Archive for March, 2012

Delcos: Where have our traditions gone?

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments

Hello again everybody. John Delcos filling in for Joe again. I spoke with him the other day and he passed along his well wishes to his readers. Today, I’d like to talk about baseball’s traditions. One by one the traditions of the sport fade and disappear. Some, like all day games, travel by train and fielders […]

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My 2012 MLB Predictions

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
My 2012 MLB Predictions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Opening Day was today (although nobody really noticed), and it’s time to go on the record with some predictions. The MLB season to me, is the hardest to predict. You cannot really predict injuries, and anything can happen over the course of 6 months. However, it’s always […]

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From Left Field: Mets Picked To Finish 4th?

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Picked To Finish 4th?

As most readers of this site know, I’m the eternal optimist. Until the Mets are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, I still have hope—no matter how bad the team is playing. But even I have to admit that this year, it will be tough for the Mets to finish higher than fifth place in the […]

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Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

With just three days remaining in Spring Training for the Mets minor league clubs, contributions by certain players in yesterday’s Buffalo Bisons spring training game caused me to do a double-take. Say what? First up, the winning pitcher in today’s game for the Bisons was left-hander Mark Cohoon. Cohoon had a great year in 2009 […]

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Opening Day is Approaching But Where Is Our Leader?

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Opening Day is Approaching But Where Is Our Leader?

MMO Family and Friends, As you may or may not have noticed we are missing our leader. Due to unforeseen, and untimely, circumstances Joe D had to undergo surgery. I won’t go into details because he’s going to kill me for posting this as it is, but he will be there for a while. As […]

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Mets lose as Murphy boots two

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets lose as Murphy boots two

Well, this is something we might see more than a few times this season. Daniel Murphy collected a pair of hits, but also botched a couple of plays in the field in the eighth inning to cost Frank Francisco the game in a 3-2 loss to the Nationals. This will happen more than a few […]

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Delcos: Looking at Opening Day roster

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Delcos: Looking at Opening Day roster

The last week of spring training is usually for solidifying the 25-man roster. In the Mets’ case, barring a late injury or trade – isn’t that a laugh? – what you see now is pretty much what you’ll get from the Mets next week when the open their 50th season against the Atlanta Braves at […]

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Old Time Mets: Tommy Davis

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets: Tommy Davis

Although he spent just one season with the team, 1967, Tommy Davis was a principal in 2 of the biggest trades the Mets made in their formative years, the one that brought him to the Mets and the one that sent him away. Prior to the ’67 season, the Mets sent two of their top […]

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Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

David Wright has been the subject of trade rumors since last season.  Over the past few years we keep hearing how he is not the same player he used to be.  When you really sit down and look at it, is he really that far off from what he was a couple of seasons ago? […]

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Eric Niesen On His Release

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Niesen On His Release

I know this is a little late coming, but I wanted to pass along this quote from the recently-released Mets prospect Eric Niesen. After the positive feedback that was received in response to my interview with Niesen this past summer, I asked him to give us a few parting words as he leaves the Mets […]

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