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Dickey Says Beltran Trade Was Tough To Swallow

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I read this quote in the Daily News by R.A. Dickey which I thought was interesting because it’s an actual player’s reaction to the Beltran trade. “One of the things you can’t help but communicate to the team with a move like that,” says R.A. Dickey, speaking of the front office, “is, ‘You may do it, but […]

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Updated NL East Report: Phillies Get Pence, Braves Get Bourn

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Here is an UPDATED Trade Deadline edition of our NL East Report… Philadelphia Phillies Phillies GM Ruben Amaro does it again with another huge trade deadline acquisition – he traded for Cliff Lee in 2009 and Roy Oswalt in 2010. This year Amaro adds All-Star right fielder Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros. The NL East-leading […]

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Mets Sure Could’ve Used Beltran Last Night

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Mets Sure Could’ve Used Beltran Last Night

As the Mets winning streak came to a halt at five games last night after a 3-0 loss to the Washington Nationals, I couldn’t help wondering if Carlos Beltran would’ve made a difference. Out of curiosity I decided to look up how Beltran had performed against the Nationals in his career. I was surprised to […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 30th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 2 – Leigh Valley IronPigs 1 Miguel Bautista was not very sharp at all allowing eight hits and six walks in 5.2 innings, but the IronPigs hit a putrid 1-for-11 with RISP to score just one run against him. Justin Hampson left the 8th inning in a bit of a jam and Dale […]

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Nats Halt Mets Win Streak, Beat Amazins 3-0

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Nats Halt Mets Win Streak, Beat Amazins 3-0

Nothing lasts forever and the Mets found that out when their five-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Saturday night in a 3-0 loss to the Washington Nationals. For the Mets it was their fifth shutout loss of the season and it cut short what had been a phenomenal stretch of run production for […]

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Trade Deadline Updates

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With less than 24 hours to go until the non-waiver trade deadline (Sunday, 4PM EST), here is what’s gone down so far tonight. Done Deals The Pirates have announced that they have acquired Derrek Lee from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league first baseman Aaron Baker. Lee gives the Bucs some pop in the lineup […]

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Memo To Sandy Alderson: Ya Gotta Believe!

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Memo To Sandy Alderson: Ya Gotta Believe!

Willie Harris pulled a Tug McGraw before one of the games in Cincinnati and shouted out “Ya Gotta Believe!” after Terry Collins had addressed the team. Harris told his teammates that this season was far from over and that the odds the Mets could rally to make the playoffs were very good. He even joked […]

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Enjoying the Focus on Today…and Tomorrow

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At 55-51, the New York Mets are playing their best baseball of the 2011 season. This is without Carlos Beltran or Frankie Rodriguez. Two players that when they were dealt, some claimed this was a white flag from management. There are two sides to Ya Gotta Believe in 2011. To me, I enjoy watching this […]

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Who Is Zack Wheeler: Nolan Ryan Or Oliver Perez?

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Who Is Zack Wheeler: Nolan Ryan Or Oliver Perez?

The trade of Carlos Beltran to the Giants became official earlier today, as the longtime Mets’ outfielder agreed to join the NL West leaders.  In return, the Mets received top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler, who was the sixth overall pick in the 2009 Amateur Draft. Wheeler was ranked No. 55 among all prospects prior to […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 29th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 8 – Scranton/WB Yankees 5 Dylan Owen got rocked earlier then settled down and cruised for a while. Owen let four men reach with two outs and faced seven men total resulting in two runs. Owen then allowed a two-run homer in the 3rd. Owen sailed along until he allowed a two-out double […]

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