Ollie Pitches Five Scoreless Against Class-A Renegades

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Break out the champagne Mets fans, Oliver Perez pitched five scoreless innings this afternoon..  Oliver Perez started for the Class-A (short season) Brooklyn Cyclones today and beat the Hudson Valley Renegades Perez allowed no runs on two hits in five innings pitched. He walked one batter and struck out six while throwing 72 pitches. The […]

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Mark DeRosa To The Cardinals For A Relief Prospect

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I guess this is a great example of that old adage, “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer”. The Cleveland Indians have traded infielder Mark DeRosa to the St. Louis Cardinals for reliever Chris Perez and a player to be named later. DeRosa was hitting .270 with 13 homers and 50 RBIs this season […]

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These Mets Are Not “Loveable Losers”

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The Mets go into tonight’s nationally broadcast game having already lost the season series to the Yankees. With Livan Hernandez taking on Chien-Ming Wang, we should have a chance. Key word: should. With the recent luck of this team, we will probably embarrass ourselves while making Wang look like Cy Young. The Mets are coasting […]

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Is It Check-Out Time For Hojo?

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I cant recall a season where our Mets have been so decimated by injuries. I know that we should actually consider ourselves lucky in many ways. We’ve last 40% of our starting staff along with our newly acquired set-up man. David Wright has been forced into the role of trying to carry this entire team […]

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One Hit Wonders – Mets Fall To Yankees 5-0

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

It was a tough game to watch tonight at Citi Field, as the Mets were shutout by the Yankees 5-0. Alex Cora’s single in the sixth inning was the only hit the Mets had tonight, as the Yankees came so close to pitching the first no-hitter at Citi Field… For the second day in a row! What I […]

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Should SNY Have A Kiner’s Korner Klassics?

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Recently, my colleague Gregg (Gregga) posted a fine piece on Ralph Kiner.  In it, he mentioned how Mr. Kiner still provides excellent insight and colorful stories about players past and present, despite being a young man of 86 years of age.  Seeing Mr. Kiner on SNY this past Thursday brought back memories of my youth.  […]

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Vote For Meet The Mets!

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

By now you’ve heard all the crazy sing-a-longs the Mets have been showcasing in the eight inning. Here’s your chance to make “Meet the Mets” the official 8th inning sing-a-long. According to press release from the team, The New York Mets today announced the launch of an online fan vote to pick the Mets Eighth […]

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A Closer Look At David Wright

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Our All-Star third baseman, David Wright, is in the middle of the weirdest offensive year of his life. I think it’s actually cause for worry. David Wright is batting .351 and he’s leading the NL in batting, and I won’t dispute that he’s been on base more than he ever has. However, I became very […]

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I Have A Couple Of Axes To Grind This Morning

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In what turned out to be the one and only opportunity for the Mets to breakthrough and rough up C.C. Sabathia, the Mets blew a golden opportunity. Actually, let me clarify that and say Jerry Manuel blew a golden opportunity. In the fifth inning, after Gary Sheffield broke up Sabathia’s perfect game with a lead-off solo […]

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Where Are The Mets Priorities At?

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These days the Mets are a bit of mess as an organization.  There is almost 70 million dollars sitting on the disabled list, the roster is made up of guys who should be in the minor leagues or at best they are back up guys, the farm system has suffered some blows this past week […]

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