Tag: Gary Sheffield

Is Jerry Manuel Tripping?

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

Update: Carlos Beltran will be starting and playing in centerfield today, as opposed to what was reported earlier. Thanks to Amazin86er for the tip. I’m not one to mess around with a real life Gangsta, but what exactly was Jerry Manuel on, when he wrote out his lineup card for todays game? Did he toast […]

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Mets Notes: Pelfrey Bumped, Scary Outfield, Live Game Chat

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has confirmed that Mike Pelfrey will indeed skip his scheduled start on Sunday to rest his forearm. However, he remains tight-lipped about who will start in his place. I had surmised that starter to be Nelson Figueroa and it looks like that’s exactly who the Mets will call up despite the National Security […]

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Video: Gary Sheffield Road To 500

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

Congratulations Gary! Gary Sheffield’s first career hit with the Mets came in dramatic fashion. Down one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sheffield came in as a pinch-hitter and blasted the ninth pitch from Brewers reliever Mitch Stetter over the left-field fence to record his 500th career home run on Friday night.   The […]

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Mets Beat Brewers 5-4 On Castillo Walk-off Hit

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

In typical fashion, the Mets got off to an early 3-0 lead when Jose Reyes singled to center to get things started and moved to second when Murphy singled to center. A David Wright single loaded the bases for Delgado who hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield scoring Reyes. Two batters later, Church is intentionally walked […]

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Sheffield Blasts Number 500

An article by posted on April 17, 2009 0 Comments

It was perfect timing… With the Mets down by a run in the seventh inning, Gary Sheffield came in to pinch hit for the pitcher with the score 4-3. Mitch Stetter was pitching in relief for the Brewers, and after an eight pitch at-bat, he served a 3-2 slider to Sheffield who quickly launched it […]

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Live Game Chat: Mets vs Padres – Sheffield In RF

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Here is tonight’s lineup which has Gary Sheffield batting sixth. Jose Reyes, SS Daniel Murphy, LF David Wright, 3B Carlos Delgado, 1B Carlos Beltran, CF Gary Sheffield, RF Brian Schneider, C Luis Castillo, 2B Oliver Perez, P Mike Pelfrey has been diagnosed with forearm tendinitis after an MRI on Tuesday. More on that later on. […]

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Mets Notes: Sheffield, Pelfrey, Ollie, Wagner

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

Gary Sheffield is expected to start in right field for the first time this season. He enters the game with 499 homeruns and may mark the first memorable Mets moment at Citi Field if he hits number 500 at Shea tonight. I’m not exactly sure how to feel about that, but if it’s a game […]

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Mets In-Game Notes

An article by posted on April 10, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin, Gary Sheffield’s debut as a starting right fielder for the Mets will wait until Wednesday against the Padres, Jerry Manuel announced. Manuel said he would have thrown Sheffield into right field Sunday against the Marlins, even if Sheffield wasn’t quite ready, but the manager wanted to have his primary lineup on […]

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Sheff Needs To Shed Pounds, Not Ready To Take Field

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, After completing a 20-minute session in the outfield with coach Razor Shines hitting him balls, Gary Sheffield suggested he’s not ready to play the field in a game. Sheffield said he didn’t even pick up a glove during spring training. And because he figured to only be […]

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Will The Mets Make It 31-17?

An article by posted on April 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have have a stellar 30-17 record in Opening Days in their 47 year history. Eleven of those wins came from Hall of Famer Tom “The Franchise” Seaver. What a stud! And let’s not forget Doctor K, Dwight Gooden, who won eight Opening Day contests himself. Maybe his nephew Gary Sheffield will help the […]

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