See Ya Ollie, It’s Only A Matter Of Time Now

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

“I did a bad job.” Those words uttered by Oliver Perez after a disastrous outing today could be the understatement of the year. Oliver Perez may have thrown is last pitch for the New York Mets today, it was an 86 MPH fastball that capped off an inning that saw him give up four runs on […]

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Look Who’s Number 1

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments
Look Who’s Number 1

Mookie Wilson officially has switched his uniform number back to No. 1. The number became available after the Mets released second baseman Luis Castillo. That didn’t take very long at all, did it. Order is finally restored in Metsdom.

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Premier Edition

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

With the start of every new season, I’m always looking for new regular features to add to our site. This is actually a resurrected version of a past feature we called “Hits and Misses”. We just changed the name around and decided to commit to three items on each side for each post. Enjoy our premier […]

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Q&A With Mike Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Diaz of the excellent Mets Minor League Blog by Toby Hyde, was kind enough to answer some questions for us on some Mets prospects and the state of our minor league system. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) in the following areas: […]

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Morning Grind: Scott Hairston Should Be In On The Second Base Sweepstakes

An article by posted on March 19, 2011 0 Comments

As everyone knows, the second base job is wide open for the Mets in 2011, especially now that Luis Castillo has been released. The competition has seemingly been narrowed down to Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Luis Hernandez. But arguably the hottest hitter on the Mets this spring has been left out of the discussion. […]

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Amended Lawsuit Raises More Questions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

A huge body blow. That’s the best way to describe the impact of the amended lawsuit filed today by Irving Picard against Sterling. In addition to the approximately $300 million in fictitious profits received by the Sterling Defendants cited in the original complaint, the amended complaint states that the Trustee seeks more than $700 million in […]

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25 Million Later…Luis Castillo In Retrospect.

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

Luis Castillo was officially released today and is no longer on the active roster of the New York Mets. I wish I could’ve heard these words a few years ago, but after reading numerous posts and insights into the situation varying from “good riddance” to “why?” I decided to give a full scope look into […]

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Thoughts On Luis Castillo’s Release And Reactions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets made it official and announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo this morning. Castillo had one year left on his contract that will pay him $6 million dollars, but that doesn’t seem to matter considering all things. Here are some comments made by Sandy Alderson while speaking to reporters: “After […]

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Carlos Beltran Gets Another Cortisone Shot On Left Knee

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

According to several beat writers via Twitter, Sandy Alderson just told reporters that outfielder Carlos Beltran has received another cortisone shot on his left knee (the good knee) and will be out at least another 2-3 days. Beltran still says he will be ready for Opening Day. Since playing one game as a DH, Beltran has […]

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Mets Release Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

METS PRESS RELEASE METS RELEASE LUIS CASTILLO FLUSHING, N.Y., March 18, 2011 – The New York Mets today announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo. The 5-11, 191-pound switch-hitter had one year left on his contract. “This was baseball decision,” said Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson. “I met with Terry (Collins) and […]

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