Archive for October, 2011

Wheeler Tops Mets 2011 Prospect List

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Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com re-ranked his pre-season 2011 Top 10 Prospects for the Mets and now has newcomer Zack Wheeler ranked as the Mets No. 1 prospect. Here are his 2011 pre and post season rankings: For a team that is starving for some top level pitching on the major league squad, it’s good to see […]

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Phillies Season Ends With A Whimper And A Thud

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St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter went all the way on a three-hit shutout to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 in the deciding fifth game of the NLDS. The Phillies season came to an excruciating end when Ryan Howard grounded out to end the game and hurt his leg coming out of the batter’s box — […]

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Bowa Isn’t Exactly Gushing With Enthusiasm For Mets Bench Coach Job

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Bowa Isn’t Exactly Gushing With Enthusiasm For Mets Bench Coach Job

Caught this on MetsBlog: Chris Russo: “If the Mets or White Sox offer you the job to be the bench coach are you going to take it?” Larry Bowa: “To be honest with you – and I’m not avoiding your question, you know I’ve been honest with you all year – I really, I haven’t […]

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Mets 360: Mets Fans Prefer To Keep Ike Davis Over David Wright

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  Over at Mets 360, Brian Joura had an interesting post detailing the results of a poll that asked: Which player you would least like to see traded? Surprisingly, Ike Davis was the overwhelming choice. What makes this all the more revealing is that Davis missed three-quarters of the season and there is still uncertainty about the bone […]

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MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

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MMO Take Five with Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue

Eric Simon – Amazin’ Avenue Brandon Butler: Jose Reyes won the batting title over Ryan Braun. Reyes also made the Mets season-finale controversial after he pulled himself out of the game when he hit a bunt single. What are your thoughts on the controversy, as well as Reyes clinching the batting title? Eric Simon: The […]

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Before Moneyball There Was…

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This is a well produced parody of the movie trailer for Moneyball from NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Good stuff… Gives a whole new meaning to small ball… Hat tip to Joe Janish of Mets Today who adds, “Some might argue that this commercial parody is more historically correct than the movie starring Brad Pitt.” How The West […]

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2011 Mets: End of the Season Grades

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Who Got Passing Grades? Catchers Josh Thole  .268/.345/.344, 3 HR, 40 RBI  B- Thole did not develop as much as was expected offensively this year. He only scored 22 runs this season. Ronny Paulino .268/.312/.351, 2 HR, 19 RBI  B- When he was healthy, it seemed as if Paulino was a good pick up for […]

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Reyes Says Mets Still Haven’t Contacted Him, What’s The Delay?

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Reyes Says Mets Still Haven’t Contacted Him, What’s The Delay?

Nick Klopsis of Newsday caught up with Jose Reyes at a red-carpet event for ESPN Magazine last night where Jose Reyes told him that the Mets have not even contacted him yet. The four-time All-Star shortstop said Thursday that the Mets have not reached out to him yet regarding a new deal. “They’ll probably start […]

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So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

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So How Great Was Jose Reyes’ Season Anyway?

Come closer to the screen.  I want to let you in on a little secret.  Are you with me?  Okay, here goes. Jose Reyes won the National League batting title this year. What was that?  You knew that already?  You want me to tell you something you don’t know?  Fine, but don’t say I didn’t […]

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No Number 28

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The Detroit Tigers hung on to edge New York 3-2 on Thursday, winning the deciding Game 5 of the American League Division Series. Detroit closer Jose Valverde shut down the Yanks in the ninth to end their season.

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