Oliver Perez Is A Recipe For Disaster

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Everywhere you go today you’ll read pretty much the same thing. Tops on today’s agenda is of course Oliver Perez and wait until you see what the Mets manager had to say about him. “I don’t know what we do,” Manuel said. “It’s something that has us concerned. It has me concerned. I’ll put it […]

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Series Preview: Marlins (11-7) @ Mets (8-10)

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets face a big test this week against the first place Florida Marlins.  Although poor starting pitching and lack of hitting with runners in scoring position – the Mets are still within a series sweep of first.  On Monday, the Mets face Anibal Sanchez who is 2-1 with a 2.82 ERA in his career […]

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Game Recap: Nationals 8 – Mets 1

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (8-10) were unable to complete a sweep of the Washington Nationals (4-13) thanks to another dismal performance lefthander Olive Perez. Jordan Zimmermann stymied the Mets offense as they were literally handcuffed this afternoon and unable to mount any credible rally. Mets Pitching What can I say about Oliver Perez that you haven’t already […]

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Mets DFA Casey Fossum, Call Up Ken Takahashi

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets designated reliever Casey Fossum for assignment immediatelty after Sunday’s loss to the Nationals and called up lefthanded reliever Ken Takahashi. Fossum pitched in relief of Oliver Perez and allowed a pair of inherited runners to score and also was charged with one run on three hits and three walks in 2 2/3 innings. […]

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The Sky Could Be Falling

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

Someone should have told the Mets they didn’t have this Sunday off. They sure did play as if today was not a regularly scheduled game. Again, we faced a rookie, and again he (Zimmermann) made us look very bad. Incidentally, our third Sunday in a row has been spoiled. I’ll confess that I stopped watching […]

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4/26 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 0, Syracuse 4 It was Dillon Gee’s turn to get shellacked today, as the Bisons lost yet again, their 14th loss in 16 games. Gee gave up 4 runs on 9 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings, taking his 3rd loss. Jon Switzer and Carlos Muniz each pitched 2 scoreless innings of relief, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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. […]

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