Going Through The Motions Of A Long Season. But What If…

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

It’s strange what a difference four months can make. In March, we were filled with optimism. Our big concern coming into 2009 was avoiding a 3rd straight September collapse. We hoped for the best and were anticipating an enjoyable season in our new stadium. Our huge Achilles heel was solved when Omar Minaya went out […]

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Braves Scalp Mets 7-1, Another Met Goes Down

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One long weekend into the second half of the season, and with still no relief in sight, the Mets dropped three out of four games to the Braves, after a 7-1 shelling on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Fernando Nieve started, but his appearance would be cut short when he was carted off the field in the second […]

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7/19 Minor League Report! WILMER!!!!!!!!!

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 3, Toledo 5 2b Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, .287 lf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2b, RBI, .308 cf Cory Sullivan 1 for 4, 2b, .290 ss Javier Castillo 0 for 4, .270 dh Emil Brown 1 for 4, .258 1b Nick Evans 0 for 4, K, .118 3b Mike Lamb 0 for […]

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Is It Really About Re-Building?

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

I don’t know. To me, when I hear the word ‘rebuild’, I think of a team like the Washington Nationals or Pittsburgh Pirates, who have had little or no superstars in recent years, and whose only direction is up. Our New York Mets are far from the Nationals and Pirates, and far from the basement in their division. […]

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Mets Should DFA Redding and Promote Jon Niese

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

For the life of me, I just can’t ever figure this team out sometimes. Here we are hanging on the edge of a cliff and praying that we don’t fall into complete obscurity, and yet with help just a phone call away, the Mets refuse to dial 911. During the All Star break, I blogged […]

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It’s Time To Show Omar The Door

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

To sell, or not to sell. That is the question. However, the answer is not as easy as you might think. If the Mets become sellers, then Omar Minaya will be rubber stamping this season which was engineered by him, as a failure. If the Mets become buyers, and they still don’t make it, then […]

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Mets Are Becoming The Butt Of ESPN’s Jokes

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

Has anyone been watching SportsCenter recently?  I happened to be watching this morning and noticed another Not Top 10 list.  Immediately, I remembered the recent Not Top 10 where they focused on the Mets.  Apparently, the Mets’ follies had become fodder for jokes in Bristol.  The SportsCenter crew couldn’t contain themselves as they were running […]

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Mets Chop Braves 5-1 Behind Santana’s Smooth Effort

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

The fact that Johan Santana won a game after the All-Star Break was nothing new.  After all, he’s now 59-17 in his career after the All-Star Break and 9-0 with the Mets.  The only thing new about it was the team he defeated. Santana pitched seven shutout innings and his teammates provided him with all […]

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7/18 Minor League Report! NIESE, Holt, Beaulac, HONECK, HARRIS, LUCAS

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Toledo 0 Jon Niese is a straight up PIMP. He fired another complete game shutout (OK, so this one was of the 7 inning variety), allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks, and lowering his season’s ERA underneath 4. Over his last 8 starts, Niese has gone 5-1, with a 0.96 era. Spanning […]

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Mets Literally Add Insult To Injury

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

For the first time in six years, the Mets began the second half of the season with a loss, falling a season-low 7 1/2 games behind the division leading Phillies. As if that wasn’t enough, last night the Mets were handed their second straight loss after the break, their eighth shutout of the season, and […]

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