Tag: Phillies

Where Is Nelson Figueroa When You Need Him

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

We could use Nelson Figueroa.  After Johan Santana and Mike Pelfrey, he would be our next best starting pitcher. I was never sold on John Maine after seeing him in spring training.  He’s recently had a few positive starts, though those were against weak hitting NL teams and at the friendly confines of Citifield when […]

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Mets Drop Finale To Marlins 10-8 And Fall To Last Place

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

Despite a couple of comebacks, both of which fell short, the Mets lost 10-8 to the Marlins today who completed a four-game sweep in which they outscored the Mets 28-16. Game Summary Jon Niese started the game but came out in the third with an apparent hamstring injury after making an errant throw to first base […]

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There’s Something Very Phishy About This Post

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to post something before the game and I had a choice to either write something about the trash at Citi Field or some non Mets news that smelled very Phishy. What a choice, huh? I decided to go with the latter, but before I do, I wanted to thank our friends at the uber-cool Real Dirty Mets […]

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Beasts of the East

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets created a lot of goodwill with their loyal fans after a 9-1 homestand late in April.  It certainly seemed as though some things were working: Ike Davis was called up and created an impression on the team and the fanbase, Jose Reyes moved his spot in the lineup and it seemed to work […]

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Rod Barajas Seizing The Moment

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.    When Omar Minaya’s failed dalliance with Bengie Molina culminated in the late February signing of veteran backstop Rod Barajas, he hit on Black Jack, Number 21.   Barajas has not only provided long-distance service, from a previously power starved position, he should also be credited (and Henry Blanco) with gaining […]

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Leave it to the Phillies

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

Leave it to the Phillies to temper our expectations.  Admittedly, I’m an avid fan of the Mets and Giants, so my hatred of the Phillies and Eagles and Philadelphia fans in general is bordering on unhealthy.  But one thing is for sure….the Phillies are damn good, and they kind of woke up the Mets and […]

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That Loss Was On Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

Just when things were seemingly going great for the Mets, especially after taking the first game in the just completed Phillies series, they hit a brick wall. And while there was not much the Mets or Jerry Manuel could have done to defeat the always dominating Roy Halladay on Saturday, I do believe they had […]

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Sunday’s Loss Needed To Be One Of Our ’62′ Wins

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

No matter how good a team is they will still lose 50 games over the course of the season. On the flip side, the worst team in baseball, no matter how awful they may be, will still manage to win 50 games. It’s those other 62 games that separates pennant winners from last place. Tonight’s […]

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Santana and Reyes: Now It’s Time To Be Concerned

An article by posted on May 2, 2010 0 Comments

Although I often cringe at the MMO posts that are almost an hour-by-hour barometer of the current state of the Mets (lose a few in a row, we’re terrible/win a few in a row, we’re pennant contenders), I couldn’t resist starting to write this as Johan Santana dejectedly trudged off the mound after the lambasting […]

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Phillies Get Even As Halladay Ends Mets Streak With 10-0 Shutout

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

You can’t win them all, and so the Mets streak ends at eight after an ill-fated fourth inning that saw the Phillies open the flood gates on the heels of two dropped pop-ups by Jose Reyes and Alex Cora. It went all down hill for the Mets and Mike Pelfrey after that as those cheesy bums anihilated the […]

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