Archive for May, 2012

NL East Report: Braves Activate Hudson, Strasburg Named Pitcher of the Month

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NL East Report: Braves Activate Hudson, Strasburg Named Pitcher of the Month

The NL East Report focuses on the other teams in the division. This report tells the transactions, injuries, and news from the other teams from this past week. It also shows their record so far against the New York Mets this season, as well as the NL East Standings. News And Transactions Atlanta Braves: The […]

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Alderson: Harvey Is Not Ready, Still A Work In Progress

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Alderson: Harvey Is Not Ready, Still A Work In Progress

Andy Martino of the Daily News, had some candid comments from Mets GM Sandy Alderson regarding the readiness on Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey. Regarding his readiness, Alderson echoed what we’ve been preaching here on MMO since Spring Training: “Aside from Matt himself — and I love that he thinks this way — there is no […]

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Collins Has A Lot To Think About

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Collins Has A Lot To Think About

Terry Collins spent much of the day deliberating his options regarding Chris Schwinden and the Mets’ rotation. After two rocky starts in place of Mike Pelfrey, Schwinden has proved not to be the answer. After yesterday’s blowout, Collins wouldn’t say if Schwinden would come out of the rotation. He didn’t say he’d remain, either. The […]

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“I’m Coming Back.”

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“I’m Coming Back.”

“I’m coming back. Write it down in big letters. I’m not going out like this.” -Mariano Rivera today on his possible season-ending ACL injury  Those are the words of a true champion, of someone who doesn’t know the meaning of the word “can’t”. If you know him just as the all-time saves leader, then you […]

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MMO Series Preview: Diamondbacks @ Mets, Tonight’s Lineup

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I start this series preview as an angry Mets fan. Nothing, and I mean nothing, makes me madder as a fan than when a team plays down to the level of their competition. The Houston Astros shouldn’t have won 2 games against the Mets, let alone sweep them. Everything was in the Mets favor heading […]

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Zack Wheeler On Disabled List

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Zack Wheeler On Disabled List

The Binghamton Mets have placed number one prospect Zack Wheeler on the seven-day D.L. with a fingernail problem. The injury just needs a little time to heal and is not considered serious. Hah! Made you look! (click photo to embiggen)

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From Left Field: The Worst Is Out Of The Way

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From Left Field: The Worst Is Out Of The Way

After the Mets dropped three games to lowly Houston Astros, one thing appears clear: It can’t get any worse than that. Did you happen to see the Astros lineup the last three days? Jed Lowrie and Matt Downs are looked at as major offensive weapons. How did this team pull of a sweep? Well, at […]

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Greener Pastures On The Horizon For Buffalo?

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Greener Pastures On The Horizon For Buffalo?

The off season in some sports has, at times, adopted the moniker ‘silly season’.  It’s that time of year when the dust kicks up from coast to coast, team names change, affiliations change, team locations change.  While more prevalent in the minor league hockey world, the silly season affects minor league baseball as well. This upcoming offseason […]

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What Could Wright Net The Mets In A Trade?

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What Could Wright Net The Mets In A Trade?

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, tackles some interesting questions in his regular weekly mailbag feature including this question regarding David Wright’s trade value. What type of package can you get for Wright if he is 100 percent healthy and playing at his All-Star level? – Adrian G., Bordentown, N.J. History would indicate a player of Wright’s caliber […]

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Hey Kirk, There’s Always May…

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Hey Kirk, There’s Always May…

I was holding out hope that he could do it, but Kirk Nieuwenhuis was beaten out for the NL Rookie of the Month award by Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley, who went 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA in April. Nieuwenhuis led all major league rookies with a .325 batting average and 26 hits in April. He was second […]

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