Tag: Carlos Beltran

When The Royals Ruled The AL West

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
When The Royals Ruled The AL West

As the Kansas Royals get ready to visit Citi Field for a weekend set with the Mets, it occurred to me that there is a whole generation of baseball fans out there, who weren’t even born when the Royals ruled the western division of the American League. The 1975 Royals finished in second place, but […]

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Zack Looked Like The Wheel Deal Last Night

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Looked Like The Wheel Deal Last Night

When the New York Mets traded Carlos Beltran, arguably one of their top three position players in history, for prospect Zack Wheeler, they said this guy was going to be good. Really good. We got a glimpse of just how good Tuesday night in Miami when he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He lost it, […]

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

Before Sandy Alderson rolled into town and traded Carlos Beltran a couple of weeks after drafting Brandon Nimmo with his first selection in the 2011 draft, the top prospect for the Mets was Jenrry Mejia. However, by July of that season, he was merely an afterthought as he was beset by injuries that included Tommy […]

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Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

Sometimes I wonder where would the Mets be right now if they had only started the season with Juan Lagares as their Opening Day centerfielder as I had hoped all along. As he tore up Triple-A pitching to the tune of .346/.378/.551 while playing the best centerfield I’ve ever seen since Carlos Beltran was in […]

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Alderson Doesn’t Expect To Fill Significant Needs At Deadline

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Doesn’t Expect To Fill Significant Needs At Deadline

Echoing what he told us last week, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said today that there is no movement on the trade front as of yet. He does not expect to fill any significant needs before the deadline. Last week, Alderson said not to expect any sweeping changes before the deadline. This shows a measured approach by […]

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Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

I find it impossible to read an article or a forum about Carlos Beltran without there being some mention of “the curveball” or Adam Wainwright. That of course refers to Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS where, with the bases loaded and the winning run on first base with two outs in the ninth, Beltran […]

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Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

Brave service men and women are still in Afghanistan protecting the American ideal. Here is a special Fan Shot that comes from one of our friends still serving in Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Michael Cunningham, US Army.   I am about to return from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan with a renewed optimism about the […]

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The Case For Trading Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
The Case For Trading Bobby Parnell

Disclaimer: I am not necessarily in favor of trading Bobby Parnell, but since there’s a recent post for the opposite side of this argument, I figured I could play a little devil’s advocate. Bobby Parnell is arguably one of the hottest names on the back-end relief market right now. He hasn’t allowed a home run […]

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Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

The top of the food chain on the New York Mets have been out in full force the past 4-5 days with one clear and concise message, “We have plenty of money to spend, and we’re gonna spend it… maybe.” In a series of four separate broadcast interviews and two print interviews, Fred and Jeff […]

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Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

It was great to see Cardinals right fielder and former Met Carlos Beltran receive a warm welcome and a hearty round of cheers last night from the crowd at Citi Field. Before the game, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future and said he hopes to continue performing at this level for another three years. […]

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