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Nelson Figueroa Likes My Name
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Nelson Figueroa wasn’t happy with his release by the Mets in April, and by not happy, I mean he hates the Mets as much as every one of us. In a new NY Post article by Fred Kerber, Figgy uses the opportunity to completely rip apart the Mets organization he gave his ‘blood, sweat, tears, heart and soul’ to. It’s short, and it’s wonderful. [Ex-Met Figueroa Much Happier With Phils]

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16 Responses to “Nelson Figueroa Likes My Name”

  1. Weems says:

    He really stuck it to them last night by throwing BP in the 8th inning.

  2. harry's discarded parliment says:

    It’s funny that the Mets fans pretty much agree with him…

  3. Adam Eaton says:

    @Weems Jeff Francoeur.

    He’s your problem.

  4. James Fayleez says:

    Weems FTW

  5. Suz says:

    Well, thanks a helluva lot for sharing the Phils your appreciation last night, Figgy.

  6. Suz says:

    *showing, not sharing

    I’m still steamed about last night.

  7. Lynniemac says:

    Not that I’m happy with Figueroa’s outing last night, but only losing to the Mets 5-0 instead of 8-0 really wouldn’t have made me feel any better.

  8. Phan Stuck in nyc says:

    Somewhere around the 6th I made the mistake of thinking ‘this can’t get any worse.’ And then . . . NELSON. There must be a way they can just pretend they’re – like – seeing the sights errr something & just not bring him? Maybe leave him running around somewhere out by LaGuardia? Or give him a ticket to Tibet instead? Or tie him up in red ribbon & leave him in Gayvid Wright’s locker maybe?

    There MUST be a way to dump this load.

  9. don says:

    The cruel way would be to trade him to Houston.

  10. Phan Stuck in nyc says:

    Hahaha – Don, would anybody actually willingly take him, even Houston? I think we should leave him in Gayvid’s locker. They might both wind up thanking us.

  11. bigmyc says:

    What’s interesting is the comments section succeeding the article.

  12. Phan Stuck in nyc says:

    I think Figueroa is STILL playing for the Mets; in his head & on the mound, as he proved last night. Sad.

  13. Fat Joe Blanton says:

    I like Figgy, mostly cuz I think of the cookie when I hear his nick name

  14. PhillyCuban says:

    He plays his role reasonably well, which I appreciate. I was stunned when the Mets cut him. We can cut him too anytime now though to call up Mathieson finally. Wed still have Herndon for the long man and we have some solid options for spot starters. Its not like we missed him when he didnt make an appearance for 3 weeks.

  15. Morandini Turned 3 says:

    @#10 — I’m pretty sure Ed Wade traded once for him already…..

  16. Watrick says:

    @Fat Joe-I thought the commercials made it quite obvious! They ARE NOT COOKIES!

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