Archive for September, 2011

From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

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From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

The Mets will play their final game ever this evening at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. It was a short-lived history, since the Marlins were brought into the league as an expansion team in 1993. Coming into the last game, the Mets are 73-72 in games played on the road against the Marlins. […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – We’ll Get ‘Em Next Year Edition

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If you were to glance at the National League standings this Labor Day weekend, your first thought might have been “why am I a Mets fan?’ But if you looked closely, and have still been following the team, the answer is quite apparent. The Mets, a team that most saw as the worst in league, is […]

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Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

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Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

  Miguel Batista had another good outing spoiled by a blown save, but Nick Evans had a huge day in the Mets 7-4 win. Game Notes Miguel Batista took the mound, and pitched another surprising game, but was not as sharp as his last outing. Batista went six innings, allowing one run on five hits, […]

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2011 Minor League Awards: Buffalo Bisons

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2011 Minor League Awards: Buffalo Bisons

The Buffalo Bisons announced their 2011 Season award winners last week. M.V.P. AWARD It’s been a big week for Buffalo 1st baseman, Valentino Pascucci. After being named the Bisons’ 2011 M.V.P., he received his first big league call-up since 2004, when he played 32 games for the Montreal Expos. Pascucci, a fan favorite in Buffalo, […]

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Small-Market, Here We Come

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
Small-Market, Here We Come

For anyone out there who doesn’t think it is in all Mets fans best interests, to drive out the cancer known as the Wilpon family, check out what Joel Sherman wrote in his latest post: “Regardless of who — if anyone — joins the Wilpons in ownership between now and the offseason, the Mets’ payroll is […]

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Wright Named NL Player of the Week

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Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week. In eight games last week, Wright led the National League with 13 hits and five doubles while tying for second in the league with seven RBI and 21 total bases. His .500 batting average (13-for-26) and .594 on-base percentage both ranked third among […]

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An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

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An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

Here is something I think you will all enjoy. I came across the video of New York Mets head groundskeeper, Pete Flynn, courtesy of SNY and with a hat tip to MetsBlog. Flynn comes out of County Leitrim in Ireland, from a town called Ballinamore. He came to this country in 1961 and went to […]

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RHP Chris Schwinden To Make Mets Debut On Thursday

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According to Assistant GM John Ricco, RHP Chris Schwinden, 1B Valentino Pascucci and OF Mike Baxter will all be promoted to the Mets later today. Schwinden is someone we’ve talked a lot about on MMO and if the reports I’m hearing are true, he is expected to make his major league debut with the Mets this […]

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2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

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2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

The Binghamton Mets honored three players with their annual team awards on Sunday. The team ended their 20th season in fifth place, 11.5 games back with a 65-76 record. Most Valuable Player – OF Brahiam Maldonado As Most Valuable Player, Brahiam Maldonado led the Binghamton Mets with 130 games played, 28 home runs, five triples and 16 […]

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MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

When the morning of September 11th came, many of us just thought of it as any other day, ready for the usual daily grind. Many of us baseball fans were anxious about the pennant races as the 2001 baseball season wound down to the last few games. But with the falling of the World Trade Center towers, everything stopped, […]

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