Filip Bondy Has It All Wrong

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

“If I were a baseball manager, I would tell my guys batting third, fourth, fifth and sixth never to slide. Sure, there would be some embarrassing Jeremy Giambi/Carlos Beltran moments, and maybe a few runs would be lost along the way. But in the end, there would be a lot less injuries to my stars.” […]

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Mets Release Freddy Garcia

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After a terrible spring and a couple of dismal starts at AAA-Buffalo, the Mets have cut their losses and released starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. Garcia was initially viewed as the favorite to win the fifth starter’s job in spring training, after signing a one year minor league deal with the Mets. However, Garcia never regained […]

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Is It Time To Shea Goodbye To Omar?

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

After last weeks four game losing streak I started to observe our own chat room as well as other Met chat rooms and MLB blogs and some are blaming Omar Minaya for the Mets miserable start this year.  He didn’t sign the big free agents that were available  this past off-season.  Last year he signed […]

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Freddy Garcia To Retire?

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According to a recent post by Adam Rubin of the Daily News, starting pitcher Freddy Garcia is seriously contemplating retirement after another poor start at AAA Buffalo. On Monday night, Garcia served up a grand slam to Ryan Langerhans in a six-run fifth inning after which he was pulled. Garcia was charged with seven runs […]

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4/27 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 1, Syracuse 7 Freddy Garcia’s turn tonight. Boy this is getting ugly, as ugly as the St. Lucie Mets last April (remember they lost 500 in a row?). The Bisons, in addition to getting a miserable outing from Garcia (who is now contemplating retirement), had just 2 hits, a homer from Cory Sullivan (1 […]

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Game Recap: Mets 7 – Marlins 1

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Game Summary The Mets (9-10) two hit the Florida Marlins (11-8) and beat them 7-1. John Maine started and was spectacular, but it was Omir Santos who got the crowd going with a first inning grand slam that put the Mets in front for good. Mets Pitching John Maine had his best start of the season tonight and looked […]

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Twitter Poll: Omir Santos Or Ramon Castro?

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

I polled my Twitter followers tonight and asked the following question… Should Omir Santos replace Ramon Castro as the primary backup when Brian Schneider is activated from the DL on Friday? mattstedjan@metsmerized Yes!… and give him the chance at first string. CRSLINY@MetsMerized I LIKE THIS KID, AND I THINK HE MAY BE IN OUR FUTURE, I […]

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Video: These Mets Had Plenty Of Heart

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Josh from Jorge Says No, emailed me a great video of the 1969 Mets who made an appearance on the Ed Sullivan show shortly after they won the World Series. Check out how young Tom Seaver looks, and Nolan Ryan too. Wayne Garrett looks just like Richie Cunningham from Happy Days. Enjoy…

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Mets Notes: Tatis At 1B, Santos Catching Again, Murphy Out

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Fernando Tatis will be at first base tonight when the Mets take the field against the Florida Marlins. Carlos Delgado who was originally scheduled for a day off on Wednesday, will sit this one out due to a sore hip. For Tatis, it will be his first start of the season at first base. Delgado […]

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Baseball’s Forgotten Fanbase: The New York Mets

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Growing up in central Connecticut, the start of baseball season was as exciting as any time of year. Every April all our thoughts centered on the American League East, with Yankees fans repeatedly teasing us Red Sox fans, adorning us with fun pokes like “1918,” “Got Rings?” and any other stupid T-shirt slogan they could […]

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