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End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by

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For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

Why Mets should haw with Gee

October 1, 2010 by

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In his fifth start in the majors, Dillon Gee hurled his fifth straight Quality Start (QS), although he came away with a loss Thursday night against the Brewers. Gee threw 6 IP and gave up 2 ER. Here are his numbers for each start for the Mets: 7.0 IP 1 ER 6.0 IP 0 ER […]

Mets botched it with Nieve

July 23, 2010 by

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The Mets designated Fernando Nieve for assignment. It was the right move to make, as Nieve was not getting the job done as a reliever and the Mets needed someone who actually had a chance to provide some relief when he entered the game. But Nieve is a nice case study in what is wrong […]

Sink or Swim Time for the Mets

July 22, 2010 by

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Prior to Wednesday night’s game at Arizona, the Mets players held a 15-minute team meeting to address their recent struggles and map out a plan to rectify their losing ways. The meeting may help out in the long run, but after a grueling 14-inning affair on Wednesday night the Mets were swept by the lowly […]

Snakebit in Arizona

July 20, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (49-44) played more like a they were the team 20 games under .500, not the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-58), who whacked the Mets 13-2 in Monday’s series opener. With the Atlanta Braves (54-38) off Monday, the Mets dropped 5 1/2 back in the National League East. The Philadelphia Phillies (48-44) lost 8-4 to […]

Mets Report Card

July 13, 2010 by

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The All-Star break is upon us and it’s natural to look forward. The Mets at 48-40, four games back of the Atlanta Braves in the NL and one game behind in the wild card race. Below is a list of Mets players with a grade given to each hitter and pitcher on how they have […]

Mets rally falls short

July 5, 2010 by

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The New York Mets (46-37) rallied from a 7-1 deficit, responding to the Cincinnati Reds six-run fifth inning with five runs of their own, but the rally fell short as the Reds held off the Mets 8-6. Mets manager Jerry Manuel was thrown out of the game in the fifth inning, after the umpiring crew […]