Archive for March, 2012

Time For Prevention and Recovery 2.0

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Time For Prevention and Recovery 2.0

The Mets’ medical staff has been under scrutiny for years, but maybe it is time to re-evaluate the team’s off-season and spring training conditioning programs. Seven Mets, including David Wright, who returned to New York for further exams yesterday on his side, have rib cage, oblique or upper body injuries. Manager Terry Collins offered several […]

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Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas “Liger” Duda Slams Tigers In Mets 7-7 Tie

This afternoon in Lakeland, Florida, the Mets game ended in a 7-7 tie against the Detroit Tigers in a 10 inning affair. Summary Jon Niese starts it off with two scoreless innings against the Tigers but gets tagged in the third inning of work. Niese avoids the trouble of a Cedeno error and hitting Fielder with […]

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Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

Remember, it is only Spring Training. It is only March. It isn’t August or September. Now, what do I mean by that? It was reported this morning that David Wright had an ultrasound-guided injection of a cortisone shot. It was also reported that Tim Byrdak will have surgery done on his meniscus. Byrdak should only be out […]

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Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Tim Byrdak Out 6 Weeks, Josh Edgin Moves To Major League Camp

Updated 1:45 PM The Mets have just announced that Tim Byrdak is expected to be out for six weeks, and that LHP Josh Edgin is moving to major league camp. Good news for Edgin. Here is an MMO Exclusive Interview our own Pete Shapiro conducted with Josh Edgin last month. Original Post 10:00 AM Left-handed reliever Tim […]

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

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Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

The Mets announced they have suspended bullpen catcher Eric Langill for seven days without pay after being charged with a DUI last weekend. “We met with Eric Langill this morning.  He was contrite and very apologetic about Sunday night’s incident,” the team said in a statement. “We informed Eric that he will be suspended without […]

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For the Right Price, Re-Signing Chris Young Is A Good Idea

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reported yesterday that its likely that Chris Young will return to the Mets for the 2012 season. Despite pitching in only 6 games, Young was on track to have a great season.  Before tearing a capsule in his throwing shoulder, he was 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA. I like Chris Young.  When […]

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

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Collins On Rash Of Injuries, Updated Injury Report

The outbreak of injuries at Mets Spring Training camp has become quite alarming. Terry Collins is very concerned as he bemoaned the number of players  he’s had to scratch off his lineup cards of late. “You better believe it’s troubling,” Collins said. “And we have no answers.” Collins is taking immediate action and has mandated […]

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What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

Johan Santana has started two games this spring, Sunday against Miami and Tuesday against St. Louis. During these starts he has pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits, walking 2, striking out 2, and allowing 1 unearned run. So what do we take from this? These were his first two starts since the 2010 season, and […]

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Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

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Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

Ken Davidoff of Newsday says the Mets are trying to sign free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski, and an “agreement seems likely.” If the two sides come to terms, Davidoff says it will be for a minor league deal. Original Post 3/8 According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Nitkowski said the Mets seemed pleased with what they saw from […]

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Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

The Mets have announced that they have signed LHP John Mincone to a minor league contract. Mincone, a Huntington native, was originally drafted by the Cubs in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Last season, he pitched for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League after being released by the Cubs and went1-2 with […]

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