Archive for April, 2012

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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Ike Davis Featured In Fantasy Baseball Parody Video

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Ike Davis Featured In Fantasy Baseball Parody Video

Here’s a pretty cool Fantasy Baseball song parody by NOC, “Should I Pujols or Cano?”, starring the Yankees’ Robinson Cano and the Mets’ Ike Davis. It is set to “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” by The Clash, and it’s absolutely brilliant. Enjoy…

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Projections for the Mets Starting Rotation

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Projections for the Mets Starting Rotation

If the New York Mets are going to have any chance of finishing over .500 this season, then they are going to need to get a lot of outstanding performances from their starting pitchers. The Mets’ rotation is set entering the season, but they still have a number of questions about the health and abilities […]

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MLB News: Matt Cain and Joey Votto Hit Mega Millions Jackpot

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
MLB News: Matt Cain and Joey Votto Hit Mega Millions Jackpot

The country might be in dire economic shape, but don’t tell that to the San Francisco Giants or the low market Cincinnati Reds who both set new benchmarks player compensation. Lets start with Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain who is now the richest right-handed pitcher in baseball after he agreed to a five-year contract extension that will guarantee […]

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Collins: Parnell Will Not Be Used As A Starter

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Well that didn’t last long. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said Parnell would not be used to make spot starts this season, but instead would be used for multiple inning stints out of the bullpen. I have to point out a comment left earlier today on this thread by Original Mets Fan: […]

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A Word Of Thanks, Josh Edgin Was Dealing, Rauch Wasn’t

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A Word Of Thanks, Josh Edgin Was Dealing, Rauch Wasn’t

Hi everyone… I’m not exactly 100% back yet, but I wanted to write a few words of thanks for all of your kind words, thoughts and prayers. I was so overwhelmed by the great outpouring I received via email, comments, texts, and even get well cards. You sure know how to make a guy feel […]

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Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

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Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

Here is a followup to a post I wrote last week on Jason Bay AKA The 500 Pound Gorilla In The Corner Outfield. Mike Puma of the  NY Post writes this morning: A club official yesterday floated the possibility that if Bay is struggling six or seven weeks into the season, the Mets could explore other options, including a […]

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