Archive for July, 2012

Hold Up On Harvey

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As you probably could have guessed, I’m not in favor of bringing Matt Harvey up right now. I think just as with the Upton discussion, too many people are quick to jump to the easy solution. The Mets can easily send some top prospects for Upton, that doesn’t mean there’s no negative side to the […]

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Mets Face Second Half Uncertainty

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Mets Face Second Half Uncertainty

I know there are Mets fans out there who, like me, are still operating under the constant state of cautious optimism. The first half if the season saw the Mets surpass most of our wildest expectations. They won early and often, not spending a single day under .500 this season. On Friday when the second […]

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The Mets And The Healing Process

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The Mets And The Healing Process

Just to clarify from the start, this article does not involve Ray Ramirez, Hospital For Special Surgery, Jack Kevorkian or any other medically related field. This is more a personal piece correlating to my own variety of personal issues over the last month. If you’ve read this disclaimer and still intend to read it, I thank […]

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Mets Farm Report: Campbell, Harvey, Pascucci All Shine On All-Star Night!

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Mets Farm Report: Campbell, Harvey, Pascucci All Shine On All-Star Night!

Buffalo Triple-A All Star Game By Sean Kenny The Triple-A All-Star Game featured Matt Harvey, Fernando Cabrera and Valentino Pascucci of the Bisons playing for the International League team, but despite their solid efforts the Pacific Coast League team won the game by a score of 3-0 The first starter for the IL, Tyler Cloyd of the […]

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Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

Our friends at the Mets Are Better Than Sex get all the credit for uncovering this gem. It’s audio of Phillies announcer, Scott Franzke, going off on the Mets’ Scott Hairston last week during the series at Citi Field. Apparently he didn’t realize his mic was live when he exclaimed the following after a Hairston home run. “Will […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

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MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

Over at Mets360, Dave Groveman plays Devil’s advocate and proposes why now is the time to trade Johan Santana. I have my own thoughts on that, but first consider this: So… perhaps the Mets should still be looking towards this season with an eye towards winning in 2013-2014.  While Johan Santana has been resurgent, it’s not exactly […]

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting […]

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Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

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Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

Yesterday in Kansas City, MLB Players Association chief Michael Weiner told reporters that the Mets and Yankees and other interleague rivals will play three or four games beginning in 2013, not six according to a Associated Press report. “It wasn’t fair to have six games against an opponent that other teams in your division didn’t,” Weiner said at a […]

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Mets Farm Report: In Night’s Only Action Verrett Throws Complete Game Shutout For Savannah

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Mets Farm Report: In Night’s Only Action Verrett Throws Complete Game Shutout For Savannah

Savannah 2, Delmarva 0 By Pete Shapiro Logan Verrett is back, he’s all the way back. After missing time on the D.L. earlier this year with arm troubles, he dominated Delmarva last night throwing his first professional complete-game shutout, and in doing so helped Savannah defeat the Shorebirds by a score of 2-0. Verrett (3-2, 2.84) simply […]

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Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

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Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

It had taken 8020 games but it finally happened. When David Freese swung and missed at a 3-2 change-up from Johan Santana, the Mets accomplished something we wondered if we’d ever get to see: A No-Hitter by one of our own. Be it ESPN, MLB Network, SNY or any local newspaper, the underlying theme was […]

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Val Pascucci Crowned Triple-A Home Run Derby Champ!

An article by posted on July 10, 2012 0 Comments
Val Pascucci Crowned Triple-A Home Run Derby Champ!

While Prince Fielder was winning the MLB Home Run Derby last night in Kansas City, Valentino Pascucci was making some noise of his own at Coca Cola Field in Buffalo where Scooch hit 22 home runs to win the Triple-A All-Star Home Run Derby. A crowd of 17,224 at Coca-Cola Field chanted Pascucci’s name as […]

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