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Pelf now #2 Applesauce - Perez still a Met, Beltran may play right, Piazza's greatness

Meet the Mets

Mike Pelfrey continues to make Met fans proud while Oliver Perez makes Met fans want to bang our heads against our keyboards. Despite the rationality of cutting Perez, the Mets still seem hesitant to do so. And, finally with the Perez thing, Morgan Ensberg calls out the two anonymous Met players or Mike Puma for being cowards.

There is more good news besides a great outing by Mike Pelfrey. Carlos Beltran told his new best buddy Craig Carton that he's close to returning AND apparently he might replace Francoeur in right field

In Bison news, Mike Hessman hit one out of the stadium and Pat Misch was strong in a 4-1 win. Nick Evans added two homers in Binghamton

In case you missed This Month in Met Baseball, here is what you should know about May.

Matt Cerrone talked with Benny Agbayani about Japan, Bobby Valentine, and of course, the Mets.

Joe Janish defends Wally Backman from Bob Klapisch. Janish believes that Backman can handle today's baseball player.

Patrick Flood has an awesome piece on all-time WAR and Mike Piazza.

Around MLB

The Phillies continue to suck. The Nationals show some spunk, but lose.  And the Marlins take it to Trevor Hoffman

Phillies Nation asks if Roy Halladay is the best pitcher to ever throw a perfect game.

Roy Oswalt will say yes to Washington should they call.

Dontrelle Willis to Arizona.

Brian Bannister's sample size has become large enough to figure out exactly what he is.

Who are these people asking for the head of Joe Maddon?

And, finally, Mark McGwire is now the father of triplets. Insert steroid joke here.