Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

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Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

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The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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Mets Notes – Murphy and F-Mart Sit, Sheff and Church Play

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This afternoon, J.J. Putz underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur and bone fragments from his ailing right elbow. The Mets said that he is expected to start throwing in about six weeks. The team hopes Putz returns to games in 10 to 12 weeks. There were some rumblings in the Mets blogosphere that […]

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Phillies Place Closer Brad Lidge On DL

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As reported on MLB.com, the Phillies have placed closer Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee, and recalled catcher Paul Bako from Double-A Reading into his roster spot. Lidge’s disablement is retroactive to June 7. Interestingly, last season’s perfect closer has been more effective recently, posting a 1.42 ERA and […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

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Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Four Keys to Beating the Phils

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Unless Mets G.M. Omar Minaya does something dramatic later on tonight, or in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, it appears that the Mets will head into this week’s contest with the Phillies as is. As an incredibly faithful Met fan, I still believe this team can do well against the Phillies if they follow […]

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6/8 Minor League Report!

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Buffalo 2, Indianapolis 1 cf Cory Sullivan 2 for 4, run, .261 lf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .293 rf Matt Watson 0 for 3, BB, K, .154 1b Willy Pena 0 for 2, 2 Ks, .252 ph, 1b Michel Abreu 1 for 1, run, HR, 2 RBI, .243 3b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6) The Braves lost their weekend series to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Tommy Hanson getting roughed up in his 1st career start. They return home to begin a 4 game set. Nate McLouth will get to meet his teammates again, as the Pirates come to Turner Field. The Braves have the 7th […]

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Don’t Blame Citi Field For Mets Power Outage!

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Everyone is blaming Citi Field for the Mets power outage this season, but is that really the case? While researching for another post this morning, I took a look at some Mets team stats and came across some information that some of you may find surprising. I learned that the Mets have hit more homeruns […]

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Fantasy Focus: Omar’s Gamble – Oliver Perez

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I thought we’d change gears here in our fantasy column and talk about the much maligned – and soon to be discussed in depth again (when he eventually returns from his mysterious ‘injury’) – Oliver Perez. In February of 2009 after Derek Lowe opted for the Braves four year offer – Minaya came to terms […]

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