Archive for June, 2012

3 Up & 3 Down: All About The Pitching Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: All About The Pitching Edition

The New York Mets wind up taking 3 of the 4 games against the St. Louis Cardinals, losing the finale on Monday afternoon. Since I work fulltime, it’s very hard for me to catch weekday games, but it’s really of no consequence, because this edition of 3&3 is all about some great weekend pitching by […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Johan Santana

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MMO Player Of The Week: Johan Santana

The MMO Player of the Week for this week has shown what a great impact he can have on this team. This week includes the 3-game series against the Phillies, and 3 of the 4-games against the Cardinals for a total of 6 games. Congratulations to… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a […]

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Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

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Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

The Mets have selected catcher Kevin Plawecki from Purdue with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 first year player draft. Jonathan Mayo says: “Plawecki is an offensive catcher with a lot of ability with the bat. He makes consistent contact with a short swing that allows him to stay in the center of the field. With […]

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Shortstop Carlos Correa Selected No. 1 Overall By Astros

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Shortstop Carlos Correa Selected No. 1 Overall By Astros

The Houston Astros shocked many in attendance during Day One of the 2012 First Year Player Draft last night when they selected shortstop Carlos Correa from Puerto Rico. Correa who was actually one of the players in attendance, reached into his pocket as he strolled to the podium, pulled out a small Puerto Rican flag […]

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2012 Draft: Everybody’s Got An Opinion As To Who The Mets Will Select

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2012 Draft: Everybody’s Got An Opinion As To Who The Mets Will Select

Here is the latest from many of the experts on who they believe the Mets will select with their No. 12 overall pick in tonight’s First Year Player Draft. Through The Fence Albert Almora, OF, Mater HS - Almora is the most polished high school player in the draft, and once he fills out his 6’-2”, […]

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Duda And Hairston Homer, But Not Enough As Mets Lose 5-4 To Cards

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Duda And Hairston Homer, But Not Enough As Mets Lose 5-4 To Cards

Dillon Gee with another great start tonight. Having to follow Santana, Dickey and Niese’s great starts, Gee keeps the saying, “Good starting pitching is contagious” true. With seven strong innings tonight, only allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits, two walks and he struck out eight batters. Despite his great start, and several great […]

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Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

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Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

Manager Terry Collins announced that right-hander Chris Young will make his long anticipated return to the rotation on Tuesday when the Mets begin a big three game series against the Nationals. Young will be on a strict pitch count and is expected to throw between 80-85 pitches, with a limit of 90 according to Collins. […]

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First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

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First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

As most of you know, for most of the offseason, I’ve taken an optimistic approach toward the Mets for this new season. In our 2012 MMO Predictions, I picked the Mets to win the second Wild Card in the National League. For comeback player of the year, my choice was Johan Santana. I’m on record as […]

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Video: John Franco Enshrined In Mets Hall Of Fame

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Video: John Franco Enshrined In Mets Hall Of Fame

Check out my video coverage of last night’s induction of John Franco into the Mets Hall of Fame.

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Mets Farm Report: Tuiasosopo’s Grand Slam Ices Bisons Win, Mazzoni Improves To 5-0 For Lucie

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Mets Farm Report: Tuiasosopo’s Grand Slam Ices Bisons Win, Mazzoni Improves To 5-0 For Lucie

Buffalo 5, Toledo 3 By Joe D. Matt Harvey started the game and really labored through four innings after which Wally Backman had seen enough and pulled his young righty after 84 pitches. Harvey didn’t allow a run, but simply didn’t have it having allowed four hits and dishing out an alarming five walks. Was […]

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