Angel Pagan Is Earning His Wings

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran had been playing with injuries throughout most of the early season.  He occasionally had to miss a few games due to these aches and pains, but continued to play his way into the lineup with his hot start.  When Beltran could not take the pain anymore in June, he became the latest casualty […]

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HOFers Henderson And Rice Key Figures In Mets History

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice were inducted into the Hall of Fame today.  Henderson entered the Hall in his first year of eligibility.  He was the greatest leadoff hitter of all-time, setting the career record for stolen bases (1,406), leadoff home runs (81) and runs scored (2,295).  Rice waited until his fifteenth and final year […]

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7/26 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 2, Indianapolis 1 Tobi Stoner turned in his finest AAA outing to date, allowing just a run on 4 hits, in 8 innings for his 3rd win. 2b Argenis Reyes 0 for 5, K, .256 rf Andy Green 0 for 2, run, 2 BBs, .220 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 5, run, K, .310 […]

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Mets Rocket Past Astros 8-3, Take The Series 2-1

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

This afternoon, the suddenly revitalized Mets launched a 13 hit attack against the Astros to beat them 8-3, and take the series two games to one. It was the second straight win for the Mets who have been fueled by the hot hitting of Angel Pagan and Luis Castillo, and clutch hitting of Jeff Francoeur. Even David Wright […]

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Omar Minaya Has Come Full Circle

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it seems as though they’re here to stay. Oh I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh yesterday, came suddenly. – The Beatles Omar Minaya has come full circle. His five year tenure is […]

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Sheffield Becomes The Latest Guest At The DL Hotel

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

According to our friend Adam Rubin in his Daily News blog, Gary Sheffield has become the latest Mets player to be placed on the disabled list.  He will be replaced on the Mets roster by tonight’s starting pitcher, Jonathon Niese. Sheffield hadn’t played since the July 18 game against the Braves, when he was taken […]

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Niese Stellar Against ‘Stros; Mets Win 10-3

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was called up from Triple-A Buffalo to replace the injured Fernando Nieve in the starting rotation.  If he continues to pitch like he did tonight, he might not have to go back anytime soon. After a rough first inning, Niese settled down and pitched beautifully for six additional innings.  The offense came alive […]

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Q&A With Mets Beat Writer Adam Rubin

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News was kind enough to answer a few questions for Mets Merized Online. It’s been a hectic week as far as Mets news goes, and I wanted to get his thoughts on the Halladay situation, Carlos Beltran’s bone bruise, the shift in our top prospects, and other Mets concerns. 1. […]

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7/25 Minor League Report! Evans, DAVIS, FAMILIA, HARRIS, ZAVALA!

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 6, Indianapolis 3 2b Argenis Reyes 0 for 5, .263 3b Andy Green 3 for 5, 2 runs, 3b, 3 RBI, .231 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 5, .306 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, BB, .228 lf Nick Evans 2 for 4, run, 2b, BB, K, .155 (.268/.286/.414 since returning to Buffalo) c […]

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Jon Niese: Boom or Bust?

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

When Jonathon Niese takes the mound later tonight, many will be watching and wondering exactly which Jon Niese will show up. 2008 Jon Niese made his major league debut with disastrous results. In three innings pitched, he allowed five runs on seven hits and four walks. Ouch! But in his very next start he wowed […]

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