Wrighting The Ship, Mets Win 5-2

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

David Wright went 2-3 with a HR and two RBI and the Mets behind Mike Pelfrey’s pitching won the first game against the Minnesota Twins, 5-2. Game Recap Mike Pelfrey did not have his best stuff today, but still managed to pitch a quality six innings. Big Pelf gave up two runs on six hits […]

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6/25 Minor League Report! PUELLO, CECILIANI, MCQUEEN, ADERLIN, VAN GURP!

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 2/5/2, Charlotte 5/11/0 ss Justin Turner 1 for 4, run, .269 2b Russ Adams 2 for 3, run, 2b, HR, RBI, BB, .236 cf Jorge Padilla 1 for 3, BB, K, .296 dh Mike Jacobs 1 for 4, RBI, K, .258 1b Val Pascucci 0 for 3, BB, .226 rf Fernando […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (42-31; Leader) The Braves were swept by the Chicago White Sox, and will now face the Detroit Tigers. The prime pitching matchup in this series comes on Sunday, with Tommy Hanson vs. Justin Verlander. Philadelphia Phillies: (38-32; -2.5) The Phillies swept the Cleveland Indians, and will stay in Philadelphia to play the Blue […]

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Mr. Never Clutch or Mr. Never Good Enough?

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

It’s always puzzling to me the way some Mets “fans” treat David Wright. Part of the problem I think has to be Derek Jeter. Jeter has set the bar so high for being the “face of a NY franchise,” that no matter who puts on a Yankees or Mets jersey years from now, they will […]

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Valentine’s Day On Monday? Not So Fast.

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, there were several reports circulating that Bobby Valentine was leaving his job at ESPN and had reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with the Florida Marlins. It was further reported that Valentine would debut as the Marlins manager on Monday when the Fish meet the Mets in San Juan, Puerto Rico to open a three-game series. Valentine is expected to […]

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Carlos Beltran Debuts Without A Hitch

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

How’s that for a sight for sore eyes? Last night, Port St. Lucie natives Larry and Dora Licastri were nice enough to share pictures and give us a great account of each of Carlos Beltran’s plate appearances from his first rehab game in Florida. They are two of the biggest and coolest Mets fans I […]

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Tigers Claw Mets For 6 Runs In Loss To Detroit

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

Mets couldn’t get the sweep against the Tigers as they lose 6-5 despite a late inning rally. Mets fall back to .5 games behind the Braves. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi started for the Mets and got roughed up by the Tigers early in his worst start of the season. Takahashi, who has had a great […]

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Mets Frontrunners For Mariners Lee?

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

So I was doing my mornings due diligence and reading the various storylines across the blogosphere about our Metsies and came across an interesting tidbit via MLB Traderumors.com from Ben Nicholson-Smith. Ben had linked to a story by Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times. Baker asserts that the Mets are frontrunners along with Minnesota to acquire […]

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6/24 Minor League Report! NIESEN, CECILIANI, CENTENO!

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/7/1, Gwinett 10/17/0 2b Justin Turner 0 for 4, .270 ss Russ Adams 2 for 4, run, RBI, .230 cf Juan Padilla 1 for 4, run, HR, 2 RBI, .292 1b Mike Jacobs 0 for 4, .258 rf Fernando Martinez 2 for 3, 2b (9), BB, K, .264 3b Mike Cervanek […]

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Steroids And Baseball, Continued

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about […]

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