Get To Know a Prospect: Dillon Gee

An article by posted on March 2, 2009

Mike Pelfrey was a highly touted prospect. Brad Holt is a prospect that started off not getting as much attention as Pelfrey, but now is starting to. Following a similar path, in my opinion will be Dillon Gee. Gee has been with the Mets since 2007, when he was 21 years old. He has always […]

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Are The Mets Holding Out For Matt Holliday?

An article by posted on March 2, 2009

What if there’s a method to the Mets madness? Could it be possible that the Mets refrained from pursuing Manny Ramirez or any other left fielder because they believe they have a real chance at securing Matt Holliday at the trade deadline? Adam Rubin of the Daily News hinted as much today when he opened […]

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Poor Manny? Poor Us!

An article by posted on March 2, 2009

I have an idea on how to end the stalemate between Manny Ramirez and the Dodgers:Have Manny request a bailout from the federal government.  Every other business in the United States has, why not Manny? He’s as entitled as the rest of them, and probably more productive.  At least he’s upfront with his demands and […]

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Rounding The Bases

An article by posted on March 2, 2009

One post to recap all of your Mets news from the web… I Feel Fine – Everyone is breathing easier today after a whirlwind 24 hours that had some of us fearing the worst about Johan Santana’s sore elbow. He threw without incident yesterday, and it was Johan himself who insisted that he didn’t need an tests […]

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The Most Feared Hitter In The National League

An article by posted on March 2, 2009
The Most Feared Hitter In The National League

To Mets fans Ralph Kiner has been one of the voices who has brought us both the highlights and lowlights throughout our team’s history. He’s been in the broadcast booth since 1962 and has witnessed everyone from Felix Mantilla and Don Zimmer to Jose Reyes and David Wright. Teamed with Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy […]

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Prospect Watch: Josh Thole

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

Mets catching prospect Josh Thole, appeared in todays 7-2 loss to the Tigers and singled in his only at-bat. If you haven’t heard of Thole before, get used to hearing his name. Adam Rubin recently wrote: Thole, now 22, is the Mets’ best catching prospect, a title he did not have last spring. He was […]

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Prospect Watch: Brad Holt Ahead Of Where Pelfrey Was

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

Early this week, I participated in Adam Rubin’s chat and I was lucky enough to get two questions in. My second question was regarding last year’s top three picks from the June Amateur Draft. Joe - Which of last years three First Round Draft Picks (Davis, Havens, Holt) will we see in the big leagues first?  Adam […]

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Mets Call Off MRI – Santana Staying In St. Lucie

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

Just heard some great news from Kevin Burkhardt who announced that the Mets have canceled Johan Santana’s MRI that was scheduled for Monday. Burkhardt cited two reasons… 1. Santana is feeling good with no discomfort in his elbow. 2. The inclement weather (Nor’easter) in New York played into the decision as well. Either way this has […]

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Nationals GM Bowden Resigns Amid Bonus Probe

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

ESPN is reporting that Jim Bowden resigned Sunday after four seasons as the Washington Nationals general manager, leaving under the cloud of a federal investigation into the skimming of signing bonuses given to Latin American prospects. He has maintained his innocence in the matter, but said Sunday, “I’ve become a distraction.” “It’s an emotional decision. […]

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Santana Throws Without Incident Or Pain

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

David Lennon of Newsday reports, This has to be considered good news. Johan Santana made it through this morning’s bullpen session without interruption. He began the workout by long-tossing with K-Rod at about 150 feet — though Santana was lobbing it compared to Rodriguez — then threw about 19 warmup pitches from the mound, with […]

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