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Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

Pedro Beato got the win in Buffalo’s 4-3 victory over Louisville yesterday. He allowed two hits and a walk in 1 1/3 innings in relief. Beato is expected to again pitch Tuesday for the Bisons writes Adam Rubin, before being activated from the disabled list on Wednesday. Beato is returning from a bout with right elbow […]

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Justin Turner Overdrive, Mets Ground Astros 7-4

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Overdrive, Mets Ground Astros 7-4

Chris Capuano grinded through five innings, and Justin Turner had a huge day with five RBI and the Mets won the last game, and the series against the Astros 7-4. Game Notes Chris Capuano went out today and pitched a great game, but getting himself into trouble as most Mets starters have been doing this […]

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Even Wilmer Flores Knows He Belongs At 3B, Not SS

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Even Wilmer Flores Knows He Belongs At 3B, Not SS

I couldn’t help reading some comments Mets shortstop prospect Wilmer Flores made this weekend during an interview with a local beat writer who covers the St. Lucie Mets. Most Mets fans must have heard at one time or another that scouts, analysts and baseball people are pretty much in agreement that Wilmer Flore will not remain […]

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A Bronx Tale

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
A Bronx Tale

As many of you have heard by now, after being dropped to the No. 9 spot in the lineup, the struggling Jorge Posada went into manager Joe Girardi’s office and asked out of Saturday’s lineup. “The conversation was really short,” Girardi said. “He came into my office and said he needed a day, he couldn’t DH […]

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Mets Starters Are Scraping Bottom

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments

After another abysmal start by knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, his ERA now stands at 5.08 and he hasn’t picked up a win in over a month His record now stands at 1-5. Worse yet, batters are hitting .305 against him and his WHIP is 1.60 – both marks are in Oliver Perez territory. Now you say […]

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Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

Some of you may recall that whole bizarre period during Mike Piazza’s final years with the Mets, when the team was trying to get the soon to be Hall of Fame catcher to move to first base. It all began when someone asked a question…  Why is Mike Piazza still catching and not playing first […]

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Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

The Houston Astros rocketed three home runs to help beat the Mets 7-3 and take the second game of the weekend series at Minute Maid Park, ending the Mets three game winning streak. Game Notes R.A. Dickey put the Mets in an early hole when he allowed four runs to score in the first inning. […]

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Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

I just wanted to take the opportunity to note that it was REFRESHING to hear Keith Hernandez ( a man who knows a little bit about hitting) and Gary Cohen lament the effect that this OBP nonsense just may not be good for baseball in the long run, although not in those exact words. I’ve […]

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Minor League Report: Familia with B-Mets, New Bisons Additions, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Last week, my colleague Craig Lerner reported that the Mets promoted Jeruys Familia to Double-A Binghamton, as he was pitching really well in Port St Lucie for the St. Lucie Mets.  During his stint in St. Lucie,  Familia was 1-1, with a 1.49 ERA, 36 K’s, and 8 walks.  Now that Familia was called up to […]

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Is F-Mart Still A Viable Prospect?

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Fernando Martinez is 22, still young enough in the sport where he’s graded most on potential. However, the past few years have been rough on his body and he’s lost more games due to injury than anybody his age should have the right to. At one time Martinez was part of a group of three […]

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