Tag: Marlins

Beasts of the East

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets created a lot of goodwill with their loyal fans after a 9-1 homestand late in April.  It certainly seemed as though some things were working: Ike Davis was called up and created an impression on the team and the fanbase, Jose Reyes moved his spot in the lineup and it seemed to work […]

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Clutch Hitting… Or Any Hitting At All

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

Experts, fans and anyone with a mouth speaks of such anti-Billy Beane topics as “clutch hitting”. I am here to bring an even crazier philosophy – one so insane, that if you comprehend it you may want to be institutionalized. Its called “hitting, period”. Unfortunately, this is a crazy, next level idea that only appeals […]

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Mets Lose Rubber Game 3-1, Early Warning Signs?

An article by posted on April 9, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets squandered a good start from young Jon Niese and fell to the Florida Marlins 3-1 in front of a mere 25,000 fans on Thursday night. Game Notes Jon Niese wasn’t spectacular against the Fish, but he delivered a solid performance that was a far cry better than John Maine the night before. In […]

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Despite Results, Jenrry Mejia Looked Good Out There

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Unless they were under a rock, most Mets fans know that Jenrry Mejia finally made his much anticipated debut last night against the Marlins. And though he displayed the velocity and movement that had been advertised, the results were mediocre at best. Mejia earned a spot on the roster with a blazing fastball that in fact […]

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Mets Bats Go Silent, Fall To Marlins 7-6

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Game Summary After the great showing on Opening Day, the Mets managed only six hits, but thanks to nine Marlin walks and a balk also managed to score six runs, but still lose 7-6 in 10 Innings Game Highlights John Maine never seemed to find his comfort zone as he labored through five innings, giving […]

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The pressure is kind of off

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sure, we’re all thrilled that the Mets continued their Opening Day dominance on Monday with a win over the Marlins to start the 2010 season.  It was a very complete performance with Johan Santana, Fernando Nieve and K-Rod holding the Marlins to one run; and our hitters, starting with David Wright belting a first-inning two-run […]

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Checking In With Some Friends…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Our old friend David Ponte from NYsportSpace, is at it again and draws on his unique wit to compile his “10 Positive Prophecies for the 2010 Mets“.  I always enjoy reading his take take on the Mets and this one is definitely worth a look. My favorite one is number three: Johan Santana will throw a no […]

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Optimists Have Their Day In The Sun

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, opening day, the optimists ruled. The naysayers out there already have their rebuttals. “You had Santana pitching, you should have won. Now lets see what you’ve got”. Perhaps they are right. Certainly 2009, nor this most recent spring training has given even the most loyal Mets fans some ill conceived notions that this team […]

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Opening Day Magic Continues As Mets Top Marlins 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2010 0 Comments

Game Summary If everyday was Opening Day for the New York Mets, oh what a wonderful world it would be. The Mets continued their season opening mastery with a 7-1 victory over the Florida Marlins for their fifth straight Opening Day win and improved their overall record to 32-17, both Major League records. Game Highlights Johan Santana outdueled […]

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Opening Day Lineup and Preview: Mets Vs. Marlins

An article by posted on April 4, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has announced his Opening Day lineup for tomorrow: 1. Alex Cora SS 2. Luis Castillo 2B 3. David Wright 3B 4. Mike Jacobs 1B 5. Jason Bay, LF 6. Gary Matthews Jr. CF 7. Jeff Francoeur RF 8. Rod Barajas C 9. Johan Santana P Observations: Gary Matthews Jr. gets the starting nod […]

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