Tag: injury

Wright Taking The Right Precautions

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

Let’s rewind back to Saturday August 15th, 2009. It was a warm, sunny afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets and Giants were in the midst of a pitcher’s duel between two of the best in the game in Johan Santana and Matt Cain. All was going as planned, and both pitchers were in the midst […]

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Is K-Rod Next? Some Scouts Think So…

An article by posted on August 27, 2009 0 Comments

In his column Rumblings and Grumblings, Jayson Stark of ESPN raises the specter that Frankie Rodriguez might be concealing an injury. K-Rod not A-OK? Meanwhile, opposing scouts and executives have been buzzing that it wouldn’t shock them if Francisco Rodriguez added to the Mets’ DL total. Clearly, something is up with K-Rod. His first-pitch strike […]

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No Johan, No Win; Marlins Defeat Mets 2-1

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

On a night when Johan Santana was supposed to take the mound, Nelson Figueroa stepped into his shoes.  The rest of the team paid tribute to Johan by doing what they do best in his starts; not scoring.  They played a close game, but ultimately fell a run short, dropping the opener of the nine-game […]

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Omar Minaya Tells Us Some More Lies

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya earlier today had a telephone conference with reporters that was broadcast on SNY.  As usual when Omar has a press conference he continues to make the Mets look silly.  Omar said that he could not recall that Johan Santana had an elbow injury during Spring Training.  What planet is Omar living on?  Here […]

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Leaders Suck It Up…

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

Every time the Mets go public with updates on their core of injured players, usually another setback like Carlos Delgado’s strained oblique, it is tantamount to the water torture prevalent during wartime interrogations. As Archie Bunker used to say, “Put a lid on it, Meathead!” I doubt Mets fans care to hear about another injury […]

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Frankie Is Not Allowing Us To Relax

An article by posted on August 8, 2009 0 Comments

Francisco Rodriguez was supposed to be the answer to the bullpen problems the Mets suffered last year.  For the first half of the season, he was as good as advertised, picking up save after save and keeping his ERA south of 1.00.  Then Luis Castillo dropped the pop-up at Yankee Stadium, giving Rodriguez his first […]

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Brooklyn Native a Good Fit for Mets?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

When you examine the Mets lineup, and assume that Jose Reyes will be back, you soon realize there are four glaring holes in the everyday lineup. Obviously, they need another starting pitcher. It doesn’t take a creative mind to figure out this team needs to either get Cliff Lee, or somebody of his caliber, or […]

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Sheffield Becomes The Latest Guest At The DL Hotel

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

According to our friend Adam Rubin in his Daily News blog, Gary Sheffield has become the latest Mets player to be placed on the disabled list.  He will be replaced on the Mets roster by tonight’s starting pitcher, Jonathon Niese. Sheffield hadn’t played since the July 18 game against the Braves, when he was taken […]

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We Need A Miracle

An article by posted on July 21, 2009 0 Comments

Today, I called my dad to wish him a happy birthday. The subject naturally went from how many candles he’s blowing out tonight to the Mets. Okay, so we beat the Nationals. The sad thing was that I was excited about it. I threw my hands in the air without looking at the bigger picture; […]

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Now Batting Sixth… First Baseman… Livan Hernandez

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

From the archives of the strange, but true… The Mets may have found themselves a new utility infielder who can play first base, third base, pinch hit, and even pitch a complete game. And the best part is, we don’t have to give up any propsects to get him because he’s already on the team. Adam Rubin of […]

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