Archive for July, 2012

Bullpen Is Better Than You Think

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Bullpen Is Better Than You Think

It’s funny how sometimes a conversation opens your eyes to something and you just have to get it off your chest. We often here about how bad the Mets bullpen is. How it’s the worst in the league, and how Sandy Alderson did a terrible job at getting bullpen help. To me, I always thought […]

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Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

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Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

Ramon Hernandez, Colorado Rockies It’s no secret that the Mets primary (yes, I said primary) is Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez. But getting him is not going to be as easy as you think according to Ken Rosenthal. Sometimes, veteran players have more value to their present club than they would in a trade, he says, and Hernandez is […]

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MMO Fantasy Brief: Mets and Washington Nationals

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MMO Fantasy Brief: Mets and Washington Nationals

This weekend was nothing short of a disaster for Met fans. The curse of Turner Field that has seemed to haunt the Mets for over a decade reared its ugly head again as the Braves swept New York in what could bode to be crippling fashion. To make matters worse for those with fantasy ties […]

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MMO Hits & Misses: Don’t Blame Johan, Do You Believe What You See?

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MMO Hits & Misses: Don’t Blame Johan, Do You Believe What You See?

Anybody else notice how awful Johan Santana has pitched whenever Terry Collins makes a big issue of giving his ace some extra days of rest? First there was the debacle against the Yankees in the Bronx, then of course we had last night against the Braves. What was odd to me was how emphatic Santana was […]

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Mets Farm Report: Flores Homers, Vaughn and Nimmo Stay Hot, Cessa and Pill Solid Again

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Mets Farm Report: Flores Homers, Vaughn and Nimmo Stay Hot, Cessa and Pill Solid Again

Pawtucket 5, Buffalo 4 By Connor O’Brien In a 14-inning nail-biter yesterday, the Bisons were defeated by the Pawtucket Red Sox 5-4. Collin McHugh took the mound for Buffalo and was solid. McHugh allowed the first run of the game in the bottom of the second when, with two outs, Jose Iglesias of the Red Sox hit […]

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Backup Catcher Seems To Be Least Of Mets Concerns

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Backup Catcher Seems To Be Least Of Mets Concerns

With the Mets seen as the probable last-place team in the National League East when the season began, it was a pleasant surprise to end the first half with a 46-40 record. This leaves the Mets right in the thick of the National League Wild Card race and still contending for the division. After dropping […]

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Swept In Atlanta: Braves Tomahawk Mets 6-1

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Swept In Atlanta: Braves Tomahawk Mets 6-1

Coming off the All-Star break, the Mets looked to hit the ground running like they did to start the 2012 season. Instead, they did just the opposite, playing three poor excuses for baseball games across the board as the Braves completed the sweep of the Mets today by a final score of 6-1. Following one […]

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Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

An article by posted on July 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Ranked At 49 On Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Forbes released their annual top 50 Most Valuable Professional Sports Franchises today, with the Mets barely making the cut at 49th, the sixth highest baseball team behind the New York Yankees, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. The Texas Rangers also barely made the list at 50th. Valuing the franchise at a cool $719 million, […]

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Sandy Alderson Can’t “Duquette” Out For Help This Year

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Sandy Alderson Can’t “Duquette” Out For Help This Year

Eight years ago, the Mets came out of the All-Star Break with a win against the Philadelphia Phillies in extra innings.  Although they were only two games above .500 at the time, the Mets were in the thick of a tight four-team race in the National League East, with one game separating the Braves (46-42), […]

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Changes Are Coming For The Mets, But Will It Be Too Little, Too Late?

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Changes Are Coming For The Mets, But Will It Be Too Little, Too Late?

As we posted here yesterday, the Mets will be sending an entourage to Buffalo and all eyes will be on right-handed starter Matt Harvey who could be auditioning for a chance to make his Major League debut next Saturday.against the Dodgers. If Harvey were to convince the Mets that he is up for the challenge, […]

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