No Sweep For You! Mets Take Finale 4-1

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

When Johan Santana was disabled with a season-ending injury, the Mets knew his replacement would have some big shoes to fill.  Since replacing Santana in the rotation last week, Nelson Figueroa has done his best to pitch like the Mets ace.  Today, he pitched into the eighth inning and struck out a career-high 10 batters, […]

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8/30 Minor League Report! IKE!, Familia!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 4/11/2, Rochester 5/9/2 2b Argenis Reyes 2 for 6, run, 2b, .281 ss Andy Green 0 for 4, BB, K, .252 Jesus Feliciano 0 for 5, .302 1b Mike Lamb 2 for 2, 2 runs, 2b, 3 BBs, .255 rf Chip Ambres 2 for 5, run, RBI, K, .256 dh Jason Dubois […]

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Parnell Is Another Product Of The Mets’ Big Hype Machine

An article by posted on August 30, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve seen enough. If Omar Minaya wants to keep saying that Bobby Parnell is untouchable, even in a deal for Roy Halladay, go ahead and let him. First of all I hate that word, and secondly no other team throws that word around more than the Mets. You want to know who some real untouchables […]

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A Slam A Day Keeps The Wins Away; Mets Lose 11-4

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

If the Mets wanted to exact a measure of revenge against the Cubs for their role in keeping them out of the playoffs last season, they sure aren’t going about it the right way.  Fernando Tatis became the sixteenth Met to run his way into a crucial out at home plate when he ignored the […]

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8/29 Minor League Report! Tejada, GUZMAN, ALMONTE!

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 2/5/0, Rochester 5/11/0 ss Argenis Reyes 1 for 3, run, BB, .280 3b Andy Green 1 for 4, run, HR, 2 RBI, .259 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .305 1b Mike Lamb 0 for 3, BB, .251 rf Chip Ambres 1 for 4, 2b, K, .254 lf Jason Dubois 0 for […]

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Scott Kazmir Gets His Wings

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources, Scott Kazmir has been traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels acquired Kazmir for minor league left-hander Alex Torres, minor league infielder Matt Sweeney, and a player to be named later. Kazmir, 25, got off to a rough start this season and is 8-7 with a […]

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Here Is My Obligatory Matt Murton Post

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

The Colorado Rockies have designated outfielder Matt Murton for assignment to clear a roster spot for reliever Juan Rincon. <yawn> I was going to post something about him two nights ago, but then I decided to pass. I was going to post something about him yesterday morning, and again I decided to take a pass. […]

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8/28 Minor League Report! ST. LUCIE!!!!!!

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 8/14/1, Rochester 7/12/2 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 5, RBI, K, .280 3b Andy Green 2 for 5, run, RBI, K, .259 rf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2 runs, K, .305 1b Mike Lamb 3 for 5, run, RBI, .253 cf Chip Ambres 2 for 5, run, 2b, 2 RBI, .254 […]

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For Sale: Vintage Hot Rod With Custom Paint

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

For Sale: This vintage 1962 classic has a great paint job, but like any other used vehicle it needs a little work. You’ll want to get a new transmission (Johan Santana), V6 engine (Carlos Beltran), power steering (Carlos Delgado), a starter (John Maine), new brakes (J.J. Putz), shock absorbers (Jon Niese and Fernando Nieve), coil springs (Alex Cora, […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 28, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (6-4;-7) The Atlanta Braves lost two of three to the San Diego Padres, and will head to Philadelphia to face the Phillies. The pitching matchup tonight will be rookie Tommy Hanson vs. Pedro Martinez. Also, Tim Hudson will make his return next Monday. The Braves are 4.5 back of the Rockies in the […]

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