Tag: Gary Sheffield

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

An article by posted on 24/06/2009 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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Mets Fall To Orioles 6-4 Despite 12 Hit Attack

An article by posted on 17/06/2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets lost another one of those games that could have easily been a win for them if not for shooting blanks whenever they needed a timely hit. The Orioles outscored them 6-4 despite a 12 hit attack from the Mets offense. Game Recap Tim Redding, making his sixth start of the season […]

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Sheffield: It Takes More Than 25 Guys to Win

An article by posted on 02/06/2009 0 Comments

I just read a quote from Gary Sheffield on Newsday.com. According to Sheff “it takes more than 25 guys to win a world championship”, he should know, he’s been there. I pretty much agree with Sheffield’s statement. Watching last night’s game, you could tell Sheff was hurting, but he put himself out there, and played his […]

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Metsmerized Today – Amazin’ Ron Taylor, Beware of Sheets, Bobby V

An article by posted on 02/06/2009 0 Comments

We have a special treat for you this morning. Our friends over at Bugs and Cranks, had an opportunity to interview former Mets reliever and one of the heroes of the 1969 Mets, Ron Taylor. Taylor recorded nine wins and set a then-team record 13 saves for the ‘69 Metropolitans, the first of three consecutive seasons […]

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Who Is The Mets MVP For May?

An article by posted on 28/05/2009 0 Comments

Picking the Mets MVP for the month of May is no easy task. Check out these worthy nominees and tell us who you think reigns supreme! Gary Sheffield is hitting .362 with 4 homeruns and 15 RBI’s this month. K-Rod has been incredible this month with a perfect 9 for 9 in saves, a win, and […]

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Gary Sheffield Having An Impact On The Mets

An article by posted on 27/05/2009 0 Comments

When the Mets signed Gary Sheffield on April 3, most of the talk was about him having a limited playing schedule. “Limited” would not be the word to describe Sheffield’s impact for the Mets. The veteran outfielder has become the everyday cleanup hitter, filling the void left by the injured Carlos Delgado. Sheffield cranked his fifth […]

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It’s Time To Consider Our Trade Options

An article by posted on 18/05/2009 0 Comments

Last nights loss coupled with the loss of first baseman Carlos Delgado for an extended period of time, is enough for me to begin to consider some serious options in terms of a trade. First lets consider the whys… 1. The experiment in leftfield with Dan Murphy has been shelved because Jerry Manuel feels he […]

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Mets Pound Big Unit, Beat Giants 9-6

An article by posted on 17/05/2009 0 Comments

Game Summary It was supposed to be the classic pitchers duel, Randy Johnson versus Johan Santana, but it ended up being anything but. Neither Johnson or Santana brought their “A” games, but in the end it was Santana who came out on top and the Mets who outlasted the Giants 9-6 and won their third […]

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Mets Not Freaked Out, They Beat The Giants 8-6

An article by posted on 16/05/2009 0 Comments

Lincecum, Schmincecum… That’s all the Mets had to say as they completed their biggest comeback of the season and beat the Giants 8-6 on Friday night. It was a game that featured many layers of clutch hitting, clutch baserunning, clutch fielding and a little bit of luck on this very Freaky Friday. Livan Hernandez started and […]

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

An article by posted on 13/05/2009 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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