1. First Half Surprises: San Francisco Giants

    We have almost reached the midway point of the 2009 MLB season and there have been many surprises as well as disappiontments. At this point the San Francisco Giants have been really surprised some by being competitive this year...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 5 years ago 83 reads 1 comments

  2. New York Mets Midseason Report- The Injury Bug

    The Mets entered this year with high expectations. They signed Francisco Rodriguez and trading for J.J Putz to bolster a dismal bullpen. They blew about 30 saves in 2008, and are a main reason for the Mets collapses the last 2 years...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 28 reads 8 comments

  3. The NL (L)East and The NL (B)West

    Entering this season, many believed that the NL west would be the weakest division in the NL and the East the best division. So far the West has proven to be a better division so far this year...

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  4. Citi Of Nightmares: Padres Spoil Mets Home Opener

    The third pitch. It was the third ever pitch in Citi Field history that Padres centerfeilder Jody Gerut hit into the right field stands...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 72 reads 3 comments

  5. 2009 NL Central Predictions: Surprises And Disappointments

    Here are my NL Central predictions for 2009. Remember, it's all my opinion. 1. Chicago Cubs (95-67) The Cubs, for the third year in a row, should finish tops in the division once again...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  6. Minnesota Twins' 2009 Preview: Disappointing?

    In 2008, the Minnesota Twins finished 88-75, barely missing the playoffs after losing a one-game playoff against the Chicago White Sox. I highly doubt the Twins will be good enough to have a chance at a one-game playoff this year...

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  7. Can the Cincinnati Reds Surprise People in 2009?

    The Cincinnati Reds had a dismal year in 2008, going 74-88. The season saw the departures of their top two veteran players—Adam Dunn and Ken Griffey Jr. I believe they will improve and do much better in 2009, even under Dusty Baker...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 79 reads 2 comments

  8. NL East 2009 Preview

    Here's how I predict the NL east will go down in 2009... 1. Philadelphia Phillies (93-69) It's hard to enough to go into the year and try to repeat as World Champs, but to do it in this division is even harder...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 217 reads 7 comments

  9. Are the Florida Marlins Sleepers in the NL East?

    The Marlins had an up and down year last season, finishing with an 84-77 record, good for third place in the NL East. Top Performers Hanley Ramirez - .301/.400/.540, 122/92 K/BB, 33 HR, 35/47 SBDan Uggla - ...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 36 reads 2 comments

  10. Can The Mets Beat The Phillies In 2009?

    Coming off 2 consecutive September collapses, the Mets and Phillies will enter this year, once again fighting for the National League East. Both teams have a lot of question marks, especially in their rotations...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 5 years ago 44 reads 4 comments