Archive for February, 2012

Don’t Appearances Count For Something?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments

I admit, it’s not my money so the Mets can do whatever they want with theirs. Even so, to pay upwards of $3,000 an hour to charter a helicopter to watch the Knicks last night was in poor form. This is a team in financial distress and they splurge like that? The statement was the […]

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Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

Mets pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia threw off a mound for the first time since he undergoing Tommy John surgery last May. Manager Terry Collins watched Mejia and said he was happy to see him on the mound again. “I thought he looked good and loose. He had really good extension”, Collins said. There’s a very good […]

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Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

A federal judge said Thursday that he will soon decide whether the clawback lawsuit by the trustee Irving Picard against Mets owners will go to trial. “I’ll have a bottom line ruling by no later than March 5 determining what goes to trial,” U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff said. Judge Rakoff deferred his decision […]

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Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

I originally misunderstood an email I received from the Mets yesterday believing that they were extending a special offer to some selected bloggers, but I am pleased to announce that the offer was also intended to all of our readers! (Thanks, Rusty) METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS PRE-SALE! All Mets single game tickets officially go on […]

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Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned today by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, the first time a baseball player successfully challenged the MLB Suspension For Banned Substances. The decision was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Association, just a day before Braun was due to report for spring training. Braun originally tested […]

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Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Danny Muno

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Danny Muno

With baseball coming back and our traffic up nearly 50% from January, I wanted to welcome those of you who are new to MMO and those who are back from your Winter hibernation. I’ll be re-posting some of the two dozen interviews we conducted over the last three months as all of them make their way to […]

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What Will The 2015 All Star Lineups Look Like?

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
What Will The 2015 All Star Lineups Look Like?

I stumbled upon this on Baseball America during their Prospect Chat the other day. Jim Callis was asked by a reader: What will the 2015 All Star lineups look like? I’ll attack this question from the perspective of who will deserve to be in starting lineups for the 2015 All-Star Game, rather than trying to […]

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From Left Field: This Team Better Honor The ’62 Mets

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: This Team Better Honor The ’62 Mets

Recently, I was able to speak to several members of original 1962 Mets: Ed Kranepool, Frank Thomas, Jay Hook, Craig Anderson and Gil Hodges’ wife, Joan. They reminisced about the early days of the franchise, which I will chronicle in a series in early March. However, in talking to Anderson, I was made aware that […]

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Mets Tee Off At Field 7

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Tee Off At Field 7

Here is a video of what the players had to say about Field 7 yesterday, which were making some of them play and feel a little Ruthian to say the least. David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda became the first players to test out the new dimensions on Field 7 which has been altered […]

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MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

On Tuesday, Grant Brisbee of SB Nation posted who he feels are the four players that have the biggest shoes to fill during the 2012 season. Among them he listed the Mets’ Ruben Tejada who of course will replace Jose Reyes this season as the everyday shortstop. It focuses mostly on the offense, but check […]

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