Archive for July, 2011

What Happens When Wright Returns?

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The Mets have been playing great baseball, working as a team, getting timely hits and playing at least adequate defense in the field. The combination of Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada and Justin Turner have combined to plug the holes in the lineup, get key RBI hits and hold their own at their respective […]

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Reyes Camp Calls NY Post Report Bogus, Mets Getting Calls On Beltran

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The secret negotiations between the Mets and Jose Ryes which were reported by the NY Post, were apparently so secret that neither Jose Reyes or his agents knew anything about them. Nothing has changed folks. Just as Reyes and his agents made very clear last month, they are very committed to not negotiating a new contract during the […]

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Should Alderson’s Plan Be Affected By The Teams Success?

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Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is in a really tough spot right now.  What does he do with the trade deadline approaching?  Does he become a buyer or seller? Does he deveiate from his plan for the future because the team is having success right now? For all of the optimism prior to the season about this […]

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MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

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MMO Exclusive: My Interview With Ken Davidoff Of Newsday

Yesterday, Newsday’s national baseball writer Ken Davidoff was kind enough to do an email interview with me regarding several Mets topics as well as general MLB. Here are the highlights from our discussion: -You have written for high school sports, collegiate sports, the Mets and Yankees. What would you say has been your favorite topic to write […]

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Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

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Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

Home cooking is overrated – just ask the Mets who continue to dominate on the road and now boast the most road wins in the National League with a 26-20 mark. Remarkably, the Mets won their fourth straight game last night with a convincing 5-3 win over the Dodgers. Game Notes Jonathon Niese (8-7) allowed three […]

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Mets To Place Reyes On DL, Evans Headed To Los Angeles

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According to Ed Coleman of WFAN, Nick Evans is on his way from Triple-A Buffalo to Los Angeles. The move could mean that the Mets intend to place shortstop Jose Reyes on the disabled list, although no official decision has been made yet by the Mets. Reyes has yet to do any running drills and […]

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Jason Bay Could be Mets 2nd Half X-Factor

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Just one month ago at this time Jason Bay seemed to an after thought as a serious threat in the New York Mets lineup. It seemed like Bay couldn’t do anything right and everything that could wrong for Bay at the plate did go wrong. However, since Bay was benched in mid-June he’s responded and […]

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Mets To Face 7-Straight All-Stars, A Modern Day Murderer’s Row Of Pitching

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Mets To Face 7-Straight All-Stars, A Modern Day Murderer’s Row Of Pitching

Well Met fans, if you were looking for a true test of this 2011 Amazin’ ballclub, you’ve got one. Starting Thursday, the Mets will face some of the games best pitching for seven-straight ball games. They will face Clayton Kershaw, Ryan Vogelsong, Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum, Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels over the […]

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Video: Jason Bay On His Hot Streak

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Video: Jason Bay On His Hot Streak

In the following ESPN video, Jason Bay discusses his two homeruns last night and his recent improvement at the plate. “You struggle and you struggle, and sometimes you doubt yourself,” Bay said. “Then you have games like tonight and you remember you’re still the same guy. You are that guy. Sometimes I think you lose […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 5th, 2011 – Gnats Win 11th Straight

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Buffalo Bisons 11 – Syracuse Chiefs 6 Dylan Owen allowed just one hit in this game. That one hit just happened to be a homerun in the 4th that followed a walk and was responsible for the only two runs against him. Recently signed Miguel Batista got into his first action and got shellacked. He […]

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