Archive for April, 2012

Francisco Battling Sore Knee All Spring?

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Francisco Battling Sore Knee All Spring?

According to Mike Puma of the NY Post had the following blurb in a report this morning about closer Frank Francisco: Frank Francisco limped across the parking lot and told an observer he’s battling a toe problem, but manager Terry Collins said the reliever has dealt with a sore knee all spring. Francisco is having one of the […]

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2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

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2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

MLB Draft Countdown released their Mock Draft 4.0 and I really like what they’ve done here. Gone are top prep pitcher Lucas Giolito, who will miss the rest of the season with a strained elbow, and Georgia Southern slugger Victor Roache, who broke his wrist and is also out for the season. Plenty of players […]

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Old Time Mets – John Stearns

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Old Time Mets – John Stearns

In the 1973 Amateur Draft, right after the Texas Rangers selected the highly regarded and ultimately ill-fated David Clyde with the first pick, the Phillies used the second selection to take catcher John Stearns out of the University of Colorado. The next two picks both turned out to be hall-of-famers, Robin Yount and Dave Winfield. […]

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The MMO 2012 Mets Annual Is Here!

An article by posted on April 1, 2012 0 Comments
The MMO 2012 Mets Annual Is Here!

Our “2012 Mets Annual” is finally here, and that’s no joke… We are very proud over what we were able to accomplish in such a limited wndow of time. It’s chock full of great articles, player profiles, interviews, top prospects and so much more. Once you pay for it, you will be given the option […]

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Things Aren’t As Bleak As They Seem For The 2012 Mets

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Things Aren’t As Bleak As They Seem For The 2012 Mets

With the Mets first game under a week away, fans and analysts write this season as a disappointment already without it even starting. Realistically  the 2012 New York Mets wont be playing in any games of relevance deep into the summer and to the early parts of the fall. Though that doesn’t mean the team […]

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With Santana Back, Should The Mets Go To A Six-Man Rotation?

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With Santana Back, Should The Mets Go To A Six-Man Rotation?

After much speculation over the past few weeks, the Mets have announced that Johan Santana will indeed be the team’s Opening Day starter.  He will followed in the rotation by R.A. Dickey, Jonathon Niese, Mike Pelfrey and Dillon Gee. Because the Mets have three off-days during the first 15 days of the season, Santana will […]

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Ramblings About Success And Some Reminiscing

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Ramblings About Success And Some Reminiscing

Every team has to have a number of components in order to brew a culture of winning and unity that is found in most legitimate contenders. The token ace, power bat, golden glove, and bullpen leader are a given, but just because you follow the directions of a paint by numbers doesn’t mean it will be a […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

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2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

 RHP KYLE ZIMMER, USF Position: RHP School: University of San Francisco Hometown: La Jolla, California Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 DOB: September 13, 1991 I had originally planned to do a focus piece on another player this morning, but I caught a glimpse of an interesting conversation on USF right-hander Kyle Zimmer in our chat room and […]

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Mets Make It Official, Johan Santana Gets Opening Day Start

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Mets Make It Official, Johan Santana Gets Opening Day Start

According to the New York Mets this morning, Johan Santana has been named the Opening Day starter by manager Terry Collins. Santana will be followed by R.A. Dickey, Jon Niese, Mike Pelfrey, and Dillon Gee in the rotation. Our ace is back, feeling good, and had the best spring performance among all the other starters. He has not pitched in a major league game […]

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Could Tim Tebow Be The Savior In The Mets Bullpen?

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Could Tim Tebow Be The Savior In The Mets Bullpen?

Today is April 1.  The Mets are now only four days away from opening the curtains on the 2012 season.  But they still have one role to give out before the first act can begin, and that role is the lefty specialist job in the bullpen. With the uncertainty surrounding the lefty specialist role in […]

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