Posts Tagged ‘Jenrry Mejia’

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The Mets Spring Training Report: Volume 5

March 31, 2010

The light at the end of the tunnel

Any Met fan knows how tough it has been to be 100% supportive of the organization over the last four to five years. Nothing but perennial heartbreak and embarrassment after lofty expectations each year, combined with despicable starting pitching and lack of clutch hitting.  Nevertheless, this spring we saw the emergence of two young studs in Ike Davis and Jenrry Mejia to go along with the continued progression of Fernando Martinez.  Jason Bay is also here, Wright is hitting home runs, and Santana is healthy, and with a bona-fide ace there is hope that the pitching staff and this entire Mets team can be competitive.  Likewise, the re-emergence of Jose Reyes has been a weight off the shoulder for many.

“It’s great to see him back, smiling and just doing Jose,” said David Wright.  “I think everyone was concerned when he had the health issue but now I think spirits are back up.”  Read the rest of this entry ?

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The Mets Spring Training Report: Volume 4

March 23, 2010

Pelfrey gave up 4 homers to the Nationals on Monday

All the discussions this spring about the young minor-leaguers, Reyes’ overactive thyroid, K-Rod’s pink eye, and Jason Bay’s arrival have overshadowed the fact that the 2010 Mets will live and die by the depth of their starting rotation.  Despite a glaring need for a number 2 starter behind Santana, Omar Minaya and the Coupons passed on Lackey, Pineiro, and Marquis and failed to make a trade for a Bronson Arroyo esq starter.  They believe that Big Pelf, Ollie, and Maine will all have bounce-back years and surprise the baseball world.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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The Mets Spring Training Report: Volume 1

March 3, 2010

The Metropolitans opened spring training this week, engulfed in cloud of pessimism created by their bruised and battered fan base.  Despite a riveting 4-2 victory over the Braves  in the Grapefruit League opener yesterday, “The Amazings” enter 2010 with their lowest public expectations since the 2004 season.  Read the rest of this entry ?