Archive for June, 2012

Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

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Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

As the Mets’ roster has evolved throughout the course of this season, it appears that things may fall into place a bit faster that most fans had originally envisioned.  The farm system, originally believed to be devoid of any significant major league caliber talent only one year ago, has produced enough replacements to keep the […]

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Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

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Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

If you’re a stat junkie like me, you may find the following two charts pretty cool. Click image to embiggen. In this first chart, ESPN uses many variables to conclude what the most dominant pitching performances of the year have been so far. It’s interesting to note that not one, but both of R.A. Dickey’s […]

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Santana Gives Mets A Sigh Of Relief

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Santana Gives Mets A Sigh Of Relief

After he was roughed up in the two starts following his 134-pitch no-hitter, there was worry again something might be wrong with Johan Santana’s surgically-repaired left shoulder. Six scoreless innings last night against the Orioles eased those concerns. Not entirely, because can you ever be certain about a shoulder, but there’s a good feeling about […]

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Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

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Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

Harvey Dominates As Bisons Stop Skid By Andrew O’Brien Matt Harvey, the ace of the Buffalo Bisons pitching staff, did exactly what he’s supposed to do Tuesday evening: play the role of a stopper. Harvey tossed six dominant innings and the bullpen held on as the Bisons defeated Norfolk, 6-1, to stop a five-game losing streak. […]

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Mets Lead NL With 8 Shutouts, Valdespin Is Hot, Duda Blasts His 11th Home Run

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Mets Lead NL With 8 Shutouts, Valdespin Is Hot, Duda Blasts His 11th Home Run

Here are some notes from the Mets on last night’s game. There’s some good stuff happening here… SCORELESS STREAK: The Mets have tossed 22.0 consecutive scoreless innings dating back to the sixth inning on June 17…It’s the third scoreless streak this season of 20 or more innings by New York’s staff…The club’s season-high is 28.0 shutout […]

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Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

It is becoming increasingly difficult to follow R.A. Dickey – but Santana plays the part well in a 5-0 blanking of the Orioles. Summary Baltimore really caught us on a bad time, did they not? The team fired on all cylinders tonight – starting pitching, relief pitching, offense, defense, and a little confidence. Makes you […]

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Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

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Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

The Commissioner’s Office announced today that Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. The drug of choice was Clostebol, from which the test revealed a metabolite of, resulting in his suspension, effective immediately. Galvis was batting .226 with 15 doubles and 24 RBIs in 58-games for Philadelphia […]

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It’s Time To Give Justin Hampson A Shot In The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Time To Give Justin Hampson A Shot In The Mets Bullpen

With the Mets obvious need for quality relief pitching, especially in pressure situations, what would you say if I told you there was a guy who could step in and step up, and do a fantastic job for the Mets right now? What if I told you he wouldn’t cost anything, not in salary or […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Slammin’ Ike Davis

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MMO Player Of The Week: Slammin’ Ike Davis

Congratulations to this week’s MMO Player of the Week… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Ike Davis did this week: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 6 20 9 5 1 0 1 6 4 4 .450 This week was a great week for Ike, […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Joe Tuschak

In the 2011 MLB Draft, the Mets used their sixth round selection on a high school outfielder from Pennsylvania named Joe Tuschak. Tuschak is a speedy left-handed hitter with some pop, and a talented defender. With the Rookie League season starting up today, I wanted to get this interview posted since I actually spoke to […]

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