Tag: Florida Marlins

Diversion: What Will Happen First?

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

I’d like to offer a diversion: What will happen first in Mets’ history—a player leading the league in batting for a single season, or one of our pitchers throwing a no-hitter?

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6.5) The Braves lost two of three to the lowly Orioles, over the weekend. Derek Lowe was absolutely rocked on Sunday, giving up 7ER in 2.1 IP. The day before, their bullpen couldn’t hold the lead, giving the Braves an 8-4 loss. They open up a three game series in Cincinnati. Florida […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves:  (2-2; -6.5) The Braves went 2-2 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and will open up an interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles. Tommy Hanson has the start tonight. Florida Marlins: (2-2; -8) The Marlins split their series with the St. Louis Cardinals. With this past week’s draft, they selected Chad James, a power pitcher […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6) The Braves lost their weekend series to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Tommy Hanson getting roughed up in his 1st career start. They return home to begin a 4 game set. Nate McLouth will get to meet his teammates again, as the Pirates come to Turner Field. The Braves have the 7th […]

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Omir Santos: Did We Catch Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on June 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have been socked with too many injuries and a fair share of adversity so far this season. When that happens, it becomes so hard to spot some of the good things that have also emerged out of all the drama and upheaval. One such positive has been the outstanding pitching of Livan Hernandez. Who could […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (3-2; -6) The Atlanta Braves made more news off the field than on it, winning their weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks and splitting a rain-shortened series with the Cubs.  The Braves acquired Nate McLouth (prompting Pirate teammates to hold a candle-light memorial for McLouth in the clubhouse), who fill immediately step in […]

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Time To Swat Some Nats!

An article by posted on May 25, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight the Mets return to Citi Field, banged up and bruised, but still only a game and a half behind the first place Phillies.  Their next 13 games are to be played exclusively against the Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates.  These opponents have a combined record of 53-79.  The Mets must take advantage […]

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NL East Weekly Roundup

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

Every team in the NL East opens an interleague series against the AL East, with the Marlins and Nationals drawing their regional rival. (Record in past week; games back) Atlanta Braves: (3-3; -2.5) The Braves split two games with Arizona, as the third of their series last weekend was rained out. The Braves then split […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves (Record in last 10 games, 6-4; games gained/lost on div. leader in last 10 games, -2) I think you know what the braves were up to this week on the field. Off the field however, they called up Kris Medlen to take Jo-Jo Reyes’s spot in the rotation after he lasted 3 innings […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

The NL East had a bit of an eventful week, as the Mets swept both the Braves and the Phillies, the Braves swept the Marlins, and the Nationals had some crazy games against both Houston and Los Angeles. The Week That Was (Record in parenthesis shows record in mid-week series’) Atlanta Braves (2-2) @ Marlins […]

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