Browsing All posts tagged under »Hisanori Takahashi«

Takahashi’s value as a starter

October 25, 2010 by


David Waldstein of the New York Times recently reminded everyone that the Mets essentially have until the end of October to sign Hisanori Takahashi. While Takahashi is a free agent following the 2010 season, if the Mets do not sign him by Halloween they are ineligible to ink him to a major league deal before […]

End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by


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. […]

Mets' September screw-up

September 8, 2010 by


Dillon Gee certainly turned heads with his outing Tuesday and hopefully the Mets will give him regular starts in September. With the playoffs out of reach, the club needs to use the final month of the season to give players a chance to show what they can do. Which is why Bobby Parnell should be […]

Mets bite back

July 31, 2010 by


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


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 […]

Mets season hinges on deadline deals

July 20, 2010 by


While there is plenty of time left in the baseball season, the window for the Mets to contend with either the Atlanta Braves in the NL East or a wild-card spot may be defined in the next 11 days. In those 11 days, Mets General Manager Omar Minaya must decide if his team is as […]

Mets Report Card

July 13, 2010 by


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 […]