The Idiot’s Guide To Citi Field

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

(Author’s note: This is just one man’s unbiased, impartial view of Citi Field. In no way am I implying that I am speaking for all Mets fans. Just my thoughts) After surviving a brutally cold winter in the northeast, last Sunday was one of those beautiful spring days that made it all worth it. Upon […]

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Injury Update: Brian Schneider Setback

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

The NY Post is reporting that Brian Schneider is still being hampered by a sore right calf and may not be activated from the DL as expected on Sunday. Omir Santos and Ramon Castro are getting a reprieve this weekend when it comes to worrying about their roster spots after regular catcher Brian SchneiderBrian Schneider […]

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Jerry Manuel: The Honeymoon Is Over

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve spent a great deal of time considering Jerry Manuel’s decision to pinch hit Omir Santos for Ramon Castro during yesterday’s loss to the Marlins. I’ve also read a great many opinions on the matter and for the most part they all came to the same conclusion that Manuel made a big gaffe. I also […]

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4/30 Minor League Report! GARCIA

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 8, Portland 3 Emmanuel Garcia broke out of a 6 for 37 slump in a huge way, going 3 for 4 with 3 runs, leading the Mets to a convincing 8-3 win over the Sea Dogs today. Josh Thole, Shawn Bowman and Mark Kiger also had multi hit games for the Mets, while Ruben […]

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Change, Change, Change

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

Well it seems as if the front office is all about giving players their shot and if they fail they are gone. Casey Fossum was designated for assignment this past Sunday after a short stint with the Big Leagues. Freddy Garcia never even made it to a big league game before being cut either. I […]

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Not So Random Thoughts – 3 Year Decline

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

As far as the Mets are concerned April is now over and they find themselves in 4th place with a 9-12 record, closer to last place than first. Not exactly the beginning we all envisioned after overhauling our bullpen and adding a few role players to our bench. In 2008 the Mets found themselves at […]

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Fantasy Booms and Busts – April Edition

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

April Booms 1B – It was tough to overlook Carlos Pena and his nine dingers in the AL, but Youkilis is batting .414 with 20 runs scored. Albert Pujols is a god! 2B – Chase Utley put a scare into many of us on draft day, but if you were lucky enough to grab him […]

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4/29 Minor League Report! Duda, Ratliff!

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 0, Rochester 1 I’m not sure what else I can say at this point. Pitch well and lose, pitch poorly and lose, score 4 and give up 5, score 0 and give up 1…it’s just a sad sad situation up in Buffalo right now. The Bisons were held to 7 hits and 3 walks […]

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Game Recap: Marlins 4 – Mets 3

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (9-12) lost to the Florida Marlins (13-8)  4-3 who won the series and and got back to their winning ways. The Mets squandered another solid start, this time by Johan Santana who didn’t figure into the decision. The bullpen had another classic meltdown, this time by J.J. Putz who along with Sean Green have blown back to back […]

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Best Bullpen In The NL, Except For Past 2 Days

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Just another loss. Stop overdramatizing! Right? Lest, I incur the wrath of amateur statisticians, let me just say the BP is fantastic, league-leading in fact, but it just so happens they’ve blown two good starting performances in two days. No need to worry, right? I mean, the BP is fixed—the first three weeks of April […]

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