Tag: Mets

Oliver Perez To Have Sore Knee Examined

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

In his last four starts, Oliver Perez has shown some signs of improvement with a 3.32 ERA in that span. Last night he faced Derek Lowe who was the Mets first choice to be this season’s big pitching addition to the rotation, but when Lowe signed with Atlanta it left the Mets with little choice […]

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2004 Versus 2009 – Howe Bad Can It Get?

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

I decided to take a look at our 2004 season this morning. That was the last time the Mets finished below .500 and pretty much spelled doom for manager Art Howe and Interim General Manager Dan Duquette. That season the Mets finished in fourth place with a record of 71-91. Currently, the Mets have a […]

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What Happened To Mike Pelfrey’s Strikeout Rate?

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

When Omar Minaya decided that Mike Pelfrey would slide into the number two spot in the rotation, many of us had raised eyebrows to say the least. Even though I would have rather seen Pelfrey hold down the fort at the bottom of the rotation I figured that maybe there was a slim chance that […]

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Livan Gets Rocked By Giants 10-1

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

For the second straight game, the Mets were forced to play without any of their core players and this time it really showed as they were annihilated by the Giants 10-1. It was the Mets’ 12th loss in their last 18 games, and things are really starting to go downhill fast. Livan Hernandez started and […]

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Mets Sign Top Pick Steven Matz

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have signed top pick, left-handed starting pitcher Steven Matz. Matz, out of Ward Melville High School in East Setauket and the 72nd overall pick in June’s First-Year Player Draft, signed for $895,000. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Matz went 6-1 with a 0.47 ERA in seven starts this season for Ward Melville. He struck out […]

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Mets Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes To You

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll be honest. I thought we could do it with Beltran and Wright. I thought we could do it with Wright. I thought we could do it with Francoeur and Wright. I really thought for the longest time that the Mets would make some miracle run and be champions a la 1969. But, with Wright […]

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The Clock Is Ticking And Mets Top Draft Pick Still Unsigned

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Much has been made about the Nationals not having reached a deal with the top pick in this years Amateur Draft, Stephen Strasburg. Despite an apparent record setting bonus on the table, Strasburg on the advice of his agent Scott Boras, wants more… much, much more. Chico Harlan of the Washington Post writes, The record-setting […]

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The Citi Field Cat Takes Its Latest Victim

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Blogger’s disclaimer:  This is a sequel to a previous post I wrote a few weeks ago.  This might look like a humorous piece, but after the events of Saturday’s game surrounding the concussion suffered by David Wright, I’m starting to think the Mets might need to take the contents of this blog into consideration, even […]

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A Walk-Off For David! Mets Defeat Giants 3-2

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

On the day after David Wright was sent to the hospital with a concussion after experiencing a close encounter with a Matt Cain fastball, the Mets were able to give him a wonderful get-well present by defeating the Giants in walk-off style at sunny and hot Citi Field.  Daniel Murphy lined an RBI single with […]

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August 16, 1987: Mets Score Club Record 23 Runs

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

It was 22 years ago today on a lazy Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago.  The Mets were battling the St. Louis Cardinals for the division title and needed to win the finale of their four-game series against the Cubs after being defeated in the first three games.  They were in the throes of […]

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