7/24 Minor League Report! LUTZ, Gronauer, Allen, O. TOVAR!

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Indianapolis 3 2b Argenis Reyes 1 for 4, run, BB, .270 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2b, BB, .308 3b Javier Castillo 1 for 3, .267 c Rene Rivera 1 for 4, RBI, .252 rf Nick Evans 1 for 4, 2b, .143 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, .228 lf Josh Petersen […]

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The Sandman Cometh

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

In the early innings of tonight’s Mets telecast, Gary Cohen asked the viewers who they thought was the injured player closest to making his way back from the disabled list.  Although Jose Reyes has been doing some light running and is very close to playing in rehab games, he was not the answer.  Imagine my […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (7-3; -6.5) The Braves took three of four from the San Francisco Giants and will head to Milwaukee for a weekend series against the Brewers. Florida Marlins: (5-5; -6.5) The Marlins swept the San Diego Padres on the road, and will head to Los Angeles for a weekend series with the Dodgers. Wonder […]

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Feeling Down? Go To The Cyclones!

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s an understatement: It has been a rough season for Mets fans. We all need some activities to boost optimism in a time like this and one of the best solutions is minor league baseball. On one side, its great because you are down about the economy, its a lot cheaper than major league baseball. […]

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Cardinals Get Their Man – Acquire Matt Holliday

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN is reporting that the Oakland A’s and St. Louis Cardinals have completed a trade that sends outfielder Matt Holliday to St. Louis in exchange for third baseman Brett Wallace, outfielder Shane Peterson and right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen. The A’s are also including $1.5 million cash in the deal. Wallace is considered an elite propspect and […]

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Q & A with Former Mets Art Shamsky

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure to interview former Met Art Shamsky. For those of you who don’t remember Shamsky was part of the 1969 “Miracle Mets” Be sure to check out his site ArtShamsky.com. Also if you want to read a great book about the 1969 Mets, Jets, & Knicks, Click Here. Will Sommer: What […]

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MetsWrighter’s Week In Review

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

I may be a few days late and many dollars short, but I’d finally like to weigh in on all that has transpired with our Mets this past week, on and mostly off the field. First of all, going back to the Halladay deal. Whether it was or wasn’t true, I am glad the Mets did not […]

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Reyes Getting Better, Maine Getting Worse

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Today brings with it some assorted good and bad news about injured players. SS Jose Reyes ran the bases for the first time since his leg injury (tendinitis), and took fielding and throwing practice. Reyes ran from first to third, and is likely to run full-speed on Saturday. If his Saturday outing goes well, he […]

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Brad Holt Too Valuable To Be Traded

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Starting pitcher, Brad Holt continues to shoot up the top prospects lists. The 2008 supplemental first round draft pick, has impressed scouts with his plus fastball and his other pitches continue to improve. I asked Adam Rubin of the Daily News about him on Tuesday, and he now has him ranked among the top three […]

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Loyalty & Stupidity

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

Say what you will about Mets ownership, but one thing they have shown is that they are 100% loyal to G.M. Omar Minaya. Since Carlos Beltran (remember him), was caught looking to end the 2006 playoff run for the Mets, the team has been in a state of steady decline. The Collapse of 2007 is […]

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