Archive for June, 2012

Phillies Trade Jim Thome To Orioles For Pair Of Prospects

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Phillies Trade Jim Thome To Orioles For Pair Of Prospects

The Baltimore Orioles are reporting that they have acquired veteran slugger Jim Thome from the Philadelphia Phillies for two minor league players; pitcher Kyle Simon and catcher Gabriel Lino, both Single-A prospects. Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com first reported that both teams were in negotiations for Thome. Thome, 41, was posted a .242/.338/.516 slash with five homers in 71 plate appearances for the Phillies this […]

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Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

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Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

DICKEY IN JUNE: R.A. Dickey went 5-0 with a 0.93 ERA (five earned runs/48.1 innings) in six June starts. Dickey allowed 21 hits, eight walks and had 55 strikeouts. SHUTOUTS: The Mets posted their ninth shutout of the year last night. The Mets are third in the majors with nine shutouts, one behind the Angels and Giants, who have […]

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Mets Farm Report: Harvey Dominates, Lara Fans Ten, St. Lucie and Savannah Prevail

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Mets Farm Report: Harvey Dominates, Lara Fans Ten, St. Lucie and Savannah Prevail

Buffalo 8, Louisville 0 By Connor O’Brien The Buffalo Bisons beat the Louisville Bats last night by a score of 8-0. Matt Harvey, who was recently selected to play in the Triple-A All-Star Game, took the mound for the Bisons, looking to improve to 7-3. He was dominant. Harvey allowed just two hits and one […]

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All Aboard The Dickey Train

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All Aboard The Dickey Train

R. A. Dickey is the best starting pitcher on the Mets staff. How many people can honestly say they thought that would ever come out of their mouths? I can’t say I was one of them, and I‘m sure neither can you. As Mets fans we started to build an affection for the knuckleballer that […]

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Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

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Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

Last night rumors abounded that the Mets were actively looking for relief help and actually contacted the san Diego Padres to inquire about Huston Street. You could read more about that below this update. However, Adam Rubin reported that a baseball official familiar with the Mets plans told him that he did not foresee the Mets […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Scott Hairston On Playing With His Brother In The Show

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Scott Hairston On Playing With His Brother In The Show

Most brothers grow up doing almost everything together. They go to school together, hang out in the same circle of friends, and often play the same sports with one another. Be it baseball, football or whatever sport under the sun, said brothers will usually go from little league, to high school, to maybe even collegiate ball playing […]

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Tejada, Murphy, And Dickey All Amazin’ In 9-0 Victory

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Tejada, Murphy, And Dickey All Amazin’ In 9-0 Victory

It seems like the first two games in Chicago are just a blimp on the Mets memories these days as they continue to knock around the Dodgers. After a close game on Thursday, the Mets went back to one-sided ball games with an offensive explosion and another great start from R.A. Dickey. R.A. Dickey continues […]

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Bobby Parnell Is A Completely Different Pitcher In 2012

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Is A Completely Different Pitcher In 2012

Bobby Parnell’s career with the Mets had been overshadowed by control issues. A kid with great stuff but overthrows and has very little command. A prospect with promise, but had yet to have consistent success as a starter, reliever or closer. He could walk the bases loaded as easily as he could strike out the side. […]

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Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

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Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

As we approach the end of the first half of the 2012 season, so much has happened and there’s a lot to digest. Who would of thought that if the season ended on June 29, that the Mets would be in line for that second Wild Card? The Mets minor leagues has also had their […]

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What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

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What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

It seems like every day we read about a new plan or a different course of action for the artist formerly known as the Mets No. 1 Prospect – Jenrry Mejia. He’s up, he’s down, he’s in the rotation, he’s not, he’s in the bullpen, he’s not, he’s a reliever, he’s a starter… Oh, and […]

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