Archive for July, 2012

4 Bolder Predictions for the New York Mets in the Second Half of the Season

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4 Bolder Predictions for the New York Mets in the Second Half of the Season

Let me begin by apologizing to Bleacher Report who inspired me to write this post after I read “4 Bold Predictions for the New York Mets in the Second Half of the Season“. Usually when I see the word “bold” used in a title like that, I expect to see someone going out on a limb or […]

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Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

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Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

Left-handed reliever CJ Nitkowski announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Mets and is headed to Double-A Binghamton. Back in March, Nitkowski auditioned for the Mets in front of J.P. Ricciardi and Dan Warthen, and it was later reported they would offer him a minor league deal. “They liked what they saw,” Nitkowski said at the […]

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Nickeas Has More RBI Than Thole

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Nickeas Has More RBI Than Thole

The Mets need more production from the catchers spot. Josh Thole does a nice job managing the pitching staff, and that is really important and oftentimes overlooked.  However, that does not excuse him from being a run producer in any way, shape or form. It’s one thing to be a singles hitter with very little […]

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Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

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Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

Josh Edgin will be added to the 25-man roster today and wear uniform #66. Edgin, 25, was 3-2 with one save and a 3.89 ERA in 35 games for Buffalo (AAA) and struck out 40 batters. The 6-1, 225-pounder also pitched for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League this year, recording two saves and a 1.42 ERA (one earned run/6.1 […]

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Six Things That Went Wrong In Mets First Half

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Six Things That Went Wrong In Mets First Half

No evaluation of the Mets is complete without a list of disappointments. While 46-40 at the break, the Mets have more to be happy about than not.  However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t laments. Had everything broken right in the first half, the Mets could be sitting on top of the NL East. Here’s what […]

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Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

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Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

Harvey Hysteria is gripping the Mets fanbase and I think even manager Terry Collins is getting caught up in it as he continues to weigh in daily and leans toward bringing him up with each passing day. Maybe during an idle moment, Collins had an opportunity to take a gander at Miguel Batista’s and Jeremy […]

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Mets Farm Report: Buffalo 4-Run 9th Inning Downs Pawtucket, Lara Sparkles For Brooklyn

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Mets Farm Report: Buffalo 4-Run 9th Inning Downs Pawtucket, Lara Sparkles For Brooklyn

Buffalo 8, Pawtucket 5 By Sean Kenny In their first game after the All-Star break, possible replacement for Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner had a rough outing but the Bisons made a key ninth inning rally in their 8-5 win against the Paw-Sox Jeremy Hefner didn’t fare too well in his second outing since returning to […]

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Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

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Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

What a great night it was for our prospects in Buffalo and Binghamton who were selected to play in the Triple-A and Double-A All Star games. As you may have already read in today’s MMO Farm Report, we had Matt Harvey, Fernando Cabrera and Valentino Pascucci representing the Bisons, while Eric Campbell, Jefry Marte and Armando Rodriguez […]

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Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

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Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

Currently, the New York Mets are one of the three worst fielding teams in the Major Leagues. They have already tallied 63 errors this season. They are one-thousandth of a percentage point from having the worst fielding percentage in the NL. By position, the Mets lead the league in errors at center field and second […]

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Should Mets Take A Flyer On Fuentes?

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Should Mets Take A Flyer On Fuentes?

The Oakland A’s released veteran reliever Brian Fuentes yesterday, after they designated him for assignment on July 3. The A’s were unable to work out a trade for him given his struggles and the approximate $2.5 million he is still owed for the remainder of this season. The A’s are now on the hook for […]

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Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

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Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

The New York Mets will not sign their second-round pick in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, RHP Teddy Stankiewicz. According to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, the Texas high school right-hander has elected to go to Seminole Junior College in Oklahoma instead. The deadline for signing Stankiewicz and the rest of the players selected in last month’s draft was at 5:00 […]

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