Archive for April, 2012

Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

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Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

Josh Stinson is now an ex-Met. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. The 23-year-old righty reliever was the Mets 37th round pick in the 2006 player draft. He reached the majors last September appearing in 14 games for the Mets in relief. He was placed on waivers along with Armando Rodriguez to […]

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Mets Over/Under’s: The RBI Edition

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Mets Over/Under’s: The RBI Edition

Who will lead this years team in RBI for the 2012 season? That’s a tough question to answer since none of the big boys played a full season in 2011 except for Jason Bay. Whether or not you still consider him a middle of the order bat or not, he has had a few 100+ […]

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My Quibble With The Schedule Makers And Opening Day Word Play

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My Quibble With The Schedule Makers And Opening Day Word Play

This is just a quick annoyance of mine, but I had to get it off my chest. Hey, schedule makers! I have a bone to pick with you. I am this close to challenging you all to a match at Wrestleman… Whoops. I think I will try the more traditional way of approaching this. If […]

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Mets Over/Under’s: Starting Rotation Win Totals

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The Mets starting rotation has been virtually the same group over the past few seasons. Most of these starters have seen their win totals fluctuate wildly over that time. Some have had drastic drops or increases in performance and that makes it difficult to predict what you can realistically expect from them each season. Below are some […]

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D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

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D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting Paul DePodesta, participated in a chat yesterday over at Baseball Prospectus. DePo fielded a variety of great reader submitted questions ranging from Moneyball to the new CBA with plenty of dope on many of the Mets prospects. Brian (PA): What are Josh Edgins chances of making the club […]

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Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

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Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

It was early April. The rosters were set and Opening Day was hours away. Unexpectedly the Mets exhibition game against the Expos was cancelled due to a players strike. With a free afternoon and nothing to do, the Mets manager and some of his coaches decided to walk across the street and play a round […]

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Pelfrey Strong Again, I’m Hallucinating, And Ike Davis Walks Off For The Mets In A 7-6 Win

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Pelfrey Strong Again, I’m Hallucinating, And Ike Davis Walks Off For The Mets In A 7-6 Win

Kudos to Mike Pelfrey who looked sharp in his last spring tune-up on the route to a walk-off victory for the Mets over the Skankees, 7-6. Summary Either I am going crazy or Mike Pelfrey has actually been pitching better since the last time I yelled at him in a recap. Much appreciated Big Pelf […]

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MMO Fan Shot: 5 Truths for Mets Fans in 2012

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MMO Fan Shot: 5 Truths for Mets Fans in 2012

As we get ready to begin the 2012 season, there is a lot of negativity surrounding the Mets. Some of it is warranted, but some of it is the product of misconceptions and misrepresentations. I think a lot of it comes from living in the bubble of being fans of one particular team, so everything […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Is Set – Byrdak, Francisco, Torres To Avoid The DL

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Mets Opening Day Roster Is Set – Byrdak, Francisco, Torres To Avoid The DL

Adam Rubin tells us that Tim Byrdak, who underwent March 13 surgery to repair torn meniscus cartilage in his left knee, is scheduled to pitch in today’s Grapefruit League game and will break camp with the Mets. Additionally, Andres Torres (calf) and Frank Francisco (knee) will avoid the DL and be ready for Opening Day on Thursday when the […]

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Mets Host The Yankees Today At 2 PM, Torres Batting Leadoff

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Mets Host The Yankees Today At 2 PM, Torres Batting Leadoff

The New York Yankees come to Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie this afternoon for the first of two spring training games against the Mets. The second game is to be played at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. The Yankees have not played at the Mets’ spring training home since the spring of 1995. The teams last […]

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Torres and Francisco Ready To Go On Thursday

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Torres and Francisco Ready To Go On Thursday

According to ESPN New York, Terry Collins was very pleased with Frank Francisco’s bullpen session today. Francisco expierenced no pain in his knee, which has sidelined him for a portion of the spring. He will be leaving camp with the team, ready to go for the opener. Andres Torres started and batted lead off in today’s Mets […]

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