Tag: Mets

Sheffield Has A Good Gripe

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

It was only a matter of time until the Gary Sheffield story, as it pertains to the Mets, would take a turn for the ugly. However, I’m hanging this on Omar Mianay and not Gary Sheffield. Here is the latest… SI.com’s Jon Heyman tweeted that the Giants were the team that claimed Gary Sheffield and prompted the […]

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Wagner’s Return Not Enough As Mets Fall Short 3-2

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

Billy Wagner returned to the Mets to make his first appearance in the major leagues in over a year, entering to a thunderous ovation from the Flushing Faithful.  However, the Citi Field premiere of Enter Sandman did not help send the Braves to Never Never Land.  Brian McCann pulled a long home run into the […]

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Who’s The Real Top Prospect; Flores, Martinez Or… Thole

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

This season shortstop Wilmer Flores seems to have overtaken outfielder Fernando Martinez as the Mets top prospect. That said, there are many scouts out there who don’t think either of them are all they are cracked up to be. Yesterday, Tim Bontemps of the NY Post reported on what one scout had to say regarding the Mets […]

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Mets Lose an Ugly One to the Braves 15-2

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets (56-64) lost to the Braves (63-57) by a score of 15-2. Bobby Parnell made his 3rd start of the year, and was he bad. In the second inning the Braves sent 11 men to the plate. HOWEVER, in defense of Bobby he could have gotten out of the inning when it was only […]

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Who Are These Doctors Anyway?

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

You know, I can accept the fact that the injury bug has bitten our Mets hard this season, and that freak accidents have hurt, as has being beaned in the head by opposing pitchers.  We’ve learned to accept that we have average to below-average replacements and that the season was basically over before the all-star […]

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Mets Minors Seem To Have Major Concerns

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets Minor League system has been the subject of debate all season long in 2009. The criticism is mostly justified in my opinion based on two things. 1. The Mets claim that they have a superior farm system loaded with talent that they consider untouchable. The overall standings of the Mets minor league affiliates tells a […]

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It Takes Ten To Tango!

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

Who could have believed that a lineup that is so wrought with injuries and filled mostly with backups and backups to backups could pull of what the Mets did last night! The Mets set a new franchise record by getting 10 hits in the fourth inning, a first in franchise history. Wow… The Mets had […]

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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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