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J.J. Putz Out For The Season

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a double dose of bad news on the pitching front when setup man J.J. Putz was shutdown for the season after suffering a setback while rehabbing in Florida. Yesterday, Omar Minaya said that Putz’ scheduled rehab appearance had been canceled to give him an extra day of rest, but a few hours […]

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No Johan, No Win; Marlins Defeat Mets 2-1

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

On a night when Johan Santana was supposed to take the mound, Nelson Figueroa stepped into his shoes.  The rest of the team paid tribute to Johan by doing what they do best in his starts; not scoring.  They played a close game, but ultimately fell a run short, dropping the opener of the nine-game […]

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The 2009 Mets: Where Are They Now?

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, Joe D posted a blog on the 1969 tribute at Citi Field.  In it, he included a “where are they now” segment to catch readers up on what their heroes from 40 years ago are doing.  Perhaps I should do the same with the 2009 Mets.  After all, some of this year’s players […]

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Omar Minaya Tells Us Some More Lies

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya earlier today had a telephone conference with reporters that was broadcast on SNY.  As usual when Omar has a press conference he continues to make the Mets look silly.  Omar said that he could not recall that Johan Santana had an elbow injury during Spring Training.  What planet is Omar living on?  Here […]

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One of the Players Involved In The Wagner Deal Revealed

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Boston Herald is reporting that the Mets will receive 1B/OF Chris Carter in the deal that sent Billy Wagner to Boston. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has had quite a bit of success at the Class AAA level. In every season prior to this year Carter has hit well over .300 […]

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Santana Out For Season With Elbow Surgery

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets got a bit of bad news and good news after the results of Johan Santana’s MRI came back only minutes ago. According to a Mets press release, Johan Santana will require minor elbow surgery that will shut him down for the rest of this season. The good news is that he is expected […]

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It Was A Memorable 1969 Tribute

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

I have to hand it to the New York Mets for doing an excellent job of putting that 1969 Mets tribute together. It was so touching to see all those great Mets of the past, together again for one last time. Unfortunately, many of those who played for the Amazin’s in that magical season have […]

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A Last Ditch Effort and Olney Puts The ESP Into ESPN

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

WFAN is reporting that the Mets are trying to convince Billy Wagner to reconsider his stance on invoking his no-trade clause at this moment. They must really be hooked on whatever the Red Sox were offering… Either that or they just want to shed that $3.5 million dollars left on their obligation to Wagner. My […]

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Elbow Surgery Expected For Johan Santana

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

It saddens me to post this, but as was reported by Phil Hoops, Johan Santana will have an MRI on his ailing elbow on Tuesday. On Monday night, details started to emerge that Johan Santana and several other players are expecting the worst and that Santana will require season ending elbow surgery. Marty Noble reports on […]

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Billy Wagner Invokes No Trade Clause, Will Stay With Mets

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

Last Friday, it was reported that Billy Wagner was claimed on waivers by the Boston Red Sox, the news was not welcomed by Sox closer, Jonathon Papelbon who thinks he has been promoted to General Manager. Papelbon’s crude rumblings aside, the Mets and Sox had until Tuesday afternoon to complete a trade. According to a report by Ken […]

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