Archive for August, 2011

Official Mets Release: Reyes Placed On DL, Baxter Called Up

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The New York Mets announced today that the club has placed infielders Jose Reyes and Daniel Murphy on the Disabled List and recalled outfielder Mike Baxter and infielder Ruben Tejada from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Baxter will wear #23 and Tejada will wear #11 and both will be available for tonight’s game. Reyes […]

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Alderson: Reyes Could Miss 2-3 Weeks, Heading To DL

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Alderson: Reyes Could Miss 2-3 Weeks, Heading To DL

This is so unbelievable it’s difficult for me to even write, but general manager Sandy Alderson just said during a radio interview on WFAN that shortstop Jose Reyes is “very likely” to miss 2-3 weeks. That’s about the same amount of time Reyes missed the last time he strained his left hamstring last month and went on the disabled list. […]

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Mike Baxter Could Replace Reyes On Roster If He Goes On DL

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According to Adam Rubin, if the Mets place Jose Reyes on the DL before tonight’s game against the San Diego Padres, outfielder Mike Baxter will get the call to replace him on the roster. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/AdamRubinESPN/status/100613618705506304"] The 26-year-old Baxter was claimed off waivers from the San Diego Padres on July 22nd on the recommendation of Paul DePodesta. […]

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MMO Readers Love The Blue Jerseys!

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MMO Readers Love The Blue Jerseys!

On Saturday, I launched a new MMO Poll asking our readers what they thought of the Blue Los Mets Jerseys the Mets wore on Friday night.  THE RESULTS ARE IN! Our boys were popping in those jerseys and as these results show, our readers overwhelmingly loved them. As I said in my original post, I’m thinking […]

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Why Must The Mets Play With Our Emotions So Much?

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Being a Mets fans is a full time job. It takes a toll on you mentally, physically (if you break stuff) and emotionally. I can not remember a season in recent memory that was just fun, exciting and enjoyable without any let downs at seasons end. It’s part of what makes being a Mets fan […]

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Is Jason Bay FINALLY Turning The Corner?

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Is Jason Bay FINALLY Turning The Corner?

I know, this is probably the third time someone has written an article just like this when Jason Bay has begun to play decently, but in the past 10-15 games, Bay has looked very strong at the plate. Could this finally be the arrival of the 66 million dollar man that the Mets signed in January of 2010? […]

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The Straw That Broke The Camels Back

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As much as it pains me to say, yesterday’s loss meant more than just an “L” in the loss column. It pretty much signified the end of the Mets playing somewhat meaningful baseball in 2011. The loss dropped the Mets back below .500 and nine back in the wild card. Couple that with the loss […]

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Zack Wheeler Fans Seven; Hurls Six Scoreless For St. Lucie

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Zack Wheeler Fans Seven; Hurls Six Scoreless For St. Lucie

Zack Wheeler rebounded from a poor start last week, and tossed six scoreless innings for St. Lucie while earning his first win in just his second start since joining the Mets organization. The young right-hander showed excellent command and held Charlotte to just four hits while walking none and striking out seven batters. For Wheeler it was his second straight outing without […]

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Gee Struggles And Bullpen Fails Again In Mets 6-5 Loss

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Dillon Gee struggled in five innings, and the bullpen struggled in the ninth as the Mets lost 6-5. Game Notes Dillon Gee had a bad outing today, and was victimized by three home runs. Gee’s final line: Five innings, five runs on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Whether it was a product […]

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NY Post: Mets In No Rush To Extend Collins’ Contract

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In case you were wondering about manager Terry Collins’ contract status, here’s this from the NY Post: Terry Collins has done a “super” job, according to his boss, but that doesn’t mean the Mets are rushing to the manager with a contract extension. “That’s something we’ll not even think about until the end of this […]

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