Tag: Carlos Beltran

First Half – Half Full Or Half Empty?

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

Nobody could have predicted the first half that the Mets have just completed, after an off season that fueled such high expectations. Sure there were some questions going into the season, but every team has questions, building a team is not an exact science. The Mets’ biggest off-season priority was to revamp the bullpen, and […]

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Oh, Snap! Werth Replaces Beltran On All-Star Roster

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

According to mlb.com, Phillies’ outfielder Jayson Werth has been added to the National League All-Star team to replace injured Mets centerfielder Carlos Beltran. Werth will join his fellow Phillie outfielders Raul Ibañez and Shane Victorino in St. Louis for the All-Star festivities.  Ibañez was voted in by the fans as a starter while Victorino made […]

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Don’t Worry Mets Fans, Help Is On The Way

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

Believe it or not, the Mets are ever so slowly getting healthier and making their way back. Last night we witnessed the return of Oliver Perez and regardless the mixed results, it was a good first step considering he hasn’t pitched in well over a month. We have some more updates in the news, so […]

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All Star Break Can’t Come Soon Enough.

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The All Star Break can’t come soon enough for this Mets team.  Unfortunately, Major League Baseball has something else in mind. In a landmark case, Major League Baseball has decided to postpone the All Star Game for one week. In an effort to boost viewership and to improve the experience of all in attendance, the […]

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News On Reyes and Beltran

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

David Lennon, the New York Mets beat writer for Newsday on his twitter account has some news on Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes and it’s not good, not at all.  On Reyes, Lennon says: “Reyes back in NYC. Got another cortisone shot. Shut down again for a few days. Not good.” On Beltran the news […]

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Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

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Fantasy Focus: Mets Positional Analysis – Part I: The Good!

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been a brutal 4th of July weekend getting swept by the hated Phillies.  The Mets now sit below .500 for the season.  Clearly the team needs some help – either from the return of our injured stars or via trade – although it appears that the front office is still prudently waiting for the […]

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Four Mets Selected As 2009 NL All Stars! (4 New Graphics!)

An article by posted on July 5, 2009 0 Comments

Congratulations to David Wright, Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana and Francisco Rodriguez who were each named to the National League All-Star team on Sunday. Both Wright and Beltran were voted in as National League starters by the fans, while Santana and K-Rod were selected by Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. For the third time in four years, […]

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Can The Mets Hold Down The Fort Until More Troops Arrive?

An article by posted on July 3, 2009 0 Comments

To begin, let me first commend the Mets on the remarkable fight and resiliency they displayed yesterday at PNC Park where they beat the Pirates 9-8 in ten innings. I thought they showed remarkable courage and fight under some intense adversity. These days, the Mets are not only faced with the challenge of battling the […]

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We’re “This Close” To Blowing The Whole Thing Up

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

Sometimes desperate times make us think desperate thoughts.  Last night as I watched Johan Santana serve up a change-up to Ryan Braun that, frankly, I could have hit, and then watch the ball and a bunch of Brewers bounce all over the field and across the plate four times, my disbelief turned into realism.  I […]

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