Tag: Nationals

Ex-Met Hernandez, No Longer Livan’ In The High Life

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 has been a year to forget for, former-Met, Livan Hernandez from a personal standpoint. I had reported back in August that Hernandez was being sued over damage done to a rental car. Unfortunately, now the pitcher’s troubles have hit closer to home…literally. Robert Snell at the Detroit News, who also broke the two IRS […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is A Keeper

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

In a move that comes as no surprise to me, the Mets may get their off season started by locking up their new wonder boy, Jeff Francoeur to a three-year deal according to a report by Marty Noble. The Mets believe Francoeur will look sharp in their 2010 uni, so much so that they are […]

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Let’s Party! Mets Clinch Fourth Place In 6-2 Victory

An article by posted on September 20, 2009 0 Comments

It was inevitable, but after some tense moments in the ninth inning that required the help of Francisco Rodriguez, the Mets finally did it.  They clinched fourth place in the National League East with their 6-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.  There were no mounted police present, making it easy for jubilant fans to run […]

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Maine’s Return Not Enough As Mets Drop Game 1

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine made his return to the Mets after a three month absence from the team following the world’s longest rehab stint.  Although he was limited to a pitch count of 60 pitches, he took the loss when the bullpen failed to keep the Phillies in the park.  The efforts (or lack thereof) of Tobi […]

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The Clock Is Ticking And Mets Top Draft Pick Still Unsigned

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Much has been made about the Nationals not having reached a deal with the top pick in this years Amateur Draft, Stephen Strasburg. Despite an apparent record setting bonus on the table, Strasburg on the advice of his agent Scott Boras, wants more… much, much more. Chico Harlan of the Washington Post writes, The record-setting […]

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Everybody Relax, Mets Won’t Get Much For Billy Wagner

An article by posted on August 13, 2009 0 Comments

I’m hearing a lot of talk on sports radio today about Billy Wagner who had another perfect appearance in rehab and is set to be activated this Sunday. Most of the enthusiasm is centered around the chance that the Mets might be able to move him before the August 31st waiver deal deadline. I have […]

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We Need A Miracle

An article by posted on July 21, 2009 0 Comments

Today, I called my dad to wish him a happy birthday. The subject naturally went from how many candles he’s blowing out tonight to the Mets. Okay, so we beat the Nationals. The sad thing was that I was excited about it. I threw my hands in the air without looking at the bigger picture; […]

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Nationals Fire Manny Acta

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

According to ESPN, Manny Acta has been fired was manager of the Washington Nationals on Sunday. The Nationals were blanked by the Houston Astros on Sunday 5-0 to go into the All-Star break with the worst record in the league at 26-61. “I thank the Nationals for giving me this opportunity and I’m sorry that […]

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Milledge Traded Again, Looks Good For Nats

An article by posted on June 30, 2009 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed on a deal that will send OF Lastings Milledge and RHP Joel Hanrahan to Pittsburgh in return for OF Nyjer Morgan and LHP Sean Burnett. After reading some opinions from a few Pirates and Nationals bloggers, the consensus seems to be the Nationals have a slight edge. In […]

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John Maine Placed on the DL

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

SNY reports that Omar Minaya announced tonight that John Maine has been placed on the disabled list. Maine was diagnosed with fatigue and weakness in his shoulder. He was originally scheduled to pitch tomorrow and was pushed back to Saturday to give him an extra day of rest. Maine was coming off his worst start of the […]

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