Archive for July, 2012

Could Liriano Be A Solution?

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Could Liriano Be A Solution?

A few months back when the Mets looked like they could compete this season, I began to think of where they could address the inevitable problems in the rotation. Aside from the fantasy of making a move for a pitcher like Cole Hamels, I began to think that the Twins Francisco Liriano would make sense […]

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Bullpen Blows Another Late Lead As Braves Stun Mets 8-7

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Bullpen Blows Another Late Lead As Braves Stun Mets 8-7

The Mets drop a close game to the Braves, 8-7. Summary I hate when we lose games like this. It always feels so tough to stomach. Time to get right into it. RA Dickey started this one, his first start after being snubbed for the AS game start he deserved, and looked a little rusty. […]

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Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Worried Harvey Is Being Rushed? Collins Says Wheeler Could Be Coming Too…

If you had any concerns about the Mets possibly rushing Matt Harvey to the majors too soon, then you might want to sit down for this one… According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that Zack Wheeler is not out of the mix for a promotion to the majors this […]

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D-Day For Harvey: Prospect To Audition For Mets Officials In Buffalo On Monday

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
D-Day For Harvey: Prospect To Audition For Mets Officials In Buffalo On Monday

This afternoon in Atlanta, Terry Collins spoke with reporters about the future of the rotation and what it means for Mets prized prospect Matt Harvey. The Mets manager said that in all likelihood, Harvey or Miguel Batista will start next Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. Harvey will be pitching on Monday for […]

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Alderson Still Waiting For Bay To Perform Like 22nd Highest Paid Player In Game

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Still Waiting For Bay To Perform Like 22nd Highest Paid Player In Game

In Doug’s Dugout today, we broach the second half, Tony LaRussa, and other observations. As the Mets embark on the second half sprint towards the post-season (who would’ve predicted that?) the benchmark is Ten. That is, ten games above .500. If the team can improve their 6 games above .500 mark, and make another strong […]

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R.A. Dickey: No Respect…No Respect At All

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey: No Respect…No Respect At All

That phrase was made famous by comedian Rodney Dangerfield.  These days, it could be used in reference to R.A. Dickey, and knuckleballers in general.  It couldn’t have been more evident in what we saw take place during this week’s All-Star game. Dickey was one of the few feel good stories we’ve seen in baseball this […]

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Mets Farm Report: Familia and Mazzoni Shine Again, Nimmo Gets Three Hits

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Familia and Mazzoni Shine Again, Nimmo Gets Three Hits

Buffalo 8, Pawtucket 2 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons beat the Pawtucket Red Sox by a score of 8-2 last night. After rumors swirling for weeks about the future of Jeurys Familia, he responded with a stellar outing in Syracuse, allowing one run in 6.1 innings. Last night, he looked to follow up with another dominant performance against the RedSox, and did just that. […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones Bus Collides With Truck After Game, Nobody Hurt

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Bus Collides With Truck After Game, Nobody Hurt

After losing their series finale Friday night, the Brooklyn Cyclones were on their bus en route to State College, Pa. However, things got interesting when apparently their bus got into a fender bender with a semi-truck. There were no injuries to any of the players. The players however were stranded on the side of the […]

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Young Lasts Three Innings, Mets Walk Eleven In 7-5 Loss To Braves

An article by posted on July 14, 2012 0 Comments
Young Lasts Three Innings, Mets Walk Eleven In 7-5 Loss To Braves

Welcome back to the second half of the season, folks! Mets opened up their series in Atlanta against the Braves, and everybody is really missing Dillon Gee. Mets pitchers implode in 7-5 loss. The night the lights went out in Georgia… After an early sixteen minute power outage delay in Turner Field, the ballgame continued […]

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MMO Mailbag: Can’t See Mets Making A Serious Bid For Quentin

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Can’t See Mets Making A Serious Bid For Quentin

I received a couple of emails last week… Better late than never… Ryan writes: Can you please address the abysmal OBP’s of Daniel Murphy and Josh Thole? It is the only reason they are on the team. Do you also find Mike Nickeas’ presence to be insulting to the other players on the team? Awesome site I […]

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Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

The following update was just issued by the Mets: Dillon Gee underwent surgery today on his right shoulder to replace a portion of a damaged artery.  The surgery, which went as expected, was performed by Dr. Robert Thompson in St. Louis. Dillon is expected to be discharged from the hospital either Tuesday or Wednesday. Dillon’s […]

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