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Start Praying…

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

Today is a big day Mets fans. Not big in terms of a potential make or break game… It’s too early for that. However, depending on how Santana feels after his bullpen session it could be a big day in what could become a make or break decision. In a little while, Johan Santana will […]

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Hot or Not: Grapefruit Edition!

An article by posted on February 28, 2009

Spring training is here! Even if the games don’t count for anything, it’s still good to see live baseball once again. Welcome to my first pre-season installment of Hot/Not. So far this spring, we’ve had the good, the bad, and the Freddy Garcia. The Good*Jose Reyes looked really good coming out of the three hole […]

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Breaking News: Santana May Not Be Ready To Start Season

An article by posted on February 28, 2009
Breaking News: Santana May Not Be Ready To Start Season

Update 3:00 PM – Adam Rubin reports that Johan Santana may not appear in a Grapefruit League game for at least two weeks because of elbow tightness, and the ace wouldn’t rule out missing an Opening Day start in Cincinnati on April 6. Original Post 10:17 AM – Newwsday is reporting that Johan Santana met […]

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Here’s A Little Good News…

An article by posted on February 28, 2009

Redding Will Pitch Today – According to several reports, pitcher Tim Redding will throw a bullpen session today. It will be his first time pitching since he was shelved with some soreness ten days ago Just Call Him Babe – Bobby Kielty decided to abandon switch hitting yesterday and then came out to pinch hit […]

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Royals Sign Juan Cruz

An article by posted on February 28, 2009

Righthanded reliever Juan Cruz was signed by the Royals on Saturday. Cruz signed a two-year contract with an option for 2011. The deal was believed to be worth $2.25 million for this year, $3.25 million for 2010 and a club option for $4 million for 2011 with a $500,000 buyout. Cruz, 30, last season had a […]

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Livan Steps Forward, Freddy Steps Backward

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Two of the key players in the competition for the number five starter delivered performances that were on opposite sides of the spectrum. Freddy Garcia was slapped around for four runs in two-thirds of an inning. He walked three and allowed two hits before being removed from the game. Afterward, he spoke to reporters. “I’m […]

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Mets Had The Best Defensive Outfield In 2008

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Great piece based on some nice information gathered from The Fielding Bible – Volume 2. In 2008, it wasn’t close.  The New York Mets clearly had the best defense, based on Defensive Runs Saved from The Fielding Bible–Volume II.  Outfielders saved 56 runs for the Mets last year.  Using the rule of thumb that the […]

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Johan Santana Bumped From Start Again

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Johan Santana was supposed to make his spring debut today against the Cardinals, but he was bumped from that start on Wednesday because of a little soreness and tightness in his elbow. The plan was that we would be shipped until his next scheduled start on Tuesday, but now several sources have confirmed that he will not […]

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Francesa Rips Wright and Church After They Snub Him

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

I’ve spent the last two hours listening to Mike Francesa who is broadcasting live from Tradition Field at Mets Spring Training Camp. Ryan Church and David Wright have struck a big blow today against WFAN’s Mike Francesa. The two of them decided against appearing as guests on Francesa’s show because of comments Francesa has made against […]

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Mets Sign Veteran Reliever Ron Villone

An article by posted on February 27, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets have signed lefthander Ron Villone to a minor league contract. Add another lefthander to the Mets’ mix in camp. Ron Villone has signed a minor-league contract. Villone, 39, went 1-2 with one save and a 4.68 ERA in 74 games with the Cardinals last […]

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