Road Woes, Last Place Mets and My Take on Greatest Announcers

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Forgive the random thoughts here, folks, but I thought it was easier today to touch on a few things rather than elaborate on one thing. The Mets continued their road woes last night with a 3-2 loss to the Braves, and are now 5-13 away from home, and 14-8 at Citi Field.  Last year, they […]

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5/19 Minor League Report! Nieuwenhuis!

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 10/12/2, Charlotte 6/8/0 Dylan Owen’s first career AAA outing was surprisingly good, he allowed just 3 runs on 6 hits in 7 innings for the win. The Binghamton connection continued with Jose De La Torre finishing out the game, giving up 3 runs (1 earned) in the final 2 innings. Josh […]

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Who Snatched The Real David Wright?

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Have any of you ever watched the 1956 sci-fi horror classic, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” starring Kevin McCarthy? The movie was so awesome that it has spawned over a dozen remakes including my favorite version, the 1978 release that starred Donald Sutherland and Brooke Adams. The premise of the movie is simple. One day […]

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One Good Thing About Every Mets Game

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

I live in an area where my cable provider doesn’t carry SNY. Where ESPN, FOX and TBS often black out their games and no one around here has the MLB network. I do get NESN, but who wants to hear what the SOX are doing and all those noisy advertisements? For me, this is really […]

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Igarashi’s Return Will Be Welcomed By Mets…

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

His time in Japan was a precursor to this. Behind his diminutive stature and deceptive motion, was hidden a true ‘Warrior‘, the kind romanticized by western film and looked upon with reverence in Japan. Behind this hard throwing Japanese league veteran burned a fire to compete with the best… So Ryota Igarashi came to America…and […]

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Thrown Away, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana went seven strong innings, but an errant David Wright throw proved to be the difference in the bottom of the 9th as the Mets lost 3-2 to the Atlanta Braves. Game Notes Johan Santana had his second straight stellar outing, going 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits and 2 […]

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5/18 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 6/12/2, Charlotte 8/12/0 in 11 innings Both Jason Pridie and Ruben Tejada left this game with injuries, updates as they become available. cf Jason Pridie 1 for 4, K, .282 >>ph, rf JR House 0 for 2, .111 rf, cf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 3, 2 runs, 3 BBs, .375 1b […]

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Mets Top Pick Steven Matz Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Long Island, New York native Steven Matz, the Mets’ top pick in the 2009 draft, underwent Tommy John elbow surgery on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York according to several reports that have now been confirmed by his agent Rob Martin. The young 18 year old left-hander injured his elbow while […]

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Big Pelf, Big Win?

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

For the first time this month, a Mets starting pitcher finally earned a victory.  (Only took them 17 days.)  Last night’s win was a big one for the Mets.  (Seems like we’re always saying that.)  Mike Pelfrey went a solid 7 and 2/3 innings, giving up only two runs.  And though the Mets offense didn’t […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 6)

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

I openly admit that I have not come to terms with the fact that we actually dealt with a four game sweep in Florida, because in my recent memory, that has never happened before. The Mets were usually able to scratch out a game or something, but we really messed it up this weekend. It’s […]

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