NL East Report

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (4-6; -5.5) The Braves were involved in the lone National League series this week, losing two of three to the Cincinnati Reds. They will move on to a very interesting series with the Red Sox. Friday’s matchup pits Japanese pitchers Kenshin Kawakami of the Braves against Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Red Sox. Saturday’s […]

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Adios To The Three Fernandos

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

When we last left the Three Fernandos, they were defeating the evil forces of El Guapo (Derek Jeter), his right-hand man Jefe (Alex Rodriguez) and his left-hand man Castillo (Mark Teixeira).  The Fernandos were able to thwart the Yankee bandits by confusing them into thinking they were everywhere.  Dressed in matching Mets jerseys, the firepower […]

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Nieve Expectations, Murphy Hot, Santana Not

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Two starts in and Fernando Nieve is looking like a solid waiver wire pickup, although we’ve been down this road before with guys like Alay Soler, Jorge Sosa and most recently Nelson Figueroa. Lets just temper our expectations a little before we start getting a little bit too giddy. Nieve had a 4.91 ERA at Class-AA […]

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Fernando Nieve Pitches Mets To A 5-3 Win Over The Rays

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets took the series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays and beat them 5-3 thanks to another solid performance from Fernando Nieve and a three run homer from catcher Brian Schneider. Game Recap Some of the other starters in the rotation can learn a thing or two from newcomer Fernando Nieve who […]

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Does Jerry Manuel Understand What Statistics Mean?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

In a little while the Mets will be hosting baseball tonight at Citi Field, going up against the American League Champions Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays will be starting Andy Sonnanstine.  Sonnanstine is currently 5-6 with an ERA of 6.65 in 13 games started.  Left handed batters are hitting .249 against him while right handed […]

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F-Mart Sent Down, Nick Evans Called Up

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According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, Nick Evans has been called up to the Mets to replace Fernando Martinez who was optioned back to Buffalo. Evans was batting .276 with a .294 OBP at Double-A Binghamton since he was demoted from Buffalo where he batted .093 in 22 games. The Mets also had […]

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Can Pedro Be A Difference Maker This Season

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Much is being made about Pedro Martinez lately. Not only will he be back soon, but that he is already negotiating with two clubs. The AP reported, Pedro Martinez could be back on a Major League Baseball mound soon. The pitcher said on Wednesday that he has had talks with the Chicago Cubs and Tampa […]

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A Word On Rain Delays

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Yankees were scheduled to play the Washington National this afternoon up at New Yankee Stadium. First pitch was schedule for 1:05pm, New York time. It rained most of the day in the greater New York area. It rained so bad in fact the the U.S. Open at Bethpage was postponed for today. […]

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Shades of 62? Or Shades of 73?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

There have been seasons where everything seemed to fall into place. There have also been seasons when we just went through the motions of a seemingly irrelevant and rigorous 162 game schedule. But I cant recall a season as perplexing as this one. We have played 64 games. The end of June is quickly approaching […]

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Orioles Walk Off With 5-4 Win After K-Rod Falters

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Livan Hernandez was on his way toward his sixth win of the season after delivering another solid performance, but Francisco Rodriguez blew his second save of the season and the Orioles won it on a walk-off single by Aubrey Huff to give the Birds a 5-4 win. Game Recap Livan Hernandez delivered yet another […]

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