Tag: Oliver Perez

Hey Wilpons, You Can’t Have It Both Ways

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

After last night’s 14 inning marathon, I was very proud of the outstanding job by both R.A. Dickey and our bullpen. The bullpen has shined since Hisanori Takahashi returned. Tak, Bobby Parnell, Elmer Dessens and Manny Acosta completely shutdown the Astros for  five and two-third innings of solid relief, enabling the Mets to eventually break the […]

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Jeff Francoeur Clears Waivers, Can Now Be Traded

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

Update 1:30 PM According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur has cleared waivers and can now be dealt to any organization. Trading Francoeur does make sense, but I’m not so sure we will get much for him.  Some rumors are floating that Fernando Martinez may have been called up to showcase him for […]

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Did Pedro Martinez Just Say What I Think He Said?

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Former Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez was in New York yesterday for a promotion and sat down with Max Dickstein of amNewYork for a short Q & A session.  It was your typical interview until Pedro was asked for his opinion on the Mets and the Yankees.   He answered the Yankee part of the question […]

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The Untouchables

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss.  Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat.  I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Pray For Moving Day

An article by posted on August 3, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, Anger,the disliked trio of Oliver Perez, Luis Castillo, and Carlos Beltran, and Packing Materials.  If you are an avid Mets fan you should be angry today. Seething actually. Angry your GM, Omar Minaya waved the White Flag at the trading deadline; a team with numerous holes couldn’t fill any […]

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Oliver Perez Is Our Recurring Nightmare

An article by posted on August 2, 2010 0 Comments

Let me start by saying that I’m not hanging yesterday’s loss on Oliver Perez. The game was lost and completely out of hand long before he took the hill in the eighth inning. In fact that’s why he came into the game… The only time we see Ollie now, is when a win becomes as […]

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D-Backs Pummel Mets 14-1, In Worst Home Loss Of Season

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

Mets still having trouble winning back-to-back games as they get killed by the Arizona Diamondbacks again, losing 14-1. The Mets were finally able to beat the D-Backs yesterday but the story was different today as the pitching, offense, and defense were all missing today. Once again the Mets make a pitcher they have never seen […]

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Will A Trade Make Sense This Year For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

In 2007, 2008 and now in 2010 the Mets needed to upgrade their team during the season by making a trade.  In 2007 the Mets needed to add a starter to the rotation.  They did not add a starting pitcher and wound up having an epic collapse.  The Mets didn’t end making trade as Omar […]

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Doo… Dah… Dippity…

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

Every now and then, my corny side rears it’s ugly head and you end up getting a silly post like this. But this is supposed to be fun, right? With the trade deadline only five days away, things are getting kind of dicey. Lee and Haren are already gone, but there’s still some solid choices […]

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Mets Fight To The 13th, But Fall 3-2 On Walk-Off Blast

An article by posted on July 24, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets offense goes back to being silent as they lose game three of the series, 3-2 in the thirteenth inning on a James Loney walk-off homerun. The game became a battle of the bullpens as both pitchers only went five innings each but the game ends with James Loney, who hit his first career […]

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The Second Lefty: A New Mets Bullpen Concept

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are crumbling my friends. Yes, I know crumbling may be a little too strong a word to describe the state of the Mets right now, but what else can you call it at this point, it’s not September 30th so it’s clearly too early to call it choking. And there’s still some time to […]

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