Archive for March, 2012

2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

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2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

Under Armour announced Tuesday that the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory, will be held at Chicago’s Wrigley Field for the fifth-consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, Aug. 18. According to the press release by Baseball Factory, “For five consecutive years, Under Armour has proudly supported the world’s most elite […]

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Gee, Mets Look Sharp in 2-0 Victory Against Nats

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Gee, Mets Look Sharp in 2-0 Victory Against Nats

Dillon Gee tossed 5.2 shutout innings today on route to a 2-0 shutout victory for the Mets Tuesday evening – their first ST victory since March 9th. Summary Dillon Gee looked pretty sharp out there tonight – He looked in control for basically the entire duration of his start. He pitched into the sixth, allowing […]

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Video: The Funnier Side Of Wilpon/Picard Settlement

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You’ll enjoy this humorous take on yesterday’s settlement with the trustee by Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz. It even features are lovable mascot Mr. Met. It’s in Chinese, but I’m certain you’ll enjoy it all the same. Courtesy of NMA World Edition Videos. Hat tip to JetsMets13.

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Andres Torres Leaves Game With Leg Injury, Updates On Hairston and Wright

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Andres Torres Leaves Game With Leg Injury, Updates On Hairston and Wright

Center fielder Andres Torres left tonight’s game in the third inning with an apparent injury to his left calf. Backup outfielder Adam Loewen, who is trying to win a job on the Mets’ bench, replaced Torres in the the game. Meanwhile, in other injury related news, Scott Hairston called his first major workout since straining his […]

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Supporting The Owners Vs. Supporting The Team

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Let me start this off by saying, no I do not support the Wilpons. I do not feel they are good owners, and do not feel that the Mets will win a championship with them as owners. However, I do support the New York Mets. I still watch every game I can, and still root […]

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Unburied Treasure: When Keith Hernandez Was the Game’s Best First Baseman

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Unburied Treasure: When Keith Hernandez Was the Game’s Best First Baseman

Introduction by Stephen Hanks After Gary Carter’s tragic and untimely death last month, MMO posted a profile of the Hall of Fame catcher that was supposed to be part of the September/October 1985 issue of my magazine New York Sports, but which was never printed. The piece generated such a positive reaction, that MMO has […]

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What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

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What Will The Mets Do With Jason Bay?

To say Jason Bay’s tenure this far with the Mets is disappointing would be a huge understatement. When Bay was signed it was thought that he would be providing the much needed power to the Mets lineup. From 2004-2009 Bay averaged at least 21 home-runs, nobody could have predicted his drop-off would be so severe […]

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The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

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The Mets Outstanding Debt Obligations And A Road Map To Meeting Those Obligations

What a big day for the Mets owners yesterday, huh? Mets fans I’ve spoke to and chatted with seem to have mixed feelings  about yesterday’s events. But like I advise all my Mets buddies, stop worrying about what you can’t control and take your emotion out of the equation. Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz were […]

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

Mike Zunino, C College: Florida B/T: R/R | HT: 6-2 | WT: 220 Projected: Top 5  AB……..H……..2B……..3B……..HR………RBI……..R…….SB……..K……..BB 7………..2………0………..0………..0…………2……….1………0………..1………2 Notes: Sac fly, (2) HBP. He looks fine to me. Jake Barrett, RHP College: Arizona State B/T: R/R | HT: 6-3 | WT: 220 Projected: 1st supp. – 2nd Round IP………..H……..R……..ER……..BB………SO……..GO…….FO……..NP……..NS 1.2……….3………2……….2……….0…………2……….1……….2…………-………..- Notes: I would have to […]

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Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Weighing In Some More On Mets Owners, Reyes, Direction, Future

Today’s settlement news has led to quite a few readers who emailed me and disagree with some or all of the points in my last post. And of course that is perfectly fine. I started this site to encourage debate and conversely, I view criticism of what I post on this site as a badge of […]

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Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

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Wilpon’s Jolly: It’s A Brave New World For Mets Owners and the Fans

As most of you now know, Mets ownership and trustee Irving Picard reached a settlement for $162 million this morning, as was first reported by Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. In the light of this news we have also learned that the Mets will not pay anything for three years because their net obligation could end up […]

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