Tag: Carlos Beltran

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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mets Leaving Small Villages On Base

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Another 13 runners left on base, was the dark side to an otherwise satisfying win Friday night against the Brewers. It’s a trend that has become all too prevalent for this offense which returned intact from last season. Now with just ten games in the books, the Mets have left 89 runners on base. That […]

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One Week Down. Twenty Five To Go

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is […]

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Game Recap: Santana, Mets Fall 2-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

Typically, when a pitcher throws seven scoreless innings and allows just three hits and strikes out thirteen batters, he comes out of it with a win. But, that wasn’t the case today for Johan Santana, Sunday’s hard luck loser. The Mets lost a heartbreaker to the Marlins by a score of 2-1. Both Marlins runs […]

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Two Very Disturbing Trends

An article by posted on April 11, 2009 0 Comments

Does four games provide you with enough data to start spotting trends? Probably not, but I’m going to do it anyway. Here are two very disturbing  trends… Pitchers Not Going Deep 1. Johan Santana - 5.2 innings pitched 2, Mike Pelfrey – 5.0 innings pitched 3. Oliver Perez – 4.1 innings pitched 4. John Maine – 5.0 […]

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Game Recap: Marlins 5 – Mets 4

An article by posted on April 10, 2009 0 Comments

The 4-0 Marlins beat the Mets 5-4 with a walk off hit in the ninth inning by Jorge Cantu off reliever Darren O’Day. You’re not going to win many games when you leave 14 runners on base, and that’s exactly what the Mets did. Maine started and other than letting up two solo homers to […]

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Mets Milestones In 2009

An article by posted on April 5, 2009 0 Comments

Here are some statistical achievements and even numbers some Mets players could pass this year (In no Particular Order): Sheffield 500 HR Castillo 1500 G Delgado 1500 RBI Beltran 1000 RBI Reyes 1000 H Delgado 500 2B Delgado 500 HR Wright 200 2B Wright 500 RBI Wright 100 SB Reyes 200 2B Reyes 300 SB […]

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It’s Our Turn Now

An article by posted on April 5, 2009 0 Comments

Even though I already knew what it was going to say, when I got my Sports Illustrated in the mail, I turned right to the page where they had their playoff predictions. And as I saw Mets over Dodgers, Mets over Cubs, and Mets over Angels, I forgot that SI had a curse of sorts. […]

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