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What’s Really Up With Kelvim Escobar?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

I wouldn’t count on Kelvim Escobar being an integral part of the New York Mets bullpen anytime soon.  Regarding Escobar, “if healthy” is just wishful thinking. Let’s review the time line in which Kelvim came to be a Met. July 2008:  Kelvim Escobar has surgery to repair his torn labrum.  The surgery was performed by […]

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Another Hip Surgery Wipes Out Carlos Delgado

An article by posted on February 20, 2010 0 Comments

ESPN is now confirming and earlier report that Carlos Delgado had hip surgery this week — his second such surgery in less than a year — and will be sidelined at least four months. Delgado’s agent David Sloane, said the former Mets first baseman intends play again this season. According to the NY Posts, Delgado also underwent microfracture surgery […]

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A Couple of Mets Roster Notes

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the New York Daily News, Angel Pagan and the Mets avoided arbitration and have agreed to a one year contract that will pay the center fielder $1.45 million. Pagan had originally requested $1.8 million whereas the team filed for $1.275 million. Therefore, they are paying him a little bit under […]

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And The New Manager Of The New York Mets Is…

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s a foregone conclusion that Jerry Manuel is on the “Flushing short term managerial plan”. It’s hard to not like Jerry. He came off as personable, insightful, and easygoing when he first stepped into his predecessor Willie Randolph’s shoes. His dubious exodus from New York sent a message to me that things were about to change and that […]

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Batting 6th and Playing 1B, #28, Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on February 6, 2010 0 Comments

I am a passenger on the Daniel Murphy bandwagon.  I’ve been defending Daniel all winter and will continue doing so.  Whether you agree or not, see the writing on the wall.  Murphy will be the Mets starting 1st baseman this year.  My prediction is that Daniel will prove his detractors wrong and have a breakout […]

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Framed Inaugural Citi Field Photo For Some 2009 Ticket Holders

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, a few 2009 season ticket holders may have received a surprise package in the mail from the New York Mets. (Well at least one very happy ticket holder did!) It was a beautifully framed photo of Citi Field complete with a thank you letter and holiday greeting from the Mets. It measures a full 12″ x […]

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Ben Sheets Is Gaining Interest, Will Throw Today

An article by posted on January 19, 2010 0 Comments

As most of you already know, Ben Sheets spent the 2009 season recovering from surgery to fix up his torn flexor tendon, but now he seems to be recovering pretty good. A slew of teams will be showing up later today to see Sheets pitch for the first time in almost a year. Then soon […]

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Former Met Jose Offerman Punches Umpire

An article by posted on January 17, 2010 0 Comments

In 2005, Jose Offerman was a Met for about 15 minutes.  In 72 at-bats for New York, Offerman hit .250, with one HR and 10 RBI.  Since his cup of coffee with the Mets, the 41-year old Offerman has been fighting to get back into the major leagues.  Unfortunately, he taken the fighting part a […]

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Covering The BAY-ses With The Mets’ New Leftfielder

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

With today’s press conference, Jason Bay has now been introduced to the New York media and to Citi Field.  So who is this man who’s supposed to be the big offensive addition to the New York Mets? Jason Raymond Bay was drafted in the 22nd round of the 2000 amateur draft by the Montreal Expos.  […]

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Randy Johnson Announces His Retirement From Baseball

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Randy Johnson, the dominant lefthander who scared hitters and low-flying doves alike, announced his retirement from baseball after 22 seasons.  Johnson finished his career with the San Francisco Giants, the team with which he achieved his 300th career victory on June 4, 2009.  Ironically, his 300th win came against the Washington Nationals, who used to […]

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Remember When: Say Hey Kid Dealt To Mets

An article by posted on January 1, 2010 14 Comments

New York Mets acquire OF/1B Willie Mays for P Charlie Williams I was just a lil’ boy when the New York Mets acquired Willie Mays from the San Francisco Giants to bring him back to New York for the end of his majestic, Hall of Fame career. “Willie Mays was the best all around center fielder […]

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