Tag: John Maine

Francoeur Rockets Mets Past Astros 7-1

An article by posted on October 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally played some solid baseball and beat the Houston Astros 7-1 Friday night in the opener of their final series of the season. John Maine (7-6) made his final start of the season and delivered one of his best performances in two years. He pitched seven solid innings and allowed just one run […]

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Jerry Manuel Wants Upheaval

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

While appearing during his regular weekly spot with Mike Francesa on WFAN, Jerry Manuel sounded more like a general manager at times than he did a manager. When asked if he was intrigued by any of the starting pitchers and if any one starting pitcher caught his eye as far as the 2010 rotation, Manuel gave […]

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Bad Fifth Inning Dooms Mets; Marlins Win 9-6

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

The air is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter as the horsehide is being replaced by the pigskin.  It sure felt like football was in the air at Land Shark Stadium in Miami Saturday night.  The Dolphins’ end zone was visible near the right field warning track (prompting Gary Cohen to exclaim “he […]

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Do You Ever Wonder?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Do you ever wonder what guys like Johan Santana think after suffering through two straight non-playoff years?  Last year the Mets collapsed in September for the second straight year, and the Twins were a one-game playoff away from reaching the postseason.  This year the Twins are battling the Tigers for the AL Central crown while […]

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Let’s Party! Mets Clinch Fourth Place In 6-2 Victory

An article by posted on September 20, 2009 0 Comments

It was inevitable, but after some tense moments in the ninth inning that required the help of Francisco Rodriguez, the Mets finally did it.  They clinched fourth place in the National League East with their 6-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.  There were no mounted police present, making it easy for jubilant fans to run […]

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Maine’s Return Not Enough As Mets Drop Game 1

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine made his return to the Mets after a three month absence from the team following the world’s longest rehab stint.  Although he was limited to a pitch count of 60 pitches, he took the loss when the bullpen failed to keep the Phillies in the park.  The efforts (or lack thereof) of Tobi […]

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Will Maine He Be A Met In 2010?

An article by posted on September 7, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend we reported on how well John Maine performed in his rehab start for Port St. Lucie. He pitched four shutout innings while allowing just two hits, one walk, and striking out six. The news was even better when Maine said that he experienced no pain the next day. “It’s a little tight but it’s […]

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John Maine Solid In St. Lucie

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine took a big step toward his return to the Mets today in his rehab start at Port St. Lucie. Pretty impressive outing even if he was facing Single-A competition. I was actually hoping that the Mets would shut him down, but I guess there’s nothing wrong with letting him air it out and […]

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Keep Be-Lee-ving

An article by posted on September 5, 2009 0 Comments
Keep Be-Lee-ving

One of the holes the Mets need to fill for the 2010 season is first base, Daniel Murphy was named the everyday first baseman after Carlos Delgado got injured. Murphy has done fairly well as a replacement with good defense and an average bat. First base is usually a position for power hitters and Murphy will […]

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Mets Get Buy One, Get One Deal At Hospital For Special Surgery

An article by posted on August 31, 2009 0 Comments

             Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman are both saying that Dr. David Altchek will be performing surgery on both Johan Santana and Oliver Perez on Tuesday. What a lucky break for the Mets… It must be “Two for Tuesday” at the Hospital for Special Surgery… Santana, of course, will have bone chips removed from his left […]

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Who Are These Doctors Anyway?

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

You know, I can accept the fact that the injury bug has bitten our Mets hard this season, and that freak accidents have hurt, as has being beaned in the head by opposing pitchers.  We’ve learned to accept that we have average to below-average replacements and that the season was basically over before the all-star […]

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