Tag: Nationals

Road Woes, Last Place Mets and My Take on Greatest Announcers

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Forgive the random thoughts here, folks, but I thought it was easier today to touch on a few things rather than elaborate on one thing. The Mets continued their road woes last night with a 3-2 loss to the Braves, and are now 5-13 away from home, and 14-8 at Citi Field.  Last year, they […]

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R.A. Dickey Starts Wednesday, Takahashi On Friday

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

According to a new report on WFAN and other sources, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is expected to get called up from Buffalo and make his first start for the Mets on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt revealed that a locker in the Mets clubhouse in Atlanta already had Dickey’s name on it, suggesting an impending roster […]

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Mets Scored Six Runs In The 8th And I Wasn’t There

An article by posted on May 14, 2010 0 Comments

Some might call me fickle.  Others might call me faithless.  I am certainly not fair weather.  Call me whatever you’d like.  But I’m sure that I wasn’t the only one to leave Citifield before the end of the game last Tuesday night. Those who stayed saw the Mets score six runs on so many clutch […]

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Chris Carter Called Up, Catalanotto DFA’d

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier today, Joe D. posted a blog saying that 1B/OF Chris Carter is very close to joining the Mets. In it he wrote, With the Mets’ continuing reluctance to take on additional payroll, they find themselves in the very fortunate (and envious) position of tapping into their minor league system for help that appears to […]

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Beasts of the East

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets created a lot of goodwill with their loyal fans after a 9-1 homestand late in April.  It certainly seemed as though some things were working: Ike Davis was called up and created an impression on the team and the fanbase, Jose Reyes moved his spot in the lineup and it seemed to work […]

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Omar Minaya Was “Unprepared” For Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

On Sunday, 20-year old Aroldis Chapman, who signed a six-year, $30.25-million contract with the Cincinnati Reds, made his first start for Class-AAA Louisville Bats. It was an electrifying debut for one who is sure to become baseball’s next big thing. Chapman’s fastball hit 101 mph on the radar gun and stayed in the high 90s throughout the […]

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Jose Reyes Is Back, And We’re Totally Excited!

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Is Back, And We’re Totally Excited!

Jose Reyes makes his long awaited return to the Mets today against the Washington Nationals, where he will take his rightful place in the leadoff spot! Reyes was all smiles as usual and when asked how he felt, he simply replied “It’s good to be back”. The All-Star shortstop was sidelined for 126 games last […]

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Home Run Revival, Mets Crush Nationals 8-2

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets bats came alive today breaking out for 4 homers in a great start by Mike Pelfrey in an 8-2 victory over the Nationals Game Notes In his first start of the season, Mike Pelfrey wasn’t sharp – but it really didn’t matter. Big Pelf scattered four hits over six innings, walking four and […]

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Omar On Why Jose Reyes Will Start Season On The DL

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Updated post 4/1 2:40 pm Omar Minaya and Jose Reyes spoke to reporters today and shed some light on why the decision was made to place Jose Reyes on the disabled list yesterday. “We want him for the whole year, and Opening Day is traditionally a big day, but the goal is to be able […]

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Nationals Claim Chris Coste Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

According to Brian Costa of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Washington Nationals have claimed catcher Chris Coste after the Mets placed him on waivers this weekend. Coste, 37, hit .224/.301/.317 in 230 plate appearances for the Phillies and Astros last year. After signing with the Mets, Coste made the following comments which understandably ticked many a Mets […]

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