1. Mets Notes: Murphy, Castillo, Niese & Perez

    Johan Santana pitched brilliantly again, but Francisco Rodriguez blew the save while Raul Valdes gave up an 11th inning grand slam as the Mets lost 5-1 to the San Diego Padres. Here are some notes: Santana is now 1-0 with a 0...

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  2. The New York Mets are 17-5 During Jose Reyes' Hot Streaks

    In terms of OPS+, Jose Reyes has been the second worst offensive contributor behind Luis Castillo this season with a 73 OPS+. Lately he is turning that around and has been one of the better contributors on the team...

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  3. New York Mets Don't Have Many in Running for All-Star Game

    Watching the Mets has been quite frustrating at times this season and it seems like Mets fans are making their dissatisfaction heard by sitting out this all-star vote...

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  4. Mets Notes: Santana, Beltran, Castillo, Parnell

    Francisco Rodriguez made it interesting in the end, but the Mets held on to beat the Padres 4-2 behind a brilliant performance by Mike Pelfrey. Here are some notes: In Johan Santana’s last four starts he has a 0...

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  5. Mets Trade Rumors: Kevin Millwood Would Accept a Trade

    This is the time of the year, two months before the trade deadline, that teams start to look at who is on team’s collective trade blocks...

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  6. The Oliver Perez Saga

    Oliver Perez has been buried in the bullpen. Since his demotion, he’s appeared in just three games and has been asked to leave twice. So far he has rejected the team’s request for him to go to the minor leagues...

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  7. New York Mets Notes: Takahashi, Ollie, Beltran, and Murphy

    The Mets suffered a pretty brutal 18-6 loss last night to the San Diego Padres that drops their record to 26-26 and into a three way tie for last place behind the Phillies and the Braves...

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  8. Mets Rumors: No Interest in Willis or Figueroa

    According to Andy Martino of the NY Daily News, the Mets are not interested in new free agent pitchers Dontrelle Willis, formerly of the Tigers, and Nelson Figueroa, formerly of the Phillies...

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  9. Fernando Nieve's Numbers as a Starter

    Fernando Nieve is starting against the Milwaukee Brewers tonight and because he hasn’t started since last July and has primarily been a reliever throughout his career I thought now would be a good time to go over his numbers as a starter...

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  10. New York Mets Notes: Igarashi, Barajas, Murphy, Lee, Westbrook, Millwood

    Johan Santana and the Mets got in a pitcher’s duel agianst the Brewers yesterday, but lost 2-0 as Yovani Gallardo went the distance. Here are some notes: Ryota Igarashi showed some rust...

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  11. New York Mets: Hisanori Takahashi and R.A. Dickey Solidify Rotation

    The Mets offense has been back and forth this season, but they average 4.4 runs per game, which is the league average. Considering that big names like Jose Reyes and Jason Bay are now getting it going, run scoring is not the Mets' biggest problem...

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  12. Mets Notes: Mike Pelfrey, Rod Barajas, Fernando Nieve, Jon Niese, Carlos Beltran

    Some notes from yesterday's Mets-Phillies game to start your day: The Mets' 3-0 win yesterday over the Phillies capped off a 16-0 three-game sweep. Mike Pelfrey is becoming the ace of the Mets staff...

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  13. New York Mets: Updates

    The Mets have shutout the Phillies in back-to-back games this week thanks to unexpected, but amazing performances by R.A. Dickey, and Hisanori Takahashi. Takahashi Takahshi has been especially impressive since joining the Mets rotation...

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  14. Edgardo Alfonzo Looking to Make a Comeback, Ideally with New York Mets

    The last time Edgardo Alfonzo was with the Mets organization was in 2006. That year he struggled in the minor leagues...

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  15. New York Mets Claim IF Justin Turner

    According to ESPN New York , the Mets have claimed infielder Justin Turner off of waivers from the Baltimore Orioles and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Turner, 25, has played five games with the Orioles this season and went 0-for-9...

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  16. New York Mets Notes: The Bullpen, Injuries, and Saturday's Starter

    With three impressive wins over the last four nights and a 17-9 home record, the Mets are showing that Citi Field has become true home advantage...

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  17. Top 10 Starting Pitchers on Trading Block

    Not all of these pitchers are officially being shopped by their respective teams. In fact, it isn’t likely that all or even most of these pitchers will be traded...

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  18. Raul Valdes Likely Taking John Maine's Spot in New York Mets Rotation

    According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, the Mets have a tentative schedule to pitch Raul Valdes in the first game of the Phillies series in place of John Maine, who just went on the DL with shoulder weakness...

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  19. New York Mets Notes: Roster Moves, Luis Castillo, and Thyroids

    Here are a couple of items I hadn’t mentioned yet that are worth a minute of your time, but didn’t warrant their own posts. • The Mets put John Maine on the DL yesterday with what is being termed as "shoulder weakness...

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  20. New York Mets: Should They Look To Chad Gaudin?

    The Mets may or may not be able to trade for Roy Oswalt, but one pitcher who might be available that they should look into is righty Chad Gaudin who was recently released from the Oakland Athletics...

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  21. Is Roy Oswalt to the Mets a Possibility?

    Houston Astros ace pitcher Roy Oswalt has asked owner Drayton McLane Jr. to trade him by this year’s trade deadline. The catch is that Oswalt has a no-trade clause and has asked that he be traded to a contending team...

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  22. New York Mets Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers Interested in Rod Barajas

    The Texas Rangers have been in search of a catcher and, according to T.R. Sullivan and Chris Cox of MLB.com, they have made it known that if the Mets put Rod Barajas on the trade block, they would have interest...

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  23. New York Mets Drop First Game of Subway Series to New York Yankees 2-1

    The Mets dropped the first game of the Subway Series 2-1 despite getting a big performance by Hisanori Takahashi who made his first start of his career in place of the injured Jon Nies...

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  24. Jerry Manuel Might Take a Coach or Two with Him if Fired

    The Mets manager, as I write this, is still Jerry Manuel, but between the way the Mets have played lately and the leaks that they have already settled on a replacement, former Diamondbacks ...

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  25. Mets Pitching Coach: John Maine “is a Habitual Liar”

    Here is how John Maine’s night went for the Mets last night. A first pitch fastball at 85 MPH for a ball. An 83 MPH fastball, ball two. An 85 MPH fastball, ball three. An 85 MPH fastball, called strike one...

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