Tag: Oliver Perez

Latest Season Ending Injury May Actually Improve The Team

An article by posted on August 26, 2009 0 Comments

In the ongoing saga of the 2009 Mets, here is the latest chapter. The Mets report, Mets pitcher Oliver Perez today was examined by Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Upon the exam, Perez was diagnosed with patella tendon tendinosis in his right knee, which will require […]

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Jump Off the Lowe Train. Please.

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As somebody who thinks Omar Minaya (along with Jerry Manuel) need to be fired so that this franchise can move forward and start with a fresh slate, I am however, a rare commodity. I think the signing of Oliver Perez is NOT one that should cost Minaya his job. I read it on this site, […]

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Phils Throw TP At Citi Field; Mets Lose 9-7

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

Blogger’s disclaimer:  This recap will be full of sarcasm.  I attended today’s game expecting to see a spirited effort by the Mets against their former teammate, Pedro Martinez.  Instead I saw things on the field I never thought I’d see in person, things that pretty much sum up the 2009 season.  Buckle up.  The show’s […]

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It Takes Ten To Tango!

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

Who could have believed that a lineup that is so wrought with injuries and filled mostly with backups and backups to backups could pull of what the Mets did last night! The Mets set a new franchise record by getting 10 hits in the fourth inning, a first in franchise history. Wow… The Mets had […]

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Oliver Perez To Have Sore Knee Examined

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

In his last four starts, Oliver Perez has shown some signs of improvement with a 3.32 ERA in that span. Last night he faced Derek Lowe who was the Mets first choice to be this season’s big pitching addition to the rotation, but when Lowe signed with Atlanta it left the Mets with little choice […]

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What Do The Mets Do With Ollie?

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is quickly becoming the new Luis Castillo. Last year, Mets fans and journalists routinely ridiculed Mets GM, Omar Minaya, for giving Castillo a lucrative four year deal that was worth $25 million. This season Minaya is drawing similar criticism for the three year, $36 million deal that he gave to Perez. It’s hard […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr. is the Anti-Omar

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Did any of you see the cover story of the USA Today sports page yesterday?  If you didn’t, here is a link, but let me warn you—it’s going to make you both angry and jealous.  It’s about Phillies’ rookie GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., and how the guy has earned the respect of his players by […]

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Injury Checklist

An article by posted on August 5, 2009 0 Comments

If you were watching today’s game when Gary Sheffield left the bases with apparent leg stiffness, Gary and Ron were reciting the litany of Met injuries, and having trouble remembering all of them. That got me wondering who has not been injured out of the Opening Day roster. Take a look: Out of the Opening […]

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Pagan’s Slam Rattles Snakes; Mets Win 9-6

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 65 Comments

It seems fitting that on Build-A-Bear Night at Citi Field, the Mets would come out of their two-game hibernation.  Their 12-hit attack on the Diamondbacks’ pitchers, capped by Angel Pagan’s eighth-inning grand slam, fueled the Mets to a 9-6 victory Saturday night over Arizona. Pagan picked a perfect time to hit the first home run […]

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Looking Back on Omar’s Last Deadline Deal

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

The 2009 trade deadline has come and gone and once again Omar Minaya has stood pat and held onto all of his players. It’s been three years since the last time the Mets made a big trade at the deadline. Turning back the clock, Omar Minaya woke up in a GM’s worst nightmare scenario. During […]

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