Tag: Raul Ibanez

With Byrd: Witch-Hunt Is The Word

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
With Byrd: Witch-Hunt Is The Word

Steroids, and all PED’s have become such a staple in sports that now headlines are made less on accomplishments but more on accusations. Jeff Pearlman, who I will preface by saying is very open in terms of his communication and is never one to shy away from his opinion, wrote a piece recently about his […]

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Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

As the trade deadline nears, the debate grows more intense every day as to the approach the Mets should take with respect to their more marketable players. Should they approach next year with an expectation to contend and hold on to all key components of what appears to be a newly energized roster? Or should […]

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Mets Fans Seeing Red On Their All-Star Ballots

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

Have you seen the updated vote totals for the National League All-Stars?  Apparently, Phillies fans have been stuffing the ballot boxes en masse.  According to mlb.com, as of June 15, seven of their eight starters rank in the top five in receiving votes at their respective positions.  Only Raul Ibanez (who was hitting .250 with […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr. is the Anti-Omar

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Did any of you see the cover story of the USA Today sports page yesterday?  If you didn’t, here is a link, but let me warn you—it’s going to make you both angry and jealous.  It’s about Phillies’ rookie GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., and how the guy has earned the respect of his players by […]

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Random Stats and Thoughts

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

We can beat a dead horse all day long about how bad and disappointing the 2009 Mets have become, and how we’re going to have to endure a few months of meaningless baseball now that all hope for the playoffs is basically lost.  So instead of beating the horse, I’m just going to point out […]

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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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Eating Raul (Ibanez)

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

Forgive me for being a backseat general manager, but after ever Raul Ibanez home run, do you cringe a little like me? When I perused the market of free-agent corner this winter his name jumped out because of his consistency and veteran leadership (all reports are he is well-liked and respected by his brethren). His […]

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It Feels Like September in June

An article by posted on June 3, 2009 0 Comments

Now, as Jose Reyes is put on the DL and viruses and other nagging injuries are affecting more of the Mets, it feels like they are all jumping overboard while that big ship known as the Philadelphia Phillies has just blown right by, making the water choppy around those NYM lifeboats.

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