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Luis Castillo Wants To Win

An article by posted on March 28, 2009 0 Comments

In eight days, the Mets begin a new season with a new bullpen, a new bench, and a new fifth starter. All else remains the same for the most part, including at second base where Luis Castillo returns for the second year of his four year deal. Nobody could have thought that Castillo would be back in […]

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Mets Trim Sullivan, Villone, Figueroa, Muniz From Roster

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Post has confirmed that the Mets cleared up their bullpen picture tonight by releasing Ron Villone, reassigning Nelson Figueroa and optioning Carlos Muniz. Barring a late move, Villone’s release means the Mets have decided to go with Pedro Feliciano as their lone left-handed reliever at the start of the season. With Brian Stokes […]

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And The Winner Is…

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

Field of Dreams   Field of Dreams took on The Natural in the final round of the tournament, and much like Roy Hobbs did in the movie, it knocked the stuffing out of the ball. The final vote tally was 504 – 425. Either movie could have won and I’m sure few would have been […]

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Your Morning Links – The Best of the Mets Blogosphere

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

A new daily feature that will bring the best of the Mets blogosphere right to your desktop. It’s the perfect compliment to your morning brew. Omar Minaya reiterated his stance on players going to the WBC, even in the face of comments made by pitching coach Dan Warthen who believes the WBC ruined Oliver Perez’s […]

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Dan Warthen Sounds The Alarm On Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

Ben Shpigel of the NY Times reveals the mounting concern over the Mets’ $36 million dollar man, Oliver Perez. Pitching coach Dan Warthen had some scathing remarks after seeing Oliver Perez fail to make it out of the fourth inning yesterday in a 10-6 loss to the Tigers. The pitching coach Dan Warthen called him […]

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This Is It… Watch, Then Decide!

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

It’s getting close to deciding the winner of our March Baseball Movie Madness Tournament.   By the looks of the voting so far, Field of Dreams has a tiny lead over The Natural. To help all of you decide between the two, enjoy these two clips that feature the signature moments in each classic movie. […]

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Maine Looked Better Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine hasn’t exactly wowed anyone this spring, on the contrary he’s left many of us wondering if and when we’ll ever see the pre-surgery John Maine again. Today, Maine took a small step forward as reported by Steve Popper. John Maine just finished off his five inning outing and the first bit of good […]

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Tatis and Evans Have Righted The Ship

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone knows how hot Nick Evans has been this spring as he leads the Mets in homers and RBI’s, but there is another righthanded bat on this team that is scorching the ball at the plate; Fernando Tatis. I heard a lot of moaning and groaning this off season when the Mets re-signed Tatis and said […]

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The Dog Days of Spring Training

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

As we officially enter the purgatory known as the “dog days of spring training” it’s hard not to become antsy.  We can hear the sizzle of an upcoming season, but long to taste it.  Whoever said patience is a virtue had to be a baseball fan around this time of year.   With opening day […]

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Mets Cut Lefty Reliever Loose

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets have released lefthanded reliever Valerio de los Santos. The veteran reliever, who was in major-league camp at the start of the spring, had drawn positive reviews, including for his willingness to help young players, but he got caught up in a numbers game. This […]

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