Can The Mets Hold Down The Fort Until More Troops Arrive?

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

To begin, let me first commend the Mets on the remarkable fight and resiliency they displayed yesterday at PNC Park where they beat the Pirates 9-8 in ten innings. I thought they showed remarkable courage and fight under some intense adversity. These days, the Mets are not only faced with the challenge of battling the […]

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Wright Helps A Dream Come True

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

While Mets fans are pulling their hair out and arguing over what the organization should do to make the team better, ESPN and David Wright along with other dream players have taken a moment to help bring smiles to critically ill children through the Make-A-Wish program. Make-A-Wish Foundation, Walt Disney Company and ESPN have come together once […]

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Get To Know A Prospect: Josh Thole

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

In this week’s Get To Know a Prospect, we will take a look at a 22 year old catcher who, although he is on the DL right now, in the last two seasons has started to make some noise in the Mets system as a catcher to watch. This catcher goes by the name of […]

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7/3 Minor League Report! LUTZ, Pellot!

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 2, Rochester 6 Oliver Perez had a very mediocre rehab outing today, throwing 50% strikes and giving up 4 walks in 5 innings. Not numbers you want to see if you were hoping for Tiny Tim to be getting the boot. May I interest you in some Jonathan Joesph Niese? cf Cory Sullivan 2 […]

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Ghosts of PNC Park Exorcised; Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

The last time the Mets were in Pittsburgh, I wrote a piece about PNC Park having similar effects to the Mets as Atlanta’s Turner Field once had, and to an effect, still has.  Over the past few years, PNC Park had become a house of horrors for the Mets.  They failed to clinch the division […]

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7/2 Minor League Report! BOWMAN, WILMER, COHOON!

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 1, New Hampshire 12 Every pitcher for the Mets gave up runs, with Brad Holt giving up the first 4 to take his 2nd EL loss. It just got uglier after he left the game. The offense had 10 hits and drew 4 walks, but went just 1 for 10 with RISP, in scoring […]

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John Franco Was Right, So What’s All The Uproar About?

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday while a guest of Kevin Kennedy’s Inside Pitch on Sirius XM, former Mets closer and captain John Franco, threw a spit ball at his former team when he was asked to comment on the current state of the Mets. “Watching them almost every day, there’s no leadership there,” Franco said during an interview with SIRIUS XM. Nobody […]

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Make Room For One More At The All-Star Table

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to mlb.com, Major League Baseball will be expanding the rosters for this year’s All-Star Game from 32 to 33 players.  The extra player added will be a pitcher, allowing for each league to have 13 pitchers at its disposal.  This move was deemed necessary because last year’s Midsummer Classic lasted 15 innings, prompting both […]

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Let’s All Forget About June

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

Alright the Mets finished June with a 9-18 record, more injuries, more sloppy play, and they dropped below .500. June also, included an unforgettable dropped pop-up and losing 5 of 6 to the Yankees. Now all Mets fans have to try their hardest to forget about last month and look forward to what July has in store. […]

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Pelfrey Outduels Gallardo, Mets Edge Brewers 1-0

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets salvaged the final game of the series and avoided a second consecutive sweep thanks to starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey. The game looked like a colossal mismatch on paper as another makeshift Mets lineup took on one of the best starting pitchers in the game in Jovani Gallardo. Gallardo absolutely dominated the Mets and […]

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