Archive for March, 2012

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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There’s A Chance Nieuwenhuis Could Break Camp With Mets

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There’s A Chance Nieuwenhuis Could Break Camp With Mets

The Mets are reportedly considering outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis for a spot on the opening day roster according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. If he makes the club out of Spring Training it will be in a bench role as an extra outfielder. The Mets are intrigued by Nieuwenhuis, but would prefer that he […]

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Remembering the Mets First “Star” – Ron Hunt

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Remembering the Mets First “Star” – Ron Hunt

After just reading Barry Duchan’s excellent piece here on MMO: “Mets Memories 1964 – Ron Hunt, Pete Rose and Bobby Klaus,” I was inspired to share my own thought’s and memories of Ron Hunt. Back in ’64 I was 7 years-old, a tremendous Beatle nut, and a budding Mets fan. My favorite TV shows at […]

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Mets Version Of Futures Game On Display In PSL Yesterday

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Mets Version Of Futures Game On Display In PSL Yesterday

Yesterday manager Terry Collins put together lineups for an intrasquad game that featured some of the promising young prospects in the Mets farm system. It was interesting and exciting to see all of the young players in camp playing against one another as they look to showcase their talent before being sent back to minors camp. Some […]

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Mets Memories 1964 – Ron Hunt, Pete Rose and Bobby Klaus

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Memories 1964 – Ron Hunt, Pete Rose and Bobby Klaus

In the 1963 NL Rookie Of The Year voting, the top two were both second basemen – Pete Rose of the Reds and Ron Hunt with the Mets. Neither had been expected to even make it to the big leagues that season. Rose had just finished a great season in the minors, but it was […]

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It Wont End With Extra Wild Card And One Game Playoff

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
It Wont End With Extra Wild Card And One Game Playoff

They are still talking about adding an extra wild card , but it won’t end there. The one-game playoff is bound to drag on to three games, then five …. I realize the old format will never be again, but the more you add to the playoff format the more the sport is diluted. The […]

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