Mets 2009 Amateur Draft Results Rounds 1-30

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Here is a recap of how how the Mets have fared after the first two days of the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft. The Mets had no first round pick because it was forfeited as compensation for the signing of free agent Francisco Rodriguez. Round 2, Steven Matz, LHP, Ward Melville High School: He has touched 94 and scouts […]

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Great Baseball Game, Big Pelf, Alex Cora, Omir Santos

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I know that many of you are disappointed we couldn’t pull out a win last night against the Phillies. We were so close. Despite the loss it was a heck of a game and we have been treated to some great baseball in the last two games. The Phillies and Mets rivalry has blossomed to […]

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6/10 Minor League Report! THOLE, BOWMAN, PENA, Flores!

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Binghamton 10, Harrisburg 7 The top 4 in the Mets order (Coronado, Evans, Thole, Petersen) all had multi hit games, combining to go 10 for 17 with 6 RBI, and powering the Mets to a 10-7 victory. Shawn Bowman also had a multi hit game, while Lucas Duda (0 for 5, 2 Ks, .278) took […]

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Cole Hamels Chokes, but Mets Prove Him Right in the End

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Let’s face it: you really don’t want to go mano-a-mano w/ the Phils in extras given the power hitting match ups. Seemed like we just might win it in the tenth. Alas. We are all reeling for one of this season’s most frustrating losses to the ever-more hate-able Phils, 5-4 in 11 innings. Mets didn’t […]

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Who’s Da Man? Johan’s Da Man!

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I’ll make it short and sweet. First of all, no matter what anyone says, Johan did not show up Jerry Manuel. He is the ace -  a veteran - and a little rebuttal against your manager is okay once in a while. He has earned it. As long as it’s conducted professionally and repectfully, which it certainly was. Secondly, it was […]

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Starting Off a Critical Stretch the Right Way

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Okay, I wasn’t at Citi Field last night, but I could feel the energy in the park all the way from New York to Nashville. It was a playoff game in June, and the Mets continued their dominance of Philly when they absolutely had to have a win against them.

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Here’s How Bob Murphy Would Have Called It

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So much for all that talk about Citi Field being the place where would-be homeruns go to die… Last night, baseballs were flying out of Citi Field like nobody’s business as the Phillies and Mets combined to hit seven homeruns to set a new single game record and smashing the previous high of five at […]

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Santana Was Feisty Last Night, And I Loved It!

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Johan Santana was absolutely brilliant last night… no not on the mound, but at the plate. His RBI double in the sixth inning proved to be the difference maker as the Mets topped the Phillies 6-5. On the mound it was a totally  different story as Santana served up four homers, but on this damp […]

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ESPN – Has Jose Reyes Reached his potential?

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In a recent column on ESPN.com from Buster Olney talks about our injured SS – Jose Reyes: Mets must face possibility that Reyes has peaked Some excerpts from the column: There are talent evaluators with other teams who have their doubts. They see a diminishment of range, for whatever reason, and some signs of erosion […]

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Mets Select LHP Steven Matz and SS Robert Shields On Day One Of Draft

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As reported on Mets.com, the Mets, selected left-handed pitcher Steven Matz with their first selection, 72nd overall, in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. Matz, a senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, NY, went 6-1 with a 0.47 ERA in his first seven starts of the season. In 44 innings, he allowed 11 hits, […]

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