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#321 '7'

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:31 PM

and now an outfield mishap. Not sure if Tejada completely to blame but I really do feel like blaming him


Just following game cast online at work- I notice the mets forum is complaining about an erratic strikezone. Is this the case? Of course it's not an excuse for having a pathetic bullpen but just wondering...

 

erratic strikezone yes, but I don't think it cost us the game. Simply bad pitching lost the game for us. The 3-2 to pitch before the Span hit I think was legit inside. 


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:33 PM

Actually the GM who couldn't be bothered to address any of the team's numerous problem areas is to blame.  2013 Part Deux indeed.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:36 PM

erratic strikezone yes, but I don't think it cost us the game. Simply bad pitching lost the game for us. The 3-2 to pitch before the Span hit I think was legit inside.

Nationals broadcast showed an overhead shot with that ball catching plenty of plate.
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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:40 PM

Yep, Nats take the lead. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:42 PM

Here comes Lannan who isn't a LH specialist.

Sandy's dandy roster construction has had some kind of day.
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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:45 PM

And John Lannan won't be on the Mets by May.

 

Reminds me of Matt Wise, gave up a long HR early in 2008 against Florida and was never heard from again.


Edited by NJDevs4978, 31 March 2014 - 04:39 PM.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:46 PM

Wow, take a bow Sandy.  Useless bucket of jizz.


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
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Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:53 PM

And John Lannan won't be on the Mets by May.

Reminds me of Matt Wise, gave up a long HR on Opening Day in Florida and was never heard from again.

lol this might make a good thread- most useless players to start for the mets on opening day. There's been quite a few in recent years alone brad emaus comes to mind...
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Posted 31 March 2014 - 03:54 PM

Colin Cowgill but he actually was a hero on Opening Day (same with Alberto Castillo lol).


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-NHL record for most home wins in the playoffs - 12-1 in '03

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:01 PM

And Granderson really endearing himself to the crowd on Opening Day...oy vey.


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Posted 31 March 2014 - 04:01 PM

Edit: I've said enough for one game.

 

7: That Tuesday off-day is bittersweet; it can be great after a win and infuriating after a loss, especially one like this.

 

Hopefully we get after them Wednesday. 


Edited by nmigliore, 31 March 2014 - 04:37 PM.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 05:27 PM

Hopefully next game. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
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Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:42 PM

Mets signed Bobby Abreu, assigned him to Las Vegas.

 

I hope he stays there. The Mets already have a reserve player whose best position is DH -- his name is Lucas Duda, who is infinitely younger and a better hitter than Abreu.


Edited by nmigliore, 31 March 2014 - 06:50 PM.

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 07:09 PM

Mets signed Bobby Abreu, assigned him to Las Vegas.

 

I hope he stays there. The Mets already have a reserve player whose best position is DH -- his name is Lucas Duda, who is infinitely younger and a better hitter than Abreu.

 

Me too. Abreu is a last-last-last only if 2009 happens again resort. The guy thinks any contact with an outfield wall incinerates a human body.

 

Maybe if he hits well in Vegas some AL team ravaged by injuries gives us something for him at the deadline


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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:08 AM

Parnell has a partial tear of the MCL in his elbow. He'll rest for two weeks but could be facing surgery.

 

Well that explains the velocity. Glad we decided to check him now, it's not like he hasn't been obviously hurt a month now.  :rolleyes:


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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:14 AM

yikes. Well Valverde is the closer, and our pen just got thinner


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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:17 AM

At least our crack medical team is getting quicker, I thought this charade of Parnell being healthy would continue at least two weeks.
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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:19 AM

They should've done this weeks ago when it was obvious something was wrong. Whatever, either way this is awful. Pitchers gonna be pitchers!

 

Curious to see who comes up. I would guess Black since he was a final cut and doesn't require any 40-man casualties. Valverde is definitely the closer now: friendly reminder this is a guy with 4+ ERA, FIP, and xFIP since 2012. 


Edited by nmigliore, 01 April 2014 - 11:35 AM.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:37 AM

Hurry Sandy, better make a move if you're still planning on winning 90 games. 

 

Black was so bad this spring that I can't imagine why bringing him up would be a good idea.  I'm guessing Sandy does next to nothing for the moment. 


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 01 April 2014 - 12:32 PM.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:44 AM

Hurry Sandy, better make a move if you're still planning on winning 90 games. 

 

Black was so bad this spring that I can't why bringing him up would be a good idea.  I'm guessing Sandy does next to nothing for the moment. 

 

I only figured Black because of 40-man implications, but I wouldn't be surprised if were someone else. Mike Puma mentioned Farnsworth being "likely" which would be the worst possible choice, I think. 

 

Ryan Madson and Joel Hanrahan are a couple closers working their way back and the Mets were eyeing Hanrahan a couple months ago. He's not due back until sometime in May but we'll soon find out how sincere that interest was.


Edited by nmigliore, 01 April 2014 - 11:53 AM.

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