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Beltran Still Not Close To A Return

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

At the end of spring training, Carlos Beltran said he wanted to begin running exercises in Port St. Lucie on April 10, and rejoin the Mets by at least early May, but after three weeks of Beltran’s self-imposed deadline he is still not close to returning. According to the New York Daily News Beltran was fitted for a custom knee […]

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Mets Prove That Anything Can Happen In Baseball!

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

God, I love this sport. Regardless of the drama, the headlines (good and bad), and the storylines that are interwoven throughout the league. This is indeed my favorite sport. I’m one of the biggest NY Giants fan on the planet and still there is something about baseball that transcends color, gender, and culture. It can […]

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Ryan Howard’s Dinosaur Of A New Contract (Updated)

An article by posted on April 27, 2010 0 Comments

* Updated 12:00 PM Ryan Howard has just signed a contract extension which will  guarantee him $164 million over the next 7 years. First, Ryan will make $19 million this year and $20 million next year. Then the extension kicks in with the first two years at $20 million, the following three years at $25 million […]

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Jason Bay’s Bat Needs To Get Louder

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

Who would have thought, a disappointing start to the 2010 season would have Mets fans ranting about anything but starting pitching. Mike Pelfrey has been lights out thus far posting a 0.86 era in 21 IP. Johan Santana seems to have achieved 2006 euphoria; and aside from some inopportune home runs, the bullpen and Japanese […]

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Sherman Tanks As Ike Storms The Citi

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that I count Joel Sherman among my favorite sports journalists, but what was he thinking when he wrote this last night for the Post?  IKE DAVIS took batting practice in Buffalo yesterday morning in anticipation of hitting cleanup in a 1 p.m. start against the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate. Fifty minutes […]

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The Kids Are Growing Up

An article by posted on April 20, 2010 0 Comments

Last night Ike Davis made his major league debut, going 2-4 with an RBI.  Jonathan Niese pitched a good game and Jenrry Mejia closed the game out for the win.  It was a good night for the franchise prospects. I remember not too long ago there were reports that the farm system was dead.  Some […]

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Fred Wilpon, It’s Time To Save Your Team

An article by posted on April 19, 2010 0 Comments

It was once said in a famous quote, “Only Nixon could go to China”. Back in the sixties the Communist states of China and the Soviet Union broke off their strategic alliance. Nixon saw this as an opportunity to gain a Cold War edge on the Soviets by warming up to the Chinese. It was […]

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Bobby Valentine Shoots Down Mets Manager Rumors

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier, Joe D. put up the question if the Mets should bring back Valentine as manager of the New York Mets. Moments ago, Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger reported, that  former Mets manager, Bobby Valentine, shot down any speculation today that he could return as Mets manager if Jerry Manuel is fired. Valentine, now an analyst for ESPN, […]

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It’s Official, Jose Reyes To Bat Leadoff On Saturday

An article by posted on April 9, 2010 0 Comments

Updated Post 4:40 pm Jerry Manuel just announced that Jose Reyes will be in the lineup and batting leadoff tomorrow. Manuel also said it will not take long for Reyes to return to being the impact player he can be and the catalyst the Mets need right now. Original Post 12:00 pm Jose Reyes is […]

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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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