The Kids Are All Right…We Hope

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Strange ways, here we come… I believe that with the trade of Jeff Francoeur last night to the Texas Rangers, the Mets have essentially conceded the season. Not that I truly believed there is a “chance” that things could turn around, but you can never tell with baseball.  I guess I’m a bit naive that […]

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9/1 Minor League Report!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 4/8/1, Scranton 3/10/1 rf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 4, run, .341 ss Justin Turner 3 for 4, run, 2b (29), HR (11), 2 RBI (42), .318 (.338/.399/.518/.916 with Buffalo, 21 2b, 10 HR in 284 ABs) 2b Russ Adams 0 for 4, 3 Ks, .261 1b Nick Evans 0 for 2, […]

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Backman Says He Could Do A Better Job Than Manuel

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As Wally Backman kicks back and rides out the rest of the Brooklyn Cyclones regular season after clinching the division, Dan Martin of the New York Post catches up with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of the Mets and his readiness to be a Major League manager. “It would be impossible to say I […]

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Dickey Might Be Most Dangerous Hitter On Team

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Please check out Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York where he reviews the Mets for the month of August. Believe me when I tell you some of it is not pretty, but definitely worth a look. Simon has done a great job of providing some great insights and analysis on the Mets this […]

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Another Amazin’ Mess

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: The Status Quo, Changes, and other mindless random thoughts.   The best part of going on vacation is returning to the comforting surroundings of home.  At least, that’s what I tell my kids.  If you don’t like sleeping in your own bed then buy a new mattress.  Came back from […]

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Francoeur Reacts To The Trade, Wishes Mets Well

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Here is a video courtesy of Adam Rubin and ESPN New York on Jeff Francoeur reacting to the trade. Francoeur had no hard feelings and in fact was grateful to the Mets for sending him to a team that will be heading to the Post Season. Obviously, the Mets see that I don’t fit in […]

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Morning Grind: Misch-take, Ollie’s Beef, Liar-Liar

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Good Morning, Orange and Blue! So many topics, so little time. We’re hitting it hard and fast this Wednesday. Pat Misch-take I heard the fans that thought bringing up Pat Misch was a great idea when Taka II began to struggle at the #5 spot. I’d rather give the shot to Gee or let Mejia […]

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8/31 Minor League Report! DUDA, den DEKKER!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 4/10/0, Syracuse 6/14/0 The Bisons jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 1 on a Nick Evans 3 run HR, only to see Fernando Nieve give up 5 runs in 6 innings to take the loss and virtually eliminate the Bisons from playoff contention, they are now 4 1/2 out with […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

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The past two days have been miserable for the Mets who have had pretty poor starting pitching, poor hitting and defensive miscues. The Mets look to avoid the sweep tonight in Atlanta as Mike Pelfrey looks to play stopper against Tommy Hanson. Pelfrey has been on a very successful tear of late where he is […]

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Mets Promote Lucas Duda and Jenrry Mejia

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

As I speculated on Saturday, the Mets have indeed added outfielder Lucas Duda to the 40 Man Roster and promoted him from Triple-A. The announcement came during the Mets Post game show on SNY by Chris Carlin. The Mets had to promote Lucas Duda or they would have risked losing him in the Rule V […]

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