Archive for July, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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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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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