Tag: Luis Castillo

Jeff Francoeur Clears Waivers, Can Now Be Traded

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

Update 1:30 PM According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur has cleared waivers and can now be dealt to any organization. Trading Francoeur does make sense, but I’m not so sure we will get much for him.  Some rumors are floating that Fernando Martinez may have been called up to showcase him for […]

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The Untouchables

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss.  Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat.  I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger […]

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Pelfrey Pummeled, Mets Lose 8-3

An article by posted on August 5, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey was ineffective yet again today, and the Mets lost the game and the series to the Braves, falling today 8-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard today, not even making it out of the fifth inning. Big Pelf was a Big Letdown today, giving up five runs, with only three being earned […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Pray For Moving Day

An article by posted on August 3, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, Anger,the disliked trio of Oliver Perez, Luis Castillo, and Carlos Beltran, and Packing Materials.  If you are an avid Mets fan you should be angry today. Seething actually. Angry your GM, Omar Minaya waved the White Flag at the trading deadline; a team with numerous holes couldn’t fill any […]

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Last Night, The Mets Mailed It In

An article by posted on August 3, 2010 0 Comments
Last Night, The Mets Mailed It In

 OK, fine, that was the turning point, but the real indictment of the Mets came in the eight other innings. Johan Santana was professional enough to keep the game close, but the Mets’ offense slumbered through what they called a critical game. It’s not the adversity, but how you respond that is critical, and the […]

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Mets Fall To .500 On The Season, Losing 4-1 To Braves

An article by posted on August 2, 2010 0 Comments

Mets start their six game road trip against two division rivals with a 4-1 loss against the Braves. The Mets just seemed to give up during the game, with the exception of Santana who got better as the game went on. There was, once again, no offense to help Santana who had a decent outing […]

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Valdes Annihilated, Mets Lose 9-6

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

In a game where David Wright hit two home runs and the Mets offense put up some run support, Raul Valdes was pitching volleyballs and the Diamondbacks tee’d off, winning the opening game of the series 9-6. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit early on in the game, and hit hard. Mike’s final line of […]

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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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Mike Pelfrey Thrashed In 13-2 Loss To D-Backs

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

Mets get crushed by the Diamondbacks in the first game of the series, 13-2. Mike Pelfrey had another poor start and the bullpen wasn’t much better as the D-Backs garnered 18 hits off of the Mets. The Mets get their best lineup tonight with the return of Castillo, but can only manage six hits and […]

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Tejada Optioned To Buffalo In Castillo’s Return

An article by posted on July 19, 2010 0 Comments

Ruben Tejada had a closed door meeting today with the Mets, and apparently he couldn’t convince them to let him stay in the majors. He was optioned back to AAA-Buffalo as Luis Castillo has finished his rehab and has returned to the Mets. Tejada was optioned because the Mets want him to play everyday and […]

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