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Martinez Impresses, Netherlands Upsets Dominican Republic

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Pedro Martinez said that he would use the World Baseball Classic as an audition for any interested teams, and today’s outing against the Netherlands was a good start. Martinez replaced Rafael Perez for the 5th inning and proceeded to pitch 3 scoreless innings, face the minimum 9 batters, gave up one hit, and struck out […]

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Pedro Martinez Puts On Impressive Performance

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Pedro Martinez took the mound for the Dominican Republic this afternoon and served notice to Major League Baseball that he still has plenty of gas left in the tank. Pedro threw three shutout innings and allowed just one hit while walking none. Of his 40 pitches thrown, 32 of them were for strikes, a remarkable achievement. […]

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Pelfrey Pulls Up Lame

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Several sources have confirmed that Mike Pelfrey suffered a muscle strain in his lower left leg during his bullpen session on Friday. The plan is that there is no plan and that he will be sidelined until he is pain-free. The Mets made the announcement this afternoon. Pelfrey felt the soreness at the end of […]

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Santana Aces His Latest Test

An article by posted on March 7, 2009
Santana Aces His Latest Test

Johan Santana cleared another major hurdle after throwing a 36 pitch simulated game this morning at Tradition Field. Santana threw a variety of pitches under the watchful eyes of the media, pitching coach Dan Warthen, Omar Minaya and even Fred Wilpon. Nick Evans, Rob Mackowiak, Rene Rivera and Cory Sullivan each of whom swung at and […]

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The Clock Is Ticking For Duaner Sanchez

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Duaner Sanchez continues to struggle in his attempt to hold onto a spot in the bullpen. Yesterday he pitched one scoreless inning against the Cardinals, but walked another two batters as he continues to battle control issues. Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post explains the particulars regarding what’s at stake. Duaner Sanchez might not have […]

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2009 Top Ten Overall Hitters

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

The 2009 Bill James Handbook projects the following hitters to be in the top ten in Runs Created this season. Hitter Age 2009 Team Runs Created Albert Pujols 29 Cardinals 159 Miguel Cabrera 26 Tigers 135 Ryan Braun 25 Brewers 134 David Wright 26 Mets 134 Josh Hamilton 28 Rangers 131 Hanley Ramirez 25 Marlins 131 […]

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Minor League News: F-Mart, Gee, Stoner Reassigned

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News, reports that after today’s 5-4 win against the Cardinals, the Mets made some roster moves. Fernando Martinez, Jose Coronado, Mike Antonini, Michel Abreu, Tobi Stoner, Adam Bostick and Dillon Gee have all been reassigned to minor league camp. The Mets now have 42 players in camp. Hopefully, we’ll see a […]

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Mets Injury Updates (They Are Piling Up)

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

With the recent departures of the WBC bound Mets coupled with the accumulating players with a variety of bumps and bruises, it’s a small wonder that they can even field a lineup card. Reese Havens – Havens was penciled in at shortstop for todays game against the Cardinals, but ended up being a last minute scratch because […]

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Mets Happenings – Around The Bases

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

I recently read an article over at Dugout Central, and the topic was who should throw out the first pitch at the new Mets and Yankees stadiums. They came up with some solid choices including Tom Seaver pitching to Mike Piazza, Jack Fisher and a combination of Davey Johnson and a Gil Hodges sibling. I have my own preference […]

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Prospect Watch: Reese Havens – SS

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

Mets Get A Peak Into Their Future! In todays game against the Cardinals, the Mets will get a look at 2008 first round draft pick, Reese Havens. Havens will be playing shortstop and batting ninth. Adam Rubin of the Daily News and frequent contributor to Baseball America, writes a short bio on him today. He […]

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