Archive for February, 2012

Astonishing Tales: And The Mets Are Now The 2012 World Series Champs!

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Astonishing Tales: And The Mets Are Now The 2012 World Series Champs!

Thanks to our reader Hank Johnson who sent us the link this post by Joe Lucia of The Outside Corner, who calls himself a dreamer and articulates the Mets’ path to the World Series in 2012. You wanted optimism, right? It’s all part of a series he’s doing for all 30 teams – you see, Joe’s actually […]

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Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

If you haven’t checked out this article by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, I urge you to take a few minutes to read it – it’s a nice piece on Mets centerfield prospect, Kirk Nieuwenhuis. The talented outfielder with the cool moniker of Captain Kirk, is a package of baseball tools who, just nine months ago, was on […]

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PECOTA and the Mets: No Home Runs For You!

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
PECOTA and the Mets: No Home Runs For You!

Caught this on MetsBlog, it’s a chart of the Mets PECOTA projections for the 2012 season. Brace yourself because it’s not too pretty… This was originally posted on Baseball Prospectus and my buddy, who is big on this stuff, tells me he anxiously awaits these PECOTA projections every year at this time. I tried to […]

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Was It a Good Idea for Sandy Alderson to Join Twitter?

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments

Update: Sandy Alderson continued to make light of the Mets’ money problems on his new Twitter account Friday. “Bought 4 like-new tires at chop shop across from Citi,” the Mets GM wrote. “He threw in free wiper fluid. Better than [Zach] Wheeler deal!” Original Post As alot of you know by now, GM Sandy Alderson has […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Logan Verrett

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Logan Verrett

I got in touch with NY Mets 2011 3rd round draft choice Logan Verrett the other day. Verrett a 6’3″ right-hander, is in his final off-season preparations before heading out to spring training at Port St. Lucie in less than two weeks. Logan was nice enough to fill us in on his feelings on being […]

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Binghamton Losing Their Double-A Baseball Squad

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
Binghamton Losing Their Double-A Baseball Squad

Following 2012, the Binghamton Mets will be but a distant memory, says the Ottawa Citizen. The Double-A club is being purchased by Beacon Sports Capital Partners and will move to Ottawa after calling Binghamton home since 1992. This however, does not mean the Mets would have a minor league baseball in Canada. With their contract expiring […]

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2012 Mets Over and Under

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Over and Under

As the official proclamation came down from Sandy Alderson that the Mets are pretty much done making anymore additions, I thought we’d have some fun. Me and a few of the guys (XtreemIcon, Jessep and Satish) thought it would be cool to do an “Over and Under” for the 2012 season. Don’t worry, it’s not […]

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GM Sandy Alderson Joins Twitter!

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
GM Sandy Alderson Joins Twitter!

Mets GM Sandy Alderson has now joined twitter. You can follow him at @MetsGM. The 64-year old has nearly 10,000 followers overnight after only posting two tweets. He now joins the likes of Justin Turner, Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey as Mets who are on twitter. I personally think this is great. Now fans can […]

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It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

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It’s Now Or Never For Josh Thole

David Lennon reports in Newsday, that Josh Thole has worked intensely with Mets catching coordinator Bob Natal this offseason in an effort to prevent a recurrence of the defensive issues that plagued him in 2011. “I’m getting to a point where we’re not in a trial-and-error period anymore,” Thole said. “It is what it is. If I don’t […]

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Mets Minor Leaguers Doyle and Moviel Suspended 50 Games For Substance Violation

An article by posted on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor Leaguers Doyle and Moviel Suspended 50 Games For Substance Violation

New York Mets catcher Charles “Dock” Doyle and pitcher Scott Moviel have been suspended 50 games each under baseball’s minor league drug program. Both were penalized Monday for second violations involving a drug of abuse. Doyle, 25, hit .296 with two homers and 11 RBIs last year for the Class A St. Lucie Mets. He […]

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