Tag: Carlos Beltran

Scapegoatism

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Scapegoatism

The idea of a scapegoat is a loaded one, a deeply symbolic one with biblical meanings surrounding it. In sports, it has its own special meaning. I recently saw a movie called “Catching Hell,” which was a documentary surrounding Steve Bartman. Perhaps you’ve heard of him, he was a guy who was infamously singled-out by […]

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Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments
Enjoy Carlos Beltran While He’s Still Here

Carlos Beltran has never been many things.  He’s never been the most popular player on the Mets.  He’s never been a media darling.  He’s never been the vocal rah-rah type of leader some teams have.  He’s never had to be any of these people because for years, Beltran has let his play on the field […]

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Belting Beltran, Mets Win 9-5

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran ERUPTED for three home runs, and that offense helped mask a subpar outing from Jonathon Niese and the Mets won the series by winning today, 9-5 versus the Rockies. Game Notes Jonathon Niese went six and one-third innings, giving up five runs on seven hits (two home runs) while walking two and striking […]

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Beltran, Pelfrey Come Up Big In 5-2 Win Over Giants

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey went a strong seven and two-thirds innings, and the offense hit when it mattered and the Mets won the last game of the series, 5-2. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had his second strong outing of the season, going seven and two-third innings, allowing two runs, one unearned on four hits, walking two and […]

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Dickey Ineffective, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 7-6 In 10

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was hit hard today, and despite two home runs and six runs of offense, the Mets couldn’t win today, with the bullpen coughing up the winning run, and losing in extra innings 7-6 to the Giants Game Notes R.A. Dickey was the victim of bad luck, an aggressive offense and an inability to […]

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Shake It Up

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

At Aerys Sports, there is a fine conglomerate of baseball bloggers, headed up and written by women.  Their resident Mets blogger, Kelly Lake who is the author of “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch,” raised an interesting question about the Mets a few days ago.  She asked: When will the players be held accountable? It’s […]

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Are Mets/White Sox Destined For Each Other?

An article by posted on April 14, 2011 0 Comments

Let’s all be honest, we knew what this team was before the season even started. Not losing all faith yet, but the Mets may in fact be sellers at the deadline. Recently I was asked if the Mets would be sellers or buyers at the deadline, to which I responded buyers. However that was the […]

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Tulowitzki Leads Colorado’s Win Over Mets, 5-4

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Niese started off well but fell off the wagon near the fifth and sixth innings. Bullpen was great with three innings of relief. Belran, Pagan, and Murphy led the offense. Despite some positives, the Mets lose 5-4 to the Rockies. Game Notes Jon Niese started out with a great outing until he hit […]

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Davis, Beltran Come Through; Mets Defeat Nats 8-4

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran has been struggling so far offensively this season, but that wasn’t the case last night as the Mets would go on to defeat the Nationals 8-4. Game Notes After the first pitch, the Mets would go on to capitalize early on. After Jose Reyes walked, and Angel Pagan popped out, Carlos Beltran would […]

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Could this Mets-Phillies Series Set the Tone for the Rest of the Year?

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

I am going to start this article off by adding the disclaimer that we are still only five games into the season. However, the Mets have gotten off to a quick 3-2 start. The team has looked good with the exception of Mike Pelfrey. It is already obvious that this is a different Mets team […]

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