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Pedro Martinez Will Return … Mets Still Need Starting Pitching

November 30, 2006

Pedro Martinez Put aside all the speculation about Pedro Martinez’s great career being over.  Although Martinez is recovering from an invasive surgery on this throwing shoulder, he promises to come back and pitch for the Mets midway through the 2007 season.  This is great news for the New York Mets, who, if Martinez had decided […]

Cardinals Score a New York Sized Victory

October 19, 2006

Fans who tuned in to watch Game 7 of the hotly contested NLCS between the Cardinals and Mets got all that they bargained for, and then some.  The finale of this series was a thriller, even though the high-powered offenses combined to score just 4 runs, and it was of the most fun games to watch of […]

Cardinals Weave Together Game 5 Win

October 17, 2006

My thoughts before this evening’s NLCS Game 5 were that whichever team came away with the victory tonight would almost certainly win the NL Pennant and go on to face the Tigers in the World Series.  With the series tied 2-2, if the Mets won Game 5, it would be hard to believe that they […]

Five Reasons Why the Tigers Will Win the World Series

October 16, 2006

Two weeks from now Tigers fans will be celebrating As the 2006 MLB season enters its final weeks, one thing has become apparent to me.  The Detroit Tigers are far and away baseball’s best team this season, and they’re much better than their potential World Series opponents, the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals.  The […]

Mets Power Past Cardinals to Even NLCS

October 15, 2006

The Mets knew they were in a bit of trouble entering today’s NLCS Game 4 against the St. Louis Cardinals, because they were down 2 games to one and had just been shut-out in Game 3.  Game 4 was not a must-win situation for Willie Randolph’s team, but the Mets manager remarked that it would […]

Glavine Goes Cardinal Hunting in Game 1

October 12, 2006

Game 1 of the NLCS between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets belonged to the pitchers. In games like this, it’s important to take advantage of every chance you get. The Mets got the message, while the Cardinals were taught baseball’s most elementary lesson, you can’t win if you don’t score. Tom […]

Delgado Powers Mets to Game 1 Win

October 4, 2006

The New York Mets are the National League favorite in this season’s playoffs, and they looked very sharp in their NLDS opener at home, against the LA Dodgers. Before the game, the Mets found out that Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez would not be able to make his start due to a calf injury, forcing them […]

Mets get D-Railed by D-Train

September 20, 2006

We’ve all seen pitchers throw spectacular performances on the mound, and then use their rising confidence to deliver big hits at the plate.  The amazing show Dontrelle Willis put on today, however, makes all of those look mediocre.  We’ll start with his solid game on the mound, although D-Train was just as, if not more impressive […]

Mets are First Guaranteed Playoff Team

September 18, 2006

  MVP candidate Carlos Beltran and the Mets are the first team to clinch a playoff berth We’ve known for awhile that they are the best team in the National League this season.  They have a ton of punch in the lineup and some solid arms in the rotation and bullpen, which makes them the […]

A New York-Sized Problem for Mets

August 20, 2006

  Over the last few weeks, there have been some concerns for the best team in the National League.  First it was David Wright going into a slump, forcing Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado to lead the Mets lineup, which they were able to do, but with limited effectiveness.  Then the Mets were faced with an […]