Archive for July, 2011

There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

It’s probably not a surprise to those of you who know me, that the word of Carlos Beltran’s impending trade broke my heart in two. Carlos is the reason I fell in love with baseball. It wasn’t just his smile or his stats, it was the way he played the game. I had never seen […]

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Mets Offense Still Exists Post-Beltran With 8-2 Win

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary On a night where everyone seemed to be besides themselves after Beltran collected his belongings and was shipped to San Fran, the Mets cheered us up a little. Mike Pelfrey got a nice complete game win, a rarity for the Mets. Bullpen got a nice rest. And the Mets offense was lead by […]

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Check This Out From Joe Petruccio…

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Check This Out From Joe Petruccio…

Joe Petruccio who does an incredible job covering the Mets day by day with his art on his website My Mets Journal, does an outstanding job capturing the sentiment of the Carlos Beltran trade. Great Job, Joe… You nailed it! Make Joe’s website My Mets Journal, a daily stop Mets fans!

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Farewell No.15 – In Appreciation of Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Farewell No.15 – In Appreciation of Carlos Beltran

Since Carlos Beltran signed his seven-year free agent contract prior to the 2005 season, Mets fans have been divisive over the All-Star outfielder.  The fans who like him appreciate his contributions both at the plate and in the field.  The fans who have been counting down the days until his departure will never forget (and […]

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San Francisco Giants Heavy Favorites To Land Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:50 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com says via twitter that Carlos Beltran essentially controls the show with regards to where he is traded because of his no-trade clause. Wasn’t that always the case? Has something changed? He does believe that even though the Rangers did their best to acquire Beltran, the Giants are still the heavy […]

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Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

Wheeler has two pitches that could surface as plus, in his fastball and curveball. The changeup I saw doesn’t look like it will be more than a slightly above-average pitch. He could use more seasoning with his changeup as well as his command, but he could be a back-of-the-rotation starter in the big leagues tomorrow. His […]

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From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

As the eternal optimist I am when it comes to the Mets, I’m not giving up hope until the team is mathematically eliminated. Even with a Carlos Beltran trade looming, who knows? The team can get hot. They gutted out two clutch wins in Cincinnati so far and can make a statement with two more. […]

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Mets Shot Down Aybar For Reyes Offer? When? Where? What?

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

I just read a new post on MetsBlog which jumped out at me this morning. In a post entitled, “The Mets shot down trading Jose Reyes for Erick Aybar‘, Matt Cerrone writes: The Angels offered to send SS Erick Aybar to the Mets for Jose Reyes, while taking on all of Jose’s remaining  salary, but […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

This week, MMO is celebrating the career of Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran. Eager to do our part here at 3 & 3, we’ve come up with a special 3 Up & 3 Down featuring Carlos Beltran. So queue up El Esta Aqui (He is Here)!! 3 Up: 1) Quiet Leadership: A few days ago on […]

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Daniel Murphy Can Flat Out Rake

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

In Monday night’s thrilling 4-2 defeat of the Reds, we were reminded yet again just how much Daniel Murphy has evolved as a hitter. With his two doubles, including his two-run scoring double in the 7th, Murphy now sits just four doubles behind teammate Carlos Beltran for the National League lead. Quietly, the young 26-year-old utility man has […]

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