Mets Get Buy One, Get One Deal At Hospital For Special Surgery

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             Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman are both saying that Dr. David Altchek will be performing surgery on both Johan Santana and Oliver Perez on Tuesday. What a lucky break for the Mets… It must be “Two for Tuesday” at the Hospital for Special Surgery… Santana, of course, will have bone chips removed from his left […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (5-5; -8) The Atlanta Braves lost two of three in Philadelphia, and will open a weekday series with the Florida Marlins. Matt Diaz has continued his hot streak for the Braves, and Tim Hudson is likely to return soon. The Braves are 3.5 back in the Wild Card. Florida Marlins: (4-6; -8) The […]

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What’s Not To Like About Ike?

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When the Mets selected first baseman Ike Davis with the first of their two first round selections in the 2008 June Draft, expectations were high for the Arizona State slugger. However, a disappointing showing in his first taste of professional baseball had many wondering if Davis was a first round bust. While playing for the Class-A Brooklyn Cyclones, Davis […]

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The Proof Is In The Pudding… Or Lack Of It

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The Mets have released a statement that the fall instructional league has not been canceled, but only shifted to the the Dominican Republic. Still, it’s a cost cutting maneuver no matter how they wish to present it. They can do all the damage control they want and deny every instance of their obvious cost cutting moves, […]

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Carlos Beltran Getting Close To A Return

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Despite some earlier rumors that suggested Carlos Beltran’s season may be over, he continues to work toward a September return. I don’t know exactly what purpose his return will serve at this point in time, but it would be nice to see him playing centerfield and providing some additional pop to our anemic lineup. Beltran took another step […]

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More Evidence Of Mets Financial Woes

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

According to former Mets GM Jim Duquette, now a baseball analyst for Sirius XM Radio, the Mets have canceled their Fall Instructional League as a cost-cutting measure. The decision will save the Mets approximately $300,000 and continues to add to the mounting evidence of financial upheaval despite denials from the Wilpon family. Duquette believes that it sends […]

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No Sweep For You! Mets Take Finale 4-1

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When Johan Santana was disabled with a season-ending injury, the Mets knew his replacement would have some big shoes to fill.  Since replacing Santana in the rotation last week, Nelson Figueroa has done his best to pitch like the Mets ace.  Today, he pitched into the eighth inning and struck out a career-high 10 batters, […]

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8/30 Minor League Report! IKE!, Familia!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 4/11/2, Rochester 5/9/2 2b Argenis Reyes 2 for 6, run, 2b, .281 ss Andy Green 0 for 4, BB, K, .252 Jesus Feliciano 0 for 5, .302 1b Mike Lamb 2 for 2, 2 runs, 2b, 3 BBs, .255 rf Chip Ambres 2 for 5, run, RBI, K, .256 dh Jason Dubois […]

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Parnell Is Another Product Of The Mets’ Big Hype Machine

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve seen enough. If Omar Minaya wants to keep saying that Bobby Parnell is untouchable, even in a deal for Roy Halladay, go ahead and let him. First of all I hate that word, and secondly no other team throws that word around more than the Mets. You want to know who some real untouchables […]

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A Slam A Day Keeps The Wins Away; Mets Lose 11-4

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets wanted to exact a measure of revenge against the Cubs for their role in keeping them out of the playoffs last season, they sure aren’t going about it the right way.  Fernando Tatis became the sixteenth Met to run his way into a crucial out at home plate when he ignored the […]

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