Tag: power

Petey’s a Philly… Yuck!

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Indications are that Martinez is now a Phil for something like a million bucks with an incentives package worth $1.5 million, with an official announcement just hours away. Recall back in spring that Martinez supposedly wanted 5 million for the year, and this was a leading reason the Mets wouldn’t bite. Well, to many it made […]

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First Half – Half Full Or Half Empty?

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

Nobody could have predicted the first half that the Mets have just completed, after an off season that fueled such high expectations. Sure there were some questions going into the season, but every team has questions, building a team is not an exact science. The Mets’ biggest off-season priority was to revamp the bullpen, and […]

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A Closer Look At Three Trade Options

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Lately, most of the trade rumors surrounding the Mets have been centered around Mark De Rosa of the Indians, Nick Johnson of the Nationals, and Aubrey Huff of the Orioles. And while most baseball analysts agree that each will be made available, I believe each of them bring something different to the table. Lets take […]

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Please, No More WBC for the Mets

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Going into the WBC, everyone knew that this tournament would end up hurting a teams chances to winning the world series. That team is the Mets.   The Mets led all major league teams by sending 15 players to the WBC.  Almost half of them have landed on the DL this season.  Coincidence? I don’t […]

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Nieve Expectations, Murphy Hot, Santana Not

An article by posted on June 20, 2009 0 Comments

Two starts in and Fernando Nieve is looking like a solid waiver wire pickup, although we’ve been down this road before with guys like Alay Soler, Jorge Sosa and most recently Nelson Figueroa. Lets just temper our expectations a little before we start getting a little bit too giddy. Nieve had a 4.91 ERA at Class-AA […]

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So What’s The Deal With Johan Santana?

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been a steady decline in performance for Johan Santana recently. It’s a decline that began on May 16th and culminated in an all time low point in his career on Sunday against the Yankees. Santana’s velocity has now dropped to 89 MPH on his fastball, which makes his usual lethal changeup a lot less […]

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Ya Gotta Believe or Ya Gotta Bereave?

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

If you would have told me that the Mets would be in second place at the beginning of June, I probably would have believed you. If you had told me we’d be in second place without Jose Reyes and Carlos Delgado and with Wilson Valdez and Fernando Martinez, I probably would have laughed in your […]

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Don’t Blame Citi Field For Mets Power Outage!

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone is blaming Citi Field for the Mets power outage this season, but is that really the case? While researching for another post this morning, I took a look at some Mets team stats and came across some information that some of you may find surprising. I learned that the Mets have hit more homeruns […]

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Is The Timing Right For Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a few stories out there today about how Ryan Church may be dangerously close to becoming a former Met. I’m not sure how to feel about that. One base running blunder should not be reason enough to get rid of someone and calling for his ouster. Would this even be a consideration if it […]

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Serious Problems With Mets Organization

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Curious? Yes I am bringing this up because I am tired of talking about the players too. Here it is so simply a child can understand it: People placed in power are afraid of their higher-ups. Did you catch that? No? I’ll say it again for you: People placed in power are afraid of their […]

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