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NL East Report

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

As the sun rises on Spring Training 2009, let’s see what is going on with the other teams in the NL East: Atlanta Braves: If there is a team looking to keep Ken Griffey Jr. from returning to Seattle, it could be the Atlanta Braves. They were considering Bobby Abreu before he signed with the […]

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Castillo Leading Off, Reyes Batting Second?

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

As per David Lennon of Newsday: The biggest message from Jerry Manuel’s opening remarks this morning was his renewed emphasis on unselfish play for the upcoming season. And the manager immediately put that to the test by suggesting that Jose Reyes may be dropped to the No. 2 spot in the lineup if Manuel believes […]

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Hot or Not: Port St. Lucie Edition

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Happy Spring Training Mets fans! I can’t wait for the season to begin so the Mets can prove everybody wrong! With the arrival of Spring Training, I’m bringing back the Hot or Not feature. I really can’t judge anyone based on their performance just yet, mainly because half the team is leaving for the World […]

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Mets Sign Livan Hernandez

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Update 10:15 AM The New York Post has confirmed that Livan has indeed signed a minor league deal with the Mets and will be in camp today. Hubbuch also reminds us that Livan is El Duque’s half brother. Original Post 9:58 AM  Christian Red of the Daily News reports: Mets GM Omar Minaya said on Feb. […]

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I Like Mike… Big Pelf That Is

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Last year marked Big Pelf’s first genuine MLB season. He pitched 200 innings, and I think he proved that he has the ability to be a top-quality hurler. I am not brimming with confidence about the 2009 Mets this spring unlike my attitude for the past two springs, which I’m guessing I share with the […]

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Freddy Garcia: Either You Start Me Or I’m Outta Here

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Although everyone expects that Freddy Garcia will win the battle for the final rotation spot anyway, Garcia put a big exclamation point on it yesterday. While being interviewed by Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Freddy Garcia shed some light on his surgically repaired shoulder and then made a bold prediction about his future. […]

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Battle For Final Rotation Spot Takes Shape

An article by posted on February 13, 2009

With the most recent signing of Oliver Perez, the Mets have solidified the first four spots in their rotation. Most of you should easily recognize the names because it is exactly how the Mets left off in 2008; Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez, John Maine. The only name missing from that 2008 rotation is […]

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Mets Prospect: Brad Holt Is The Next Big Thing

An article by posted on February 13, 2009

Brad Holt has continued to impress ever since the Mets drafted him as a supplemental pick in the first round of the 2008 draft. This morning, Bart Hubbuch of the Post gives us another reason to be pumped up about the Mets prospect who is in St. Lucie for his first spring training. Right-hander Brad […]

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My Issue With The Media and Wright

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

Here’s my serious problem with the media. They go to everybody for an opinion about a topic. Why go to David Wright and ask him about the A-Rod and his drug issues? Wright is a member of the New York Mets. It is not his problem. If you cannot get Derek Jeter to talk about […]

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Is Johan Really the Best Pitcher In Baseball?

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

Yesterday, in Jeff Passan’s column on Yahoo Sports, he previewed the NL East and was very honest, saying the Mets should have blown up the whole team and started over again before beginning anew in Citi Field.  That’s because choking down the stretch two years running leaves scars on a team’s collective ego.  Yes, that’s […]

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