Mets Trim Four Players, More Questions About Bench…

An article by posted on March 13, 2009

Adam Rubin reported on his blog that the Mets have trimmed four players from the roster immediately after last nights 16-8 loss to the Marlins. Rob Mackowiak, Eddie Kunz, Valerio de los Santos and Josh Thole were each sent to minor league camp. Yesterday I wrote that Eddie Kunz had no shot and would close […]

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World Baseball Classic & The State of the Mets

An article by posted on March 13, 2009

World Baseball Classic On Saturday I attended the USA/Canada game of the World Baseball Classic.  The game was close, with the United States pulling out the win 6-5.  It wasn’t the best day to wear a David Wright jersey though, as he went 0-4.  JJ Putz pitched the ninth and got the save, giving up […]

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Are Mets Back In Market For Lefty Reliever?

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

After the Mets released Duaner Sanchez, it was assumed by many that he would be replaced by one of the many candidates in camp. However, Marty Noble of mets.com gave an interesting answer in his mailbag today that leads me to believe Omar is not done shopping. Minaya indicated Tuesday the club may look at […]

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There Are Three Times When It’s Okay To Lie About Your Age

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

As far as I’m concerned there are only three times when it is okay to lie about your age. 1. It’s okay for women to say they are 29 instead of 30, it’s an emotional plateau for them and if it makes them feel good, why not. 2. It’s okay to lie about your age […]

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Mets Sign Nine Including Dan Murphy

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

The Mets took care of some business today and signed the following nine players for the 2009 season. Dan Murphy – $401,000 (Will get close to 425 AB this season barring a disaster.) Nick Evans – $403,000 (I wonder why he got more than Murphy?) Robinson Cancel – $408,000 (I think he will get 80-100 at-bats […]

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Thursday Mets Intelligence Briefing

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

A new daily feature that will keep you fully briefed on the current state of the Mets. One post with all you need to know until tomorrow. Domestic Affairs Now that the Dominican Republic has been eliminated from the WBC, shortstop Jose Reyes and left fielder Fernando Tatis are flying back to St. Lucie and will be in […]

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Steve Phillips Weighs In On Pedro and Pudge

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

Former Mets GM and current ESPN analyst Steve Phillips gave his thoughts on Pedro Martinez last night, and even though there’s no chance the Mets would pursue him, I found what he had to say very interesting. After watching Martinez last year, I had real doubts whether he’d be a competitive major league pitcher again. But […]

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Mets Are Justified In Staying Away From Pedro

An article by posted on March 11, 2009

Mets fans may be clamoring for the return of Pedro Martinez but management is not.  I agree with team brass, not because I love the candidates for the fifth starting slot, but does anyone believe he could hold up to the rigors of a full season when he has broken apart at the seams the […]

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The Final Spots In The Bullpen

An article by posted on March 11, 2009

This year’s bullpen is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory for Mets fans. On paper, it is a marvel to look at it and though the final pieces have yet to be etched in stone, the possibilities all look so promising. Here is how the bullpen looks so far: Closer – […]

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Circle Of Love – Duaner, Omar, Jerry

An article by posted on March 11, 2009

Good evening MetsMerizers! I woke up this morning feeling pretty good and the first thing I see on SI.com is an article about how Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya are at odds over Duaner Sanchez being released.   Granted, the article was taken from the NY post so I’m sure it’s a bit exaggerated. The Mets […]

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