Archive for August, 2011

The Mets 40-Man Roster And Some Potential September Call-ups

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With September 1st only two weeks away, Adam Rubin speculated on which Mets minor leaguers could get called up when rosters expand to 40 players. Here’s what he had to say about a few of them: CHRIS SCHWINDEN, rhp (7-6, 3.53 ERA in 23 appearances, 21 starts, with Buffalo and Binghamton): The Dillon Gee-type feel-good […]

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Pagan, Bay, Carrasco and Harris Clear Waivers

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A source told ESPNNewYork.com that Jason Bay, Chris Capuano, D.J. Carrasco, Willie Harris and Angel Pagan have each cleared waivers, . What this means is that they are all eligible to be traded to any of the other 29 teams this month. Of course the fact that they cleared waivers also means that no teams found […]

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Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

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Mets Should Just Have Ike Davis Have The Surgery Already!

Ever since the unfortunate collision between David Wright and Ike Davis, the Mets have prolonged the injury of their young slugger throughout the year to the point where they are now jeopardizing his 2012 season! The Amazin’s are out of the race, October baseball is not in their future in 2011, so what is the purpose of giving […]

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Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

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Will Capuano’s Performance Bonuses Hasten His Exit?

  On Sunday, Buster Olney of ESPN reported that Mets starter Chris Capuano cleared waivers and could be traded to any team. Actually, I was kind of surprised Capuano wasn’t traded before the non-waiver deadline, especially when they already decided to end any chance at competing for the wild card when they traded Carlos Beltran. […]

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Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

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Morning Grind – Blow Up The Bullpen, Take Down Those Walls

One look at this morning’s standings, and even the the most optimistic of Mets fans, Mr. Met, would have to agree that any chance for the Mets to make the post season is clearly over. The Mets now find themselves 20.5 games out of first place in the NL East and 11.5 games out of a […]

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Mets’ Season Far From Over

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With the Phillies and Braves seemingly in command of their division and wild card leads respectively, the Mets continue to hover around the .500 mark in the dog days of August, as they have all season. As manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson have said repeatedly the past two weeks, all of the […]

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Mets Get Rattled In Arizona, Fall Four Games Under .500

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The Mets lost both games Saturday and Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a sweep. Here’s a brief recap of what happened: Saturday D-Backs 6 - Mets 4 Mike Pelfrey was pitching a solid game, until a line drive hit him on the elbow and he had to be removed from the game.in the start of the fifth […]

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Closing In On Nimmo…

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Heyman says Mets are closing in on Nimmo… [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/103309087898472448"] Update 3:40 PM According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, 15th round selection Phillip Evans has agreed to a contract with the Mets. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/jimcallisBA/status/103186770790854657"] Hopefully the others will be following suit shortly… Original Post 7:00 AM There are less than 16 hours remaining for all […]

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Mets Prospects Updates: Valdespin, Wheeler, Satin, Familia

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Jordany Valdespin Mets infield prospect Jordany Valdespin is having himself a breakthrough season with his bat and was recently promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo last week. So far, he’s been on a tear since joining the Bisons and has collected hits in each of his first three games batting an impressive .364 (4-11). […]

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Reyes Yet To Work Out; Unlikely To Return When Eligible

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According to Andrew DiComo of MLB.com, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes has yet to resume working out since he landed on the disabled list last week with a strained left hamstring.  This makes it highly unlikely that Reyes will return to the lineup when he is eligible to come off of the DL on August 23. […]

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