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Archive for February, 2007

Milledge Matures

In today’s New York Post Kevin Kernan writes about the progress Lastings Milledge is making regarding the character issues that plagued him as a rookie last season. Milledge certainly seems to be talking the talk about maturing and adjusting. But it was nice to see John Delcos of the Journal News cite in his LoHud […]

El Duque Possibly Hurt

In what has been a very quiet start to camp the silence is now being broken. At issue is a possible injury to number two starter Orlando Hernandez who has flown to New York to have his neck examined. Apparently he’s been feeling some discomfort in the neck, which he did last year but didn’t […]

Burgos Impresses

Most of the local Mets beat writers who have blogs have commented on Ambiorix Burgos first session against live batters today. Apparently the guy throws some real heat. Lastings Milledge was heard saying “ow!” as he ran to first base after hitting a ground ball to second base. I’m not really surprised that Burgos throws […]

Camp Opens

Pitchers and catchers report to Mets camp in St. Lucie today for the start of spring training even as we struggle to clean up from the ugly snow/sleet/rain we had yesterday. Figure to see a lot of media attention even though there will be nothing big to report. Still, it’s exciting to see baseball activity […]

Mets Non Roster Spring Training Invitees for 2007

Pitchers: Eddie Camacho (L), Willie Collazo (L), Derek Lee (L), Kevin Mulvey (R), Clint Nageotte (R), Aaron Sele (R), Joe Smith (R), Lino Urdaneta (R), Jorge Vasquez (R) Catchers: Drew Butera, Mike DiFelice, Joe Hietpas, Mike Nickeas, Francisco Pena, Jose A Reyes Infielders: Michel Abreu, Mike Carp Outfielders: Chip Ambres, Fernando Martinez, Victor Mendez, Ruben […]

John Delcos’s Top 10 Questions

With pitchers and catchers reporting in just a few days John Delcos of the Journal News takes a look at the top 10 questions facing the Mets going into spring training.

Wright Joins Bush League

Yesterday in St. Lucie Mets third baseman David Wright talked about his dinner at the White House with President George W. Bush and other baseball luminaries including George Will and Lou Piniella. Read more about it in Kevin Kernan’s column in today’s New York Post.

Williams Out Until May

The field for the open slots in the Mets starting rotation got a little bit thinner last week when it was revealed that Dave Williams, expected to contend for a spot on the back end of the rotation, had surgery on a herniated in his neck. Williams’ agent, David Pepe, said yesterday that the left […]

Spring Is Almost Here

With spring training only a couple of weeks away it’s time to get in gear for the coming season. Expect to see me get a lot more active here in the coming weeks as players begin to arrive in camp.