Tag: Jason Isringhausen

Bambino’s, Billy Goats…and Joan Payson: Why the Mets are Cursed

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
Bambino’s, Billy Goats…and Joan Payson: Why the Mets are Cursed

On January 3, 1920, Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth along with mortgage rights on Fenway Park to the New York Yankees. On January 4, 1920, there were no newspaper articles talking about ‘The Curse of the Bambino.’ For a curse to gain traction two things must happen. First, there must be the […]

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Reliever Jeff Walters Deserved The Call, Not Frank Francisco

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Reliever Jeff Walters Deserved The Call, Not Frank Francisco

With a 2.09 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 56.0 innings of work, it was hard to ignore the excellent season that Jeff Walters delivered for Double-A Binghamton in 2013. His 38 saves in the regular season shattered the all-time career and single-season records for Binghamton and in doing so Walters tossed his name in the mix as a […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. […]

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Mets vs Padres: Wheeler Takes The Hill In Series Opener, Davis Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Wheeler Takes The Hill In Series Opener, Davis Batting Cleanup

Mets at Padres • 10:10 PM • Petco Park Zack Wheeler (5-2, 2.63) vs Tyson Ross (3-5, 2.75) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Juan Lagares – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP […]

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Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

Back in spring 1995, Generation K was going to change everything for the Mets , a downtrodden club known three years earlier as “The Worst Team Money Could Buy” that went on to lose 103 games in 1993. Jason Isringhausen , Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson were supposed to be the saviors, just like Dwight […]

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From Left Field: Who Should Stay And Who Should Go?

An article by posted on September 23, 2011 0 Comments

The English punk rock group, The Clash, was famous for the song “Should I Stay or Should I Go.” With the season winding down, let’s do a Mets-related version of this song. For 2012, who should stay and who should go? Stay Manny Acosta: Though erratic at times, he showed he deserves a spot in […]

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Are The Mets Done Shoving Parnell Down Our Throats Yet?

An article by posted on September 15, 2011 0 Comments

This is beginning to get ridiculous now.  First the Mets removed Izzy from the closer role and asked him to groom Parnell to be the teams closer.  Now since Parnell has blown 5 saves in 10 chances they have decided to try John Franco as a potential mentor/tutor? I am getting a little tired of […]

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Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments
Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

  Miguel Batista had another good outing spoiled by a blown save, but Nick Evans had a huge day in the Mets 7-4 win. Game Notes Miguel Batista took the mound, and pitched another surprising game, but was not as sharp as his last outing. Batista went six innings, allowing one run on five hits, […]

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Bullpen Blows Game, Again, Mets Lose 6-2 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a strong seven innings, but the bullpen combined to give up four runs in the last two innings in their 6-2 loss to the Brewers. Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked great today, and had another quality outing. Dickey went seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, walking none and striking out […]

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Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments
Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

Chris Capuano pitched a great six innings and the Mets defense managed to falter again in their 4-3 loss against the Marlins Game Notes Chris Capuano had a great outing after a few bad outing including two against the Marlins. Cap went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out five and walking […]

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