Tag: Nelson Figueroa

Manuel and Warthen Serve Us Some Figgy Pudding

An article by posted on March 27, 2010 0 Comments

I found it so laughable and typical that after almost an entire spring training without a peep from Jerry Manuel regarding Nelson Figueroa, Manuel chose yesterdays implosion on the mound from Figgy to reveal his intentions about the 35-year old right-hander. After a near perfect run this spring, you would think that Figueroa might have jeopardized […]

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The Dog Days Of Spring Training

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Call these the “Dog Days,” of Spring Training. With the regular season opener less than two weeks away it still resembles more mirage than oasis. Waiting for that ketchup, er, season to flow, grows with anticipation as another meaningless Grapefruit League tilt thankfully is capped. The storylines have been played out and one can only bang the […]

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Does Anybody Want The Fifth Spot Besides Figueroa?

An article by posted on March 11, 2010 0 Comments

With all the talk about #2 through #4 of the rotation for the Amazins, the 5th spot is as up in the air as an Ike Davis homerun. There are arguably about three or four pitchers contending for the spot. After a tenuous 2009, a clear message is being sent to everyone not named Santana […]

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Nelson Figueroa Gets No Respect

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Many people would characterize Nelson Figueroa as a very good AAA player.  He can start or relieve, help the team win some games, and fill up seats in the minor league ballpark.  Nelson is probably looking at this kind of scenario again in 2010; one in which he starts the season in the minors, then […]

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The Wait Is Finally Over…

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Get ready to settle in and enjoy the first game of the Grapefruit League Season tomorrow as the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves in game that will be televised on SNY at 1:05 PM. Nelson Figueroa will start for the Mets, and here is the starting lineup.. 1. Gary Matthews Jr. – CF 2. […]

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Mets Camp Promises To Have Plenty Of Exciting Battles

An article by posted on February 12, 2010 0 Comments

As the Mets get ready for their 48th Spring Training camp in franchise history, Mets beat writer Adam Rubin gives us the complete list of everyone who will be making the trip. In addition to all the players on the 40 Man Roster, here are the non-roster invitees: Pitchers (10) Blackley, Travis (L) Dickey, R.A. Dessens, […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 9/27-10/4

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

And then there were none. We did win 70 games, we’re guaranteed a top ten draft pick and we can all kick back and watch some football or so for the new few months. I’ll still be watching the playoffs with a decent amount of the Mets fanbase (and i’ll be cheering for the Rockies.) […]

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Last Call At Citi Field; Mets Sweep Astros 4-0

An article by posted on October 4, 2009 0 Comments

Like a wounded prizefighter hoping to get one last chance at the title, the Mets fought their way through a difficult 2009 season.  They kept getting pushed aside, beaten down and left for dead.  The season might have ended much earlier than Mets fans expected (like July), but at least the Mets gave the hearty […]

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Mets Reach New Low As Figgy Falters In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, as the Mets fell to the Braves 7-3 it was more than just your typical loss. For the Mets it was their ninth loss in their last ten games, a feat they have managed to avoid all season long until last night. It was also their fifth straight loss, just one away from a […]

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Francoeur Muscles Three Hits, But Mets Fizzle Out 4-2

An article by posted on September 12, 2009 0 Comments

This one will be very short and not so sweet… The Mets fell to the Phillies Friday night in what once considered to be the biggest series of the season for the Mets back in June. Four games in three days against their number one nemesis in mid September. But alas, the only significance this […]

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