Tag: Mets

…And Then There Was One

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

Please do not be alarmed.  That’s not a picture of David Wright getting injured.  But the way things have been going for the Mets lately, would you be surprised if it was?  The rash of injuries to hit the Mets continued this week with the news that Carlos Beltran would have to be placed on […]

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F-Mart It’s Your Time To Shine!

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

For the last 4 years we have been hearing about Fernando “F-Mart” Martinez.  The 16 year old was praised as the future of the New York Mets.  F-Mart was the 5 tool player that the Mets were going to make into their next superstar.  There were growing pains of course, the last couple of seasons […]

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The New Shea Stadium – View from the Caesars Club Seats

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

In 2007 – for the first time in my life I fulfilled a lifelong dream and became a Mets season ticket holder.  Some friends and I ended up splitting 2 seats 4 ways – and visions of playoff games after the stunning near miss of 2006 danced in my head. The last time I had […]

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09′ Mets Motto – We’re Not Gonna Lay Down And Die!

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

There are two things a ballclub that has been decimated by injuries can do: Slide their gloves back on their handlebars and peddle home dejectedly, or adopt an “us against the world” mentality. Last night, the Mets showed the latter. And, why not? What do they have to lose now that all is lost? The […]

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The Cardinals and Mets Rivalry

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

With all the injuries to the 2009 Mets reminding me of the 1987 Mets, and with the St. Louis Cardinals in town for a big four game series, it got me thinking about the great Met-Cardinals rivalry of the mid 1980′s. To borrow a line from Keith Hernandez “You kids out there who are new […]

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Jose Reyes Not Hurt After Car Accident

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to a tweet from Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, Jose Reyes and trainer Ray Ramirez were involved in a car accident. Jose Reyes and the Mets trainer were in a car accident on the Triboro Bridge today. Reyes was not injured. Reyes and Ray Ramirez were hit from behind by a fire truck. […]

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Carlos Beltran Headed To DL

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin, The Mets placed center fielder Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list today with a bone bruise on his right knee. The team called up Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo today, though he wasn’t expected to be there in time for tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Martinez had been […]

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Mets Give Javier Valentin and Wily Mo Pena The Boot

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources including Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, the Buffalo Bisons released outfielder/first baseman Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin today. The Mets released two veterans, outfielder Wily Mo Pena and infielder Javier Valentin, from Triple-A Buffalo today while activating newly claimed left-handed reliever Arturo Lopez to the Bisons’ roster. Pena had […]

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Bullpen Running Out Of Gas, Elmer Dessens Can Help

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets bullpen got off to a great start and quickly staked its claim as the best in the National League after an off-season overhaul. But as the season wore on, and the bullpen innings continued to mount, we began to see some cracks as May came to an end. Jerry Manuel was quick to […]

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Poll Results: Mets Biggest Concern

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

Poll Question:What Concerns You Most About The Mets Right Now?   Despite the amazing turnout at the poll for this question (734 votes), the results are extremely too close for my taste. The majority of voters (247 34%) believe that the Mets’ biggest concern is starting pitching, and of course that would make sense especially with […]

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