Tag: Alex Cora

2010 Spotlight: Second Base

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

Second base is a position where players have to be quick on their feet and need to have a quick mind. They have to be able to make the quick turn to complete the double play, and they need to be able to get the ball out quickly to start a double play. Some of the Mets great […]

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Who Are These Doctors Anyway?

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

You know, I can accept the fact that the injury bug has bitten our Mets hard this season, and that freak accidents have hurt, as has being beaned in the head by opposing pitchers.  We’ve learned to accept that we have average to below-average replacements and that the season was basically over before the all-star […]

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Alex Cora To Have Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

Shortstop Alex Cora became the latest Met to go on the disabled list after deciding to have season-ending surgery on his right thumb. Cora also has a torn ligament in each of his thumbs and will have surgery on this left thumb this Thursday, and surgery on his right thumb five weeks later. Cora, who signed as a free […]

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Another Day, Another Loss At Petco; Mets Lose 3-1

An article by posted on August 9, 2009 0 Comments

Bobby Parnell made his first major league start at Petco Park on Saturday night, replacing fellow rookie Jonathon Niese in the rotation.  Unfortunately, it was not a start to remember as the Mets could not reward him with a victory.  New York dropped the third game of the four-game series in San Diego by the […]

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Can The Mets Return To Form In August?

An article by posted on August 3, 2009 0 Comments

Every time an updated injury report is released, August appears to be the month circled for the majority of the disabled players to make their return to the Mets.  What will this mean for the players who have been thrust into everyday roles over the past few months?  Let’s start analyzing what August has in […]

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Ollie Walks Seven, But Mets Hang On To Beat Dodgers 5-4

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally snapped their four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. Oliver Perez made his long anticipated return to the mound, but he was as erratic as ever as he toiled through five innings while throwing 108 pitches. He allowed just two runs and was very lucky it wasn’t a […]

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Tony B At It Again, Cora Frustrated, Ollie’s Follies

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

It looks like Mets assistant GM, Tony Bernazard is back to his back-stabbing ways, and this time it is Jerry Manuel who is lining up to be his next victim. Bill Madden of the Daily News writes, Nevertheless, there’s still no getting around the fact the Mets are presently a depleted mess, plagued not only by this […]

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One Hit Wonders – Mets Fall To Yankees 5-0

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

It was a tough game to watch tonight at Citi Field, as the Mets were shutout by the Yankees 5-0. Alex Cora’s single in the sixth inning was the only hit the Mets had tonight, as the Yankees came so close to pitching the first no-hitter at Citi Field… For the second day in a row! What I […]

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What A Train Wreck This Subway Series Has Been At Citi

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

So far the Subway Series has been a train wreck for the Mets offense. Imagine if Alex Cora had continued his anemic ways against A.J. Burnett (where did he get that shirt, from Greg Anthony?) and not snapped an 0-21 lifetime with a slap single? We would have been lamenting about getting no-hit by the […]

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Does Jerry Manuel Understand What Statistics Mean?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

In a little while the Mets will be hosting baseball tonight at Citi Field, going up against the American League Champions Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays will be starting Andy Sonnanstine.  Sonnanstine is currently 5-6 with an ERA of 6.65 in 13 games started.  Left handed batters are hitting .249 against him while right handed […]

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Great Baseball Game, Big Pelf, Alex Cora, Omir Santos

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

I know that many of you are disappointed we couldn’t pull out a win last night against the Phillies. We were so close. Despite the loss it was a heck of a game and we have been treated to some great baseball in the last two games. The Phillies and Mets rivalry has blossomed to […]

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