Hopefully, Mets Won’t Bungle Pelfrey’s Injury

An article by posted on April 16, 2009 0 Comments

Only two starts into his new role as the Mets number two starter, a role many warned might lead to a unwise workload in only his second full season, Mike Pelfrey is already ailing with what is being called forearm tendinitis. The Mets have long considered Mike Pelfrey, a former first round pick, a prized […]

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Do We Give Ollie Another Turn in the Rotation?

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

A 7-2 victory was just what the doctor ordered. Yes! When Ron Darling says that a guy “pitched really well tonight” who am I to dispute? Given the weather and lack of great run support, I agree. He looked good and maintained his composure. His slider looked good, and nice to see he’s sporting a […]

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Perez Not Hopping, Keith Thinks Jackie Has Big Feet

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Hey, did anyone else just notice that Oliver Perez didn’t skip over the foul line like he usually does after the first? It’s the first time I’ve seen him end the first inning without his customary hop over the line as he is heading to the dugout. Keith Hernandez just got a chance to speak […]

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Live Game Chat: Mets vs Padres – Sheffield In RF

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s lineup which has Gary Sheffield batting sixth. Jose Reyes, SS Daniel Murphy, LF David Wright, 3B Carlos Delgado, 1B Carlos Beltran, CF Gary Sheffield, RF Brian Schneider, C Luis Castillo, 2B Oliver Perez, P Mike Pelfrey has been diagnosed with forearm tendinitis after an MRI on Tuesday. More on that later on. […]

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Seven Games In and I’m Uneasy

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

This much we know about the Mets in 2009—the bullpen is improved, Johan appears to be on a Cy Young mission, and Daniel Murphy is a decent #2 hitter. We also know that the Mets can’t hit in the clutch, the numbers 2, 3 and 4 starters are huge question marks, and they have a knack for making huge mental mistakes at the worst possible times.

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Mets Notes: Sheffield, Pelfrey, Ollie, Wagner

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Gary Sheffield is expected to start in right field for the first time this season. He enters the game with 499 homeruns and may mark the first memorable Mets moment at Citi Field if he hits number 500 at Shea tonight. I’m not exactly sure how to feel about that, but if it’s a game […]

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

As reported in the NY Post, former Mets relief pitcher Ambiorix Burgos is going to the pen – not the bullpen – after he was sentenced today to nine months behind bars for beating his girlfriend in a Queens hotel. Burgos, 24, was convicted in Queens supreme court last month of the September 2008 assault […]

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Peavy, Halladay and Dye All In Play

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

The NYPost  is reporting that the Mets will be able to increase their payroll this season if a deal that could improve the club becomes available, general manager Omar Minaya told the New York Post on Tuesday. “We’ve been told that whatever we need to get to help us win, we’re going to try to […]

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Get The Ball Rolling

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Good morning Mets fans. Today we see Oliver Perez take the mound for the second time this season and I can only hope we see improvement like we did with Johan’s second start. His ability to maintain control was his downfall in the last start and I hope Jerry & Dan were able to correct […]

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4/14 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 3, Scranton 5 in 11 innings Jon Niese’s second start of the season was a bit better then his first (not that that’s saying much…), he allowed 8 hits and 3 runs (2 earned, thanks to a PB and error by Omir Santos), over 5 innings. Eddie Kunz worked 3 scoreless innings behind Niese, […]

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Did Mets Miss Opportunity Knocking?

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, believes the Mets may have blundered when they decided against adding Orlando Hudson, especially after his price went down to one year, $4 million dollars. Orlando Hudson hit for the cycle on Monday against the Giants. It is interesting that the two players Met fans pined for most this […]

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Mets Alumni: Lastings Milledge Demoted To Minors

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

As reported by mlb.com, the Nationals optioned center fielder Lastings Milledge to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. The club has not announced a corresponding move. Milledge is off to a slow start, batting .167 (4-for-24) with one RBI, while playing mediocre defense in center. The team had warned Milledge about a possible demotion since Opening Day. […]

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