Jeff Francoeur Clears Waivers, Can Now Be Traded

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Update 1:30 PM According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur has cleared waivers and can now be dealt to any organization. Trading Francoeur does make sense, but I’m not so sure we will get much for him.  Some rumors are floating that Fernando Martinez may have been called up to showcase him for […]

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Mets Release Alex Cora, Demote Jesus Feliciano

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Update 12:30 PM The Mets have released infielder Alex Cora and demoted outfielder Jesus Feliciano to make room for Fernando Martinez and  Ruben Tejada who will both be in uniform for today’s game. Cora appeared in 62 games for the Mets this year and was 18 games shy of having his 2011 option automatically vest at […]

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The Appaling Microcosm Game

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Watching what has transpired during the bottom of the eighth inning of tonight’s game between the Mets and the Phillies–a game that the Mets desperately needed to win to give themselves and their fan base any hope for the rest of the season–has so disgusted me I couldn’t even wait until the end of the […]

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Parnell & Pedro Putrid, Mets Lose 7-5

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Another wasted pitching performance, this time by Jonathon Niese and the explosion of the Mets bullpen accounted for the most recent loss, 7-5 to the Phillies in the opening game of the series Game Notes Jonathon Niese was wildly effective today, giving up one run on four hits in seven innings, walking five but striking […]

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F-Mart Heading To The Mariners?

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Update 2:15 AM Adam Rubin writes: Two sources — one with ties to the organization, one formerly with the organization — indicated the Seattle Mariners are the team involved in dialogue with the Mets. One of the sources indicated that 21-year-old outfielder Fernando Martinez, who was one of the two players scratched from the Bisons’ […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies

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The “new” look Mets take on the Phillies tonight after dropping the opener last night. This could be a potentially very important game (side note: I’m getting tired of writing “very important game”) as the Mets need their ace to step up today. Johan is 8-6 on the season with a 3.20 ERA. He wasn’t […]

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Did Pedro Martinez Just Say What I Think He Said?

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Former Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez was in New York yesterday for a promotion and sat down with Max Dickstein of amNewYork for a short Q & A session.  It was your typical interview until Pedro was asked for his opinion on the Mets and the Yankees.   He answered the Yankee part of the question […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (62-46; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Mets and beat Tim Lincecum and the Giants last night. The Braves will continue their series with the Giants this weekend. The Braves will retire Tom Glavine’s number 47 tonight. Philadelphia Phillies: (60-48; -2) The Phillies placed Ryan Howard on the DL and […]

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8/6 Minor League Report! Carson, FAMILIA, CECILIANI, McQueen!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 7/6/0, Columbus 5/13/1 cf Ezequiel Carrera 2 for 4, 2b, RBI, K, .321 ———- cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 0 for 5, 3 Ks, .111 2b Justin Turner 2 for 4, run, 2b (24), BB, .303 lf Lucas Duda 1 for 3, 2 runs, HR (14; walkoff) 2 RBI (40), 2 BBs, .312 […]

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Nolan Ryan – A Mets Alum Who Is Still Pitching

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I’m a writer who is partial to pitchers – first was Sandy Koufax and the current is Johan Santana. I don’t have any reason for my choices or maybe it’s just that most of these guys strive for perfection from themselves – hoping that the rest of the team is paying attention. Some pitchers rule […]

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