Archive for March, 2011

Q & A with New Met Allan Dykstra

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A good friend of mine, Joe DeMayo, who writes for NYBD and StLucieToFlushing.com (of which I am also affialiated with), did an interview with new Mets acquisition Allan Dykstra. It’s a great read if you have a minute and would like to get to know a bit about our new prospect. Here is a few […]

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Mets Seek $200 Million For Portion Of The Team

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Yes, that’s the headline in the morning Sports Pages in the New York papers. And so the saga continues, while the Wilpons and Katz et.al keep saying that everything is OK, they are playing with funds that belong to everyone they know, even their wives. That’s not going to turn out well. Apparently the $200 […]

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2011 MMO Staff Predictions: Part 1 Division Winners and Post Season

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It’s time for our 2011 MMO Staff Predictions! This year, sixteen of us will look into our crystal balls and try to predict all the happenings of the 2011 Baseball Season. We will have three parts again this year: 1. 2011 Division Winners and Postseason – 12:00 PM 2. 2011 MLB Award Winners – Tomorrow (4/1) 3. 2011 10 Mets Predictions – […]

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From Left Field: Why Harris over Hairston and Duda?

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According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins prefers to use Willie Harris as the Mets’ Opening Day left fielder. Jason Bay will begin the year on the disabled list and won’t return until April 9 at the earliest. The Mets will carry young slugger Lucas Duda in Bay’s spot and will expect […]

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Jason Bay Heading To DL, Pagan May Bat 6th, Thole 2nd

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According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets have officially placed left fielder Jason Bay on the disabled list with a strained left rib-cage muscle. The DL stint, according to Rubin, could be backdated into spring training, meaning Bay would only need to miss the season’s first seven games. He would be eligible […]

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Here We Go, MLB: 2011

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As the Yankees take the field this afternoon and as Austin Jackson steps up to the plate, they will usher in a year that will leave behind the age of Ken Griffey Jr., Andy Pettitte and Trevor Hoffman and continue the new era of Jason Heyward, Buster Posey and Neftali Feliz. Never before has there been such a year of […]

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Phillies Release Castillo

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Former Mets second baseman, boy, does that feel great to say, Luis Castillo has been released for the second time this winter, this time being cut by the Phillies. Castillo, who was statistically one of the worst starting position players in the MLB last year, is now once again on the open market. Castillo was reportedly […]

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Jason Bay Is At The Crossroads of His Mets Career

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Last winter, the Mets were actively searching for an outfielder with some pop in his bat. After all, when the team leader in home runs only hit 12, as Daniel Murphy did in 2009, some energy had to be infused so that the team didn’t suffer a similar power outage in back-to-back seasons. With Matt […]

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A Concussion Discussion

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I should have known that the concussion issue would come up today at the Mets game between Keith and Ron – both daily NY Times readers and crossword puzzlers. Both men were very glad about the new guidelines, having been around the Mets during some strange happenings with concussions. First was Ryan Church who was […]

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Evans, Misch and Hernandez Clear Waivers

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According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, outfielder/first baseman Nick Evans has officially cleared waivers, and was sent to Triple-A. Evans was waived after losing out on a bench spot to Daniel Murphy, Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. Pat Misch and Luis Hernandez also cleared waivers. Original Post 3/28 This just in from Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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