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Shoot Me I’m a Mad Dog, but I Think I Want Pedro Martinez Fifth

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

A couple of days ago there was a photo in the paper of a smiling Pedro Martinez having a good time preparing for that annoying WBC with fellow Dominicans, such as, ahem, Moises Alou–didn’t that tell me all I needed to know?. He was wearing a Mets cap, and it took me a minute to […]

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Santana Cruises In Bullpen Session, But I Still Have Issues

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

And your Opening Day starter is… Well, it’s still a mystery… Yesterday, several sources reported that Johan Santana would not be ready in time to make the start on Opening Day. Today, everyone is reporting that Johan Santana will make the start on Opening Day including Johan himself. “As of right now, my mindset is for Opening […]

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The Fred Wilpon Legacy

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

“There is a strange charm in the hope of a good legacy that wonderfully reduces the sorrow people otherwise may feel for the death of their relatives and friends” - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra                       Legacy. Each one of us will leave one behind when we leave this world, whether it be good or bad. For some […]

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A-Rod Wishes Reyes Was Leading Off For The Yankees

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

Open mouth… Insert foot… A-Rod has done it again… No he isn’t admitting to taking more anabolic steroids, I’m talking about opening the large orifice on his face that he sometimes opens and closes to prove his stupidity on a daily basis. After watching his teammate on the Dominican team Jose Reyes wreak havoc on the […]

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How Much Do Stats Matter?

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

The 2009 PECOTA projections by Baseball Prospectus was the big topic on MLB Network recently, and a lively debate ensued on the decade old argument of how big a role stats play in the game. Harold Reynolds and Sean Casey stand up for the old standbys “touch and feel” and “heart”, with Reynolds going so far as saying […]

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Johan Santana Update – Season Opener Doubtful

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

Pitching Coach Dan Warthen said earlier today to the New York Post that it is unlikely to expect ace Johan Santana to start Opening Day, April 6, against the Cincinnati Reds. The more likely season debut for Santana would be Saturday, April 11 against the Florida Marlins. Santana will throw bullpen sessions on March 7 […]

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NL East Roundup

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

We begin this week’s look at the NL East with the team that has had the most tumultuous week, the Washington Nationals. Jim Bowden, GM of the Nationals resigned amid allegations of skimming money from signing bonuses from Dominican player signings. Stan Kasten, team president will take over on an interim basis, while the team […]

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Freddy Garcia Isn’t Fooling Anybody

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

The more you see of Freddy Garcia, the more grateful you become that he was only signed to a minor league contract. Garcia started today’s game against the Cardinals and once again he had a brutal outing. His fastball hovered at around 85 MPH and was as flat as a pancake. This time, Garcia was able to […]

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Pecota Projections Versus Las Vegas

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

Here are some new projections which certainly bode well for the New York Mets. The first is the most recently updated PECOTA Standings from Baseball Prospectus. Here are the Las Vegas Under/Over rankings for the NL. Interesting to note that even though both sources used uniquely different methods to calculate their projections, yet both have projected a 91 win season for […]

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Ready or Not Here Comes The WBC

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

The 2009 World Baseball Classic is fast approaching.  Sunday players from around the major leagues left their major league teams and reported to their teams for the WBC.  The Mets have a total of 15 players representing 8 different countries.  Some of the players are David Wright, Jose Reyes, Carlos Delgado, J.J. Putz, K-Rod, and […]

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