No Panic

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

I had thought before the all-star break that the Mets had a realistic shot at taking over first place in the division with a 3-game deficit against the first-place Braves.  Of course, that didn’t turn out as planned and we limped into the break 4 games back.  Now, with the Mets 1-5 on their western […]

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Ability or Dollar$

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

It was a sad day in baseball land for the athletes when the criteria for getting into the game/lineup became based on your contract $$$ rather than the statistical averages of your on the field abilities. This is not how they do it in Little League where everyone must play a certain amount of time/innings. […]

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The Second Lefty: A New Mets Bullpen Concept

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are crumbling my friends. Yes, I know crumbling may be a little too strong a word to describe the state of the Mets right now, but what else can you call it at this point, it’s not September 30th so it’s clearly too early to call it choking. And there’s still some time to […]

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Thole Needs To Stay; Focus on 2011.

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

I think I’m starting to come to the realization that not only will the Mets not pick up a big time pitcher before the deadline, but that this team really isn’t a playoff caliber team. I know what’s going to happen, half of the comments will be calling me out like I’m some fair-weather fan, […]

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Cora: They Stuck It Up Our ***!

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

After tonight’s loss, David Lennon of Newsday provided us with an interesting moment that took place in the clubhouse when Alex Cora took exception to the jovial clubhouse environment after the loss. Another one of those intangibles that doesn’t show up in the stats, but could make a positive impact in a different way nonetheless. Hat […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Lose 3-2 To D’Backs

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

On a day where R.A. Dickey delivered another quality start, the Mets offense couldn’t manage any offense against Arizona and fell short of a bid for a comeback, losing 3-2, ensuring their second straight losing series on the road. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went to the mound today, and in the dead air of Arizona […]

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Manuel Keeps Thole: Turner Sent Down In Ollie’s Return

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

Beyond popular belief, it was actually Justin Turner who was sent back to AAA-Buffalo instead of Josh Thole after the conclusion of last night’s game. With the return of Oliver Perez now a reality, and the news that Ollie will be joining the bullpen as a lefty specialist, Jerry Manuel had a difficult decision but actually did […]

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Buffalo Bisons Announce 2-Year Extension With Mets

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

Press Release from the Buffalo Bisons: The New York Mets and Buffalo Bisons today announced a two-year extension of their player development partnership through 2012. Ike Davis, R.A. Dickey, Josh Thole, Elmer Dessens, Chris Carter and Bobby Parnell all began the season in Buffalo and have become key contributors to the success of the 2010 […]

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Phillies And Astros Working On A Major Deal

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

Update 11:55PM AOL’s Bill Price confirms that the Astros and Phillies are definitely engaged in talks, but a source wouldn’t say it’s down to “finishing touches” yet. Original Post 11:30 PM According to a report by Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies might be on the verge of something big. There were indications Tuesday the Phillies were working on […]

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Why Mets Should Be Buyers AND Sellers at the Deadline

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

Even when the Mets sputtered into the All-Star break, the most skeptical of fans had to admit that this team still had a chance at either a division crown or a wild-card spot. While the offense might have been inconsistent, the bullpen not always reliable, and the manager a strategic misfit, the Mets still boasted […]

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