Archive for September, 2011

MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

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MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

The Daily Stache – Matt Falkenbury  In the first edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with the Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury about several hot topics on the Mets this week including Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, and David Einhorn. Brandon Butler:   As we all know, the fan base is absolutely loving the blue “Los […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

  As the Cyclones prepare for their 2011 NYPL Divisional Series clash with the Staten Island Yankees, that begins on Tuesday in Brooklyn, the team has made several “tweaks” to the roster in hopes of fielding the best group of players for the best-of-three series. Regardless, the team is very hot right now, winning 10 […]

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The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

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The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

Intriguing isn’t it – how would I ever get together with those people? In years past, I was also friendly with George Steinbrenner – rest his soul – he was a fine man and very personable when we met at the Belmont Ball. Both of us were running horses in the Belmont and we wished […]

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Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

An article by posted on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

Mike Pelfrey had another poor outing, but the offense spearheaded by Lucas Duda’s second home run in two days rallied to snatch a win from the Nationals, 6-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took the mound, and as has been a recent theme has not had his best stuff, and when he runs into that one bad […]

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Stretch Run Report: SAL Playoffs – Savannah Sand Gnats

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Stretch Run Report: SAL Playoffs – Savannah Sand Gnats

All the Sand Gnats had to do to get to the playoffs this year, was win either the first-half, or second-half championship, in the Southern Division of the South Atlantic League. Well guess what? They won both the first and second half titles! And currently they have the second-best overall W-L record in the whole […]

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Bobby Parnell: Should He Close Games For the Mets?

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Bobby Parnell: Should He Close Games For the Mets?

Last night against the Nationals, Bobby Parnell was called upon to close out (what seemed to be) another Mets win. With the Mets leading 7-6, Jesus Flores sent a leadoff single into left field for his third hit of the game. Brian Bixler then came in to run, and Bobby Parnell (3-5) walked Jonny Gomes […]

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Gee Rocked, Parnell Blows Another One; Mets Lose 8-7

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Game Summary Dillon Gee got rocked with homeruns as he let up three in his five innings of work. The bullpen is good except for Parnell. Mets bats did all they could do. Mets lose in walk-off fashion, 8-7. Game Notes The rookie, Dillon Gee, had quite the set back today. After such a decent […]

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Stretch Run Report: FSL Playoffs – St. Lucie Mets

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Stretch Run Report: FSL Playoffs – St. Lucie Mets

Congratulations St. Lucie Mets! As the first-half, Southern Division winner of the Florida State League in 2011, the St. Lucie Mets are in the playoffs, and will be trying for their first league championship since 2006, and the 6th title in their 24 year history as a franchise. The Mets close out their regular season […]

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Davey Johnson: Mets Will Pay The Price If They Slash Payroll To $100MM

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
Davey Johnson: Mets Will Pay The Price If They Slash Payroll To $100MM

This is from Mike Puma in the NY Post who asked Nationals manager Davey Johnson about the fallout effect of the Mets dropping payroll to $100 million, as Fred Wilpon earlier this year, and Sandy Alderson said during a visit to the Buffalo Bisons on Thursday: The former Mets manager danced around that question last night, but sounded skeptical about the Mets’ […]

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So, Where Do We Stand With Reyes?

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
So, Where Do We Stand With Reyes?

The Mets will make an offer for Jose Reyes this winter. Bet on it. He’s a core member of this team, which often wins when he’s on his game. However, making an offer and staying aren’t necessarily linked. And, the Einhorn deal falling through will have little bearing on the outcome. How badly the Mets […]

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