Tag: National League

NL East Report: Phillies Rotation Not So Tough, Marlins Are Heating Up

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Phillies Rotation Not So Tough, Marlins Are Heating Up

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, andupdated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: Uggla ranks second in the NL and fourth in the majors […]

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R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

On Sunday, R.A. Dickey pitched 7⅓ innings of shutout ball against the Padres, allowing three hits, walking one and striking out ten batters.  The 10-K performance gave Dickey 29 strikeouts over his last three starts (20⅓ IP).  It also helped in lowering his ERA to 3.06, a number Dickey had not seen since his sole […]

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NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Monday, May 21, Drew Sutton was traded to the […]

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NL East Report: Polanco Reaches 2000 Hits, Harper Hits First Home Run

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Polanco Reaches 2000 Hits, Harper Hits First Home Run

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The report covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Friday, May 11, the Braves signed Felix Pie to […]

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Collins Sets Thole Straight, Says No. 1 Job Is Up For Grabs

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Josh Thole’s honeymoon period with the Mets is officially over. No more kid glove treatment, no more excuses, time to man up… That was pretty much the message that Terry Collins delivered yesterday to Josh Thole according to Andy Martino of the Daily News. “Basically, what I told him was that last year was not […]

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Dickey Is A Good Pitcher On A Bad Team

An article by posted on January 29, 2012 0 Comments

Fake Teams takes a look at some good starting pitchers who are toiling for bad teams and lists our own R.A. Dickey among his five picks. Yes, he is 37-years old. But, in knuckleball years, he is really like 27. Now that he has returned from climbing Mt. Kilmanjaro, with all his fingers and toes, […]

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Baseball History 101

An article by posted on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball History 101

For Christmas, I received a great gift from my mother; it was a small book title Fun Facts for Baseball Fans, compiled by Paul Kent. It is a great read because it doesn’t take you all that long to get through, and you learn so much about the game in such a short period of […]

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Morning Grind: Selig Isn’t Doing Right By The Mets, He’s Doing Right By Wilpon

An article by posted on December 23, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Selig Isn’t Doing Right By The Mets, He’s Doing Right By Wilpon

With all the recent revalations of how Selig has aided the Wilpons maintain ownership on countless occasions, I felt this needed to be said: Selig is not helping the Mets; he is simply helping his buddy Fred. The job of the MLB commissioner is to keep everything running smoothly in several areas of the game. His goals are […]

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Thole Getting Head Start On Workouts

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments
Thole Getting Head Start On Workouts

The New York Post, caught up with catcher Josh Thole who is heading to Dallas to begin working on improving his skills as a catcher. Thole realizes how poorly he has performed and is hoping to turn around what was a bad season overall for him in 2011. “I didn’t have a tremendous year by any means,” said […]

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Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Teams Interested In Daniel Murphy

Joel Sherman of the NY Post tweets that Murphy is getting some attention… I like Murphy as a player, but with David Wright entrenched at third base, Murphy’s natural position, it’s hard to fit him in anywhere else which is a shame because he has an incredible bat. At the time Murphy got hurt and […]

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