Archive for March, 2012

Mets Continue To Keep Tabs On Chris Young… WHY?

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Ken Davidoff reports that the Mets continue to keep tabs on starter Chris Young. He is seeking a Major League deal, although Mets prefer a minor league deal. I just don’t see the point in having him return.  He didn’t pitch for the majority of the last season and missed almost the entire season in 2010. Yeah […]

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2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

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2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

I wanted to post something a little different today. Here are the latest Over/Under win totals for the upcoming season straight from Las Vegas. Lets take a gander, shall we… Let me rundown my NL East picks… Atlanta 85.5 Wins: Take The Under The Braves didn’t make any significant changes this offseason and that’s surprising […]

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2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

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2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

Buffalo (AAA) Manager: Wally Backman Pitching coach: Mark Brewer Hitting coach: George Greer Binghamton (AA) Manager: Pedro Lopez Pitching coach: Glenn Abbott Hitting coach: Luis Natera St. Lucie (High A) Manager: Ryan Ellis Pitching coach: Phil Regan Hitting coach: Benny Distefano Coach: Jose Carreno Savannah (Low A) Manager: Luis Rojas Pitching coach: Frank Viola Hitting coach: Joel Fuentes Brooklyn (Short Season) Manager: Rich Donnelly Pitching coach: Marc Valdes Hitting coach: Bobby […]

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Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

Caught this quote by David Wright on ESPN who was commenting on whether the Mets should retire Gary Carter’s No. 8. “Sure, why not? It would make sense,” Wright replied when asked if Carter’s number ought to be retired. “I don’t exactly know the numbers of his Mets career off the top of my head. He […]

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From Left Field: The Ethics Of Steroids

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From Left Field: The Ethics Of Steroids

In the wake of the Ryan Braun steroid decision, performance-enhancing drugs have been a hot topic of late. Whether you agree or disagree with the decision, we can all agree that the steroid problem goes way beyond the development of tolerance. I sat down with former Major Leaguer Frank Tepedino to discuss the topic. Tepedino’s […]

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Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

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Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

Johan Santana just completed throwing his first live batting practice session of the spring. Pitching coach Dan Warthen remarked “nice stuff” after Santana completed his first inning of live BP. Johan threw 22 pitches to Jason Bay, David Wright, Ike Davis and Vinny Rottino. In his second simulated inning, Santana tossed 21 more pitches (43 total) […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: Kid Patches Are Sweet, Buns Of Steel, Forever Young?

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Good morning, everyone. Who’s ready for a Mets baseball game on Monday? Free agent pitcher Chris Young reportedly wants a major league deal, which makes it highly unlikely he’ll be joining the Mets this season no matter how interested Sandy Alderson is on bringing the right-hander back. Young dazzled in his very brief tenure with the Mets last […]

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College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

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College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

I meant for this to go up on Monday until I realized this was the week every professor decides to throw a test at you. If you guys like the idea I’ll try to have the next one up on Monday. I plan to rotate the second tier guys mentioned each week, so next week […]

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Collins Sets Thole Straight, Says No. 1 Job Is Up For Grabs

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Josh Thole’s honeymoon period with the Mets is officially over. No more kid glove treatment, no more excuses, time to man up… That was pretty much the message that Terry Collins delivered yesterday to Josh Thole according to Andy Martino of the Daily News. “Basically, what I told him was that last year was not […]

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Wally Backman Not A Fan Of The Underdog Tees Either

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Check out this great SNY interview with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally gives his thoughts on the Underdog t-shirt and Ithink most of you will love his response. Backman also tabs Familia, Harvey and Gorski as prospects who could soon make an impact on the Mets. He also goes in depth on Daniel Murphy’s transition […]

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