Tag: Carlos Beltran

Game Recap: Nationals 8 – Mets 1

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (8-10) were unable to complete a sweep of the Washington Nationals (4-13) thanks to another dismal performance lefthander Olive Perez. Jordan Zimmermann stymied the Mets offense as they were literally handcuffed this afternoon and unable to mount any credible rally. Mets Pitching What can I say about Oliver Perez that you haven’t already […]

Continue Reading »

The Good, the Bad, and the Johan

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Once in a while, I have those days where in my gut I know that the Mets are going to lose. Once every fifth day, I feel really good about the game. With Johan Santana pitching, I know it will be a low-scoring affair (on both sides unfortunately). I think yesterday was the first game […]

Continue Reading »

Carlos Beltran Drives In 1,000th RBI

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran recorded the 1,000th RBI of his career in the third inning on Friday, becoming the 259th player in Major League history to achieve the feat. Originally, Beltran’s shot to center field in the third was ruled a single and an error after Nationals center fielder Elijah Dukes misplayed the ball, allowing Luis Castillo […]

Continue Reading »

You Can’t Win When You’re In Passive Mode

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

The fears broached in spring training are coming to fruition in the first month of the season. Will the Mets be competitive when spots 2-5 come up in the rotation? The answer this week was a resounding NO. After Johan Santana pitched another one of his signature games last Saturday, it’s been all downhill. Oliver […]

Continue Reading »

Game Recap: Cardinals 12 – Mets 8

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (6-9) flamed out and got swept by the Cardinals (11-5) despite the new look lineup. They did bang out 13 hits, but unfortunately for them the Cardinals hammered our pitching for 12 runs and 18 hits. Mets Pitching Livan Hernandez started and he was hit hard right from the start when Albert Pujols […]

Continue Reading »

Manuel Shakes Up Lineup, Beltran Bats Third, Wright Fifth

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel is fed up with the lack of production from his offense and he has decided to shake things up for this afternoon’s game against the Cardinals. A frustrated Manuel said, ” Things aren’t working right now. I need to give our hottest hitter, Carlos Beltran more at-bats.” Well wake up and smell the […]

Continue Reading »

Will Everyone Chill Out About Beltran Already…

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

I wish everyone would stop flapping about Beltran not sliding already. All day I’ve read and heard nothing but countless swipes and insults at the guy, negative posts and articles, trash talking on him like crazy on sports talk radio, and even getting his head bashed in on SNY. Enough already! The way the play developed […]

Continue Reading »

My Tuesday Night and Lack of Confidence in This Team

An article by posted on April 22, 2009 0 Comments

If the 2007 and 2008 seasons did one thing to me as a Mets’ fan, it’s that they have made me believe that if the worst can happen, the worst will happen. I’m not a pessimist by nature, but these Mets have turned me into one.

Continue Reading »

The Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time Players

An article by posted on April 21, 2009 0 Comments

Losing 6-4 to the Cards isn’t the story. It’s how the Mets lost that’s darkening every fans mood. How can so much badly played baseball be packed into 9 innings! Perez returned to his bad self. Four decent innings, and that’s all she wrote. Loss of control, and then batting practice. Yadier owns us. We […]

Continue Reading »

Beltran Batting Third, Wright Fifth… Finally

An article by posted on April 21, 2009 0 Comments

UPDATE: It looks like MetsBlog and Adam Rubin accidentaly posted the wrong lineups today, but I’m gonna keep this blog going just for a good argument and debate. MetsBlog and Adam Rubin are reporting that Carlos Beltran will be batting third tonight and David Wright drops down to the fifth spot in the lineup. Let […]

Continue Reading »