Omar, Please, Get These Guys Outta Here!

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It never fails with the Mets. Just as I had given up on the season after that debacle of a game against the Rockies Wednesday night (followed by the K-Rod meltdown), which if won would now have the team on a 4-game win streak, Johan and the Dickster hurl incredible gems to pull me back […]

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Dickey Conquers, Mets Win 1-0

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R.A. Dickey was masterful, allowing ONE HIT all game and giving the Mets their second straight shutout in a row. Game Notes As Joe D mentioned in his post, Dickey was OUTSTANDING. Dickey allowed one hit over nine innings, walking one and striking out seven. Dickey was never in trouble, and minus one walk got […]

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8/13 Minor League Report! DUDA, Nieuwenhuis!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 9/12/1, Pawtucket 4/11/1 The prospecty middle of the Bisons order (Lucas Duda, Nick Evans, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis) went a combined 5 for 12 with 3 runs, a double, 2 homers and all 9 RBI, along with 3 walks and just one strikeout. Dillon Gee gave up 3 runs over 5 innings […]

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So Close… Dickey Rises To The Occasion!

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R.A Dickey bounced back from a bad start better than anyone could have imagined. Dickey went all the way on a complete game one-hit shutout. Its was the fifth time this season that the Mets have shut out the Phillies. The only season it happened more was in 1969 (7 times), when the Mets won the World […]

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Pat Misch Starting Saturday

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Updated 9:42 PM The Mets have sent down Ryota Igarashi and Raul Valdes to AAA-Buffalo to make room for Pat Misch and Frankie Rodriguez returning. Original Post 5:34 PM Jerry Manuel has confirmed that left-hander Pat Misch will start for the Mets on Saturday against the Phillies. The choice was between Misch and Oliver Perez. […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (66-48; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Houston Astros, and will open up a weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mike Minor made his debut against the Astros, going 6 IP with 4 Runs, 3 Earned. The big news out of Atlanta, though, is that we may have seen […]

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Jeff Francoeur – Worst Everyday Player?

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Joe Posnanski answered a question on his blog a few days back about who is the worst everyday player in baseball for 2010. “A friend and I have a bet – I say Rony Cedeno, he says Chone Figgins. I know Yuni was your choice at one point last year, can you give us an […]

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The Minister Of Defense, Ruben Tejada

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Mark Simon who does an amazing job at ESPN New York, sent me an email this morning about his latest post entitled, “A Shout-out to Shutouts“. It’s a great fact-filled piece on the Mets 17 shutouts this season that I encourage all of you to read. One interesting piece of information he throws in at the end […]

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Morning Grind: Johan Shutout, Boycott, K-Rod, No Country For Old Men

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SHUTOUT The “Ace” Johan Santana pitched a shutout yesterday afternoon against the Rockies in a 4-0 win, giving up 4 hits in his complete game effort. Santana has, most emphatically in this game at least, shown why he is the real closer for this team. Whenever things get off track, the ace is supposed to […]

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Mets Actions Must Fit The Crime

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The New York Mets today announced they are taking the following disciplinary action against pitcher Francisco Rodriguez: The team has placed Rodriguez on the restricted list for two days. He will be removed from the roster, will not be with the team, and will not be paid during that time. “Ownership and the organization are […]

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