Your Morning Links – The Best of the Mets Blogosphere

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

A new daily feature that will bring the best of the Mets blogosphere right to your desktop. It’s the perfect compliment to your morning brew. Omar Minaya reiterated his stance on players going to the WBC, even in the face of comments made by pitching coach Dan Warthen who believes the WBC ruined Oliver Perez’s […]

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Dan Warthen Sounds The Alarm On Oliver Perez

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

Ben Shpigel of the NY Times reveals the mounting concern over the Mets’ $36 million dollar man, Oliver Perez. Pitching coach Dan Warthen had some scathing remarks after seeing Oliver Perez fail to make it out of the fourth inning yesterday in a 10-6 loss to the Tigers. The pitching coach Dan Warthen called him […]

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This Is It… Watch, Then Decide!

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

It’s getting close to deciding the winner of our March Baseball Movie Madness Tournament.   By the looks of the voting so far, Field of Dreams has a tiny lead over The Natural. To help all of you decide between the two, enjoy these two clips that feature the signature moments in each classic movie. […]

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Maine Looked Better Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine hasn’t exactly wowed anyone this spring, on the contrary he’s left many of us wondering if and when we’ll ever see the pre-surgery John Maine again. Today, Maine took a small step forward as reported by Steve Popper. John Maine just finished off his five inning outing and the first bit of good […]

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Tatis and Evans Have Righted The Ship

An article by posted on March 26, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone knows how hot Nick Evans has been this spring as he leads the Mets in homers and RBI’s, but there is another righthanded bat on this team that is scorching the ball at the plate; Fernando Tatis. I heard a lot of moaning and groaning this off season when the Mets re-signed Tatis and said […]

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The Dog Days of Spring Training

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

As we officially enter the purgatory known as the “dog days of spring training” it’s hard not to become antsy.  We can hear the sizzle of an upcoming season, but long to taste it.  Whoever said patience is a virtue had to be a baseball fan around this time of year.   With opening day […]

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Mets Cut Lefty Reliever Loose

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets have released lefthanded reliever Valerio de los Santos. The veteran reliever, who was in major-league camp at the start of the spring, had drawn positive reviews, including for his willingness to help young players, but he got caught up in a numbers game. This […]

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Will David Wright Win the NL MVP in 2009?

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

When the Mets drafted David Wright in the supplemental round of the 2001 amateur draft (amazingly, AFTER drafting Aaron Heilman in the first round), they hoped they were investing in a future MVP.  And since coming up to the big leagues in the summer of 2004, Wright has been steady, and in fact has been […]

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Final Bench Spot: Nick Evans Vs. Marlon Anderson

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

Joel Sherman of the NY Post believes that the bench is all but finalized except for the very last spot. He surmises, and correctly I might add, that Ramon Castro, Fernando Tatis, Alex Cora and Jeremy Reed have all secured spots on the Opening Day roster. He further believes that the last spot will come […]

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Will The Real Mike Pelfrey Please Stand Up

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

So here we are just 12 days away from Opening Day and despite my optimism, enthusiasm and excitement, I can’t shake these starting rotation jitters. Until I actually see John Maine pitch like his former self, I must admit I’m beginning to worry about him. And the thing of it is, that the old standby […]

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