Archive for May, 2011

Mets Game 54: Loss to Pirates

Pirates 5 Mets 1 For seven innings, R.A. Dickey’s dancing dipsy-doodle devoured the Pittsburgh Pirates batters. If this were a high school game, Dickey would’ve finished with a shutout victory. Unfortunately, they play nine-inning contests in the Major Leagues.

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Tonight’s Mets Lineup vs. Pirates

Here is tonight’s Mets lineup against Pirates righthander James McDonald: Angel Pagan – CF Justin Turner – 2B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 3B Nick Evans – 1B Josh Thole – C Ruben Tejada – SS R.A. Dickey – P Happy to see hot-hitting Angel Pagan in the leadoff […]

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Buster Posey: What Should Change?

On Twitter, my friend JamesK from AmazinAvenue tweeted: I’d like to hear @metstoday’s opinion on the Buster Posey situation and any rule changes going forward. Since I’m a huge fan of Buster Posey, but the subject doesn’t really fit into a Mets blog, I posted my opinion over at my other blog, OnBaseball.com. It’s the […]

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What Was Fred Wilpon’s Endgame?

You may have been wondering why it’s taken me so long to respond to the quotes by Fred Wilpon in the recent New Yorker and SI articles. There were a few reasons.

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Mets Game 53: Win Over Pirates

Mets 7 Pirates 3 The Mets extend their winning streak to two games with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Tonight’s Mets Lineup vs. Pirates

Here is tonight’s Mets lineup to face Pirates righthander Charlie Morton: Willie Harris – 3B Justin Turner – 2B Carlos Beltran – RF Daniel Murphy – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Josh Thole – C Jason Pridie – LF Ruben Tejada – SS Dillon Gee – P It seems like whenever I knock Willie Harris, […]

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Jose Reyes Out for 3-7 Days

Don’t worry — Jose Reyes is not injured. But he will miss at least three days, possibly up to seven, after the death of his grandmother. From the Mets PR department: NOTE: Jose Reyes found out this afternoon that his grandmother passed away. He is being placed on the Bereavement List (minimum 3 days – […]

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Mets Game 52: Win Over Phillies

Mets 9 Phillies 5 The Mets pounded Phillies pitching for 17 hits and 9 runs to avert a sweep and move two games away from the NL East cellar.

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Mets Game 51: Loss to Phillies

Phillies 5 Mets 2 Believe me, it was much closer than the final score would suggest.

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Mets Game 50: Loss to Phillies

Phillies 6 Mets 4 For a while there, it seemed like the Mets might be able to steal one from the Phillies. But it was not to be.

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Mets Game 49: Loss to Cubs

Cubs 9 Mets 3 Like an overgrown 12-year-old on a little league team, Carlos Zambrano beat the Mets with his arm and his bat to take the rubber match in windy, wet, and chilly Chicago.

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Today’s Mets Lineup vs. Cubs

Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Cubs righthander Carlos Zambrano: Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Jason Pridie – CF Ruben Tejada – 2B R.A. Dickey – P Pretty much the […]

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Wilpons Get Life Preserver

According to an official press release, the Mets have selected David Einhorn as their new minority partner. Per the release:

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Mets Game 48: Win Over Cubs

Mets 7 Cubs 4 The Cubs looked so bad, the umpires called the game rather than put the Chicago fans through the misery of watching nine innings of ineptitude.

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Tonight’s Lineup vs. Cubs

Here is the lineup the Mets will send to the plate against Chicago Cubs righthander Casey Coleman. BTW, game time is 8:05 PM; I incorrectly listed it as 7:35 in last night’s postgame recap. Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Justin […]

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