Tag: Phillies

Ghosts of PNC Park Exorcised; Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on July 2, 2009 0 Comments

The last time the Mets were in Pittsburgh, I wrote a piece about PNC Park having similar effects to the Mets as Atlanta’s Turner Field once had, and to an effect, still has.  Over the past few years, PNC Park had become a house of horrors for the Mets.  They failed to clinch the division […]

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These Mets Are Not “Loveable Losers”

An article by posted on June 28, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets go into tonight’s nationally broadcast game having already lost the season series to the Yankees. With Livan Hernandez taking on Chien-Ming Wang, we should have a chance. Key word: should. With the recent luck of this team, we will probably embarrass ourselves while making Wang look like Cy Young. The Mets are coasting […]

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Some Father’s Day Odds And Ends

An article by posted on June 21, 2009 0 Comments

As we reach another Father’s Day, let’s take a break from discussing the lack of run support for Johan Santana and the Three Fernandos breakup tour to reflect on a special man in our lives.  He is the man who more than likely showed us how to throw our first curveball, took us to our […]

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Can Pedro Be A Difference Maker This Season

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Much is being made about Pedro Martinez lately. Not only will he be back soon, but that he is already negotiating with two clubs. The AP reported, Pedro Martinez could be back on a Major League Baseball mound soon. The pitcher said on Wednesday that he has had talks with the Chicago Cubs and Tampa […]

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Shades of 62? Or Shades of 73?

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

There have been seasons where everything seemed to fall into place. There have also been seasons when we just went through the motions of a seemingly irrelevant and rigorous 162 game schedule. But I cant recall a season as perplexing as this one. We have played 64 games. The end of June is quickly approaching […]

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Phillies’ Raul Ibanez Placed on 15-Day DL

An article by posted on June 18, 2009 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Phillies will be needing a new bat in the lineup for at least two weeks.  SI.com is reporting that Raul Ibanez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin.  He is eligible to return from the DL on July 3, but Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is unsure […]

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Diversion: What Will Happen First?

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

I’d like to offer a diversion: What will happen first in Mets’ history—a player leading the league in batting for a single season, or one of our pitchers throwing a no-hitter?

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Phillies Blog Disses Mets Fans’ Loyalty

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

I came across this at a Phillies blog, See the fatty 3rd on the left, with the shitty facial hair? That’s shitty movie actor, decent TV show creator, and even shittier stand up (if you haven’t seen his stand up, it’s a lot like Dane Cook, only with trans fats) comic Kevin James. But there’s […]

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This Is Why The Mets Acquired Tim Redding!

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Back in January, the Mets were looking to acquire a big name pitcher to pair up with Johan Santana at the top of the rotation.  Before missing out on Derek Lowe and settling for Oliver Perez, the Mets decided to shore up the back end of the rotation by signing Tim Redding to a one […]

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Click Here To See A Special Message For Phillies Fans

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

Here is the lineup for tonight’s rubber match: Luis Castillo – 2B Alex Cora – SS Carlos Beltran – CF Gary Sheffield – LF David Wright – 3B Fernando Tatis – 1B Fernando Martinez – RF Omir Santos – C Tim Redding – RHP By the way, Joe Janish of Mets Today said it first […]

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