Thompson Suspended 3 Games For Head-Hunting Wright

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As reported on ESPN’s SportsCenter and mlb.com, Cardinals’ reliever Brad Thompson has been suspended by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch near the head of David Wright.  The league deemed the inside pitch to be intentional, justifying the suspension. Thompson was to have begun serving his suspension tonight as the Cardinals opened up a […]

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What’s The Point?

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Why don’t the Mets make it official, and wave the White Flag once and for all; shut down both Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran. Start scouring the waiver wire for able bodied major leaguers to fill the void. Or, start the auditions, and see if the farm system is capable of producing a contributor, or […]

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8/6 Minor League Report! GUZMAN, Rivera!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 6/7/2, Columbus 9/12/0 Tobi Stoner and Eddie Kunz had this one for the Bisons, and it was ugly. Stoner gave up 5 in 5.1 innings, Kunz gave up 4 in 2.2 innings, though he got all his outs via groundball. Buffalo made a late charge, but fell short. Nick Evans homered in […]

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Mets Re-acquire 2B Anderson Hernandez

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Ed Price of AOL FanHouse is reporting that the Mets and the Nationals have swapped second basemen (Hat tip to MLB Trade Rumors). In exchange for the 26 year old, Anderson Hernandez, the Mets will send Class A prospect Greg Veloz. Not much of an acquisition if you ask me, as Hernandez is hitting below […]

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A New Role For The Mets

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With the Mets pretty much limping to the finish line of the 2009 baseball season I’m finding myself having to adjust the way I watch Met games. Yesterday I made an entry about how I’m rooting for individual players on this team, and wishing them the best. After thinking about that entry a bit, a […]

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When Will This Team Toughen Up?

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One of the more telling signs about the makeup of the current New York Mets, was clearly visible during the Wednesday matinée against the Cardinals.   The Mets may have won the game 9-0, but the Cardinals showed the Mets that they were the team to be reckoned with and not to be messed around […]

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Series Preview: Mets (51-56) @ Padres (44-65)

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The Mets begin a seven game road trip starting tonight against the San Diego Padres.  Although any chance at going to the postseason is probably out of the question, if the team could pull it off – there is not better team to face than the San Diego Padres.  The Padres have scored the fewest […]

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What If The Mets Headed To Sacred Heart?

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As some of you may have noticed today, Zach Braff appeared on SNY’s telecast of the Mets/Cardinals game yesterday. During his interview with Kevin Burkhardt, Braff discussed how he was in the process of filming episodes for the popular sitcom, Scrubs, which is entering its ninth season. This sent me off on a random thought […]

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Jon Niese Out For The Rest Of The Season!

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Add Jon Niese to the disabled list for the rest of the year, the 22 year old lefthander suffered an injury in today’s afternoon game.  It didn’t look good and as “luck” would have it the news is nowhere near good.  Niese had an MRI done and the results of the MRI revealed a complete […]

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The Opening Night Cat Cursed The Mets!

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Blogger’s disclaimer:  I am not being serious in this post in any way, shape or form.  I’ve just had enough trying to figure out what went wrong with this year’s team.  While others blame Omar Minaya or the trainers, I’ve found something else to blame for this year’s misfortunes.  Read on… It was April 13, […]

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