Tag: Luis Castillo

Mikey J’s Trip to Miller Park

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

Let me start out by saying that I thoroughly enjoyed myself at the game in Milwaukee on Sunday, in which the Mets salvaged a game and avoided a sweep to a team that previously had a horrible home record.  We recently moved to Madison and a friend with Brewers season tickets invited my wife, 2-year […]

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Takahashi Phillin’ It, Mets Win Fourth Straight 5-0

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

Hisanori Takahashi had his second straight scoreless outing, and the Mets took the 2nd game of the series from the Phillies guaranteeing them a winning series at the least Game Notes Hisanori Takahashi went out in place of Jonathon Niese and put up another ridiculously effective outing, going 6 innings giving up 5 hits and […]

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Can The Mets Win With The Wilpons As Owners?

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

When a team in any sport is struggling everyone from the general manager to the coaches/manger to the players take the blame.  In some cases like the Mets it’s true.  Omar Minaya needs to go as does Jerry Manuel and most of his coaching staff.  I know of a certain pitcher making $36 million dollars […]

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Heyman: Rockies/Castillo, HoJo In Jeopardy

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

Update 5:00 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com added some new information ands confirms the earlier report that the Mets and Rockies are talking about Luis Castillo. But more interesting than that, is his feeling that Mets hitting coach Howard Johnson “appears to be in some jeopardy” of losing his job. Regarding Castillo, a person connected to the Rockies […]

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So Maybe The Mets Are a Mess, But There’s Still HOPE!

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s been almost three months since my last missive (it gets old using the word “blog”) because once the hot stove league season ended (another campaign the Mets lost, by the way), I didn’t think it would be healthy or productive to comment on every twist and turn of spring training or even the first […]

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I’ve Seen Enough… Manuel Has To Go

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Those who know me, those who follow my “Sound Offs” on “Vegas Unwrapped”, or on these and other hallowed Blog pages know if nothing else, I rarely hit the panic button nor do I demand change for the sake of change only or because of one incident alone. It takes a lot to rattle these […]

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Time To Give Luis Castillo a Break!

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

Opening Day is a new beginning, whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic, it should be a day to celebrate the potential that your team could have a great season. It should be a day to enjoy the game you love, and say goodbye to the dreary winter months. Your team gets introduced for the first time, […]

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Batting 2nd And Playing 2nd Base, #1, Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Can you believe that Luis Castillo has won the starting 2nd base job for the 2010 New York Mets?  He is the last man standing.  He was a huge underdog to win the job.  But he persevered.  He beat out Orlando Hudson, Adam Kennedy, Felipe Lopez, Brandon Phillips, and any other 2nd baseman that might […]

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Spring Training Wrap-Up – Bay Watch Edition

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

To begin, catcher Rod Barajas passed his physical today and will report to Mets camp tomorrow morning. According to Jon Heyman, he is guaranteed $500K, and then gets $400K for making the Opening Day roster. He can earn another $1MM with easily attainable incentives. * * * * * * * * * * Jason Bay arrived […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 2, Infielders

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last week I wrote how it was time for the pitchers on this team to step up to plate for the upcoming 2010 season.  This week I’ll be looking at how the infield needs to step up and make 2010 a successful season. Rod Barajas: With the signing of Rod Barajas we finally (hopefully) are […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 1, Pitching

An article by posted on February 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pitchers and catchers are arriving in Port St. Lucie, workouts will be starting shortly and soon exhibition games will be played in Florida.  The Mets will be trying to erase the 2009 season and focus on winning in 2010.  There a lot of question marks coming into the 2010 season for the Mets such as […]

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