Tag: power

Wright = HoJo?

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

I was chatting with a Yankee fan by the water cooler on Monday, and something he said really resonated with me.  He told me that when David Wright came up against Mariano in the 9th, on Friday…. he knew the game was over. This really convinced me that things have changed drastically for Mister Wright. […]

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Where’s The Slugger The Mets Signed In The Offseason?

An article by posted on May 20, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets ended the 2009 season, they had three main goals on the agenda; revamp the bullpen, sign a top of the rotation pitcher, and get a power bat to play leftfield, bat cleanup and give David Wright protection. Obviously, we never got the starting pitcher, it’s still too early to tell if the bullpen […]

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Igarashi’s Return Will Be Welcomed By Mets…

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

His time in Japan was a precursor to this. Behind his diminutive stature and deceptive motion, was hidden a true ‘Warrior‘, the kind romanticized by western film and looked upon with reverence in Japan. Behind this hard throwing Japanese league veteran burned a fire to compete with the best… So Ryota Igarashi came to America…and […]

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Where’s The Thump In Bay’s Bat?

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Jason Bay is a guess hitter because he has been streaky his entire career.  So far, his short tenure with the Mets has been one wrong answer after another.   Take the seventh inning of Sunday’s fifth straight Mets loss – Please.  With the annoying Marlins about to break out a four-pack of brooms, the Mets […]

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Citi Field Of Dreams, And Nightmares…

An article by posted on May 12, 2010 0 Comments

In another time, perhaps 50 years from now, the Mets will get the opportunity to tear down Citifield, and build a new stadium for their fans and team. The life cycle of Citifield will have reached it’s end. The Stadium will have hosted multiple championship teams and hosted All Star, playoff, and World Series games. […]

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Is The Longball This Season’s X-Factor?

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

My hunch is that few to no Mets fans now miss Brian Schneider, last year’s non-entity of a backstop. Yeah, and the non-entity the year before that. After Fernando Nieve blew Maine’s 4-2 lead in the eighth inning (Mainey threw six above average innings in one of his best performances thus far) in Cincy by […]

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Mike Pelfrey: Bend But Don’t Break Baby

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

Last night’s one nothing victory over Atlanta cemented a terrific start to the 2010 campaign for Mets hurler, Mike Pelfrey (4-0); possibly of his career with now 24 consecutive scoreless innings. As the great Joe Morgan pointed out himself during the game, Pelfrey showed strong signs of growth, maturity, poise and skill, throwing five shutout […]

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Here’s Hoping That Pedro Feliciano Wins The Setup Job

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

Last week we quoted an article from Alden Gonzalez  who first reported that Mets left-handed reliever Pedro Feliciano wanted to be considered for the eighth-inning setup role. “I just want to be the setup man,” Feliciano said prior to his club’s game against the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium, which resulted in a 2-1 loss. […]

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Will The Real Daniel Murphy Please Crouch Down?

An article by posted on March 27, 2010 0 Comments

So here we are Met Nation awaiting another season to begin and hoping that our team comes together to replace the pain and hurt of the three previous seasons. When Spring Training began, the Met lineup appeared set; an injury to Carlos Beltran’s knee and Jose Reyes’ thyroid condition had dampened the optimism of even […]

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New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

I think that we can all agree that the key to the Mets success this season is our starting pitchers; Oliver Perez, John Maine and Mike Pelfrey. And while I do recognize the importance of those three, the bottom line is that we don’t go anywhere unless our core players deliver. Johan Santana must dazzle us with a Cy […]

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