The Ultimate Fathers Day Team

An article by posted on June 21, 2009 0 Comments

I thought I would do something special in honor of Fathers Day and take a look at all those fathers and sons that have played in the Major League’s and see if I could field a decent team. I think I did pretty good, and I was surprised to see how common it really was […]

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Can We Get Some Runs From The Congregation?

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

As with the rest of the team, the Mets pitching staff has been hit by injuries to some of its key moundsmen.  Two of the projected starting five (Oliver Perez and John Maine) and one of their key bullpen acquisitions (J.J. Putz) are currently on the disabled list.  Despite all this, the Mets have remained […]

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Carlos Beltran To Have MRI On Ailing Knee

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, Carlos Beltran is hurting again from the bone bruise below his right knee and he plans to get an MRI soon to find out the extent of the damage. “I just want to make sure it’s not going to get worse,” Beltran told Newsday this afternoon. “If it can […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (4-6; -5.5) The Braves were involved in the lone National League series this week, losing two of three to the Cincinnati Reds. They will move on to a very interesting series with the Red Sox. Friday’s matchup pits Japanese pitchers Kenshin Kawakami of the Braves against Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Red Sox. Saturday’s […]

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Adios To The Three Fernandos

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

When we last left the Three Fernandos, they were defeating the evil forces of El Guapo (Derek Jeter), his right-hand man Jefe (Alex Rodriguez) and his left-hand man Castillo (Mark Teixeira).  The Fernandos were able to thwart the Yankee bandits by confusing them into thinking they were everywhere.  Dressed in matching Mets jerseys, the firepower […]

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Nieve Expectations, Murphy Hot, Santana Not

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Two starts in and Fernando Nieve is looking like a solid waiver wire pickup, although we’ve been down this road before with guys like Alay Soler, Jorge Sosa and most recently Nelson Figueroa. Lets just temper our expectations a little before we start getting a little bit too giddy. Nieve had a 4.91 ERA at Class-AA […]

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Fernando Nieve Pitches Mets To A 5-3 Win Over The Rays

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets took the series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays and beat them 5-3 thanks to another solid performance from Fernando Nieve and a three run homer from catcher Brian Schneider. Game Recap Some of the other starters in the rotation can learn a thing or two from newcomer Fernando Nieve who […]

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Does Jerry Manuel Understand What Statistics Mean?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

In a little while the Mets will be hosting baseball tonight at Citi Field, going up against the American League Champions Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays will be starting Andy Sonnanstine.  Sonnanstine is currently 5-6 with an ERA of 6.65 in 13 games started.  Left handed batters are hitting .249 against him while right handed […]

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F-Mart Sent Down, Nick Evans Called Up

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, Nick Evans has been called up to the Mets to replace Fernando Martinez who was optioned back to Buffalo. Evans was batting .276 with a .294 OBP at Double-A Binghamton since he was demoted from Buffalo where he batted .093 in 22 games. The Mets also had […]

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Can Pedro Be A Difference Maker This Season

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Much is being made about Pedro Martinez lately. Not only will he be back soon, but that he is already negotiating with two clubs. The AP reported, Pedro Martinez could be back on a Major League Baseball mound soon. The pitcher said on Wednesday that he has had talks with the Chicago Cubs and Tampa […]

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