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I know some Mets fans have this obsession with Jesus Feliciano, Chris Carter, and Mike Hessman, but I don't really understand why. They aren't young home grown players, nor are they major league caliber talent. Maybe fans would rather see these guys than Ollie and Castillo, which I can sort of understand, but fans have to understand that these guys SUCK! and I am tired watching Jerry continue to trot them out there in big situations.
That me preface the rest of my post by saying that I respect the effort these guys put out (especially Carter), but in the end they are career minor leaguers who don't belong in the majors at all. The issue with these three bench players is more of a problem with organizational depth, that has led to a lack of depth on the bench at the major league level for the Mets. Even at the beginning of the year when they had three washed up MLB veterans in Matthews Jr., Jacobs, and Catalanatto, the Mets were very weak on the bench and its only got...
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Mike Pelfrey has not won since June 25th and for the 7th straight start he failed to reach the 6th inning, allowing 5 runs (3 earned) over 4 2/3 IP, while picking up his 6th loss of the season. NY is 1-6 over that span and after a 1st inning RBI double off the bat [...]
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AA Eastern League: Binghamton 3/7/0, Harrisburg 5/9/0 in 10 innings
Michael Antonini had a very good outing tonight, but...
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Most of the time when we read about Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez it is about some sort of new record or history in the making...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...
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As the calendar page turns from July to August and the New York Mets roller coaster season continues, the team is ready to embark on their most pivotal road trip of the season. After losing 2 of 3 to the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks the team hasn’t given us much to be optimistic about and fans [...]
ATLANTA -- Jon Niese talked his way into making his next scheduled start on Friday in Philadelphia. Manager Jerry Manuel considered having Niese skip a turn in the rotation because of the way Niese imploded against the Diamondbacks and appeared to tire in the seventh inning during the start before...
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The New York Mets (54-53) rebounded from Monday’s loss, beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 at Turner Field. The win puts the Mets 6 1/2 behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. The Mets are now 21-34 on the road. The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 6-1, placing the Mets in a third-place [...]
There are so many ups, downs and in-betweens over the course of a 162 game season that it seems foolish to objectively point to a particular moment in time as the time when everything ceased to matter.Acknowledging that risk, we propose that the Mets experienced just such a moment in the bottom of the fifth inning in Atlanta on Wednesday night.The inning started with a throwing error...
The former Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado, recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right hip, seems to be on the verge of a major league return.
So much for the big boost that Frenchy’s home run was supposed to bring to the Mets, that was another smoke screen to hide the suck that is Jeff Francoeur. At least he’s well liked by his teammates. I’ve worked with guys like Frenchy, they are so personable and charismatic that you love being around them but when it comes to getting the actual work done they’re utter failures...
ATLANTA -- If the Mets hoped a trip to Turner Field would inspire them as they tried to stop their fast-paced march toward irrelevance, it didn't work.
Instead, they squandered a chance in the first and then a Luis Castillo miscue helped lead to three runs in the bottom...