The Citi Field Cat Takes Its Latest Victim

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Blogger’s disclaimer:  This is a sequel to a previous post I wrote a few weeks ago.  This might look like a humorous piece, but after the events of Saturday’s game surrounding the concussion suffered by David Wright, I’m starting to think the Mets might need to take the contents of this blog into consideration, even […]

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A Walk-Off For David! Mets Defeat Giants 3-2

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

On the day after David Wright was sent to the hospital with a concussion after experiencing a close encounter with a Matt Cain fastball, the Mets were able to give him a wonderful get-well present by defeating the Giants in walk-off style at sunny and hot Citi Field.  Daniel Murphy lined an RBI single with […]

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August 16, 1987: Mets Score Club Record 23 Runs

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

It was 22 years ago today on a lazy Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago.  The Mets were battling the St. Louis Cardinals for the division title and needed to win the finale of their four-game series against the Cubs after being defeated in the first three games.  They were in the throes of […]

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8/16 Minor League Report! Davis, NIEUWENHUIS, GUZMAN, MALDONADO!

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 3/7/0, Lehigh Valley 0/5/1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 3, RBI, K, .288 cf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 3, K, .305 lf Nick Evans 1 for 3, run, HR (9), RBI (25), .198 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, .258 rf Chip Ambres 2 for 3, run, 2 2b, .257 3b Javier […]

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A Plea For Sanity

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

I can’t begin to tell you how scared and helpless I felt as I watched David Wright lie still on the ground after being hit in the left temple by a 93-mph Matt Cain fastball. The force of the blow was so powerful that it knocked Wright’s batting helmet clean off his head and sent […]

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Wright HBP Overshadows Mets’ 5-4 Loss To Giants

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

What was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel between Johan Santana and Matt Cain turned into another story altogether, as David Wright was felled by a 94 MPH fastball thrown by Cain.  The Wright beaning was the most disturbing feature of today’s 5-4 loss to the Giants in 10 innings. Both Santana and Cain had […]

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Brief Update on the Condition of David Wright

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

Update 9:10 PM – David Wright has suffered a concussion, and will remained hospitalized overnight at the Hospital for Special Surgery. * * * * * * During the latter portion of Fox’s telecast of today’s Mets game, video showed David Wright, dressed in a gray shirt and shorts boarding an ambulance. He appeared to be […]

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David Wright Drilled By Pitch To Head; Leaves Game

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

David Wright was drilled in the head by a 2-0 pitch thrown by Matt Cain in the bottom of the fourth inning during today’s game. Wright walked off the field under his own power, and Fernando Tatis replaced him as a pinch runner. An absolutely scary sight to say the least as Wright lied motionless […]

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8/15 Minor League Report! Antonini, HAVENS, GUZMAN, MALDONADO, COHOON, RODRIGUEZ!

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight’s song: Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid Thoughts go out to David Wright and Hiroki Kuroda, who took a line drive off his temple today. INT AAA: Buffalo 7/13/2, Lehigh Valley 5/7/1 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 4, 2 runs, BB, .291 cf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 4, 2 runs, .307 lf Nick […]

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What Do The Mets Do With Ollie?

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is quickly becoming the new Luis Castillo. Last year, Mets fans and journalists routinely ridiculed Mets GM, Omar Minaya, for giving Castillo a lucrative four year deal that was worth $25 million. This season Minaya is drawing similar criticism for the three year, $36 million deal that he gave to Perez. It’s hard […]

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