Is Dan Warthen Worth It?

An article by posted on September 3, 2009 0 Comments

Dan Warthen was named the pitching coach of the Mets last season on June 17 after the team handed out its now-infamous 3 AM pinkslips to manager Willie Randolph, pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto in Anaheim during the West Coast version of the Midnight Massacre.  Prior to his promotion to […]

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Beltran is Audtioning for Indianapolis

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Last night Carlos Beltran returned from a “bone bruise,” on his knee in a rehab start for the Brooklyn Cyclones. I keep hearing, and reading people asking why he is even trying right now. My opinion, he is auditioning to prove he is healthy enough to garner attention on the trading market this winter in […]

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Jerry Koosman Sentenced To Six Months For Tax Evasion

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According to an Reuters report, a federal judge on Thursday sentenced former major league pitcher Jerry Koosman to six months in prison for not paying his taxes. Prosecutors say Koosman, a former All-Star who helped the New York Mets win the 1969 World Series, didn’t pay federal income taxes for 2002, 2003 and 2004. He pleaded […]

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Speed, Pitching and Defense, But What About Fundamentals?

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The New York Mets have released a statement that they will not be altering the dimensions of Citi Field for the 2010 season based on the recommendations of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel. Ed Eagle of Mets.com writes, The Mets’ franchise legacy has been built upon strong pitching, and they’ll need to continue to focus on that […]

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9/3 Minor League Report! Nieuwenhuis, GIARRAPUTO!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 4/13/2, Scranton 3/9/1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, .289 3b Andy Green 2 for 5, RBI, K, .247 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 4, run, BB, .304 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 5, .259 rf Chip Ambres 2 for 4, 2 runs, HR, 2 RBI, K, .260 lf Jason Dubois 2 […]

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Mile High Meltdown: Mets Fall To Rockies 5-2

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Tim Redding’s late season renaissance continued, as he enjoyed his third consecutive solid outing.  However, his enjoyment of the game was short-lived, as party pooper Brian Stokes gave up three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for the second time in five games, including a bases loaded two-run pinch-hit single to former Yankee […]

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9/2 Minor League Report! KIRK NIEUWENHUIS!!!!, NIESEN, Harris!

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 6/12/2, Scranton 8/14/1 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 5, 2 runs, 3b, K, .292 ss Andy Green 1 for 4, run, BB, 2 Ks, .242 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, BB, .300 1b Mike Lamb 2 for 5, 2b, 2 RBI, .260 rf Chip Ambres 1 for 4, BB, K, .258 […]

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Beltran’s Roller Coaster Season Resumes In Brooklyn

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran stormed out of the gates quickly this year, leading the National League in hitting for a good portion of the first few months of the season.  Then he started feeling some pain in his right knee but continued to play through it.  Finally, on June 22, the pain became too much for him […]

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This is an Epic Power Outage

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

While we all know how the Mets have suffered what has basically amounted to season-ending injuries for several players, among them arguably our two top sluggers in Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado, I don’t think any of us expected this power outage to be legendary.  Because that’s what this is bordering on. The Mets have […]

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Video: Buffalo Bisons Turn Three

An article by posted on September 2, 2009 0 Comments

While we were watching the Mets get pounded in Colorado last night, the Buffalo Bisons were busy putting on a good show for their fans in Coca Cola Field. Check out this video of the Buffalo Bisons turning a triple play against the Rochester Red Wings. The Bisons ended up losing the game 9-6 to […]

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