Halladay Looks Like An Ace, Throws Two Perfect Innings

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

If first impressions are important to baseball fans in Philadelphia, new Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay aced his entry exam. Halladay got the Grapefruit League schedule unde way with two near-perfect innings in the Phillies’ 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday. The 32-year-old Halladay threw a pair of  innings while striking out three. As we […]

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Nelson Figueroa Gets No Respect

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Many people would characterize Nelson Figueroa as a very good AAA player.  He can start or relieve, help the team win some games, and fill up seats in the minor league ballpark.  Nelson is probably looking at this kind of scenario again in 2010; one in which he starts the season in the minors, then […]

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Mets Bust A Move, Sign Kiko Calero

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have confirmed that they reached an agreement with right-hander Kiko Calero on a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. The Mets announced the move in a statement this afternoon. The 35-year-old Calero pitched for the Florida Marlins last season, going 2-2 with a 1.95 ERA in 67 relief appearances. […]

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His Power Is Definitely Legit

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Watching Ike Davis totally blast a baseball out of the park with the bases drunk today, is definitely worth a second look. Check out the following video courtesy of Matt Cerrone at MetsBlog who has been doing a phenominal job this year providing us with the best spring coverage of the Mets that we have ever […]

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Go East, Young Men!

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Much of what dominates Mets talk and is bandied about is whether the Mets will have a successful season in ’10. Can Big Pelf live up to his “potential”? (Don’t you just love that word?) Will Reyes be his old self or even better? Can the #3 through #5 pitchers keep us in games consistently? […]

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Jose Reyes Cleared To Play

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Update 2:25 pm Adam Rubin reports that Jose Reyes has been cleared to resume playing after a second visit for bloodwork. Reyes is likely to just take batting practice today, then enter the lineup tomorrow. Original Post 10:58 am Jose Reyes has been scratched from today’s game against the Cardinals to go see a doctor […]

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I May Be Bitter and Jaded, But….

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve always been a Mets fan.  Well, since around 1970 or so…that’s as far back as I can remember.  So even though many of you have read my work on there the last six-eight months about how frustrated and annoyed I am with the way the team has played and the direction they have gone […]

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What A Surprise, Mets Not Being Given Any Shot!

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments
What A Surprise, Mets Not Being Given Any Shot!

I am trying really hard to focus on Spring Training as we get a chance to see what will eventually develop into our 2010 squad, with a few pluses and minuses. The glutton for punishment that I am, I decided to watch the Mike and Mike simulcast on ESPN 2 this morning to hear them […]

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Jerry Divulging Secrets Again… Or Is He?

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

In his recent “discussion” with Mike Francesca on WFAN, Jerry Manuel discussed his “predictions” for the upcoming season.  He is always very candid and forthcoming in his interviews, this was no different.   Among other things, Jerry admitted that Jon Niese and Daniel Murphy were the leaders to start the season at their respective starting […]

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Spring Has Sprung

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

Spring officially is still about three weeks away. However, baseball fans have their own calendar. And today images of the glorious green and brown baseball diamond were beamed into our homes and the Mets delivered a win, the unofficial start of spring has begun. Finally, the embers of the hot stove have been extinguished. Talk supplanted […]

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