1. Twin Killing: Double Plays Lead to New York Mets' Nightmare in Washington

    It’s hard to tell what is more deflating: The Mets making an average pitcher look like Tom Seaver? Hitting into five double plays? Or, perhaps, simply getting pounded by Major ...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  2. New York Mets: Jerry Manuel Running Out Of Bodies, Answers

    At this juncture, there are not many of us that would trade places with Mets manager Jerry Manuel. His team has been decimated by freak injuries and lingering illnesses to the point where they are out of major league-level players...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  3. Extra Inning Delight! David Wright's Double in Tenth Cements Win

    There’s no such thing as a bad looking win. Although for most of this contest the Mets failed to look like a team deserving of praise. But the only thing that matters here is a point in the win column against a very beatable team...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  4. Putz and Reyes Out For Mets

    The New York Mets announced that relief pitcher J.J. Putz will undergo surgery for a bone spur in his elbow. He will most likely miss the next eight to 12 weeks...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  5. Remission Complete: Pirates Sweep Mets In Rain-Shortened Series

    I entitled my preview of this series “Winning The Games You Are Supposed To Win” for a reason. The Mets were expected to take at least three of four from the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates team...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  6. Carlos Beltran Undergoing Testing for Swine Flu

    Met center fielder Carlos Beltran has been absent from the lineup since being taken out of this past Saturday’s game...

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  7. Duke Out-Duel's Santana as Mets Lose their Second in Pittsburgh.

    Well it’s been about every other week that the Mets are either playing good baseball, or just plain stink. I think it’s now safe to say that this team is in full stink mode...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  8. A Putzy Performance: Mets Lose on Bucs Eighth Inning Rally

    No lead is ever safe when you’re playing Major League Baseball. There are three examples of games played last week where a team has come from behind to win it...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 68 reads 1 comments

  9. Matt Wieters, Miguel Cabrera, Mark Teixeira Top Storylines In MLB Last Week

    Not since the debut of Bo Jackson could Sports Illustrated’s Joe Posnanski remember this kind of hype behind a Major League prospect. The 6’5", 230-pound wunderkind can hit for average and power, run, throw, and play defense...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  10. Series Preview: New York Mets Winning the Games They Should

    The New York Mets have recently made a history of not winning games over opponents they should have no problem with. For the most part, however, 2009 has been a different story...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  11. New York Mets: News and Notes From the End of May

    Is Jose Reyes finally feeling better? Reyes was in the Mets' clubhouse yesterday and departed after their 3-2 win over the Florida Marlins to return to Port St. Lucie Florida to prepare for a June 5 return against the Washington Nationals...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  12. Marlins-Mets: Tim Redding Trounced by Fish, NY Loses 7-3

    The Mets had been on a roll so far this homestand, sweeping the Nats and taking the first one in extras against the Fish...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 81 reads 3 comments

  13. Santos Strikes Again! Mets Beat Marlins in 11

    Before the game, Omir Santos was not sure of his future with the Mets. Brian Schneider is scheduled to come off the DL tomorrow, creating a surplus of catchers...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  14. Ultimate Mets Fantasy League: Day 1

    It’s opening day for the HBTM league. A couple of heavy duty pitchers duels set for action, let’s see how they faired in day one of ten. Harlan’s Mets took on the Marauders in the first game...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  15. Mets-Marlins Series Preview: Pesky Florida Comes to Town

    It took a sweep of the lowly Nationals, but the New York Mets are beginning to ride high again. They sit at 26-20, which is good enough for a half-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies at the top of the National League East...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 104 reads 1 comments

  16. The Ultimate Mets Fantasy League.

    Have you ever wondered how the 1999 team would have faired if Tom Seaver pitched for them? How about Gil Hodges managing David Wright and John Olerud? All of your Met fantasies can finally come to life…simulated life that is...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  17. The Mets' Pitching Rotation: Rounding Into Form

    Heading into June, teams across the Majors are now seriously evaluating their lineups and seeing where they need to improve. The time has come for Mets general manager Omar Minaya to work the phones and see about possible trades...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 338 reads 0 comments

  18. Murphy's Bat Provides a Win for Santana as New York Mets Move into First

    Was it gone or did it drop? Frankly the argument doesn’t make much of a difference. The umps reviewed Murphy’s hit and said it went off the Subway sign in right...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 91 reads 3 comments

  19. Washington Nationals Scouting New York Mets' Minor League System

    According to Gordon Edes of Yahoo! Sports the Washington Nationals are scouting the Triple-A team in Buffalo, NY, and the Double-A team in Binghamton, NY...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  20. Three For Three. Umpire Review Goes in Mets Favor

    For every Met fan who complained late last summer that instalating the replay rule was a bad idea, I think there’s been a change of heart. The last three days, the Mets have had three home run calls ruled in their favor...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 38 reads 1 comments

  21. Mets-Nats: Livan Hernandez Goes the Distance

    The huge performance during the ballgame is the greater story than all the news and whispers before it. With news that Reyes and Church have officially been sent to the disabled list, Carlos Beltran would sit this one out as well...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 48 reads 2 comments

  22. Injury Bug Bites NY Mets

    New York Mets outfielder Ryan Church and shortstop Jose Reyes have been put on the 15-day DL today. Reyes has been bothered by a hamstring problem, which also affected his hip the last 11 games...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 52 reads 1 comments

  23. Martinez to Debut; Acquire Valdez

    The New York Mets have promoted Minor League outfielder Fernando Martinez to the 25 man roster after moving OF Ryan Church to the 15 day DL...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  24. How Bout That Week!?: Cubs, Jays Struggle, Mets Endure Unique Week

    With Memorial Day past us, it’s now time for teams to assess what they have, and start making moves as they prepare for the stretch run. No team has been more puzzling this season then the Chicago Cubs...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  25. Series Preview: Injured or Not, Mets Must Win Homestand

    Click your heels three times and say there’s no place like home. It was the longest road trip the Mets had so far this season, but it felt much longer then the ten day span it took...

    Jonathan Ragus Written by Jonathan Ragus about 6 years ago 84 reads 1 comments