Today’s New York Mets – What Is Going On Here?

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Lots of time over the weekend to think about the plight of the Mets. First was the Connecticut press asking Fred about the Mets, when he was promoting UConn basketball on SNY. Funny, most people in Connecticut -including me – do not get SNY on their cable stations. Now I’m wondering if he wants to […]

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Thank You Jonathon Niese

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Thank You Jonathon Niese

With the Mets spiraling out of control and the season’s fate on the line, rookie Jonathon Niese did all he could to keep the team’s playoffs hopes alive.  Niese went out and manged to stymie Philly hitters to the tune of 7 IP, 1 ER, and 7 strike outs.  To fully grasp Niese’s dominance one […]

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It’s Time For Mets To Get Some Pelf Control

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It’s hard to believe that Mets quasi-number two starter, Mike Pelfrey (10-6, 4.16), has not won a game since June 25th when he improved his record to 10-2.  Since that day he has seen his ERA swell from 2.42 to 4.16, and he has gone past the fifth inning just once in seven starts. Pelfrey will […]

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Green Staying In Buffalo

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**Update 8-12-10** Adam Rubin tweets that the Mets have decided to use reliever Sean Green’s final option and keep him at Triple-A Buffalo. Green’s rehab assignment was set to expire. He has a 5.40 ERA in seven appearances with the Bisons. **Original 8-10-10** Reliever Sean Green appears close to a return to the Mets. Green, […]

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Carlos Beltran Will Never Help The Mets Win

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I hope everyone didn’t forget where they placed their pitchforks, I’m back after a one week vacation. I know there are lot of fans who love Carlos Beltran and for some reason consider him the best player on the team.  Now I’ll agree his numbers are good and yes for those who favor statistics he […]

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8/9 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, WILMER, Santomauro, Tovar, ALMONTE, ADERLIN,e

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Apologies for yesterday…I was out very late and neither D nor I were near a computer. AAA International League: Buffalo 8/15/1, Lehigh Valley 1/6/3 The middle of the Bison order (Duda, Evans, Nieuwenhuis) were a combined 6 for 12 with 6 RBI, leading the Bisons 15 hit attack. Michael Antonini made his 2010 Buffalo debut […]

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Game Preview: Rockies vs Mets

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The Mets come home to try to salvage their last chance of post season hopes tonight as they take on Jimenez and the Rockies at Citi Field. The Mets will be hoping tonight that Mike Pelfrey returns to his early 2010 form as he had another bad outing his last time out. On the season […]

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The Forecast In 2011 Calls For Cloudy Skies And Huge Payroll Commitments

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Here’s a sobering thought from Adam Rubin of ESPN NY. He lists the Mets payroll commitments for the 2011 season. Johan Santana $22.5 million Carlos Beltran $18.5 million Jason Bay $16 million David Wright $14 million Oliver Perez $12 million Francisco Rodriguez $11.5 million Jose Reyes $11 million Luis Castillo $6 million Ryota Igarashi $1.75 million […]

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M’s Fire Manager Don Wakamatsu

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The Seattle Mariners have fired manager Don Wakamatsu. Wakamatsu is the fifth manager in the majors to be fired this season. Baltimore’s Dave Trembley, Kansas City’s Trey Hillman, Arizona’s A.J. Hinch and Florida’s Fredi Gonzalez also were dismissed. Seattle entered the day 42-70, the second-worst record in the American League. Daren Brown, the manager of Triple-A […]

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For Love Of The Game

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Yesterday I spent the day at a friend’s house during the Mets/Phillies game. This friend just recently had a son, the first child in our group of friends. You know as I was hanging out outside, I’d check in on the game in the living room, we both watched the final outs and once the […]

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