Tag: Oliver Perez

Oliver Perez Blames Knee Pain, Manuel Unconvinced

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel met with Oliver Perez today and although nothing was resolved officially it certainly looks like Perez has temporarily lost his spot in the rotation. ESPN writes, Perez and Manuel spoke in a closed-door meeting before Sunday’s game against the Phillies was rained out. Manuel appeared like a manager leaning toward skipping Perez when […]

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Who Replaces Perez In The Rotation?

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star Ledger ponders some of the options the Mets might consider as a replacement for Oliver Perez. Ken Takahashi: The Mets liked what they saw from him Saturday, when he tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Phillies in his major-league debut. He was also lights-out at Triple-A Buffalo, with just […]

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Mets Fans Will Pay Dearly For Oliver’s Twist

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like ripping off the Wilpon family is en vogue these days. The sad part about that is that the Wilpon’s can always recoup their losses by giving their fan base the bill. After two straight disappointing seasons and a world of revenue pouring in from a new park, the Mets were poised to […]

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A Few Thoughts On Today’s Loss

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Talk about having defeat snatched out of the jaws of victory, what a depressing loss. Depressing not because the Mets played poorly, only that the victory was right there for the taking. This game featured plenty of ups and downs, but a key hit or two could have made all of us Mets fans happy […]

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The Idiot’s Guide To Citi Field

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

(Author’s note: This is just one man’s unbiased, impartial view of Citi Field. In no way am I implying that I am speaking for all Mets fans. Just my thoughts) After surviving a brutally cold winter in the northeast, last Sunday was one of those beautiful spring days that made it all worth it. Upon […]

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Is It Time To Shea Goodbye To Omar?

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

After last weeks four game losing streak I started to observe our own chat room as well as other Met chat rooms and MLB blogs and some are blaming Omar Minaya for the Mets miserable start this year.  He didn’t sign the big free agents that were available  this past off-season.  Last year he signed […]

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Oliver Perez Is A Recipe For Disaster

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Everywhere you go today you’ll read pretty much the same thing. Tops on today’s agenda is of course Oliver Perez and wait until you see what the Mets manager had to say about him. “I don’t know what we do,” Manuel said. “It’s something that has us concerned. It has me concerned. I’ll put it […]

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Game Recap: Nationals 8 – Mets 1

An article by posted on April 26, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary The Mets (8-10) were unable to complete a sweep of the Washington Nationals (4-13) thanks to another dismal performance lefthander Olive Perez. Jordan Zimmermann stymied the Mets offense as they were literally handcuffed this afternoon and unable to mount any credible rally. Mets Pitching What can I say about Oliver Perez that you haven’t already […]

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Manuel To Starters: Swim or Sink?

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

Following yesterday’s game, Mets manager Jerry Manuel spoke to reporters at his post game presser and said that he will use his current starting pitchers one more time through the rotation. But he also cautioned that if things do not get better, he will make some changes. “It’s not rocket science,” Manuel said.  “If they ain’t […]

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Jerry Manuel Sounds The Alarm

An article by posted on April 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets could have upgraded the rotation this off season, but instead they chose to bring back the same 1-4 starters and fill the fifth spot with Livan Hernandez who will try to salvage the final game of the series this afternoon against the Cardinals. Manuel was visibly frustrated and not his usual candid self […]

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Do We Give Ollie Another Turn in the Rotation?

An article by posted on April 15, 2009 0 Comments

A 7-2 victory was just what the doctor ordered. Yes! When Ron Darling says that a guy “pitched really well tonight” who am I to dispute? Given the weather and lack of great run support, I agree. He looked good and maintained his composure. His slider looked good, and nice to see he’s sporting a […]

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