What Should The Mets Do With Billy Wagner?

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It has been only 11 months since undergoing Tommy John surgery, but Billy Wagner has been progressing quite well in his minor league rehab assignment.  He has made four appearances facing live hitters and is yet to give up a run.  His fastball has been clocked at 94 MPH and most importantly, he has not […]

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8/8 Minor League Report! TEJADA, DUDA, MARTE, LUCAS!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 2/10/1, Columbus 1/8/1 2b Argenis Reyes 2 for 4, run, RBI, .270 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 4, RBI, .308 lf Nick Evans 1 for 4, 2b, .179 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, 2b, .252 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 4, K, .241 c Rene Rivera 1 for 4, 2 Ks, […]

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The Mets Were Bad Even Before The Injuries

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For Crying Out Loud, Stop Walking Everyone! Despite the fact that the Mets are playing half their games in one of the largest ballparks in the game, they lead the majors in walks allowed with 423 as of last night’s game. The Phillies in comparison have only allowed 344 walks. Can somebody please explain that to […]

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Frankie Is Not Allowing Us To Relax

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Francisco Rodriguez was supposed to be the answer to the bullpen problems the Mets suffered last year.  For the first half of the season, he was as good as advertised, picking up save after save and keeping his ERA south of 1.00.  Then Luis Castillo dropped the pop-up at Yankee Stadium, giving Rodriguez his first […]

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Mets Get Slammed Late, Losing 6-2

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Oliver Perez started the game against the team he broke into the majors with. Ollie had his best start since the last time he faced the Padres at CitiField. He had such an outstanding game, but got into trouble in the seventh inning. He walked back-to-back batters, the only walks for Ollie in the game. […]

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Alex Rios Claimed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 7, 2009 0 Comments

Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that a waiver claim has been placed on Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Alex Rios by an unknown team.. The 28-year-old Rios is batting .261 with 12 homers and 58 RBIs this season. He has a hefty contract that is paying him $5.9 million this season, $9.7 million in 2010, $12 […]

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8/7 Minor League Report!

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INT AAA: Buffalo 4/9/0, Columbus 3/7/0 ss Argenis Reyes 2 for 5, K, .267 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 5, 2b, K, .303 1b Nick Evans 0 for 3, BB, K, .177 dh Mike Lamb 2 for 4, 2 runs, HR, RBI, K, .252 c Rene Rivera 1 for 4, run, HR, RBI, K, .243 […]

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Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures?

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These are desperate times for the New York Mets my friends. It’s times like this that will test the true mettle of a team. Yesterday, I discussed the lack of toughness among the Mets players, and today I have to question the patience and the scruples of upper management, namely Omar Minaya. There are whispers in […]

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The Return of Anderson Hernandez

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This season has offered many twists and turns thanks to the injuries to both the major league roster and some of the minor league rosters but one twist that I did not see coming at all this season would be the return of Anderson Hernandez. Lets take a little trip back in time to remember […]

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Pelf vs Joba – Time For Me To Pay Up

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This morning I will concede on a bet I made on Opening Day and pay up the $25 bucks I’ve lost. I bet my friend, a notorious Yankee fan, on who would have the better season… Our number two pitcher Mike Pelfrey or the Yankees number five pitcher Joba Chamberlain. The battle wasn’t even close. […]

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