Tag: John Maine

Our Starters Have Been Pitching Well

An article by posted on May 26, 2009 0 Comments

As April came to a close, I was very alarmed at the state of our starting pitching. Aside from Johan Santana, everyone had an ERA over 5.00 and questions lingered about the makeup of the rotation. John Maine had an ERA of 5.40, Mike Pelfrey was at 6.32, Livan Hernandez was at risk of losing his job […]

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Mets Lose Third Straight, Dodgers Win 5-3

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Mets played game 2 of a three game series against the red hot LA Dodgers, who are starting to say “Manny who?” The Dodgers took game one of this series in extra innings. The Mets are 9-9 on the road this season, while Dodgers have the best home record in the majors (15-3). Mets send […]

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The Maine Thing Is, Mets Win

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

I know what they say – you win as a team and you lose as a team. And trust me, I’m the last one to put an individual player’s statistics and milestones ahead of what’s best for the team. However, I feel that Major League Baseball needs to do something to properly reward a starting pitcher for a […]

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Mets Steal First Game From Giants 7-4

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets had another unlikely win last night that saw them come from behind and take the lead with three runs in the ninth inning and then hang on for the 7-4 win. The go-ahead run scored after Carlos Beltran doubled and then stole third base in the ninth. David Wright then drove home Beltran with […]

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Mets Maul The Pirates In 10-1 Blowout

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets finally got the idea and decided that the best way to play Citi Field was to stop swinging for the fences and start driving the ball toall fields. The results were astonishing as the launched a 17 hit attack and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1. Johan Maine started and continues to show […]

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Beltran Homers Twice, Mets Scalp Braves 6-4

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets got off to a terrible start, falling behind 3-0 to the Braves after two innings. But somehow, starter John Maine dug deep down and found the edge to stop the bleeding long enough for the Mets to comeback thanks to three 2-run homers and some solid work from the bullpen. The Mets […]

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Jerry Manuel Sounds The Alarm

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets could have upgraded the rotation this off season, but instead they chose to bring back the same 1-4 starters and fill the fifth spot with Livan Hernandez who will try to salvage the final game of the series this afternoon against the Cardinals. Manuel was visibly frustrated and not his usual candid self […]

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Game Recap: Padres 6 – Mets 5

An article by posted on April 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost the game and the series to the Padres tonight thanks to a poor outing by John Maine and a lack of situational hitting. The game began with Ramon Castro behind the plate because Brian Schneider was given the night off after complaining of back and leg pain. Castro would later homer in the game. […]

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One Week Down. Twenty Five To Go

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is […]

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Bullpen Not At Fault

An article by posted on April 11, 2009 0 Comments

After watching the game last night against the Florida Marlins one could say that the ending was a 2008 re-run.  John Maine pitched 5.0 innings, allowing 2 hits, both of which were solo home-runs.  He didn’t walk anyone and pitched a total of 83 pitches.  After Maine left the 5th inning Bobby Parnell and Sean […]

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