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What’s Really Up With Kelvim Escobar?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

I wouldn’t count on Kelvim Escobar being an integral part of the New York Mets bullpen anytime soon.  Regarding Escobar, “if healthy” is just wishful thinking. Let’s review the time line in which Kelvim came to be a Met. July 2008:  Kelvim Escobar has surgery to repair his torn labrum.  The surgery was performed by […]

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Spring Training Wrap-Up – Bay Watch Edition

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

To begin, catcher Rod Barajas passed his physical today and will report to Mets camp tomorrow morning. According to Jon Heyman, he is guaranteed $500K, and then gets $400K for making the Opening Day roster. He can earn another $1MM with easily attainable incentives. * * * * * * * * * * Jason Bay arrived […]

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Heir Apparent at 2nd Base or Depth?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments
Heir Apparent at 2nd Base or Depth?

From latest reports, it appears that the Mets have signed a competent 2nd baseman to come in at a minor league deal. Baseball America reported that the Mets have signed veteran second baseman Alex Cintron to a Minor League contract. The signing has not been confirmed by the club. The details of the deal were […]

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Mets Farm System Getting Long Overdue Recognition

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

A couple of key prospects rankings were released this week and the Mets are prominently featured in both. First, here is the 2010 Top 100 Prospects from Project Prospect, which features five Mets. 10 Fernando Martinez  – LF/RF Plus power/good contact skills may allow him to ascend to stardom. some day. 48 Jon Niese – LHP […]

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David Wright: No More Mr. Nice Guy

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

One thing the Mets have plenty of on this years squad is players who are itching to rebound from a 2009 season they all would like to forget. Everyone in the starting rotation will all have something to prove including Johan Santana who had surgery to remove bone spurs, John Maine who battled shoulder problems, and […]

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Mets Sign A Rod; Too Bad It’s Barajas

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

Sorry about the title (and photo to the left), Mets fans.  The Mets did sign “a Rod” over the weekend, but it happened to be Rod Barajas, who should take over as the #1 catcher for the Mets this season.  After failing to sign other potential #1 catchers, most notably Bengie Molina, the Mets were […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 2, Infielders

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last week I wrote how it was time for the pitchers on this team to step up to plate for the upcoming 2010 season.  This week I’ll be looking at how the infield needs to step up and make 2010 a successful season. Rod Barajas: With the signing of Rod Barajas we finally (hopefully) are […]

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Mets Will Have Over 50 Promotions In 2010

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

According to a team press release, the Mets will offer fans more than 50 promotion, theme, and heritage dates and special events, giving away more than 400,000 items. The big one in my opinion is the Mets Hall of Fame Induction on Sunday August 1st, when Frank Cashen, Dwight Gooden, Davey Johnson and Darryl Strawberry will […]

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Low Expectations For 2010. And That’s Good.

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

One of the best westerns of all-time is ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.’ In one scene, Tuco, played by Eli Wallach, is getting the hell beat out of him by a soldier who is nearly three times his size. Beaten, injured and demoralized the bloody Tuco looks up at his assailant and speaks […]

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Beltran Has No Hard Feelings, Reyes, Centerfield Battle

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

This post was updated from an original post today. Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger writes that Carlos Beltran arrived to camp this afternoon and that he walked with no noticeable limp when he entered the clubhouse and went into the trainer’s room, where Omar Minaya joined him a few minutes later. Adam Rubin added that Beltran […]

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