Tag: Jeff Francoeur

At Least We’re Set In Right Field For 2010

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

As I wrote back when the Mets first acquired him, the Mets were the big winners when they dumped the lackluster Church in exchange for the young righthanded former first rounder, Jeff Francoeur. About a week and a half later, I indicated that his recent hitting woes were simply a matter of making adjustments. Here […]

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Reason To Watch

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

As I’ve been watching our beloved Mets this season, going through cases of Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer, I’ve still kept an interest in seeing the team win, no matter how many games out of first we’ve been.  Recently, it’s gotten much tougher to get genuinely excited over wins, though having them spaced so far apart does […]

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D-Backs Rain On Mets Parade 5-2

An article by posted on August 2, 2009 0 Comments

The beards must grow on!  After the players vowed not to shave until the Mets reached the .500 mark, the team continued their inconsistent play since their five-game winning streak ended on Thursday, as they were defeated by the Diamondbacks by the final score of 5-2.  The loss dropped the Mets 7½ games behind the […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments
Jeff Francoeur Is Just What The Mets Needed

When the Mets traded Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for Jeff Francoeur, there was an outcry among Mets fans such as I’ve never heard before over a trade that I thought was a great one for the Mets. All of a sudden Ryan Church was looked upon as this golden boy, when in fact […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 7/19-7/26

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

So the Mets return home tonight after winning back-to-back games in Houston, and I have to say, it was in pretty impressive fashion. And those two games created a sort of dilemma for me when I was trying to choose this week’s Player of the Week, because the Mets actually put up hits, runs and […]

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Niese Stellar Against ‘Stros; Mets Win 10-3

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was called up from Triple-A Buffalo to replace the injured Fernando Nieve in the starting rotation.  If he continues to pitch like he did tonight, he might not have to go back anytime soon. After a rough first inning, Niese settled down and pitched beautifully for six additional innings.  The offense came alive […]

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Random Stats and Thoughts

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

We can beat a dead horse all day long about how bad and disappointing the 2009 Mets have become, and how we’re going to have to endure a few months of meaningless baseball now that all hope for the playoffs is basically lost.  So instead of beating the horse, I’m just going to point out […]

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Mets Take Down The Nats 6-2

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Drew Costello originally wrote this on Mets Fans Forever The Mets defeated the Washington Nationals by a score of 6-2 Monday night. Livan Hernandez got the win going seven strong innings giving up 2 runs on 5 hits. After a few shaky outings in a row, Hernandez was seemingly in control for the […]

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Mets Chop Braves 5-1 Behind Santana’s Smooth Effort

An article by posted on July 18, 2009 0 Comments

The fact that Johan Santana won a game after the All-Star Break was nothing new.  After all, he’s now 59-17 in his career after the All-Star Break and 9-0 with the Mets.  The only thing new about it was the team he defeated. Santana pitched seven shutout innings and his teammates provided him with all […]

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Can Things Get Better? Maybe

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

For as bad as the Mets have looked at times this season (and I have advocated blowing up the team or just not paying attention to them anymore), it’s almost miraculous that they are not worse than three games under .500 and 6 ½ games out of first place.  When you think about the lousy […]

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