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Mets Have Benefited From Minor League Call-ups

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

For the New York Mets, depth was a major issue heading into the season. Like in 2009, the injury bug has plagued the team, only earlier this year than anyone expected. However, the Mets have received timely contributions from several players who originally didn’t factor too much into the team’s plans for this season. Here […]

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Pelfail, Bullpen & Beltran Save The Day, Mets Win 9-8

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Mike Pelfrey had another bad outing, but the bullpen brigade and a great comeback spearheaded by Carlos Beltran helped the Mets split the series and win the game, 9-8 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard from the onset of the game, getting shelled for three runs in the first, second and one in the […]

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Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

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Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

Justin Turner has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for the month of May. A couple of days ago I wrote the following post in which I speculated that Turner could win the Rookie of the Year award. Turner leads all National League rookies with 85 or more at-bats in batting average […]

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We Need More Mets With Dickey’s Warrior Mentality

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I have to give R.A. Dickey a lot of respect for what he did in his last start.  He went out there with a foot injury and made the best of it, despite giving up runs that eventually won the game for the Pirates.  Call me crazy, but overall he pitched well despite the obvious […]

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The Curious Case Of Josh Thole.

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It seems like just two years ago, a 53 at bat appearance from an apparent non-prospect catcher Josh Thole showed the Mets their backsto of the future, hitting .321 with nine RBI and a 4/5 BB/K ratio. He had plate discipline, a short swing and was not named Brian Schneider. 2009 saw the Mets go […]

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Rome Wasn’t Built In One Day

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As the season goes on, I find myself less and less interested in the 2011 New York Mets team. However, this is okay because is I believe we truly are going in the right direction. Yes, there are inexplicable money issues. Yes, payroll will be going down in 2012.  It won’t be 100 million though. […]

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Late Inning Blow Up Cost Mets A Win; Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Chris Capuano pitches a great first six inning but the pitching and defense fell apart in the seventh. Bullpen continues to struggle. Offense didn’t provide much, but at least the homerless draught is over thanks to Big Red. Also, Reyes returns tomorrow. Mets lose game two to the Pirates 9-3 Game Notes Chris […]

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From Left Field: Two Down, Four To Go

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today is June 1st, so that marks the one-third point of the season. The Mets are eight games behind the Phillies for first place in the NL East and 6.5 games behind the Florida Marlins for the Wild Card. While some claim it’s still too early to be scoreboard watching, I believe every game counts, […]

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Will Bobby Parnell Ever Get His Act Together?

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Will Bobby Parnell Ever Get His Act Together?

The Mets wasted a sparkling performance by R.A. Dickey last night, but with their anemic hitting lately, that’s hardly a surprise. What I took out of last night’s loss was again a spotty, head-scratching performance from Bobby Parnell, who continually proves it isn’t how hard you throw it, but when and where. Parnell tweaked the […]

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Jose Reyes May Be Changing Alderson’s Mind

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John Harper of the Daily News, spoke to a scout who says that while Reyes has seemed more likely to go, as he heads toward free agency, there is a sense among some baseball people that the shortstop may be changing Alderson’s mind. As an example, Harper shares a discussion he had yesterday with a major league scout […]

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