Tag: Beltran

Opening Night Booms and Busts

An article by posted on April 2, 2011 0 Comments

One down, 161 to go, and while most of us know better than to let panic set in as John Buck’s grand slam sailed out of the ballpark, we couldn’t help fight the feeling that it was all so familiar. Sigh. Every game has positives you can take from it, yes even losses. Here are […]

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Pelfrey Slammed, Mets Lose 6-2 To Marlins

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey pitched an inconsistent game, minus one GRAND mistake, and the Mets lost on opening day, 6-2 to the Florida Marlins Game Recap Mike Pelfrey put up his usual sub-par performance versus the Marlins, going four and one-third innings, walking four and striking out two while allowing four hits and five runs on 97 […]

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Carlos Beltran Played RF, Ran Bases, Had A Couple Of Hits

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of MetsBlog.com summarizes how today went for Carlos Beltran who played five innings in a minor league game, hitting, running the bases, and fielding his position in right field. Carlos Beltran continued his journey towards Opening Day, playing five innings in right field during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. In […]

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Beltran STILL Not Playing In Games

An article by posted on March 24, 2011 0 Comments

  Updated 12:24 P.M. Apparently now Beltran will be playing simulated games for the next 2 days, while trying to get some fielding work in as well. If this goes well without a hitch, Beltran may play in a minor league game on Saturday. The Mets are essentially allowing Beltran to crawl into the season, […]

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Five Reasons To Look Forward To The 2011 Mets Season

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Amidst all this spring training uncertainty, the Castillo/Perez drama and numerous articles predicting the Mets to be a mediocre team, I felt it was time to look forward to a few things, and these are five reasons to look forward to the 2011 Mets. 1.) The Growth Of Players 2011 will mark the next major […]

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Beltran Won’t Play Any Grapefruit League Games, Bay Ditches New Plate Approach

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

Obviously, the Mets blogosphere was rife with articles and posts on Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo today, but it was this quote by Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that really summed it all up for me. He writes: For all the attention they got this spring, there are about 50 more important reasons the […]

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What Are The Odds Beltran Gets 500 AB Or Young Makes 25 Starts This Season?

An article by posted on March 13, 2011 0 Comments

This is kind of a different type of article from Joel Sherman of the NY Post. He of course being the sports writer who wrote that the Mets should just pack it in this season, spare fans the agony, and just have a fire sale. Anyway, he spoke to a veteran scout who summed up certain things […]

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Give The Kid A Shot

An article by posted on March 11, 2011 0 Comments

Assuming Carlos Beltran isn’t available to the Mets by Opening Day, replacing him shouldn’t equal the dilemma CBS will have in replacing Charlie Sheen on “Two and a Half Men.” Both of Beltran’s knees are aching and he’s down for the week. Maybe he’ll come back next week; maybe he won’t. So, who will the […]

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From Left Field: Duda Vs. F-Mart?

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Surprise, surprise. Carlos Beltran is hurt once again. After he resumes baseball activities sometime in the next few days, who knows how long it will take our new right fielder to get in baseball shape? While part of me was hoping Beltran would finally return to the field healthy and productive, the other part of […]

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Lucas Duda: On Second Thought…

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com caught up with Terry Collins who made some revealing comments about Mets outfield prospect Lucas Duda who they have consistently maintained would start the season in Triple-A Buffalo. Considering Martinez’s own injury-prone history and lack of sustained professional success, the better bet appears to be Duda. “I’m hoping like mad that Carlos Beltran can be out there […]

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