Ollie To DL, Niese Recalled

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Beleaguered Mets starter Oliver Perez will have time to sort out his 9.97 ERA, as the Mets have officially put him on the 15 day disabled list retroactive to May 3rd. An MRI revealed patellar tendinitis (medical translation: his kneecap hurts). Top prospect Jon Niese will be recalled from AAA Buffalo, and will make the […]

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5/6 Minor League Report! TEJADA, HOLT, Allen!

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Buffalo 1, Lehigh Valley 2 Yeah, well…at least Fernando’s hot. 2 more hits (2b, 3b) and he raises his average back to .287. Tim Redding was very good over his 6 innings, allowing just a run on 6 hits with 5 Ks. Outside of that…in the word of my friend Joey DeMayo…plop. Willy Mo Pena […]

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What Will Mets Do With J.J. Putz?

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Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports raises an interesting dilemma that will face the Mets next season when they decide how to handle the 2010 option on J.J. Putz, He writes, The Mets eventually will face an interesting decision on right-hander J.J. Putz, whom they can retain for 2010 by exercising his $9.1 million option. That’s […]

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Wagner To Putz To K-Rod?

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Billy Wagner is scheduled to be back in the bullpen by August. If he’s even close to his old self, Jerry Manuel might have the luxury of having three closers — albeit three very high-priced closers, but three closers.

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Mets News: Ken Takahashi Not A Lock For Friday

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David Lennon of Newsday is reporting that Ken Takahashi may not be a sure thing to start on Friday as was first reported by Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel. Lennon writes, It looks like the Mets may have changed their minds on starting Ken Takahashi for Friday’s game against the Pirates. Takahashi did not throw […]

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Lately, The Mets Are Mad As Hell

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Maybe Omar Minaya knew exactly what he was doing when he told Fox Sports that Wright, Reyes, Beltran and Delgado don’t have an edge… Maybe it was sheer genius when Jerry Manuel pinch hit for Ramon Castro last week much to the dismay of many… When Alex Cora stepped in for Luis Castillo while he […]

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Mets Hang On To Beat The Braves 4-3

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Game Summary Despite a solid pitching performance by Livan Hernandez and some clutch hitting, the Mets almost let the win slip through their fingers thanks to some shoddy defense. Luckily, Chipper’s liner landed in Church’s glove for the final out and the Mets eked out the victory and completed a mini sweep of the Braves. […]

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Johan Santana Wins Pitcher of the Month

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According to a press release by the New York Mets, left-hander Johan Santana has been elected National League Pitcher of the Month for April after going 3-1 with an ERA of 1.10 in the season’s opening month. Santana was the portrait of consistency in five starts, never allowing more than two runs and always striking […]

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Mets Block MTV, Nickelodeon From Clubhouse TVs

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Mets Merized Online has just learned that the New York Mets have just activated Parental Controls on all 16 televisions installed in the player areas including the players lounge and locker room. Immediately after the parental controls were finally activated by the Verizon FIOS dude, COO Jeff Wilpon took over and immediately began adding channels […]

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5/5 Minor League Report! Duda, HENRIQUEZ, Niesen!

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Buffalo 0, Lehigh Valley 3 Nelson Figueroa gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 5 innings, enough to take the loss as the Bisons managed just 3 hits on offense, from just two players. Jesus Feliciano (2 for 3, .311) and Ramon Martinez (1 for 3, 3 for 6) had the hits, everyone else […]

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