Will Manny’s Positive Test Change Anything?

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As we all know Manny Ramirez has tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) and will serve a 50 game suspension under the drug policy instituted by Major League Baseball.  To be clear Manny did not use a steroid.  The drug found in his system Human Chorionic Gonadatropin (HCG).  Wikipedia identifies the intended use for […]

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Jerry Manuel On WFAN

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The Mets have announced that tonight’s game will be played according to WFAN. Jerry Manuel was a guest this afternoon of Mike Francesa on WFAN. On Santana – If his turn would not have come up at bat, he would have started the eight inning. When asked about the poor run support for Johan Santana, […]

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Angel Pagan Arrested in Florida

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TCPalm.com reports that injured Met Angel Pagan was arrested on Thursday. Pagan was arrested on traffic violations after being stopped for speeding on I-95. While checking Pagan’s license the officer learned that he was driving with a suspended license and also had several warrants. Although Pagan had a valid Arizona drivers license, his Florida drivers […]

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5/7 Minor League Report: Bowman, Antonini!

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Buffalo 6, Lehigh Valley 4 Dillon Gee had another rough outing in Buffalo today, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in 4 innings, but the Bisons bullpen turned in 5 innings of 1 hit shutout relief, allowing the much maligned offense a chance to come back, which they did on this morning. The offense had […]

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Breaking News: Manny Ramirez Suspended For Banned Substance

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The LA Times is reporting that Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and will be suspended 50 games starting today. Apparently, the test result and suspension is expected to be announced later today. The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7 million, or roughly 31% of his $25-million salary. Players in violation of baseball’s drug […]

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Did Minaya Give the Mets an Edge?

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As our beloved Mets continue to pick up momentum after willing their way to a 1-0 defeat of the Phillies last night behind the golden arm of Johan Santana, the team must now sustain the new found toughness as they enter what could be described as a “weaker” part of their May schedule. The next […]

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Tim Redding Impresses At AAA-Buffalo

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Adam Rubin of the Daily News reported on pitcher Tim Redding yesterday who made a rehab start for the Buffalo Bisons and looked solid. He writes, Tim Redding, who had been signed to a $2.25 million guaranteed contract during the offseason, looks ready to contribute at the major-league level. Redding limited Lehigh Valley to one […]

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Is Johan Santana Besting 1969 Tom Seaver?

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Ask any Mets fan who the greatest pitcher in franchise history is, and without hesitation they’ll say Tom Seaver. Ask that same fan what season was Seaver’s greatest and most likely they’ll say it was 1969 when he compiled a 25-7 record while leading the Mets to their first World Series title. After being treated […]

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Santana Shuts Down Phillies, Mets Win 1-0

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Game Summary In yet another spectacular performance, Johan Santana dazzled a packed house at Citi Field by combining with Pedro Feliciano and Francisco Rodriguez on a 3 hit shutout of the Phillies on Wednesday night. It was a classic pitchers duel with the lone run being scored by Carlos Delgado thanks to a throwing error by […]

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Winning Run in Slow Motion

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Delgado scored the winning run in slow motion in a thrilling 1-0 Mets victory, or maybe something was wrong with my television, but it sure looked like slo-mo to me. I figured out why Werth hesitated and double-pumped down in foul territory: he couldn’t believe a turtle was on his way home! The triumvirate […]

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