Tag: Oliver Perez

The pressure is kind of off

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sure, we’re all thrilled that the Mets continued their Opening Day dominance on Monday with a win over the Marlins to start the 2010 season.  It was a very complete performance with Johan Santana, Fernando Nieve and K-Rod holding the Marlins to one run; and our hitters, starting with David Wright belting a first-inning two-run […]

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An Optimistic Mets Fan Faces The Hard Truth

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

You may have noticed that I have not written much in recent weeks.  It’s simply because I’ve had little to say.  And as spring training winds down, I am left shocked and speechless, with my mouth wide open.  It’s sad but true.  I am extremely discouraged on the state of the 2010 Mets. All winter […]

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Relax, It’s Only March

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The 2010 season opener is just 6 days away for the Mets.  In 6 days the Mets will stop playing Spring Training games and play games that really matter.  This Spring hasn’t been a great one.  Carlos Beltran didn’t make it to the field, Jose Reyes was sidelined for 3 weeks, and there’s still questions going […]

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Bobby Ojeda On Pelfrey, Maine and Mejia

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Nice interview in the NY Post this morning with former Met and SNY Analyst Bobby Ojeda. Q: Based on the inconsistency Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez and John Maine have shown this spring training, do you think the Mets made a mistake not picking up another starter this offseason? A: I would have agreed with that […]

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Pelfrey, Perez and Maine – Easy As 2, 3, 4 ?

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

Mets fans will never stop hoping for the best possible results this season, especially before the games even begin.  Our desire to root for a winner is so great, oftentimes blinding us to the realities of the situation.  We hope that Reyes and Beltran will return on schedule.  We hope that our starting pitchers will […]

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Everything Riding On Pelfrey, Maine and Ollie Again

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

As was the case a year ago, the Mets once again enter the season with high hopes and plenty of demons to exorcise from the prior season. And much like last season, Mike Pelfrey, John Maine and Oliver Perez will be counted on heavily to deliver the best performances of their careers. That’s not really asking […]

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Is Oliver Perez Capable Of Being Consistent?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

I was ready to accept the fact that Omar Minaya made a really horrible decision when he re-signed Oliver Perez last year to a 3-year deal worth $36 million.  I was a Perez fan back in the 2006 playoffs, especially when he did a commendable job starting Game 7 of the NLCS.  Of course, since […]

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Johan has confidence in rotation…so should we?

An article by posted on February 17, 2010 0 Comments

I knew I wanted to write something about the Mets’ starting rotation after reading an article in The Sporting News about the Mets being one of this off-season’s “losers,” citing the fact that they did not address the “gaping holes” in the starting pitching rotation.  Well, yeah, but we are likely going to go into […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 1, Pitching

An article by posted on February 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pitchers and catchers are arriving in Port St. Lucie, workouts will be starting shortly and soon exhibition games will be played in Florida.  The Mets will be trying to erase the 2009 season and focus on winning in 2010.  There a lot of question marks coming into the 2010 season for the Mets such as […]

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Is The 2010 Season Over Already?

An article by posted on February 6, 2010 0 Comments

            Many will say “Yes” but as usual, I don’t agree with the majority of what I’ve been hearing. The team has done little to improve, operating under the belief or the “company line” that guys such as Big Pelf will improve or that John Maine, and the ever-enigmatic Ollie Perez are going to return […]

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