Archive for April, 2012

Daniel Herrera Out For Season, Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

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Daniel Herrera Out For Season, Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Daniel Herrera will undergo Tommy John Surgery and miss the remainder of the season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Herrera, 27, made 16 relief appearances last season and had a 1.13 ERA after joining the Mets as a player to be named in the Francisco Rodriguez trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. He was removed […]

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Trades From The Distant Past – Tommie Agee

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Trades From The Distant Past – Tommie Agee

Ask any Met fan under 40 with a sense of the past about Tommie Agee and he’ll probably tell you that Agee was the terrific center fielder who helped the Miracle Mets win the 1969 World Series. And he’d be right. But, as trades for centerfielders go, after his first season with the club, Agee […]

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4/19 Mets Farm Report: Huchingson and Gorski Were Dealing!

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4/19 Mets Farm Report: Huchingson and Gorski Were Dealing!

MMO Mets Farm Report – The Next Best Thing To Being There! LEHIGH VALLEY 8 – BUFFALO 4 By Pete Shapiro The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs broke a 2-2 tie with a 5-run 8th inning, that branded the Herd with an eventual 8-4 loss on Thursday afternoon in Buffalo. Reliever RHP Jack Egbert (0-1) pitched […]

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Looking At The Numbers For The Mets, Wright And Others

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Looking At The Numbers For The Mets, Wright And Others

We’re two weeks into the young season and I’d like to share some of my first impressions and hear yours. The Mets, despite losing three of their last four games, are among the early surprises, as are several of their players. They are playing better than anticipated and on pace to win 93 games. I don’t […]

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Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

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Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

I’m going to be taking a look at the last few years of draft classes (2009-2011) for the Mets as we take a look at who’s doing what in the early goings of the new season. I’m keeping it simple and looking only at the top five rounds with an honorable mention here or there. […]

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Tom Seaver Wins His First On This Day In Mets’ History

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Where did the time go? Forty-five years ago today in Mets’ history (1967), Tom Seaver won the first game of his Hall of Fame career in going 7.1 innings in a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Shea Stadium. Seaver struck out five and was supported by two RBI from Bud Harrelson and one […]

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Game Preview: Giants @ Mets – Niese Going For 3-0, Wright Hoping To Pass Straw!

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Game Preview: Giants @ Mets – Niese Going For 3-0, Wright Hoping To Pass Straw!

Here is tonight’s Mets starting lineup: Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Jason Bay – LF Scott Hairston – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Mike Nickeas – C Jonathon Niese – LHP The Giants come into town to take on the Mets in a four […]

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MMO Roundtable: Does David Wright Deserve An Extension?

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Does David Wright Deserve An Extension?

A team source told Andy Martino of the Daily News that a contract extension for David Wright is not on the “front burner” right now, but added that his gut feeling was that a new contract extension would get done. Today, David Wright eclipsed another franchise record with his three RBI against the Braves this afternoon, tying Darryl Strawberry […]

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Will Duda and Murphy Hit Enough To Makeup For Defensive Woes?

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Will Duda and Murphy Hit Enough To Makeup For Defensive Woes?

As one of our readers pointed out yesterday, the Mets basically have four first basemen as part of their everyday defensive alignment. Ike Davis of course, but then you have Daniel Murphy at 2B, Lucas Duda in RF, and Josh Thole behind the plate. On this recent road trip we saw just how ugly things […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Leads Off With Three Hits

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Leads Off With Three Hits

Can you believe this guy? Out of complete desperation, the Mets bypass Adam Loewen, Vinny Rottino and Mike Baxter, to tab the untested rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis as the replacement for the injured Andres Torres. Not only does he make himself right at home in centerfield, but he’s treated us to some dazzling plays and an […]

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