. Those teams are the Yankees, Mets, Cubs, […]

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8/14 Minor League Report! HINOJOSA!

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Haven’t done this in a while…tonight’s song: Major Tom (Coming Home) by Peter Schilling, and covered by Shiny Toy Guns (really good song!) INT AAA: Buffalo 6/16/1, Lehigh Valley 12/11/2 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 5, 2 runs, HR, RBI, .284 cf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 4, run, 2b, .305 lf Nick Evans 2 for […]

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At Least We’re Set In Right Field For 2010

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As I wrote back when the Mets first acquired him, the Mets were the big winners when they dumped the lackluster Church in exchange for the young righthanded former first rounder, Jeff Francoeur. About a week and a half later, I indicated that his recent hitting woes were simply a matter of making adjustments. Here […]

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Leaders Suck It Up…

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Every time the Mets go public with updates on their core of injured players, usually another setback like Carlos Delgado’s strained oblique, it is tantamount to the water torture prevalent during wartime interrogations. As Archie Bunker used to say, “Put a lid on it, Meathead!” I doubt Mets fans care to hear about another injury […]

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