Red Sox Legend, Dom DiMaggio Passes Away

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The Associated Press is reporting that Dom DiMaggio has passed away. DiMaggio, a seven-time All Star who still holds the record for the longest consecutive game hitting streak in Boston Red Sox history, has died at his Massachusetts home. He was 92. DiMaggio, the brother of New York Yankees Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio, died […]

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Mets Unload On Moyer And Beat Phillies 7-5

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Game Summary Mike Pelfrey gave the Mets another solid performance as the Mets topped the Phillies 7-5. The Mets broke out of their prolonged power slump at Citi Field and slugged three homeruns off starter Jaimie Moyer who once again failed to notch his 250th win. K-Rod notched his 9th save in nine opportunities and […]

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Pirates Pull Into Port

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Don’t look now folks, but the Mets are above .500, and have won their last four games, all of which were against division rivals Braves and Phillies. A week ago, Mets fans everywhere were scratching their heads wondering how short of expectations this team was going to fall. Baseball is a funny game, and the […]

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Will Manny’s Positive Test Change Anything?

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As we all know Manny Ramirez has tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) and will serve a 50 game suspension under the drug policy instituted by Major League Baseball.  To be clear Manny did not use a steroid.  The drug found in his system Human Chorionic Gonadatropin (HCG).  Wikipedia identifies the intended use for […]

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Jerry Manuel On WFAN

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The Mets have announced that tonight’s game will be played according to WFAN. Jerry Manuel was a guest this afternoon of Mike Francesa on WFAN. On Santana – If his turn would not have come up at bat, he would have started the eight inning. When asked about the poor run support for Johan Santana, […]

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Angel Pagan Arrested in Florida

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TCPalm.com reports that injured Met Angel Pagan was arrested on Thursday. Pagan was arrested on traffic violations after being stopped for speeding on I-95. While checking Pagan’s license the officer learned that he was driving with a suspended license and also had several warrants. Although Pagan had a valid Arizona drivers license, his Florida drivers […]

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5/7 Minor League Report: Bowman, Antonini!

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Buffalo 6, Lehigh Valley 4 Dillon Gee had another rough outing in Buffalo today, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in 4 innings, but the Bisons bullpen turned in 5 innings of 1 hit shutout relief, allowing the much maligned offense a chance to come back, which they did on this morning. The offense had […]

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Breaking News: Manny Ramirez Suspended For Banned Substance

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The LA Times is reporting that Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and will be suspended 50 games starting today. Apparently, the test result and suspension is expected to be announced later today. The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7 million, or roughly 31% of his $25-million salary. Players in violation of baseball’s drug […]

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Did Minaya Give the Mets an Edge?

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As our beloved Mets continue to pick up momentum after willing their way to a 1-0 defeat of the Phillies last night behind the golden arm of Johan Santana, the team must now sustain the new found toughness as they enter what could be described as a “weaker” part of their May schedule. The next […]

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Tim Redding Impresses At AAA-Buffalo

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Adam Rubin of the Daily News reported on pitcher Tim Redding yesterday who made a rehab start for the Buffalo Bisons and looked solid. He writes, Tim Redding, who had been signed to a $2.25 million guaranteed contract during the offseason, looks ready to contribute at the major-league level. Redding limited Lehigh Valley to one […]

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