Archive for May, 2012

Josh Thole Nearing A Return To Action

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Josh Thole Nearing A Return To Action

Before yesterday’s game against the Reds, Terry Collins told reporters that catcher Josh Thole has been headache-free for several days. The plan is now for Thole to begin a rehab assignment before he’s activated from the disabled list. The Mets haven’t gotten much offensive help since Thole was sidelined, but the pitchers have said they like […]

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Fred Wilpon: Wright Is “Playing Like A Superstar Right Now”

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
Fred Wilpon: Wright Is “Playing Like A Superstar Right Now”

One of the last times we heard from Fred Wilpon, he was bashing the likes of Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran and David Wright, calling him a “good kid” but not a “superstar”. Wilpon ate his words just one year later, speaking highly of the Mets third baseman today to reporters at City Hall shortly after […]

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Mets Release D.J. Carrasco

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Mets Release D.J. Carrasco

Sandy Alderson has only made two multi-year free agent signings as Mets GM. The first of those was reliever D.J. Carrasco, who was finally released after parts of two dismal seasons. Frank Francisco was the other beneficiary of a multi year deal, after being signed to a $12 million, two year deal in the Winter. […]

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Mejia Will Start Saturday For B-Mets

An article by posted on May 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mejia Will Start Saturday For B-Mets

The New York Mets have announced that RHP Jenrry Mejia will leave his Florida rehab assignment with St. Lucie and head north to join up with the AA Binghamton club to make a start for them this weekend. The B-Mets will be in Maine playing the Portland Sea Dogs on Saturday afternoon. The 1:35 PM […]

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Series Preview: Reds @ Mets

An article by posted on May 16, 2012 0 Comments

There’s nothing like a little controversy to keep us all busy for the next 6+ hours before first pitch tonight huh? Doesn’t it seem like whenever the Mets lose the final game of a series, there is always that “how will they bounce back from ____?” Whether it be a bullpen disaster, injuries, or a […]

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Bud Selig Officially Announces Mets 2013 All-Star Game Hosts

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Bud Selig Officially Announces Mets 2013 All-Star Game Hosts

Updated 5/16 at 1:30pm: The Mets have been awarded the 2013 All-Star Game announced MLB commissioner Bud Selig today at a press conference at City Hall. In addition to Selig,  Mayor Bloomberg, Fred Wilpon and of course Mr. Met were on hand for the announcement. “As we celebrate the franchise’s golden anniversary this year, I am pleased […]

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The Mets Have A Spark Plug Again

An article by posted on May 16, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Have A Spark Plug Again

For years, Jose Reyes would be considered the “spark plug” of the Mets; the man to light up the basepaths, and the dugout. Now with Reyes trying to find his spark in Miami, the Mets were supposed to be lacking such a catalyst both on and off the field come 2012. Turns out, the true […]

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Buffalo Loses, Binghamton Loses, Savannah Wins

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Buffalo Loses, Binghamton Loses, Savannah Wins

Gwinnett 6, Buffalo 1 By Pete Shapiro The Gwinnett Braves scored two runs in the first inning and put up a four-spot in the sixth, to brand the Herd with the loss by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday night. Right-hander Jeremy Hefner (3-2, 2.72) started the game for Buffalo and was ineffective for the […]

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Bay’s Return: Boom Or Bust?

An article by posted on May 15, 2012 0 Comments
Bay’s Return: Boom Or Bust?

Jason Bay has begun working out in Port St. Lucie. He’s still several weeks away, but what is to become of the Mets’ outfield when he comes back? Terry Collins said Bay will play, but not how much. I don’t like the idea of Kirk Nieuwenhuis returning to the minor leagues or having his playing […]

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Brew Crew Rock The Mets In 8-0 Blanking

An article by posted on May 15, 2012 0 Comments
Brew Crew Rock The Mets In 8-0 Blanking

Mets got beaten all-around tonight in an 8-0 Brewers victory. Summary Well, it was not Francisco tonight. There is no nice way to say this – we just did not have it tonight. The offense bit and Collins made one really intriguing decision… Oh, Dillon Gee was not on his game either. So the aforementioned […]

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