Archive for May, 2012

Hamels Fined and Suspended For Throwing At Harper

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Hamels Fined and Suspended For Throwing At Harper

Update:  Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels has been fined and suspended five games for intentionally throwing and hitting Washington Nationals rookie outfielder Bryce Harper last night. Unless appealed, Hamels is scheduled to begin serving his suspension Monday night when the Phillies hosted the New York Mets. Original Post 12:00 PM Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels admitted last night […]

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Matz Says Elbow Not Feeling Right, Verrett To Throw Second Bullpen On Tuesday

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Matz Says Elbow Not Feeling Right, Verrett To Throw Second Bullpen On Tuesday

As part of today’s MMO Mailbag, we reached out to Steve Matz and Logan Verrett who are both rehabbing in St. Lucie to answer a couple of questions. Ben M:  On January 18, 2012, MMO did an interview with Steven Matz, who at the time was optimistic about his recovery and return to baseball. I […]

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It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

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It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

The Mets have put Ruben Tejada on the disabled list with a right quad strain and infielder Jordany Vladespin has been added to the 25-man roster and is available for tonight’s game. The NY Post reported yesterday that a Mets source told him Ruben Tejada’s MRI results were not good and that a DL stint was very likely. We’ll have […]

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Series Preview: Mets @ Phillies

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Series Preview: Mets @ Phillies

The quickest homestand ever is now officially over. Taking 2 out of 3 from Arizona should be a nice boost in confidence for the Mets as they head into unfriendly territory at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Phillies are coming off a 9-3 win in prime time over the Nationals, and are looking to […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Charmer’s Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Charmer’s Edition

The New York Mets wound up the three game homestand by taking two of the three games against the Arizona D-Backs. Keeping the introduction as short as this homestand, here are the 3 & 3 from this series. 3 Up: Johan’s First Win: On Saturday Johan Santana notched his first win since September of 2010. […]

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The Best There Ever Was Turns 81

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The Best There Ever Was Turns 81

Throughout the 150+ year history of Baseball there are only a few truly iconic images burned into our psyche: A solemn Lou Gehrig standing at a microphone. Babe Ruth pointing his bat towards the outfield ‘calling his shot.’ Jackie Robinson running onto the field in 1947 and changing not only the game but America. Bob […]

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MMO Farm Report: B-Mets Walk Off With A Dramatic 2-1 Victory

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MMO Farm Report: B-Mets Walk Off With A Dramatic 2-1 Victory

Binghamton 2, Harrisburg 1 By Joe DeCaro The B-Mets won in dramatic style on Sunday as Josh Rodriguez laced a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Pedro Zapata and give Binghamton a 2-1 victory over the Harrisburg Senators at NYSEG Stadium. It was the first walk-off win of the season […]

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Dickey Dominant In Mets 3-1 Victory Over D-Backs

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Dickey Dominant In Mets 3-1 Victory Over D-Backs

Recap: It was a beautiful day for baseball as the Mets took on the Arizona Diamondbacks and bested them behind R.A. Dickey’s stellar outing, taking the rubber game of the series 3-1. For the first few innings, it looked as if Dickey had the stuff to go the distance and end the streak of 7,995 […]

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MMO Farm Report: Fulmer Tosses A Gem As Gnats Win Sixth Straight

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MMO Farm Report: Fulmer Tosses A Gem As Gnats Win Sixth Straight

Rochester 2, Buffalo 1 – Rochester 5, Buffalo 0 By “Petey” Pete Shapiro The Bisons dropped both ends of a double-header on Saturday to the Rochester Red Wings by scores of 2-1 and 5-0. The Herd could only muster 8 hits all day, and the twin-killings snapped a three-game winning streak, and dropped them into […]

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Teams Interested In Trading For Parnell

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Teams Interested In Trading For Parnell

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported this morning that several teams have called the New York Mets with serious interest in dealing for reliever Bobby Parnell. Parnell has bounced back after struggling last season and has mostly pitched in the 6-8 innings this season after a failed attempt at closing in 2011. He currently has 2.84 ERA in […]

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Mets Send Dickey To The Mound In Rubber Game Against D-Backs

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Mets Send Dickey To The Mound In Rubber Game Against D-Backs

Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – LF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Josh Thole – C R.A. Dickey – RHP Mets Notes RECENT METS: New York snapped its season-high, four-game losing streak…New York is 9-6 at home […]

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