With the trade deadline fast approaching, the Mets still appear uncertain about whether they’ll be buyers or sellers. Eventually, they’ll have to make a decision, and if they wind up being sellers, they possess several risky trade targets—possibly too risky to be thought of as rental players. The first of course is Jose Reyes. Though Sandy Alderson has claimed it’s unlikely that the Mets trade Reyes, he may reconsider if the Mets fall wildly out [...]
The date was Sunday, October 3. The Mets suffered a heartbreaking, but yet typical loss, losing 2-1 to the Nats in 14 innings. Thus the curtain came down on 2010 and we ended the season 79-83. Within hours of the 2010 season ending, we had already given up on 2011. Normally winter is a time for fans to regroup, refocus and ‘wait till next year.’ But when 2010 ended, we were already saying ‘wait till [...]
Mike Pelfrey went a quality six innings, but the Mets defense didn’t do him any favors and the offense didn’t either in their 4-2 loss against the Giants Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a quality start today, and if it weren’t for the third inning the outcome of this game could’ve gone in another direction all together. Pelfrey went six innings and allowed two runs on eight hits, walking two and striking out five including [...]
For the first half of this season, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran have carried the Mets to the point where a year that looked utterly dismal from the outset actually has some hope. Both have performed well above expectations in coming off injuries from last season. However, these players’ performances inevitably lead to the following question: Are Reyes and Beltran overachieving in order to earn a contract for next season? Both players will be free [...]
Dillon Gee was hit hard in five and two-third innings and the Mets offense struggled in the 6-0 loss to the Dodgers. Game Notes Dillon Gee went to the mound today, went pitch-for-pitch with Clayton Kershaw and then fell apart in the sixth. Gee’s final line will read six runs (five earned) on five hits in five and two-third innings, walking one and striking out two. Gee was handling the Dodgers, until the sixth when [...]
Today the Mets made top headlines regarding reports surfacing across the internet. The first, Jose Reyes is out 3 weeks with a hamstring injury. The second, Mets are fielding calls on Carlos Beltran. Last but not least, the Mets are supposedly entering into “secret talks” with Jose Reyes team of agents – that however was later shot down by Reyes’ agents. Some of you may remember the article I wrote earlier in the season where [...]
Just one month ago at this time Jason Bay seemed to an after thought as a serious threat in the New York Mets lineup. It seemed like Bay couldn’t do anything right and everything that could wrong for Bay at the plate did go wrong. However, since Bay was benched in mid-June he’s responded and in a big way, at a time where the Mets have needed it most. Since June 15th, Bay is batting [...]
Mike Pelfrey willed his way through six innings while Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay supplied all the power as the Mets beat the Dodgers 6-0, ensuring at least a series split as the Mets win their third straight game. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey worked himself in and out of trouble today, going six innings while giving up five hits, walking two, hitting two batters and striking out two. Pelfrey was consistently hit, and it wasn’t cheap contact [...]
R.A. Dickey pitched a good outing, but left in the fifth inning with a glute injury and the Mets offense rallied late against the Yankees to prevent the series sweep, 3-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey pitched a quality five innings, but was removed for a pinch hitter in the top of the sixth after he walked off the field gingerly after pulling his left glute muscle. R.A’s final line is five innings, one run allowed [...]
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