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Archive for May, 2006

Wagner Going To Enemy Territory

Things are getting ugly between Mets closer Billy Wagner and his former teammates in Philadelphia. Apparently his ex-mates didn’t take too kindly to Wagner, while pitching for the Phillies last season, saying in an interview that the Phils weren’t playoff material. You can read more on this story here. The sparks will be flying when […]

Weekend Notes

It was definitley an interesting weekend for the Mets. The Víctor Zambrano incident on Friday, John Maine‘s visit to the DL and a renegade umpire in the weekend finally against the Braves. Renegade umpire?

Zambran Oh No!

In the second inning of yesterday’s game Víctor Zambrano was visited on the mound by manager Willie Randolph. Randolph asked the hurler how he was feeling. Zambrano replied that he was fine. Randolph left the mound and let Zambrano continue pitching. The next two pitches would be Zambrano’s last of the year.

Maine Flops

John Maine made his start last night and had me wishing he and Jorge Julio were not traded to the Mets for Kris Benson. That’s a pretty harsh statement but last night’s game really stunk.

Victor-y Is Ours

Víctor Zambrano had his best start of the young season yesterday. Not that the bar was set so high but his 6 inning, 5 hit and 1 run performance last night would have been a good start for anyone.

Blog Update

I spent some time this morning updating some of the plugins on this blog to newer versions. The updates should be mostly transparent to readers. But as with all updates I ask that you let me know if you see anything strange.