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Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments
Isringhausen Throwing Again, Could Pitch In Friday’s Game

Updated 3/22 11:30 AM According to some of the beat writers, Jason Isringhausen played catch this morning including throwing about 8-9 curveballs without any problems. He is expected to pitch another bullpen tomorrow, get a day off, and then pitch in real games again. Original Post 3/12 11:00 AM Yesterday, the Daily News reported that reliever Jason Isringhausen […]

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Maple Street Press 2011 Mets Annual and Amazin’ Tuesday Met-Together!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

One of the things I look forward to each spring in recent years, is getting my hands on a copy of the Maple Street Press Mets Annual. I’ve been a big fan since receiving my first review copy in 2008 and have been hooked ever since. The brand new 2011 edition is by far the […]

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Wow, You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

You may get a chuckle out of this, or you may just shake your head at the sheer lunacy of some in the sports media these days and how far they will go with something, or in this case nothing. Not more than 24 hours after the Mets heeded the calls of baseball writers everywhere and […]

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Looks like the Mets had an upheaval in recent days. Finally, after years of prodding from the fans, Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez are finally gone, along with a hunk of cash. Castillo left with 6 million dollars, while Oliver Perez, not wanting to be outdone took 12 million of those dwindling Wilpon dollars with him. Doesn’t leave much for the Mets to play with […]

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Oh, Ollie

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Oh, Ollie (Sing to the tune of Oh, Mandy) I remember falling rain. Duaner Sanchez, hunger pains. Looking for a cab, and craving tamales. We never reailized, it’ll all lead to Ollie. Oh Ollie, well you came and destroyed our rotation. But we signed you anyway. Oh Ollie, never could find your speed and location. […]

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Hasta La Vista, Baby!

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

As if going into a new season without Jeff Francoeur clogging up the lineup wasn’t improvement enough, Mets fans all over the world are absolutely rejoicing today as we bid farewell to Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo too. This is what addition by subtraction is all about! Usually we’d wish former players the best of luck, […]

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Mets Hitters Walking More, Starters Allowing Fewer Runs

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

I know many of you don’t put stock into spring stats, so you could just move onto the next post if you are one of those. But for those of you who are interested, here are some interesting notes from the Mets. The New York Mets pitching staff has constructed a 3.86 ERA so far […]

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Phillies Deal With Castillo Is Only A 10-Day Audition

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

Update: ESPN is reporting that the deal the Phillies agreed to with Luis Castillo is only for 10-day audition and he has not been promised a spot on their opening day roster. Original Post 3/20 8:00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recently released second baseman Luis Castillo may be closing in on […]

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Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Decision To Cut Oliver Perez

In the following video, courtesy of SNY, GM Sandy Alderson explains what led to the release of Oliver Perez early this morning at Digital Domain Park. WFAN is confirming that the Mets have released Oliver Perez. Perez was was informed as soon as he arrived at Digital Domain Park this morning, and then made the […]

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With Castillo and Perez Gone, New Mets Era Officially Begins

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins closed the door this morning on the Mets’ career of Oliver Perez, arguably one of the most scored players in franchise history when they released the frustratingly erratic pitcher known as Coin Flip. There were no 50-50 odds on Perez when spring training began and giving up back-to-back […]

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