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Archive for June, 2009

Make A Trade, Omar

“Let’s not get too excited about Fernando Nieve yet. He’s having a great run and should stay in rotation for now but he’s not a superstar.” – MostlyMets via Twitter The quote above proved prophetic as after posting a 3-0 record with a 1.45 ERA in 18.2 innings (10 hits, 11 Ks, 9 BBs) in […]

Lost Weekend

I spent most of the weekend with a family commitment and attended a wedding last night. (Funny that the wedding hall had a view of CitiField.) All this kept me from experiencing anything Mets through this weekends subway series at CitiField until late last night. I started watching last night’s game just in time to […]

Today’s Lineup vs. Cardinals 6/25/2009

# Name Position 3 Alex Cora SS 1 Luis Castillo 2B 5 David Wright 3B 19 Ryan Church RF 17 Fernando Tatis LF 26 Fernando Martinez CF 6 Nick Evans 1B 9 Omir Santos C 57 Johan Santana P    

This Is How To Swing A Bat

An interesting approach to swinging a bat demostrated by AAA outfielder Josh Womack at Long Beach Armada 2009 Training Camp.

Gary Sheffield: To DL or Not To DL?

Gary Sheffield is out for tonight’s lineup. This will be the third game in a row. Though manager Jerry Manuel says he’s trying to keep Sheffield fresh it seems obvious that his knee is bothering him. The questions remains is it worth it to keep him on the roster in the hopes he’ll get better […]

11 Players Moved By Mets Yesterday

The Mets had a busy and curious day yesterday as far as transactions go. Here’s a list of what they did yesterday: Recalled Fernando Martinez from AAA Buffalo Sent John Maine to minors for a rehab assignment Designated Connor Robertson for assignment Released Bobby Kielty Designated Wilson Valdez for assignment Released Wily Mo Pena Released […]

Cora’s Great Play

In the 7th inning of last night’s game Mets shortstop Alex Cora made a tremendous play diving toward the outfield grass on his third base side and flipping the ball to second base backhanded from his knees while facing left field to complete a force play at second. Click here to watch the video.

Delgado’s Absence A Big Issue

There still appears to be no timetable for the return of first baseman Carlos Delgado, out since May 10 with a hip injury. Delgado appeared in 26 games this season before being placed on the disabled list and though he had only 4 home runs he was the Mets only legitimate power threat. Delgado’s line […]

Strawberry on RootZooTV

Here’s a recent interview of Darryl Strawberry from RootZooTV:

Bruney’s Comment Out Of Line

“He’s got a tired act. I think that’s bad, but two years ago, when he lost the game… I don’t know if anybody saw it, I did. He was in Oakland and he was pitching for Anaheim, didn’t get a call, and so he was like complaining…The catcher threw it back and he just kind […]