Tag: Major League

Mets Meet With Ardolis Chapman, But Was It Just For Appearances Sake?

An article by posted on October 24, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally met with sought after lefthander Aroldis Chapman and his agent on Friday. According to Newsday, but it was unclear if they discussed financial parameters with the 21-year-old Cuban defector. Chapman began meeting with several teams on Wednesday when he arrived in New York, and he also plans to meet with the Yankees, Red Sox and […]

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It’s Been All Down Hill For Frankie Rodriguez

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

So much for revamping the bullpen last off season… J.J. Putz – 2 thumbs down… Sean Green – 1 1/2 thumbs down (I sliced half my thumb off on a slicing machine when I worked at the deli. Not!) Frankie Rodriguez – You tell me? According to Newsday, Francisco Rodriguez became the first pitcher since […]

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Thole and Misch Fuel Mets 8-3 Win Over Rockies

An article by posted on September 4, 2009 0 Comments

Even after an impressive 8-3 win over the Rockies, don’t expect me to gloat as much over a win or agonize as much over a loss as I once did throughout the season. Wins and losses don’t mean as much anymore given the Mets current circumstances. Instead, I look for outward signs of hope for next […]

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Angel Pagan Is Still Flying Sky High

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

In the words of the legendary 1990′s grunge band, Soundgarden’s lead singer Chris Cornell, the Mets have “fell on black days”. This season has been one filled with injuries, heart break and disappointment. There haven’t been many bright spots as we head into the final full month of the regular season. Even the younger unproven […]

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One of the Players Involved In The Wagner Deal Revealed

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Boston Herald is reporting that the Mets will receive 1B/OF Chris Carter in the deal that sent Billy Wagner to Boston. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has had quite a bit of success at the Class AAA level. In every season prior to this year Carter has hit well over .300 […]

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Thompson Suspended 3 Games For Head-Hunting Wright

An article by posted on August 6, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on ESPN’s SportsCenter and mlb.com, Cardinals’ reliever Brad Thompson has been suspended by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch near the head of David Wright.  The league deemed the inside pitch to be intentional, justifying the suspension. Thompson was to have begun serving his suspension tonight as the Cardinals opened up a […]

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For Whom The “Bell” Tolls

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

What a punkass Heath Bell turned out to be. I’m not saying that because the National League lost to the junior circuit (Again!), but because I just read his post game comments and it showed me what a jerk he really is. For those of you who made the wise decision not to watch last night’s […]

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Donald Fehr Stepping Down As Union Boss

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN is reporting, that Donald Fehr is stepping down as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Don Fehr joined the MLBPA as general counsel in August of 1977 and was named executive director in December of 1985. Prior to joining the Association, Don was associated with the Kansas City law firm of […]

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Some Father’s Day Odds And Ends

An article by posted on June 21, 2009 0 Comments

As we reach another Father’s Day, let’s take a break from discussing the lack of run support for Johan Santana and the Three Fernandos breakup tour to reflect on a special man in our lives.  He is the man who more than likely showed us how to throw our first curveball, took us to our […]

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Phillies Place Closer Brad Lidge On DL

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on MLB.com, the Phillies have placed closer Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee, and recalled catcher Paul Bako from Double-A Reading into his roster spot. Lidge’s disablement is retroactive to June 7. Interestingly, last season’s perfect closer has been more effective recently, posting a 1.42 ERA and […]

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