Tag: Beltran

Decoding Alderson’s GM-Speak: Hey Beltran, You’re Outta Here!

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

What else was Sandy Alderson going to say? In a classic case of GM-Speak, Alderson said in a conference call, “I certainly wouldn’t draw any conclusions from this transaction,’’ regarding the trade of Francisco Rodriguez to Milwaukee. He might be the only one. This was about dumping salary, totally understandable considering the Mets didn’t want to […]

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Alderson Will Leverage Beltran For Max Return, But Make No Mistake He’s As Good As Gone

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson is working the phones this afternoon about Carlos Beltran. There’s a chance he could be taking more calls than making them. “Carlos’ situation is well-known, and it’s not surprising given his situation and performance this year that a lot of interest has been expressed,’’ Alderson said. “We have not pursued that interest in […]

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Does The K-Rod Trade Make The Mets Buyers?

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

Now with the Mets having cleared one of their biggest offseason worries in the Francisco Rodriguez vesting option, does that make the Mets buyers during the trade deadline? — Although a game has yet to be played after the All-Star break, this Mets team already takes on a new appearance. The bullpen corps is comprised […]

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Mets Have Some Risky Rental Players

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

With the trade deadline fast approaching, the Mets still appear uncertain about whether they’ll be buyers or sellers. Eventually, they’ll have to make a decision, and if they wind up being sellers, they possess several risky trade targets—possibly too risky to be thought of as rental players. The first of course is Jose Reyes. Though […]

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All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

This afternoon, NL manager Bruce Bochy announced that Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran will start as the National League’s designated hitter and bat second in the All Star Game. “I like the fact that he is a switch hitter,” Bochy said of Beltran during the All-Star Game press conference. “He gives you another dynamic in that two […]

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Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

For the first half of this season, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran have carried the Mets to the point where a year that looked utterly dismal from the outset actually has some hope. Both have performed well above expectations in coming off injuries from last season. However, these players’ performances inevitably lead to the following […]

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How Stupid Plays Almost Crushed The Mets Rally Yesterday

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments

Despite the fact the Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers, 6-0 , there were a few plays in the late innings that nearly crushed any chance at a rally. 1.) Justin Turner swinging at a 2-0 pitch in the eighth While this play was a microcosm of the game and showed the Mets impatience at […]

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Should Alderson’s Plan Be Affected By The Teams Success?

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is in a really tough spot right now.  What does he do with the trade deadline approaching?  Does he become a buyer or seller? Does he deveiate from his plan for the future because the team is having success right now? For all of the optimism prior to the season about this […]

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Was Dillon Gee An All-Star Snub?

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, the rosters for the 82nd annual MLB All-Star Game were announced. As we all know, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran will be representing the Mets in this year’s game—played next Tuesday night at Chase Field in Arizona. However, the lingering question is should Reyes and Beltran be joined by one of their teammates: […]

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Post Game: Bay Goes Yard Twice In Mets 6-0 Win

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments
Post Game: Bay Goes Yard Twice In Mets 6-0 Win

Mike Pelfrey willed his way through six innings while Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay supplied all the power as the Mets beat the Dodgers 6-0, ensuring at least a series split as the Mets win their third straight game. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey worked himself in and out of trouble today, going six innings while giving up […]

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