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What The Heck Was That All About?

An article by posted on April 20, 2009 0 Comments

Talk about your classic head scratchers. I would have loved to be a fly in the room when Omar and his brain-trust made the decision to DFA Darren O’Day, promote Nelson Figueroa, DFA Figueroa 18 hours later and promote Casey Fossum. I bet the conversation went just like this… Omar: Have a seat fellas, we […]

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Pessimistic, Bitter, or Both?

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

My father was asking me if I was going to visit the new Yankee Stadium. I told him I would not pay to set foot in there. I would only go if I got a free ticket. I refuse to give them my money. My fathers’ response? “You’re still bitter from 2000.” Mind you, he […]

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Mets Lose To Brewers 4-2, DFA Figueroa

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

I guess a three game sweep was too much to ask for as the Mets wasted plenty of scoring opportunities and fell to the Brewers 4-2. The problem with this loss is that the Mets squandered a gutsy start by Nelson Figueroa who did all he could manage to keep the Mets in the game […]

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Attempted Murderers Row

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

What a horrible game!  Nine men left in scoring position. Situational hitting hovering at or about zero. David Wright, please return to the Mets!  I’m at a loss. Brewers don’t have a good pitching staff, and they made us look terrible. Whenever something good started happening, such as a leadoff double or some such, we’d […]

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Mets Notes – Johan, Mighty Pen, Deja Vu, 22-4

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

Random thoughts on the Mets, baseball and global warming… Johan Santana proves that you don’t quibble about prospects when you are getting a proven Major League talent in return. The Twins will be lamenting this trade for years while Mets fans get treated to a pitching gem every time Santana takes the mound. One of […]

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Is Jerry Manuel Tripping?

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

Update: Carlos Beltran will be starting and playing in centerfield today, as opposed to what was reported earlier. Thanks to Amazin86er for the tip. I’m not one to mess around with a real life Gangsta, but what exactly was Jerry Manuel on, when he wrote out his lineup card for todays game? Did he toast […]

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Nelson Figueroa Starts Sunday, Darren O’Day DFA’d

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Newsday is reporting that Mike Pelfrey will not make his scheduled start Sunday against the Brewers because of right forearm tendinitis. Shortly after the Mets beat the Brewers, 5-4, on Friday, they announced that Nelson Figueroa will be Pelfrey’s replacement and that Darren O’Day had been designated for assignment to make room on the roster.The […]

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A MetsWrighter’s View of Citi Field

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Dwight Gooden may not have been at Citi Field to see his nephew hit his 500th career homerun, but I was. I have been to my share of Mets games over the years, but I have never witnessed a player reaching a momentous milestone like that. It was amazing! And the ironic part is, if […]

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Game Recap: Mets Shutout Brewers 1-0

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

The game started out as a classic pitchers duel with both Johan Santana and Yovani Gallardo missing bats and chalking up the zeros. Both the Brewers and Mets were getting baserunners in the early going, but each team’s ace was in full control on this Saturday afternoon, where there was plenty of sunshine, hot dogs, […]

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Today Falls Under a Win is a Win

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Who saw this one? I didn’t. I live in Chicago. Lucky me, I get the blackout on Saturday afternoons. I spent a chunk of the afternoon hitting refresh. Obviously, the line on Johan speaks for itself. Simply Amazing. Seaver, Gooden, and and Santana. Unequivocally, the greatest three Mets pitchers of all time. What that man […]

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