Tonight, the Mets begin a four-game series with the defending champion Cardinals. The Cardinals have been continuing on last year’s success, and are currently second in the NL Central at 27-24. Despite losing Albert Pujols to the Angels this offseason, the lineup hasn’t missed a beat. They are second in the majors in runs, batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging… Read more →
This year was hardly one to remember for Met fans. Wit the team strangled in debt and scandal, it was hard to find positives in anything regarding the orange and blue. First, I’ll start off with the top three negative storylines of 2011, just to get them out of the way: 3) Johan Santana’s injury woes– Before being traded to… Read more →
Sign Carlos Beltran‘s goodbye card.
Notable performances: Mike Pelfrey- (W, 6-9) CG, 7 H, 2 ER, 3 SO, 108 pitches (75 strikes) Dan Murphy- 4-5, RBI, R David Wright- 2-4, 4 RBI, HR Jose Reyes- 2-5, 2 R Notes: Tonight was all about the Met offense and the performance of Mike Pelfrey. The Mets pounded the Reds again for for eight runs on 11 hits…. Read more →
According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, the Mets have agreed to a trade with the Giants, sending Carlos Beltran to the Giants with a reported $4 million in exchange for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. Wheeler was the sixth overall pick in the 2009 draft, the top pick by the Giants. In the pre-2011 Baseball America top prospects… Read more →
Here is tonight’s Met lineup: 1. Jose Reyes SS 2. Willie Harris 2B 3. Dan Murphy 1B 4. David Wright 1B 5. Angel Pagan CF 6. Jason Bay LF 7. Lucas Duda RF 8. Ronny Paulino C 9. Mike Pelfrey RHP (5-9, 4.73) vs. Bronson Arroyo (7-8, 5.56) Notes: The first game without Carlos Beltran… Pelfrey allowed four runs in… Read more →
Just a few weeks ago, Carlos Beltran‘s stock was as high as ever. The All-Star was having a great season, earning an All-Star selection for the first time since 2008. It seemed very likely that the Mets were going to get a top prospect in exchange for Beltran. Well, he still is having a great season. In fact, he is… Read more →