1. 8-20-10 Z- Cap: Mets 7 Pirates 2

    Less than 24 hours after being called “pathetic” by their manager the New York Mets offense exploded for 7 runs on 15 hits, taking game 1 of this 3 game set vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates in the process...

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  2. Can The Love Fest Last: A Saber Look at Jonathon Niese

    Our resident Sabermetrics analyst at Metszilla, The Bionicchop, decided to pull out his calculator, t-square, sun dial, pocket protector and whatever other nerdly devices he deemed ...

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  3. Around The Web: Francisco Rodriguez

    As we wrote yesterday, Jon Heyman of SI.com reported that the New York Mets may possibly look into voiding the contract of closer Francisco Rodriguez...

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  4. 8-17-10 Z-Cap: Astros 4 Mets 3

    Johan Santana, who has had his share of trouble in the 1st inning this year (see my previous post ‘Johan’s 1st inning follies’ for the gruesome details) got into more early trouble this evening in Houston...

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  5. K-Rod Gets Surgery On His Thumb, Placed on Disqualified List

    ORIGINAL POST: 6:28 p.m. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York Francisco Rodriguez underwent surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery Tuesday afternoon to repair a torn ligament in his thumb...

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  6. 8-16-10 Z-Cap: Takahasi Closes The Door On Stros

    The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros 3-1 to win their first road series opener since June 18th (vs. Yankees)...

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  7. Mets Sign Matt Harvey

    Well the good news just keeps rolling in! After Hisanori Takahashi locked up a win for the team Monday night the Mets have apparently also signed their first round pick (#7 overall) Matt Harvey...

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  8. Francisco Rodriguez: Mets Looking To Void K-Rod's Contract

    It all started with an afternoon tweet from Adam Rubin: Apture™ View Table of ContentsBackNext Twitter . Krod torn ligament in thumb. Not with team. surgery recommended...

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  9. New York Mets: Happy Anniversary, Jose...An Extension Is on the Way

    As Mark Hale of the New York post wrote early this morning (click here for full story), today marks the 11-year anniversary for the Mets signing of Jose Reyes...

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  10. Luis Castillo Still Feels He Can Play Everyday

    According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, Luis Castillo still feels he can play everyday: I can’t be here anymore, I know I’m not going to be here next year. I know I can play every day...

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  11. 8-13-10 Z-Cap: K-Rod Who? Dickey Finishes Off Phils

    With the Mets closer, Francisco Rodriguez on the restricted list for the last 2 days, NY received the relief theyhad been searching for from Thursday nights starter, Johan Santana (9IP, 0 ER, 10 K), and again tonight from lunch pail kid, R...

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  12. Francisco Rodriguez Update

    According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York (click HERE to read full article): Suspended Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has been released without bail and told to stay away from his girlfriend’s father while facing charges he assaulted the man...

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  13. K-Rod Charged with 3rd Degree Assault After Altercation With His Father In Law

    According to numerous tweets from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, it seems as if K-Rod had gotten into a physical altercation with his father-in-law after the game: Apture™ View Table of ContentsBackNext Twitter ...

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  14. Francoeur Open to Trade

    According to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger, New York Mets outfielder, Jeff Francoeur is open to the idea of being traded: Apture™ View Table of ContentsBackNext Twitter ...

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  15. Z-Cap: Welcome Back Mike Pelfrey

    Mike Pelfrey returned to early season form combining with Hisanori Takahashi and Fransisco Rodriguez to shut out the Rockies and lead NY to a 1-0 victory. The Mets picked up their MLB leading 16th shut out while moving back to ...

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  16. Hisanori Pitches 8th, Mitsch Promotion Coming?

    In tonight’s win against the Colorado Rockies Hisanori Takahashi pitched a perfect 8th inning for his second hold of the season...

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  17. Will The Mets Spend In 2011?

    In a post on ESPN New York yesterday Adam Rubin detailed why he believes the New York Mets are unlikely to be spenders come 2011 (click here to read full article)...

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  18. Castillo's Bat Painful For Team...and Fan

    Even on an off day there is no shortage of news on Luis Castillo's floundering bat. Over the course of the 2010 season Luis is hitting an abysmal .245 while playing second base like Tanner from Bad News Bears...

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  19. New York Mets: Carlos Beltran Batting Third the Best Option?

    It has been 22 games (77 at-bats) since Carlos Beltran made his return to the New York Mets from off-season knee surgery (Jan. 13), and although the All-Star has struggled mightily, I am not ready to give up on his talents...

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  20. Jonathon Niese, Thank You

    With the Mets spiraling out of control and the season’s fate on the line, rookie Jonathon Niese did all he could to keep the team’s playoffs hopes alive...

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  21. Delgado Signs With Red Sox

    UPDATE: AUGUST 7TH: 2:00pm According to Ken Rosenthal of Foxsports.com the Boston Red Sox have signed Carlos Delgado to a minor league deal. Apture™ View Table of ContentsBackNext Twitter ...

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  22. Johans 1st Inning Follies

    After losing to the Braves 8-3 on August 4th, we noted in our Z-Cap that Mike Pelfrey has now allowed 12 first inning runs in his last 7 starts (15.42 ERA) and has failed to reach the 6th inning in any of those outings...

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  23. Mets Not Close to Signing 1st Round Pick

    In what has become my normal routine for off days this season, I search the web looking for a reason to bring myself down since there is not Met game on to get the job done...

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  24. Ollie Just Doesn't Get it!

    In Dan Martin’s column for the New York Post (click here for story) he quotes Oliver Perez as having said he does not expect for things to continue to go as badly as they have ...

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  25. 8-4-10 Z-Cap: Atlanta 8 Mets 4

    Mike Pelfrey has not won since June 25th and for the 7th straight start he failed to reach the 6th inning, allowing 5 runs (3 earned) over 4 2/3 IP, while picking up his 6th loss of the season...

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