Game Recap: Mets 8 – Nationals 2

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (8-9) were the beneficiaries of some sloppy play by the Washington Nationals (3-13) this afternoon and took the second game of the series 8-2. Mike Pelfrey started and looked pretty good, while Carlos Beltran and Ryan Church continued their hot hitting. Mets Pitching Mike Pelfrey had a solid outing this afternoon which was […]

Continue Reading »

4/25 Minor League Report! Fernandez!

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 5, Syracuse 6 Another game, another loss, another very rough outing for Jon Niese. Niese lasted just 3.2 innings today, allowing 4 hits and 4 runs (3 earned, due to a Michel Abreu error), his ERA through 4 starts stands at a very inflated 8.44. Kyle Snyder took the loss, allowing 2 runs in […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Notes – Figgy Back, Big Pelf, Redding, Heads Rolling

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Daily News reports that Nelson Figueroa has decided to re-sign with the organization after testing free agency by refusing a minor-league assignment earlier in the week. Apparently, sometimes the best opportunity is where they know and like you, even if he was abruptly designated for assignment to make room for a second lefty reliever, […]

Continue Reading »

Lets Not Celebrate Too Much!

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

It’s great to have a victory, break a slump, and give Santana a win he deserves but, the Mets still have a huge problem with RISP and everyone knows it. In yesterday’s game the Mets left 13 on base and (get ready, I hope you’re sitting) where 1 for 18 with runners in scoring position. […]

Continue Reading »

The Good, the Bad, and the Johan

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Once in a while, I have those days where in my gut I know that the Mets are going to lose. Once every fifth day, I feel really good about the game. With Johan Santana pitching, I know it will be a low-scoring affair (on both sides unfortunately). I think yesterday was the first game […]

Continue Reading »

Jo-han, Jo-han, A Pitcher’s Life For Me

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Amazing. There is no better word to describe Johan Santana. Talk about a stopper – he’s the only guy in the Mets rotation who can win!  (And have a different handshake for every teammate!)  Now I have been following baseball since 1990, and I’ll admit I have never been a fan of pitching. Never gave it […]

Continue Reading »

Mets At It Again, Take Down “K” Cards

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

If you watched last night’s game against the Nationals, you may have noticed the K-Cards that a group of fans were hanging as Johan Santana collected his 10 strikeouts. Well, leave it to the Mets to take the fun out of Citi Field once again. David Lennon of Newsday explains: Johan Santana’s 10 strikeouts Friday […]

Continue Reading »

Game Recap: Mets 4 – Nationals 3

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (7-9) took care of the Washinton Nationals (3-12) tonight in a game that they absolutely had to win. Johan was dominating as usual and the Mets got a big RBI triple from Beltran to put them in front and never look back. It got a little scary in the ninth when K-Rod made […]

Continue Reading »

4/24 Minor League Report! THOLE, VALDESPIN!

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 0-3-1, Syracuse 4-9-1 Nick Evans is truly having a disasterous season so far, after his 0 for 4 tonight, he is now 5 for 53 (.094) with 18 Ks and a nifty .509 OPS. The Bisons had just 3 hits on the night (Jesus Feliciano, Jon Malo and Brandon Knight). Everyone else took 0-fers […]

Continue Reading »

Carlos Beltran Drives In 1,000th RBI

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran recorded the 1,000th RBI of his career in the third inning on Friday, becoming the 259th player in Major League history to achieve the feat. Originally, Beltran’s shot to center field in the third was ruled a single and an error after Nationals center fielder Elijah Dukes misplayed the ball, allowing Luis Castillo […]

Continue Reading »