Tag: Marlins

Pitching K-Rod In The Eighth Was Fine With Me

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

You win some and you lose some, and then there’s games like last night. When Hanley Ramirez launched that grand slam to put the Marlins ahead 4-3, I swear I had a vision of it seconds before it played out on my TV screen. It just seems that whenever the opposition loads the bases against […]

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Why I Don’t Trust Jerry in a Pennant Race

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

I have a feeling that I would really enjoy having a philosophical conversation about life with Jerry Manuel. A conversation about baseball strategy? Not so much. Jerry says and does a lot of incomprehensible things when it comes to running a baseball team and last night’s game against the Marlins took the cake. While I […]

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Why Is Johan Exempt From Criticism?

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana is not having a great year so far.  Santana is 5-5 with an ERA of 3.55.  It’s obvious that the great Santana is on a decline.  Santana’s K/9 ratio is at a career low.  Even more alarming Santana’s contact ratio is at a career high!  His average velocity is also at a career […]

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Valentine’s Day On Monday? Not So Fast.

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, there were several reports circulating that Bobby Valentine was leaving his job at ESPN and had reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with the Florida Marlins. It was further reported that Valentine would debut as the Marlins manager on Monday when the Fish meet the Mets in San Juan, Puerto Rico to open a three-game series. Valentine is expected to […]

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Even I’m Starting To Believe

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

Most of you who read my words on here each week know that I have a healthy dose of skepticism and cynicism when it comes to these Mets.  But while I’m not about to start sending “Ya gotta believe!” messages like one of my buddies does even when the Mets lose a bunch of games […]

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Mets Comeback Against Marlins To Win 7-6

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets completed their three-game sweep of the Marlins this afternoon at Citi Field, where they fought back from a 5-run deficit to win 7-6. They continue their success at home, and improve their record at Citi Field to 22-9. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi looked good through the first three innings, until his second time […]

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Mets Continue Home Dominance, Rout Marlins 6-1

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

Mets defeat the Marlins 6-1 with great pitching from Niese and help from Wright’s and Davis’ bats. Mets continue their home playing dominance going 21-9 at home, the only team with 20+ wins at home. Game Summary Jon Niese had his first start since the middle of May, being out with a hamstring injury. Coming […]

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Metsmerized Today: Great Mets Links For Your Pleasure

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

Our own Elliot Teichman, who has been producing our game previews since 2007, has a great post on his site 213 Miles From Shea. It takes a look at some of the more interesting promotions our minor league teams are having this season. There’s definitely some really cool things going on with my favorite being Star Wars Night […]

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Dickey Pitches Well, Mets Win 4-3

An article by posted on June 4, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey came out and pitched a solid game, and the Mets took the first game in this home stand from the Marlins 4-3 Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today, and threw the most knuckle balls in one game that he has thrown in any game this season, going 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 runs […]

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Road Woes, Last Place Mets and My Take on Greatest Announcers

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Forgive the random thoughts here, folks, but I thought it was easier today to touch on a few things rather than elaborate on one thing. The Mets continued their road woes last night with a 3-2 loss to the Braves, and are now 5-13 away from home, and 14-8 at Citi Field.  Last year, they […]

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