Tag: Hisanori Takahashi

Who Is Nelson Figueroa?

An article by posted on May 4, 2010

There was a point in time, eons ago (actually, about a month ago) when everyone in the world of Mets fans, mostly the blogosphere was going ballistic at the Mets handling of the Nelson Figueroa situation. It was seen as a slap in the face to the man, but statistically as well as from the […]

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The Mets Past Is Today’s Prologue

An article by posted on April 29, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are proving that winning baseball isn’t just measured by pure numbers such as batting averages or home runs or even low walk totals. Winning baseball is a mishmash of that along with solid clutch playing and a really big chaser of luck. Luck isn’t something the Mets are used to lately not to […]

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Mets Deck Cards 2-1 In Epic 20 Inning Marathon

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets won game two against the Cardinals 2-1 in 20 innings. It was the longest victory in franchise history. Game Notes Who would have expected Jamie Garcia, a no name pitcher, to go toe-to-toe with a two time Cy Young award winner like Johan Santana? But that’s how it was with both pitchers throwing […]

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The Best Rotation Available is Yet Unavailable

An article by posted on March 28, 2010 0 Comments
The Best Rotation Available is Yet Unavailable

All offseason we talked about what is best for our beloved Mets. What’s best as far as free agency. What’s best as far as who is managing. What’s best from the GM position. What’s best at each position. And even what’s best from ownership. We all have had our very candid and pointed opinions and […]

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Manuel and Warthen Serve Us Some Figgy Pudding

An article by posted on March 27, 2010 0 Comments

I found it so laughable and typical that after almost an entire spring training without a peep from Jerry Manuel regarding Nelson Figueroa, Manuel chose yesterdays implosion on the mound from Figgy to reveal his intentions about the 35-year old right-hander. After a near perfect run this spring, you would think that Figueroa might have jeopardized […]

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Do I Believe In Comebacks? It’s Getting Harder…

An article by posted on March 23, 2010 0 Comments

We now return you to ‘As The World Turns‘… That should be what each return from a commercial on SNY and WPIX says this exhibition season… I am becoming more concerned as the Mets continue to have more questions than answers each day spring training continues. What drama… We should be getting closer to making cuts. Instead the […]

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Parnell and Green Could Be Out, Beimel Still In Picture

An article by posted on March 19, 2010 0 Comments

In a new post to his blog, Adam Rubin of the Daily News, analyzes the Mets spring training battles and speculates on the potential Opening Day roster. Regarding the rotation, Adam believes that Jon Niese is still the front-runner to be the team’s fifth starter and writes, The smart money still has Jon Niese claiming the final slot in the rotation […]

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Hisanori Takahashi Signs Minor League Deal With Mets

An article by posted on February 11, 2010 0 Comments

Update 2:05 PM: Kevin Burkhardt says from what he’s been told Takahashi is NOT a bullpen option because he’s not a power arm plus he struggles against lefties. He’s a Tom Glavine type that either makes the Met SP rotation or is gonna be sent to Buffalo as SP insurance. (hat tip to Sach) Original […]

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Japanese Reliever Bids Sayonara To Mets Offer

An article by posted on February 8, 2010 0 Comments

According to this report on MASN Sports, Japanese free agent Hisanori Takahashi has reportedly rejected deals from both the Mets and Orioles. The Mets had actually offered the reliever a Major League contract, but couldn’t reach an agreement on the dollars according to another report appearing on NPB Tracker. I’m a little surprised that the Mets continue to […]

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