Archive for May, 2012

Around The World In 8,000 Games

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Around The World In 8,000 Games

Last night’s game against the Miami Marlins was already going to be special for the Mets because it was to be their first game in the Marlins’ new ballpark.  But Mets historians such as myself will remember the game for another reason, as it was the 8,000th regular season game in franchise history. In their […]

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Mets Rally Late Again But Francisco Blows It As Mets Lose 6-5

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Recap The roof opened up on the new Marlins Stadium just in time for our lovable Mets to see it’s lights, fish tanks, and once again those ugly Marlins jerseys. On this historical night – the Mets’ eight-thousandth regular season game – the Amazins were still looking to get that glaring no no-hitter monkey off […]

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Collins Sparks Culture Change And It’s Paying Off

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Collins Sparks Culture Change And It’s Paying Off

Several times this season the Mets answered a winning streak with a losing one. They have won five straight and you wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if the other shoe will drop this weekend in Miami. Great timing to have Johan Santana start in the opener. While you and I might wonder, nobody in the […]

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Binghamton Mets: Wheeler Back At Work

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Binghamton Mets: Wheeler Back At Work

Binghamton 9, New Hampshire 2 By Tim Burns On the night Zack Wheeler returned to the Binghamton Mets lineup their offense exploded to earn him the win in the first game of a four game set in Manchester, New Hampshire by a score of 9-2. Wheeler, who improved his record to 2-2, pitched five innings […]

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St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

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St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

In a season of dominant bullpen work, the St. Lucie Mets won a nail biter by a score of 4-3 despite shaky work out of the ‘pen. Chris Young made his first rehab start of the year since going down with a torn shoulder capsule in early 2011. Young went five shutout frames, scattering five […]

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Series Preview: Mets @ Marlins

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I’m not sure who is feeling better today, the Mets players or their fans? Sure, the Phillies didn’t have Howard or Utley, but they had Halladay and Lee and the Mets still swept them in Philadelphia! Before the Arizona series, I explained how I thought that series through the Toronto series were going to tell […]

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Old Time Mets: RHP Larry Bearnarth

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Old Time Mets: RHP Larry Bearnarth

With all the posts I’ve done about pitching prospects of the early years, I’m a little surprised I completely overlooked Larry Bearnarth. But then again, based on his 2-13 record with a 6.67 ERA in his only minor league season, it was hard to even consider him as a prospect. The Mets signed Bearnarth out […]

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2012: The Beginning Of Another Great Mets Era

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2012: The Beginning Of Another Great Mets Era

Usually our MMO Flashbacks go back anywhere from two to six years ago, and I’ve never done one featuring myself. So I’m breaking all the rules and letting my hair down with this MMO Flashback that I originally posted five weeks ago on Opening Day. Enjoy…   Hey, It’s Opening Day! Johan Santana is on […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Matt Budgell

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Matt Budgell

The phone rang, and it was Mets RHP Matt Budgell who was relaxing with some of the other players in their hotel room at Port St. Lucie after completing their Tuesday workouts at extended spring training. Matt was the Mets 10th round pick in last years MLB draft, and was nice enough to spend a little […]

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Here’s To 8,000, And To 8,000 More

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Here’s To 8,000, And To 8,000 More

Tonight’s game against the Miami Marlins will be the 8,000th regular season game in Mets franchise history. The Mets are have a won-loss record of 3829-4162 with eight ties in their history going into tonight. Johan Santana will take the mound as millions of Mets fans will dream the impossible dream – a Mets no-hitter. […]

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NL East Report: Tempers Fly, Strasburg K’s 13, Stanton Heating Up

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NL East Report: Tempers Fly, Strasburg K’s 13, Stanton Heating Up

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, andupdated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves:Left-hander Mike Minor will be looking to put a pair of subpar […]

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