Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

The Houston Astros rocketed three home runs to help beat the Mets 7-3 and take the second game of the weekend series at Minute Maid Park, ending the Mets three game winning streak. Game Notes R.A. Dickey put the Mets in an early hole when he allowed four runs to score in the first inning. […]

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Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Lamenting The Pitfalls of the OBP Craze

I just wanted to take the opportunity to note that it was REFRESHING to hear Keith Hernandez ( a man who knows a little bit about hitting) and Gary Cohen lament the effect that this OBP nonsense just may not be good for baseball in the long run, although not in those exact words. I’ve […]

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Minor League Report: Familia with B-Mets, New Bisons Additions, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Last week, my colleague Craig Lerner reported that the Mets promoted Jeruys Familia to Double-A Binghamton, as he was pitching really well in Port St Lucie for the St. Lucie Mets.  During his stint in St. Lucie,  Familia was 1-1, with a 1.49 ERA, 36 K’s, and 8 walks.  Now that Familia was called up to […]

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Is F-Mart Still A Viable Prospect?

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Fernando Martinez is 22, still young enough in the sport where he’s graded most on potential. However, the past few years have been rough on his body and he’s lost more games due to injury than anybody his age should have the right to. At one time Martinez was part of a group of three […]

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Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

Carlos Beltran has never been many things.  He’s never been the most popular player on the Mets.  He’s never been a media darling.  He’s never been the vocal rah-rah type of leader some teams have.  He’s never had to be any of these people because for years, Beltran has let his play on the field […]

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There Was A David Wright And Jason Bay Sighting In Houston

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

It was great to see Bay and Wright homer last night, but with the hopes that those home runs get these guys going, there is still no doubt that Jose Reyes, Ike Davis and Carlos Beltran have been by far the best hitters on the team so far this season.  Ike Davis is becoming a […]

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F.Mart, Wright, Bay Spark Comeback, Mets Win 6-4

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

After a shaky outing from Dillon Gee, the Mets offense sparked a late rally to take the first game of the series, 6-4 against the Astros. Game Notes DIllon Gee was struggling today to consistently throw strikes, and continually got himself into and then out of jams. Gee allowed four runs in five innings on […]

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Pedro Beato To Return From DL On Tuesday

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Pedro Beato To Return From DL On Tuesday

According to Adam Rubin via Twitter, Pedro Beato tossed an inning in an extended spring training game Friday for the first time since landing on the disabled list with what the team officially called right elbow tendinitis. Beato landed on the DL on May 4, three days after pitching three scoreles innings in relief at […]

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Mets Acquire Bubba Bell From Indians

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have acquired outfielder Bubba Bell from the Indians for cash considerations. The Indians had only aquired Bell in like manner from the Red Sox on March 31. Bell, 28, spent last season at AAA Pawtucket, where he hit .293 with 17 doubles, 6 home runs and 49 RBIs in 104 games. He was […]

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“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

Donna Bauer who is a tremendous Mets fan with a BIG following on Facebook, sent me an invitation to a great event she has started up called: DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK BUY METS TICKETS! Donna calls her event a day to celebrate Jose […]

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