The Clock Is Ticking For Duaner Sanchez

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Duaner Sanchez continues to struggle in his attempt to hold onto a spot in the bullpen. Yesterday he pitched one scoreless inning against the Cardinals, but walked another two batters as he continues to battle control issues. Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post explains the particulars regarding what’s at stake. Duaner Sanchez might not have […]

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2009 Top Ten Overall Hitters

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

The 2009 Bill James Handbook projects the following hitters to be in the top ten in Runs Created this season. Hitter Age 2009 Team Runs Created Albert Pujols 29 Cardinals 159 Miguel Cabrera 26 Tigers 135 Ryan Braun 25 Brewers 134 David Wright 26 Mets 134 Josh Hamilton 28 Rangers 131 Hanley Ramirez 25 Marlins 131 […]

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Minor League News: F-Mart, Gee, Stoner Reassigned

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

Adam Rubin of the Daily News, reports that after today’s 5-4 win against the Cardinals, the Mets made some roster moves. Fernando Martinez, Jose Coronado, Mike Antonini, Michel Abreu, Tobi Stoner, Adam Bostick and Dillon Gee have all been reassigned to minor league camp. The Mets now have 42 players in camp. Hopefully, we’ll see a […]

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Mets Injury Updates (They Are Piling Up)

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

With the recent departures of the WBC bound Mets coupled with the accumulating players with a variety of bumps and bruises, it’s a small wonder that they can even field a lineup card. Reese Havens – Havens was penciled in at shortstop for todays game against the Cardinals, but ended up being a last minute scratch because […]

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Mets Happenings – Around The Bases

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

I recently read an article over at Dugout Central, and the topic was who should throw out the first pitch at the new Mets and Yankees stadiums. They came up with some solid choices including Tom Seaver pitching to Mike Piazza, Jack Fisher and a combination of Davey Johnson and a Gil Hodges sibling. I have my own preference […]

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Prospect Watch: Reese Havens – SS

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

Mets Get A Peak Into Their Future! In todays game against the Cardinals, the Mets will get a look at 2008 first round draft pick, Reese Havens. Havens will be playing shortstop and batting ninth. Adam Rubin of the Daily News and frequent contributor to Baseball America, writes a short bio on him today. He […]

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A Closer Look at the WBC

An article by posted on March 6, 2009

Ironically, for my first Mets Merized post I will not be focusing on the Mets, but rather the World Baseball Classic. Love it or hate it, Mets fan might want to pay attention to it – since there is a major league high sixteen Mets participating. Whether its the idea of the world’s best players […]

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Mets Notes: Church Out, Tatis In, Pedro Close?

An article by posted on March 5, 2009

Ryan Church was supposed to be in the starting lineup today against Italy, but was scratched after he was seen hobbling around the clubhouse all morning with an ice pack attached to his right knee. It doesn’t sound like anything serious as he reportedly joked about it to reporters. With the news that Alex Rodriguez will […]

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Breaking News: A-Rod To Miss 10 Weeks

An article by posted on March 5, 2009

ESPN is reporting that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, will miss at least ten weeks due to surgery to remove a cyst on his hip. Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have surgery to remove a cyst from his right hip and will be out 10 weeks, Rodriguez’s brother told ESPNdeportes.com on Thursday. Joe Rodriguez, […]

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Castro Seems To Be Responding With The Bat

An article by posted on March 5, 2009

The other day I referred to a couple of reports that said the Mets were still looking to unload Ramon Castro and possibly replace him with Pudge Rodriguez. Castro’s name was also mentioned quite frequently around the time of the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. I wonder if the talk is having a little bit of a motivational effect […]

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