Mets Notes: Daniel Murphy Batting Third, Playing Leftfield

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Now there’s something I didn’t expect to see when I got a glimpse of today’s lineup… Daniel Murphy is not only playing leftfield in todays matinée, but he will also be batting third for the first time in his young Mets career.  It doesn’t say much for Jerry Manuel’s confidence in David Wright lately as even with […]

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Uh-Oh

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I was thinking last night as the Mets had a comfortable three-run lead, that maybe, just maybe they have turned a corner and that I can write something positive today. But in the back of my mind I was thinking that a 3-run lead with a (let’s face it) still-shaky bullpen was not going to hold up against the Marlins.

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Gary Sheffield Identifies The Problem

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Did you get to hear Gary Sheffield post game comments last night? Here they are thanks to Brian Lewis of the NY Post. “When a team comes back on you, you have to answer the bell to come back on them. And even if they come back you have to keep fighting until the last […]

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Game Recap: Marlins 7 – Mets 4

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Game Summary The Mets (9-11) fell to the Florida Marlins (12-8)  7-4 due mostly in part to a Sean Green implosion and an inability to add runs late. Jorge Cantu tagged the Mets for two homeruns. Mets Pitching Livan Hernandez had a decent start and was able to keep the Mets in the game. He allowed just 2 earned runs in […]

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4/28 Minor League Report! THOLE, DUDA, NIEUWENHUIS!

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Binghamton 8, Portland 9 As one of my friends is fond of saying, it is better to fail spectacularly then succeed blandly (paraphrased). In that vein, I present to you Roy Merritt’s first blown save, a spectactular 3 run bottom of the 9th. OK, all kidding aside, it was an ugly night for the pitchers, […]

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Did That Look Like A Fixed Bullpen To You?

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We had a 3-0 lead, and, according to the records, we’ve now lost for the third time this season when having a lead of three runs or more. It seemed as if the Mets felt bad for the Marlins because they had lost seven straight, so the Mets decided to be gracious hosts. Whaddya say […]

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Mets Notes: Delgado, Castillo, Santos, Murphy

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Carlos Delgado is out of the starting lineup tonight and most likely for the remainder of this series because of right hip soreness. Jerry Manuel expects Delgado to return on return Friday when the Mets go to Philadelphia for a three game series against the Phillies. Delgado had been mire in a terrible slump in the […]

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Filip Bondy Has It All Wrong

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“If I were a baseball manager, I would tell my guys batting third, fourth, fifth and sixth never to slide. Sure, there would be some embarrassing Jeremy Giambi/Carlos Beltran moments, and maybe a few runs would be lost along the way. But in the end, there would be a lot less injuries to my stars.” […]

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Mets Release Freddy Garcia

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After a terrible spring and a couple of dismal starts at AAA-Buffalo, the Mets have cut their losses and released starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. Garcia was initially viewed as the favorite to win the fifth starter’s job in spring training, after signing a one year minor league deal with the Mets. However, Garcia never regained […]

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Is It Time To Shea Goodbye To Omar?

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After last weeks four game losing streak I started to observe our own chat room as well as other Met chat rooms and MLB blogs and some are blaming Omar Minaya for the Mets miserable start this year.  He didn’t sign the big free agents that were available  this past off-season.  Last year he signed […]

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