Tag: Fernando Tatis

Ghosts of PNC Park Exorcised; Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

The last time the Mets were in Pittsburgh, I wrote a piece about PNC Park having similar effects to the Mets as Atlanta’s Turner Field once had, and to an effect, still has.  Over the past few years, PNC Park had become a house of horrors for the Mets.  They failed to clinch the division […]

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The Three Fernandos Ride Again!

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

In our last episode, the Three Fernandos appeared to have disbanded.  Fernando Nieve was fighting for his life to stay in the rotation and was given one more shot to remain a core member of the Three Fernandos.  Fernando Tatis was in the process of having the villagers sew him a new uniform.  Rumor had […]

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Ground Control, Is Sheffield Next, Who Stole The Good Tarp?

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Pineiro aka The Beast That Swallowed New York was unbelievable last night.  The sinker-baller stymied the New York Mets, and induced 22 ground outs in a 3-0 shutout Tuesday night at Citi Field. It was his second shutout of the season, and he didn’t allow a runner past second base. The Mets didn’t even hit a […]

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Adios To The Three Fernandos

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

When we last left the Three Fernandos, they were defeating the evil forces of El Guapo (Derek Jeter), his right-hand man Jefe (Alex Rodriguez) and his left-hand man Castillo (Mark Teixeira).  The Fernandos were able to thwart the Yankee bandits by confusing them into thinking they were everywhere.  Dressed in matching Mets jerseys, the firepower […]

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Three Amigos: The Next Generation

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

After the ending to last night’s game, the Mets needed someone to step up today.  Perhaps it would take the collective efforts of more than one man to erase the bitter taste of the Friday Follies that took place in the ninth inning.  Maybe three men would be needed.  Which men could lead the team […]

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Starting Off a Critical Stretch the Right Way

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

Okay, I wasn’t at Citi Field last night, but I could feel the energy in the park all the way from New York to Nashville. It was a playoff game in June, and the Mets continued their dominance of Philly when they absolutely had to have a win against them.

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Mets Could Promote Top Prospect Fernando Martinez

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets may still opt to place Jose Reyes on the DL especially if he shows no signs of improvement today. If that happens, the Mets may very well call up their top prospect, outfielder Fernando Martinez. Lennon writes, The Mets could simply wait to put Reyes on the […]

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Mets Lose Heartbreaker To Braves 8-7, But They Battled

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Back to back walk off wins would have been really nice, but alas it wasn’t meant to be. However, it wasn’t due to a lack of trying. The Mets lost a tough game to their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 8-7 in a 12 inning marathon. Despite the loss, it was […]

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Santana Shuts Down Phillies, Mets Win 1-0

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary In yet another spectacular performance, Johan Santana dazzled a packed house at Citi Field by combining with Pedro Feliciano and Francisco Rodriguez on a 3 hit shutout of the Phillies on Wednesday night. It was a classic pitchers duel with the lone run being scored by Carlos Delgado thanks to a throwing error by […]

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Game Recap: Marlins 4 – Mets 3

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (9-12) lost to the Florida Marlins (13-8)  4-3 who won the series and and got back to their winning ways. The Mets squandered another solid start, this time by Johan Santana who didn’t figure into the decision. The bullpen had another classic meltdown, this time by J.J. Putz who along with Sean Green have blown back to back […]

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