ESPN – Has Jose Reyes Reached his potential?

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In a recent column on ESPN.com from Buster Olney talks about our injured SS – Jose Reyes: Mets must face possibility that Reyes has peaked Some excerpts from the column: There are talent evaluators with other teams who have their doubts. They see a diminishment of range, for whatever reason, and some signs of erosion […]

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Mets Select LHP Steven Matz and SS Robert Shields On Day One Of Draft

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As reported on Mets.com, the Mets, selected left-handed pitcher Steven Matz with their first selection, 72nd overall, in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. Matz, a senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, NY, went 6-1 with a 0.47 ERA in his first seven starts of the season. In 44 innings, he allowed 11 hits, […]

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What Are The Mets Planning In Regard To Daniel Murphy and Fernando Martinez?

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The Mets have announced their lineup for tonight’s game against the Phillies and it’s the same lineup that won the game for us last night.  I’m not concerned about that, they won the game but there are two players who will be sitting on the bench tonight that do concern me: Daniel Murphy and Fernando […]

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6/9 Minor League Report!

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Binghamton 0, Harrisburg 3 The Mets had 10 hits and drew 2 walks, but were a putrid 0 for 8 with RISP and left 10 men on base, and also grounded into two DPs in losing to Harrisburg 3-0. Ryan Coultas allowed all 3 runs on 7 hits in 5.2 innings for his 3rd EL […]

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Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

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Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

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The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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Mets Notes – Murphy and F-Mart Sit, Sheff and Church Play

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This afternoon, J.J. Putz underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur and bone fragments from his ailing right elbow. The Mets said that he is expected to start throwing in about six weeks. The team hopes Putz returns to games in 10 to 12 weeks. There were some rumblings in the Mets blogosphere that […]

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Phillies Place Closer Brad Lidge On DL

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As reported on MLB.com, the Phillies have placed closer Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee, and recalled catcher Paul Bako from Double-A Reading into his roster spot. Lidge’s disablement is retroactive to June 7. Interestingly, last season’s perfect closer has been more effective recently, posting a 1.42 ERA and […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

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Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Four Keys to Beating the Phils

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Unless Mets G.M. Omar Minaya does something dramatic later on tonight, or in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, it appears that the Mets will head into this week’s contest with the Phillies as is. As an incredibly faithful Met fan, I still believe this team can do well against the Phillies if they follow […]

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