Archive for March, 2012

Wright To Start At Third Base Against Cards Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Wright To Start At Third Base Against Cards Today

Good news everyone… David Wright will be starting at third base this afternoon when the Mets take on the Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida at 1:00 PM, “I’m going to make sure I’m still allowed to go,” Wright said shortly before 8 a.m., as he headed to the trainer’s room. “I’m planning on it.” This would […]

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Santana Slated To Throw 90-95 Pitches Today Against Cards

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Slated To Throw 90-95 Pitches Today Against Cards

Johan Santana takes the mound today in a 1:05 PM start against the St. Louis Cardinals. Manager Terry Collins said Santana is expected to throw 90-95 pitches in the game. In his last start, also against the Cardinals, Santana threw 69 pitches, 48 of them for strikes in what was his best pitched game of the […]

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MMO Fantasy Baseball – Season 2

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fantasy Baseball – Season 2

Urgent Update @ 9:25pm 3/26 – Unfortunately, a player had to leave the league, and we can’t draft with an odd number of players.  First come, first served for the final spot. Here’s the league info:League ID: 80356 - Custom League URL: http://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/league/mmo_fantasy_baseball - Password: metsmerized Update @ 3/14 11:00am – 19 teams.  Come on guys and gals…….one more! […]

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Matt Harvey Tagged For Five Runs In One Innning

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Tagged For Five Runs In One Innning

In what can only be described as a disastrous first inning against the Washington Nationals this afternoon, Mets starter Matt Harvey allowed five earned runs including home runs to Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond and Roger Bernadina. Even opposing pitcher Stephen Strasburg hit Harvey up for a single, as the Nationals batted around in the first inning […]

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Mets Opening Day Bullpen Getting Clearer

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Bullpen Getting Clearer

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York projects the Mets Opening Day bullpen as follows: Frank Francisco Jon Rauch  Ramon Ramirez  Manny Acosta  Bobby Parnell Miguel Batista Garrett Olson or Josh Edgin He says Miguel Batista is a “pretty solid” bet for making the Opening Day roster, and that D.J. Carrasco is likely to start the season on the […]

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MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

Jayson Stark of ESPN grabbed my attention this morning when he posted this chart showing how Toronto Blue Jays’ phenom Brett Lawrie, stacked up against some of the all time greats with his .953 OPS last season. That’s some pretty amazing company and at 22 years old, Brett Lawrie is ready to explode onto the […]

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Old Time Mets – Warren Spahn

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets – Warren Spahn

Warren Spahn was one of the greatest lefthanded pitchers of all time. Warren Spahn also pitched for the Mets. Unfortunately, those two facts are mutually exclusive. Spahn was a great pitcher for the Braves for many years, a perennial 20-game winner and a real workhorse, regularly logging over 250 innings and 20 complete games a […]

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Torres “Touch And Go” For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
Torres “Touch And Go” For Opening Day

While talking to reporters about the health of center fielder Andres Torres (calf strain), general manager Sandy Alderson described his chances for being ready on Opening Day as “touch and go”. He also indicated his preference for a “natural centerfielder” when the team breaks camp on April 4. According to Terry Collins, there has been no […]

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2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

MLB Draft Countdown just released their Top 25 College Prospects. They believe that this year’s crop is much weaker than that of 2011, but that there are still several players with incredibly high upside. 1. Mike Zunino, C, Florida - Great power, phenomenal defense and exceptional leadership skills 2. Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford - Mid 90s fastball and […]

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Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

Tough break for the Cincinnati Reds and their new closer Ryan Madson who will miss the 2012 season because of Tommy John surgery. Following an examination in Cincinnati on Saturday morning, the club announced that Madson’s elbow ligament had torn completely off the bone. Madson never got to pitch in any Spring Training games, and because he was […]

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Mets Would Like To Trade Pelfrey

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Would Like To Trade Pelfrey

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Mets would like to trade Mike Pelfrey: Tough market. But rival exec says, “best thing for him might be to get out of New York.” It’s time. Just do it. –  Joe D. Original Post 3/23 Mike Pelfrey continues to tick me off. This time, it is hearing the news […]

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