Archive for July, 2011

Post Game: Mets Rally Against Rivera, Bay Clutch, Mets Win 3-2

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R.A. Dickey pitched a good outing, but left in the fifth inning with a glute injury and the Mets offense rallied late against the Yankees to prevent the series sweep, 3-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey pitched a quality five innings, but was removed for a pinch hitter in the top of the sixth after he […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 2nd, 2011 – Gorski Improves to 7-0

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Buffalo Bisons 5 – Syracuse Chiefs 6 Mark Cohoon‘s peripherals are getting to a point that are almost laughable. His K/9 is all the way down to 4.04 and his BB/9 is up to 3.8. There are only three pitchers in baseball with a K/9 that low this year (Brad Penny, Carl Pavano, and Jeff […]

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2011 All Star GFX: Congrats To Jose and Carlos!

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2011 All Star GFX: Congrats To Jose and Carlos!

2011 All Stars: Jose Reyes & Carlos Beltran Jose Reyes was named the starting shortstop and outfielder Carlos Beltran was selected for the 2011 National League All-Star team. The 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ on Tuesday, July 12. Reyes was selected to his fourth All-Star team […]

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Jose Reyes And Carlos Beltran Are All Stars!

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Jose Reyes And Carlos Beltran Are All Stars!

Jose Reyes overtook Troy Tulowitski in The All-Star voting and Carlos Beltran was selected as a reserve, for this year’s All-Star Game for the National League in Phoenix on July 15. HELLZ YEAH!!!! CONGRATULATIONS GUYS!!!! National League Starters 1B: Prince Fielder, Brewers 2B: Rickie Weeks, Brewers 3B: Jose Reyes, Mets SS: Placido Polanco, Phillies OF: Lance […]

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Best Mets Minor League Surprises – Mid-Season Edition

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Best Mets Minor League Surprises – Mid-Season Edition

This is from Pete, one of our regulars here at MMO. Mets 2011 Mid-Season Minor Leagues Biggest/Pleasant Surprises. (In reverse order of how dramatic) Juan Lagares – St Lucie, the speedy left fielder is enjoying a very good year with the bat. Hitting .338 in his first 234 AB. He also boasts an OPS of […]

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Amazins’ Sign Venezuelan Catching Prospect, Jose Garcia

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According to Baseball America, the Mets have signed Venezuelan catcher Jose Garcia. Bonus terms were not immediately available. A 16-year-old from San Felipe, Garcia was considered one of the top catchers this year. He’s a 5-foot-11, 180-pound switch-hitter with a line-drive swing and good catch-and-throw skills. NYFS posted this short bio on Garcia: JOSE GARCIA, […]

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Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

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Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

It seems that just about everyone has Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran ticketed for a DH gig in the American League next season, or possibly even this one – everyone that is except Carlos Beltran. “Right now I’m not even thinking about that,” Beltran said. “I want to play in the outfield. I feel like […]

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The Making Of ’86 Mets Anthem, “Lets Go, Mets Go”

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Lauren of snagflims.com, a site that streams over 2,100 free films, has a new video which features the back story behind the 1986 Mets anthem, “Lets Go, Mets Go”. She says, “ I would like to bring your attention to a great film called Let’s Go Mets, which documents the Mets team of the 80s, especially the 86 World Series […]

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Is Reyes’ Injury A Good Thing?

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Okay before all you Mets fans bash me and say what is this kid smoking, take a second to think. Is this Reyes hamstring injury really all so bad? Yes I know Reyes has been the brightest light in an otherwise dark season for the New York Metropolitans. In what will end up being yet […]

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My American League All-Stars

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My American League All-Stars

The American League was a little easier than the NL, I think. Such depth in the NL outfield and at first base and no depth at all at third base made it difficult to settle. But trying to adhere to that stupid rule about representing each team made it a challenge. Without further ado… C - Alex Avila, […]

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