Tag: Billy Wagner

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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Pedro Feliciano Has Gone From Specialist To Special

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

Here’s a quick question for you to consider.  Who is the longest tenured Mets player currently on the 25-man roster who has not played in the majors for any other franchise during his time with the team?  Although you might think the answer is Jose Reyes, he’s only been with the team since June 2003. […]

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Stokes Out To Prove Pessimistic Wagner Wrong

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

During an interview with the New York Post two weeks ago injured Mets reliever, Billy Wagner was asked about what he role with the club would be. Wagner was very honest and blunt in his response about whether or not he thought he would have a significant spot in the bullpen. “No. Not at all. […]

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The Sandman Cometh

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

In the early innings of tonight’s Mets telecast, Gary Cohen asked the viewers who they thought was the injured player closest to making his way back from the disabled list.  Although Jose Reyes has been doing some light running and is very close to playing in rehab games, he was not the answer.  Imagine my […]

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Can Things Get Better? Maybe

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

For as bad as the Mets have looked at times this season (and I have advocated blowing up the team or just not paying attention to them anymore), it’s almost miraculous that they are not worse than three games under .500 and 6 ½ games out of first place.  When you think about the lousy […]

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The Morning Grind – Bullpen Goes Ka-Putz, Now What?

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

The Morning Grind is the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored! That eighth inning was hard to watch last night. I think we have our new Heilman… or Mota… or you get the idea… After a bad outing […]

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Billy Wagner Throwing 90 MPH, Return Is Now Certain

An article by posted on May 16, 2009 0 Comments

Two days after shelving J.J. Putz for a few days with a bone spur in his right elbow, the Mets got some good news regarding their former closer Billy Wagner who is rehabbing in Florida. Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports, Billy Wagner has returned to Port St. Lucie after a month-long moratorium on throwing […]

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Wagner To Putz To K-Rod?

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Billy Wagner is scheduled to be back in the bullpen by August. If he’s even close to his old self, Jerry Manuel might have the luxury of having three closers — albeit three very high-priced closers, but three closers.

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Mets Notes: Sheffield, Pelfrey, Ollie, Wagner

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Gary Sheffield is expected to start in right field for the first time this season. He enters the game with 499 homeruns and may mark the first memorable Mets moment at Citi Field if he hits number 500 at Shea tonight. I’m not exactly sure how to feel about that, but if it’s a game […]

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Mets Notes: Putz Closing, Cora In, Tatis 2B?

An article by posted on April 9, 2009 0 Comments

Today before the game, Jerry Manuel said that Frankie Rodriguez would get the day off after a tough workload in last nights game. J.J. Putz will be called on to close the game if necessary. I’m thinking that Putz will pick up about 10 saves this season. Luis Castillo is sitting this one out, and […]

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Hot as Fire or Not at All?

An article by posted on June 14, 2008

Welcome Mets fans to another installment of Hot of Not. Not a lot of highlights this week. There have been some, such as Carlos Beltran’s walk off home run but most of the focus this week has been on Willie Randolph’s job and which coaches may go with him. Lets get started: Hot As FireMy […]

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