Cliff Lee is one of the best pitchers in the game. Last year’s performance in the World Series was spectacular. Lee was brilliant against one of the best if not the best lineup in the game in 2 starts. The two games that the Phillies won were Lee’s in the Fall Classic. It’s now 2010 and Cliff Lee is now a member of the Seattle Mariners. Lee is having an amazing first half for Seattle. […]
Carlos Beltran continues to do well while playing rehab games in the Florida State League for St. Lucie. Last night, Beltran was 2-4 with an RBI and played all nine innings in centerfield and even made a diving catch. After the game Beltran spoke to reporters: “I feel better and better everyday,” Beltran said after the game. “Since I have began playing in games, I have not held back. I have played hard, the way the game […]
Johan Santana is not having a great year so far. Santana is 5-5 with an ERA of 3.55. It’s obvious that the great Santana is on a decline. Santana’s K/9 ratio is at a career low. Even more alarming Santana’s contact ratio is at a career high! His average velocity is also at a career low. I understand that you can’t go by wins and loses with pitchers, it’s a meaningless stat. It’s true in […]
This is one of those posts that may incite a riot, but I’ll knock wood, and cross my fingers and toes when I say what I have to say…..that the Mets have had no serious injuries yet this season to key players. We won’t count Carlos Beltran, who had surgery back in January, or Jose Reyes, who began the year on the DL but joined the team shortly after. And we certainly won’t count underachievers […]
Omar Minaya became the General Manager at the end of the 2004 season. Since then the Mets have mostly been quiet when it comes to the trade deadline. Except for 2006, when Duaner Sanchez went for a cab ride, injured his shoulder, forcing Omar to make a trade with the Pirates for Oliver Perez (thanks a lot Duaner!) and Roberto Hernandez the trade deadline always comes and goes for the Mets. This year looks like […]
According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, MLB has told the Mets that they intend to review the circumstances leading up to the Mets placing Oliver Perez on the disabled list and want a copy of his latest MRI which prompted the Mets to DL him on Saturday.. There are some conflicting reports that the Mets had sent Perez for an MRI on Friday which revealed tendinitis in the knee, and another report that Perez approached the Mets on […]
The New York Mets have sent beleaguered starter-turned-reliever-turned distraction Oliver Perez to the DL (knee tendinitis) to make room for starter Jonathon Niese. Adam Rubin reported yesterday that others players thought Ollie’s knee was “messed up.” The move ends the firestorm, both public and private, over what the Mets should do with their $36 million man. As discussed on this site, every single day, Perez has refused a minor league assignment for a week-and-a-half, which […]
Oliver Perez is one tough fighter; like a boxer who won’t go down. Batters are pummeling him with jabs, crosses and uppercuts. And more of the same by the media, the fans, and now his teammates. How can one man take such abuse, and not go down for the count. He claims that he wants to and can succeed in righting himself while on the major league roster working out of the bullpen. Everyone including […]
The Oliver Perez experiment should be over! Saturday’s putrid performance shows that this guy’s career with the Mets is over. Pretty soon Perez will be lucky to throw batting practice for a single A team. I understand Perez is still owed more than 20 million dollars but he’s doing nothing at all for this team. His presence hurts this team. I never understood why the Mets had to sign Perez. He had 1 good season […]
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