Archive for February, 2012

Mets Announce Uniform Patch To Honor Gary Carter

An article by posted on February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Uniform Patch To Honor Gary Carter

The New York Mets today announced that the team will wear a patch to honor Gary Carter during the 2012 season. Carter died on Feb. 16 after a courageous battle against brain cancer. The patch features a black home plate with “KID 8” in white lettering.  The patch will be worn on all Mets jerseys for […]

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Matt Harvey Draws Rave Reviews After An Impressive Showing

An article by posted on February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Draws Rave Reviews After An Impressive Showing

Mets top pitching prospect Matt Harvey had everyone abuzz yesterday after an electric early spring performance while facing live batters. Teammates, coaches and everyone on hand raved about his velocity, his command, and the wicked movement on his breaking pitches. The baseball exploded out of his hand and bore down on hitters. Harvey exhibited a […]

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Tejada To Report Sunday Morning And Meet With Collins

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Tejada To Report Sunday Morning And Meet With Collins

Well here it is, the end of the day on Saturday, but still no Ruben Tejada. But fear not, Terry Collins said that his young shortstop arrived at 3:00 PM. Collins added that he has planned a meeting with Tejada for 8:00 AM on Sunday morning and that he doesn’t plan to embarrass him, but will let […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Hamilton Bennett

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Hamilton Bennett

I had the chance to talk to New York Mets left-handed pitching prospect Hamilton Bennett by phone the other day. Ham is taking care of last minute preparations at his home in North Carolina before making the drive to Port St. Lucie, for the start of Spring Training. After being taken by the Mets in […]

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Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets were “unimpressed” with Scott Kazmir’s showcase yesterday and that a reunion with Kazmir is “unlikely.” Last week, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, reported the Mets are one of six teams that Scott Kazmir is considering signing with and that he could make a decision in the next few days. Sandy […]

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Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

When Sandy Alderson was asked what his expectations were for Lucas Duda last week on Twitter, he responded, “OPS, High OBP and big power. He put on another show in BP today.” I loved Terry Collins’ take much better. After watching his right fielder take a few pitches over the fence and out of the […]

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Mets Announce 2012 Promotional Schedule

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2012 Promotional Schedule

The New York Mets today announced the promotional schedule for the 2012 season at Citi Field.  The Mets will give away 490,000 items to fans of all ages and special events will include Banner Day (Sunday, May 27) and the Mets Hall of Fame Induction of John Franco presented by Citi (Sunday, June 3).  Single […]

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Family, Friends, Teammates Say Goodbye To The Kid

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Family, Friends, Teammates Say Goodbye To The Kid

More than 1,000 former teammates, family members and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter paid tribute to him at a church memorial in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday evening. Among the Mets contingent who came to say goodbye to “The Kid,” were former teammates Darryl Strawberry, Jesse Orosco, Wally Backman, Bobby Ojeda, Rusty Staub […]

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A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

You know I caught something Jason Bay said right after he arrived to Mets camp and spoke to reporters yesterday. “For everything I have done in my career, I haven’t done it in New York, and I completely understand that.” Lets expand on that a little… Check out these numbers I looked up last night… […]

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MMO Flashback: The Ones Who Got Away # 1 Paul Blair

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: The Ones Who Got Away # 1 Paul Blair

Enjoy this MMO Flashback originally posted in January of 2007 and written by the great Barry Duchan who has seen it all since 1962. Enjoy. In their long history, the Mets have had more than their share of young players who were dealt away and became stars with other teams. Nolan Ryan and Amos Otis […]

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