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Beltran Homers Twice, Mets Scalp Braves 6-4

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets got off to a terrible start, falling behind 3-0 to the Braves after two innings. But somehow, starter John Maine dug deep down and found the edge to stop the bleeding long enough for the Mets to comeback thanks to three 2-run homers and some solid work from the bullpen. The Mets […]

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Oliver Perez Is Mets New $36 Million Dollar LOOGY

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In a surprising but predictable Mets fashion, Oliver Perez will go to the bullpen to work out his problems. It’s a terrible move for everyone involved because in effect the Mets are now working with a 24 man roster until Perez can get his act together. It would have been better to send Perez to […]

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Meeting Of The Minds In Atlanta

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According to David Lennon at Newsday, GM Omar Minaya and COO Jeff Wilpon will both be in Atlanta holding a summit meeting to discuss among other things the team’s sluggish start and the immediate future of Oliver Perez. How I’d love to be a fly on the wall for that… Lennon writes, As much as […]

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Cliff Lee Trade Could Happen…

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to a small blurb ob Jon Heyman’s blog at SI.com, the Cleveland Indians may very well be considering offers for for starting pitcher Cliff Lee. Lee is off to a sluggish start but has also been the victim of poor run support. The 30-year old, lefthander won the Cy Young award last season after […]

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5/4 Minor League Report!

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Binghamton 6, Portland 11 Roy Merritt’s 2 blown saves (including tonight) have yielded all of his runs allowed (all 6), he gave up 3 more runs tonight in blowing the save, when he was asked to work 2 innings, and had to removed after retiring just one batter. In between, he allowed 3 runs on […]

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Serious Problems With Mets Organization

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Curious? Yes I am bringing this up because I am tired of talking about the players too. Here it is so simply a child can understand it: People placed in power are afraid of their higher-ups. Did you catch that? No? I’ll say it again for you: People placed in power are afraid of their […]

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2009 Mets versus 1986 Mets

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In an excellent article by John Harper of the Daily News, Harper believes that Omar Minaya has a lot to answer for should the Mets fail to make the playoffs this season despite the new 3 year contract he got from the Wilpons. Between his “we-don’t-have-an-edge” comments to Fox sports.com, which Minaya insists were misinterpreted, and Oliver […]

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Mailbag: Eddie Kunz and Josh Thole

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Q – Can somebody please tell me whatever happened to Eddie Kunz? At one time he seemed like an untouchable, but now I never hear him mentioned anywhere. A – Eddie Kunz was considered to be the Mets closer of the future, but that label began to wear toward the end of the 2008 season.  […]

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Mets and Phillies Are Like Oil and Water

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It seems like every time you turn around another player from the Phillies is flapping his mouth about the Mets. This time it’s reliever Ryan Madson who joins the fray when he made these comments as the Phillies and Mets got ready for their weekend series. Madson told beat writer Scott Lauber that he loves playing the […]

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Oliver Perez Blames Knee Pain, Manuel Unconvinced

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel met with Oliver Perez today and although nothing was resolved officially it certainly looks like Perez has temporarily lost his spot in the rotation. ESPN writes, Perez and Manuel spoke in a closed-door meeting before Sunday’s game against the Phillies was rained out. Manuel appeared like a manager leaning toward skipping Perez when […]

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