Archive for March, 2012

Mets Should Continue to Take Things Slow with Matt Harvey

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Mets Should Continue to Take Things Slow with Matt Harvey

Ever since Matt Harvey pitched in his first game in St. Lucie last year, expectations have been high on the University of North Carolina product whom the Mets selected with their first round pick in 2010. Lets fast forward to 2012. Harvey, who is in big-league camp as a “non-roster invitee”, is impressing everyone whose caught a […]

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Pelfrey’s Sinker Was Sharp, He’s Determined To Have A Big Year

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Pelfrey’s Sinker Was Sharp, He’s Determined To Have A Big Year

Yesterday, Mike Pelfrey put his revamped sinker to the test and the early results were very encouraging. The big right-hander tossed two hitless innings yesterday in an intrasquad game at Digital Domain Park. He struck out two and walked one over his two hitless innings and even shattered Valentino Pascucci’s bat with a sinker. Pelf worked exclusively from […]

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes – Week 3

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes – Week 3

I said I wanted to get this posted early in the week and thankfully I was able to accomplish that task this week. Branden Kline, RHP – Virginia (Proj. 1st round supp. – 2nd round) Stat Line: W, 6 IP, 4 R, 1 ER, 5 H, 3 BB, 6 SO, 7:5 GO:AO Kline was Virginia’s […]

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MLB 12 The Show: Citi Field, New Mets Uniforms, 50th Anniversary Patch

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MLB 12 The Show: Citi Field, New Mets Uniforms, 50th Anniversary Patch

For all you gamers out there, here’s a just released preview of MLB 12 The Show. See the Mets take on the Braves in the newly renovated Citi Field. I love all the detail down to the Mets 50th Anniversary patches on the caps and uniforms.

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Citi Field Revenues Down 30% Since Opening In 2009

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Citi Field revenues have dropped more than 30 percent since the New York Mets ballpark opened in 2009, and premium ticket sales are down by nearly 50 percent, according to financial records obtained by Newsday. Overall attendance declined 26 percent, to 2.3 million, and during that time, revenues for concessions and parking slipped. The financial […]

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F-Mart Humble After Nice Debut With Astros

An article by posted on March 4, 2012 0 Comments
F-Mart Humble After Nice Debut With Astros

Fernando Martinez had a smashing debut with the Astros today in their 10-1 victory over Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. The former Met prospect doubled on the first pitch he saw as an Astro, but it was his second hit that had Astro fans buzzing as F-mart clobbered a towering three-run homer to left-center […]

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Mets Trades Of The Past: Tim Teufel

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Mets Trades Of The Past: Tim Teufel

Ask me who the Mets traded for Keith Hernandez and I’ll immediately tell you Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey. Who’d they trade for Sid Fernandez ? Bob Bailor and Carlos Diaz. I remember most Mets trades like they were yesterday. But when I thought about Tim Teufel, an important member of the 1986 World Champion […]

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Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Monday, Concert Series, Fireworks Night

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Mets Single Game Tickets On Sale Monday, Concert Series, Fireworks Night

The New York Mets announced that single game tickets go on sale Monday, March 5 at 10 a.m. at Mets.com or by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. The club also announced the addition of the Mets Concert Series and Fireworks Night to the 2012 promotional schedule at Citi Field. The Friday night post-game Concert Series will […]

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Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

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Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

Ike Davis spoke with reporters this morning about his suspected valley fever diagnosis. Here’s a quick summary: The specialist still thinks he has valley fever despite blood test being negative. Except in the most extreme cases, valley fever is not debilitating. Ike Davis says he feels great and does not have any symptoms of the disease which he […]

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Sunday Mets Notes: Wright Out Indefinitely, Hairston Sidelined With Oblique, Intrasquad Lineups

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Sunday Mets Notes: Wright Out Indefinitely, Hairston Sidelined With Oblique, Intrasquad Lineups

Updated Sunday AM This morning, Sandy Alderson told reporters David Wright has continued discomfort in his left rib cage, and will not play again until he’s asymptomatic. According to Adam Rubin, the Mets are treating this very conservatively in part because of Scott Hairston straining an oblique muscle in Saturday’s intrasquad game. Wright was scratched from Saturday’s intrasquad because […]

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On Paper How Bad are the 2012 Mets Really?

An article by posted on March 3, 2012 0 Comments

Earlier in the off-season Ted Berg did the work to show the Mets are capable of winning 94 games if everything possible broke right. However, that never happens. I decided I wanted to take a more realistic approach to the statistics and look at what level of performance we can expect from the Mets in […]

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