Tag: Josh Thole

Thole Needs To Stay; Focus on 2011.

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

I think I’m starting to come to the realization that not only will the Mets not pick up a big time pitcher before the deadline, but that this team really isn’t a playoff caliber team. I know what’s going to happen, half of the comments will be calling me out like I’m some fair-weather fan, […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Lose 3-2 To D’Backs

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

On a day where R.A. Dickey delivered another quality start, the Mets offense couldn’t manage any offense against Arizona and fell short of a bid for a comeback, losing 3-2, ensuring their second straight losing series on the road. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went to the mound today, and in the dead air of Arizona […]

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Manuel Keeps Thole: Turner Sent Down In Ollie’s Return

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

Beyond popular belief, it was actually Justin Turner who was sent back to AAA-Buffalo instead of Josh Thole after the conclusion of last night’s game. With the return of Oliver Perez now a reality, and the news that Ollie will be joining the bullpen as a lefty specialist, Jerry Manuel had a difficult decision but actually did […]

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The Best Lineup Jerry Manuel Has Ever Posted

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

I know I said I was going to discontinue posting lineups before each game near the end of last season. You can get the lineup at the pre-game show on SNY or MetsBlog, who posts it as soon as he gets it. But I had to make an exception today because as I read it […]

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Luis Castillo, Oliver Perez To Be Activated Today

An article by posted on July 19, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, after the Mets salvaged the final game in San Francisco to avoid the sweep, Jerry Manuel spoke with reporters. Luis Castillo  – Castillo will be joining the Mets today in Arizona, where the Mets begin a three game series with the Diamondbacks. He is expected to be activated before the game and resume his […]

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Beltran’s Back, But Lincecum Silences Mets 2-0

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

Mets get shutout by Tim Lincecum and the Giants 2-0 in their first game of the second half. Sixth time the Mets have been shutout this season. Carlos Beltran also makes his return to the Mets and get his first hit of the season. Game Notes RA Dickey led the Mets into the second half […]

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I’m Not Ready To Show Barajas or Blanco The Door Yet

An article by posted on July 8, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets signed catchers Henry Blanco and Rod Barajas in the offseason, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. They both had solid defensive reputations, and Barajas had some pop in his bat. Plus the price was right — together they are only costing the Mets $1.25 million dollars this season. […]

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Mets Bats Missing In Action, Lose 3-1 To Reds

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese went out and was strong for seven and two third innings, but the Mets offense was stifled by Reds starter Bronson Arroyo  in the 3-1 loss. Game Notes Jonathon Niese continued his run of brilliant starts, going seven and two third innings, giving up three runs on six hits with one walk and […]

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K-Rod Fail: Nats Walkoff All Over Mets Again

An article by posted on July 3, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets end up losing 6-5 to the Nationals on a walk-off hit for Pudge Rodriguez off of closer Frankie Rodriguez in the bottom of the ninth. It’s the 10th time the Mets gave up the lead in the opposing team’s final at bats. Game Summary R.A. Dickey gets back to his impressive pitching streak after receiving […]

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Mets Salvage 6-5 Win In San Juan

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

In a game delayed almost two hours, Mike Pelfrey struggled but Jesus Feliciano helped set the table for the Mets, as they took the final game of the series against the Marlins, 6-5. Game Notes After a long rain delay, Mike Pelfrey was obviously affected adversely, getting beaten around. In four and two thirds of […]

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