Tag: Pirates

A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

It looks like A.J. Burnett is on his way to the Pirates. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Pirates and Yankees have a framework for a possible A.J. Burnett deal in place. The deal is not done but the two teams have a lot of common ground and Pittsburgh is still the frontrunner. Yesterday, […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

An article by posted on December 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

Another player I believe would be an interesting pickup for the Mets is the recently non-tendered catcher Jason Jaramillo, formerly of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jaramillo, 29, has been hampered by injuries in the past and the rigors of being an everyday catcher are seemingly too much for him to handle. But he may prove to be a […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

An article by posted on December 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Targets: LHP Hong-Chinh Kuo

I had a chance to check out all the players that were recently non tendered on Tuesday night and came up with a list of players that would seem like good potential targets for the Mets as the offseason wears on. Of course none of these players come without flaws or they wouldn’t have been […]

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Pirates Sign Nick Evans

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Nick Evans has signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Evans had a decent season in 2011 batting .256/.314/.403 with four home runs and 25 RBI over 192 PA in 59 games for the Mets. In 2010, he had a solid showing and posted a .300/.371/.536 slash […]

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From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

As the eternal optimist I am when it comes to the Mets, I’m not giving up hope until the team is mathematically eliminated. Even with a Carlos Beltran trade looming, who knows? The team can get hot. They gutted out two clutch wins in Cincinnati so far and can make a statement with two more. […]

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Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

Mets pitchers in 2011 have just been pathetic at the plate. Yes, pitchers are suppose to be “the easy out” in the lineup, and more often than not, they are retired, but not at the pitiful rate the Mets pitching staff has. Mets pitchers are batting a collective .073 with 5 walks compared to 55 punchouts in 123 at-bats. The Mets pitcher’s […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – At the Confluence Edition

An article by posted on June 14, 2011 0 Comments

Anytime we can use the word confluence in an entry, we should, I think. Of course when we mention the confluence, we’re talking about the Mets playing the Pittsburgh Pirates, who once upon a time played at Three Rivers Stadium, where the three rivers met, and flowed together, creating a confluence. The Good Guys wind […]

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Reyes Homers, Gee Dominates, Mets Topple Pirates 8-1

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had another stellar outing, going eight innings and the Mets offense kept it rolling in the 8-1 slaughter of the Pirates Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outstanding inning, and outside of a troublesome first inning, Gee pitched masterfully. Gee’s final line was eight innings, one run allowed on eight hits with NO […]

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We Need More Mets With Dickey’s Warrior Mentality

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

I have to give R.A. Dickey a lot of respect for what he did in his last start.  He went out there with a foot injury and made the best of it, despite giving up runs that eventually won the game for the Pirates.  Call me crazy, but overall he pitched well despite the obvious […]

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Press Release: Mets Officially Announce Ronnie Paulino and D.J. Carrasco Deals

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have signed free agent catcher Ronny Paulino to a one-year contract and free agent righthanded pitcher D.J. Carrasco to a two-year contract. Ronny Paulino Paulino, 29, has a .273 (431-1576) batting average over his six-year major league career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Florida Marlins. He hit […]

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