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The Mets’ 2005 Draft and FA signings

September 1, 2010 by


The 2005 draft has been very kind to the New York Mets. Five players selected that year have reached the major leagues; the seventh most of all National League clubs, but few of those clubs can match the impact of the Mets draftees: Mike Pelfrey (1st round), Jon Niese (2nd round), Bobby Parnell (9th round) […]

Fight to the end

August 11, 2010 by


The Mets find themselves in a precarious situation. After a stellar pitching performance from Mike Pelfrey on Tuesday in which the Mets won 1-0 over the Colorado Rockies, they are again at .500 with a 56-56 record and eight and a half games out of first in the NL East, while seven games out of […]

Should Mets throw in the towel?

August 9, 2010 by


The New York Mets are taking some serious body blows. Could the towel be coming next? Only an outstanding effort by Johan Santana prevented the Mets from being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend. After failing to win the rubber game on Sunday, New York limps back to Flushing to start a six-game homestand […]

Platooning Martinez a mistake

August 9, 2010 by


With no return date imminent for Jason Bay, the Mets decided to promote Fernando Martinez from Triple-A to help fill Bay’s spot in the lineup. The lefty-hitting Martinez, originally out of the lineup as the Phillies started southpaw Cole Hamels, entered Saturday’s game as part of a double-switch in the eighth inning. Sunday Martinez drew […]

Video: Fernando Martinez

August 7, 2010 by


Fernando Martinez returned to the Mets Saturday. He spoke to the media prior to the Mets 1-0 win Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies (video couresty of ESPN-New York) …

2010 Top Prospects

March 1, 2010 by


General manager Omar Minaya has come under a lot of fire for not having more prospects in the farm system ready to step in and contribute when the Mets were hit by all of the injuries last year. There is some validity to that criticism. However, given the condition of the Mets farm system when […]