Archive for July, 2012

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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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

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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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