Archive for March, 2012

Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

It’s been a heck of a week for me with the publishers deadline for our 2012 Mets Annual upon me and various other things, but I always find time for my Mets. Before I get into some things, our friends at Real Dirty Mets have some openings for new writers. If you’re interested in trying […]

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The End of the Madoff Era – Finally

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
The End of the Madoff Era – Finally

I remember when the whole Madoff fiasco started to carpet-bomb its way into the mainstream sports media. Well before it all started to make headlines and evolve into the sports blogs fodder du-jour, mercilessly mocking the team, its owners and even fans, I had a conversation with an old family friend with ties to the […]

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Mets’ Defense Up The Middle Is Sorely Lacking

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets’ Defense Up The Middle Is Sorely Lacking

Traditionally, winning teams are built for strength up the middle: catcher, pitching, second base and shortstop, and center field. That’s not looking good so far for the Mets, especially with center fielder Andres Torres sidelined with a strained calf muscle. With minor league prospect Kirk Nieuwenhuis suffering with a strained oblique, manager Terry Collins will […]

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Wilpon Should Take Wright Stance

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
Wilpon Should Take Wright Stance

Monday was a good day for the Mets. Not only did they receive a favorable settlement in the Madoff case, but completed the sale of 12 minority ownership shares at $20 million a shot for a total of $240 million. The new money will paid off loans to Major League Baseball ($25 million) and Bank […]

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2012 Draft Candidates: Gavin Cecchini, SS

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft Candidates: Gavin Cecchini, SS

In an effort to cover as many prospects as possible I have decided to begin this feature much earlier than usual and I’ll start off with a name thrown around a lot in regards to the Mets. Full Name: Gavin Cecchini School: Barbe HS (LA) D.O.B.: 12/22/93 (18-years-old) Height: 6’1″ ft. Weight: 180 lbs. Bats/Throws: […]

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Alderson and Wright Glad Mets Owners Reached Settlement

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson and Wright Glad Mets Owners Reached Settlement

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said “there’s a sense of relief for the team” now that a settlement was reached in the Bernie Madoff case. Alderson told reporters at Digital Domain: “From just an overall organizational standpoint, the landscape today is a lot brighter than it was two or three days ago, going into a […]

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2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments

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

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
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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