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Are The Mets A Statistical Anomaly?

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

Some analysts like to size up the Mets every which way to Sunday. Batting with runners on base, in scoring position, in road uniforms, in hot weather… you get the picture. Mention the words heart or worse yet clutch, and get ready for an avalanche of Harvard Law School jargon and Bill James inspired anagrams and […]

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Manuel Shakes Up Lineup, Beltran Bats Third, Wright Fifth

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel is fed up with the lack of production from his offense and he has decided to shake things up for this afternoon’s game against the Cardinals. A frustrated Manuel said, ” Things aren’t working right now. I need to give our hottest hitter, Carlos Beltran more at-bats.” Well wake up and smell the […]

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Jerry Manuel Sounds The Alarm

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets could have upgraded the rotation this off season, but instead they chose to bring back the same 1-4 starters and fill the fifth spot with Livan Hernandez who will try to salvage the final game of the series this afternoon against the Cardinals. Manuel was visibly frustrated and not his usual candid self […]

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Figueroa Refuses Assignment To AAA, Opts For Free Agency

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports that Nelson Figueroa who was designated for assignment by the Mets immediately after his last start, has cleared waivers and will refuse an assignment to AAA Buffalo. A source told the Daily News that Figueroa has decided to become a free agent instead which means he can now sign […]

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Will Everyone Chill Out About Beltran Already…

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

I wish everyone would stop flapping about Beltran not sliding already. All day I’ve read and heard nothing but countless swipes and insults at the guy, negative posts and articles, trash talking on him like crazy on sports talk radio, and even getting his head bashed in on SNY. Enough already! The way the play developed […]

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4/22 Minor League Report! Familia!

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Scranton 6 Freddy Garcia allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks in 6 inning in his first outing of the season, enough for the loss tonight, as the Bisons had another inept showing offensively, collecting 8 hits and a walk, but they were just 1 for 6 with RISP and left […]

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Meet Me in St. Louis, Luis … and Bring the Rest of the Mets With You!

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

Not too long ago, Mets fans were second-guessing the decision to sign Luis Castillo to such a long-term deal. But Castillo is off to an amazing start this year, beginning last night 4th in the league in hitting, and he continued his hot streak last night against the Cardinals. David Wright, on the other hand, […]

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Mets Links – Mourning Edition

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

I don’t post as many links to other interesting Mets blog posts and articles as much as I did in the off season. Mostly because there’s always a million things to write about everyday with the Mets now that the season is in full throttle.  MetsBlog usually does a good job pointing Mets fans to some good reads, […]

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Where Does Dan Murphy Fit In The Long Term?

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

Dan Murphy is a good kid and a hard worker, as Jerry Manuel said yesterday, “He has done everything we have asked of him”. His performance at the plate has been solid and he currently wields a .320 average to go with his team leading 12 runs scored. As a table setter and number two […]

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The Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time Players

An article by posted on April 21, 2009 0 Comments

Losing 6-4 to the Cards isn’t the story. It’s how the Mets lost that’s darkening every fans mood. How can so much badly played baseball be packed into 9 innings! Perez returned to his bad self. Four decent innings, and that’s all she wrote. Loss of control, and then batting practice. Yadier owns us. We […]

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