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Mets bite back

July 31, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (53-51) rebounded from Friday’s loss with a 5-4 walk-off win in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jesus Feliciano led off the ninth with a long triple to right-center field. After Jose Reyes popped to right field, the Diamondbacks intentionally walked Angel Pagan and David Wright to load the bases. […]

The real Mike Pelfrey

July 31, 2010 by

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At the break, Mike Pelfrey was 10-4 and many thought he got a raw deal by not making the All-Star team. But the truth is that after a great April, Pelfrey is the same underachieving guy he has always been. The story line was how the former first-round draft pick had added a new pitch […]

Diamondbacks outscore Mets

July 30, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (52-51) dropped the series opener to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-6 at Citi Field. The D-Backs are 4-11 in their last 15 games, all four wins coming against the Mets. The Mets are 32-18 at Citi Field and 0-39 when they trail after eight innings. The Atlanta Braves defeated the Cincinnati Reds […]

Mets Right On Oswalt

July 30, 2010 by

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Fred “Coupon” let Roy Oswalt go to the Philadelphia Phillies! Lets panic and jump off the bandwagon! Did that scare off the trolls, Phillies fans and New York Mets defeatists? Good, because the Oswalt deal may have actually worked out in our boys’ favor. I can’t lie, the longtime Houston Astro ace has been just […]

Dickey no longer an aberration

July 30, 2010 by

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I’ve got a question for Mets fans. At what point do you look at the success of R.A. Dickey and proclaim him as a solid dependable starter and no longer an aberration? Well, yesterday was my cutoff point. I have seen enough to know that yes, Dickey is more than a quality pitcher and one […]

Mets Rewind: July 30

July 30, 2010 by

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Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1973: New York Mets released Jerry May. 1988: Sid Fernandez pitches seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and giving up four hits in a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was the second straight day the Mets shutout the Pirates. 2001: New York […]

Video: Johan Santana

July 29, 2010 by

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Johan Santana surrendered six runs in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night. It was his worst first inning performance of his major league career. Santana spoke to the media following the game (video courtesy of ESPN-New York) …