One Nut Job For Another?

An article by posted on August 3, 2009 0 Comments

You may have heard over the weekend that Wally Backman was fired from his job as manager of the Joliet Jack Hammers of the Northern League. I love Wally, he was a great Met, but I’m not surprised he was let go. What is surprising though, is that some Mets fans are considering and hoping […]

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Can The Mets Return To Form In August?

An article by posted on August 3, 2009 0 Comments

Every time an updated injury report is released, August appears to be the month circled for the majority of the disabled players to make their return to the Mets.  What will this mean for the players who have been thrust into everyday roles over the past few months?  Let’s start analyzing what August has in […]

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D-Backs Rain On Mets Parade 5-2

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

The beards must grow on!  After the players vowed not to shave until the Mets reached the .500 mark, the team continued their inconsistent play since their five-game winning streak ended on Thursday, as they were defeated by the Diamondbacks by the final score of 5-2.  The loss dropped the Mets 7½ games behind the […]

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Pedro Feliciano Has Gone From Specialist To Special

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s a quick question for you to consider.  Who is the longest tenured Mets player currently on the 25-man roster who has not played in the majors for any other franchise during his time with the team?  Although you might think the answer is Jose Reyes, he’s only been with the team since June 2003. […]

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8/2 Minor League Report! DUDA, GUZMAN

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 1/7/0, Toledo 6/10/1 2b Argenis Reyes 1 for 4, K, .261 cf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 4, .311 lf Nick Evans 1 for 4, 3 Ks, .162 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, run, BB, .253 rf Chip Ambres 1 for 4, K, .244 dh Javier Castillo 1 for 4, 2b, RBI, […]

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Mailbag: Player Options and Prospects

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

Will the Mets pickup the options on Billy Wagner of J.J. Putz? I feel the Mets should not pick up either of their options unless within the final two months of the season they are able to prove that they have significant value with no signs of holding back because of their injuries. The barometer […]

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Pagan’s Slam Rattles Snakes; Mets Win 9-6

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

It seems fitting that on Build-A-Bear Night at Citi Field, the Mets would come out of their two-game hibernation.  Their 12-hit attack on the Diamondbacks’ pitchers, capped by Angel Pagan’s eighth-inning grand slam, fueled the Mets to a 9-6 victory Saturday night over Arizona. Pagan picked a perfect time to hit the first home run […]

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Padres Release Mark Prior

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

This isn’t a Mets-related story, but I think it’s worth mentioning. After attempting to make a comeback to the Bigs and suffering major setbacks in the Minor Leagues, the San Diego Padres will release Mark Prior at some point this weekend, according to MLB.com. He never played for the Mets, but he was one of […]

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Mets Injury Update: Beltran Inching Closer To Return?

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to Steve Popper of the Bergen Record, Carlos Beltran took batting practice today on the field for about twenty minutes. Popper said that Beltran appeared to be “fine”. He reports that Beltran hit a ball hard enough to reach the Pepsi Porch, which is definitely encouraging. He even goes as far as saying that […]

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8/1 Minor League Report! SHAW, Ratliff, LUCAS!

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 10/15/1, Toledo 11/17/3 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 6, run, 3b, 2 RBI, K, .261 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 6, 2 runs, RBI, .315 lf Nick Evans 1 for 4, 2 runs, RBI, BB, .160 1b Mike Lamb 3 for 4, run, 2 2b, 3 RBI, .252 dh Javier Castillo 0 […]

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