The Mets Ain’t Half Bad, But They Ain’t Half Good Either

An article by posted on July 6, 2009 0 Comments

Even though the All Star Break doesn’t reach us for another week, the official halfway point of the season (81 games) came yesterday after the Mets 2-0 loss to the Phillies. The New York Mets find themselves four games behind the division leading (and Mets-fan hated) Philadelphia Phillies. The “official” first half ended with a […]

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Fantasy Focus: Mets Positional Analysis – Part I: The Good!

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been a brutal 4th of July weekend getting swept by the hated Phillies.  The Mets now sit below .500 for the season.  Clearly the team needs some help – either from the return of our injured stars or via trade – although it appears that the front office is still prudently waiting for the […]

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7/5 Minor League Report! NIESE!!!!!!!!!!!!

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 5, Rochester 9, Game 1 Tobi Stoner’s had 4 starts in AAA since posting a 2.68 era in AA, and of them, 2 have been quality, and only one has been really good. Today, he had an awful outing, getting raked around for 8 hits and 6 runs in 5.2 innings for his second […]

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Midseason Recap: Does The Future Look Bright?

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

Including today’s game with the Phillies, the Mets have now played 81 games.  They’ve reached the midway point of the season battered and bruised, but still breathing.  Their record stands at 39-42, leaving them four games behind first place Philadelphia.  Somehow, they’ve managed to stay competitive in the standings while occasionally looking pathetic on the […]

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Four Mets Selected As 2009 NL All Stars! (4 New Graphics!)

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

Congratulations to David Wright, Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana and Francisco Rodriguez who were each named to the National League All-Star team on Sunday. Both Wright and Beltran were voted in as National League starters by the fans, while Santana and K-Rod were selected by Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. For the third time in four years, […]

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Tony B At It Again, Cora Frustrated, Ollie’s Follies

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

It looks like Mets assistant GM, Tony Bernazard is back to his back-stabbing ways, and this time it is Jerry Manuel who is lining up to be his next victim. Bill Madden of the Daily News writes, Nevertheless, there’s still no getting around the fact the Mets are presently a depleted mess, plagued not only by this […]

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Oliver Perez Set To Return On Wednesday

An article by posted on July 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to espn.com, Oliver Perez is set to return to the Mets to make a start on Wednesday night against the Dodgers at Citi Field.  Although he claims to be healthy, his latest effort on the mound seems to suggest that not much has changed since we last saw him in New York.  He continues […]

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Cutting Darren O’Day Was A Costly Mistake

An article by posted on July 4, 2009 0 Comments

You may remember that back on April 19th, the Mets purchased the contract of pitcher Nelson Figueroa from Buffalo to make a start against the Milwaukee Brewers. Figgy pitched a decent game allowing just three runs, but the Mets lost 4-2. Immediately after the game, the Mets designated Figueroa for assignment and came close to […]

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7/4 Minor League Report! CALERO, FAMILIA, CECILIANI!

An article by posted on July 4, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 8, Rochester 3 cf Cory Sullivan 2 for 4, 2 runs, BB, K, .294 lf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 5, run, 2b, 2 RBI, .305 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 2, RBI, 2 BBs, .239 dh Emil Brown 1 for 4, run, RBI, BB, K, .304 3b Mike Lamb 2 for 4, 2 runs, […]

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Phillies Rough Up Livan And Beat The Mets 7-2

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Phillies got the fireworks started early on Friday night, and before Livan Hernandez could get an out in the fourth inning, he was out of the game and heading for the showers. Livan was pulled from the game after allowing 7 earned runs on 10 hits and 4 walks. It was ugly, and he simply didn’t have […]

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