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Tim Redding Bullpen Session Scratched

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Mets pitcher, Tim Redding has been on the shelf with what’s being called a minor sore shoulder. Redding was considered a solid contender for the number five spot in the rotation, but has yet to appear in any game action. He had been scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Thursday, but pitching coach Dan Warthen scrapped that plan […]

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What Do Manny Ramirez and Newsday Have In Common?

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Unfortunately, both Manny Ramirez and Newsday seem to be misreading the current economic climate. At a time when both should be accepting the fate of their lower earning power, they instead have unrealistic expectations of their current realtime value within their markets. Manny Ramirez rejected the Dodgers’ third, and most likely last offer to the star slugger. […]

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Another Bad Omen For CitiField?

An article by posted on February 27, 2009
Another Bad Omen For CitiField?

This morning at CNNMoney.com, there was a featured story on CitiGroup and the bailout. Take note of the ads that were running on the webpage… I don’t think this whole CitiField naming rights fiasco is going away anytime soon… Hat tip to Deadspin…

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The Untouchables

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

A man becomes preeminent, he’s expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms… What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. Teamwork… […]

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Reyes Leads Mets 9-0 Blowout Of The Marlins

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

Batter Up The Mets absolutely pounded the Marlins today led by shortstop Jose Reyes who batted third and hit a grand slam as well as a solo home run to cap off a big six RBI day. (We’re not worthy, we’re not worthy!) Reyes wasn’t the only one swinging the lumber today as Carlos Beltran had a two run blast […]

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Santana Out With Tender Elbow

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

Several sources are now confirming that Johan Santana will be skipped from Friday’s scheduled start because of a tender elbow. Ben Shpigel writes: Johan Santana, scheduled to pitch two innings in a “B” game against Team Italy tomorrow, has been scratched because of a tender elbow that Jerry Manuel said pops up from time to […]

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Mets Position Battle Watch: Bullpen

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

Unless the Mets plans go terribly awry this spring, two of the following will make the team between fifth starter candidates Freddy Garcia, Tim Redding, Jon Niese and even Livan Hernandez who has impressed so far with a lively fastball. One of those four will obviously be slotted right behind John Maine, but one other should […]

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Why Is Oliver Perez Batting Second

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

Jerry Manuel just revealed his lineup for todays game against the Marlins later this afternoon. Luis Castillo 2BOLIVER PEREZ PJose Reyes SSCarlos Delgado 1BDavid Wright 3BCarlos Beltran CFRyan Church RFDaniel Murphy LFBrian Schneider C Steve Popper added that most of the media was befuddled by the move… Most of the media is arguing the point […]

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Mets Position Battle Watch: Backup First Baseman

An article by posted on February 26, 2009

The Mets currently have two players listed as backup first baseman behind incumbent Carlos Delgado; Nick Evans and Marlon Anderson. Because Anderson has a guaranteed contract, it’s expected that he will be a lock to make the team, but I don’t believe that’s the case at all. Anderson is not owed that much, and if […]

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All Hands On Deck

An article by posted on February 25, 2009

Coming into Spring Training, everybody has pointed out someone who has something to prove to the organization and to the fan base. Luis Castillo has been the number one player mentioned followed closely by Ryan Church and Daniel Murphy. For awhile, even I had to agree. I wrote endless blogs about how Castillo had better get […]

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