Archive for July, 2012

Will Mets Sign Any More Picks As Deadline Looms?

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Will Mets Sign Any More Picks As Deadline Looms?

With the deadline for signing this year’s draft picks drawing steadily closer, the question is do the Mets have any money left to sign a few more of their draft picks from the 2012 MLB Draft? And even if they do have some money, which one’s are the players they should target? With their first […]

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Today in Mets History: Always Terrific, Seaver Was Nearly Perfect

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Today in Mets History: Always Terrific, Seaver Was Nearly Perfect

It is possible this game in 1969 is most remembered from that amazing season. On this date in 1969, and maybe each day since for Tom Seaver, he’ll remember Jimmy Qualls’ sinking single into the left-center gap with one out in the eighth inning to break up his perfect game bid and forced him to […]

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Flores and Wheeler Rep The Mets As US Wins Futures Game 17-5

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Flores and Wheeler Rep The Mets As US Wins Futures Game 17-5

The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star festivities kicked off in Kansas City on Sunday night in the form of the 14th annual Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game.  Both representatives chosen for the game from the Mets organization hail from the Double A Binghamton Mets.  Infielder Wilmer Flores, making his second appearance in the annual game, […]

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The All-Time, All Mets, All-Star Team

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The All-Time, All Mets, All-Star Team

What better time to have a discussion about an All-Star team full of former and current Mets players than during the All-Star break.  There is something nostalgic about the All-Star game that brings the kid out in all of us.  Through the years we’ve accumulated some great All-Star memories from Pete Rose running through Ray […]

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Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

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Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

Reports are circulating that the Mets are trying to trade for Rockies veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez when he comes of the D.L. soon. He is currently on a rehab assignment coming back from a hand injury. Hernandez is expendable because Wilin Rosario has taken over as the Rockies everyday catcher. Hernandez, 36, is hitting .215 with […]

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Niese Shelled, Offense Stifled, Mets Lose Rubber Game To Cubs 7-0

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Niese Shelled, Offense Stifled, Mets Lose Rubber Game To Cubs 7-0

Recap: It was simply not a good day for the New York Mets as the Cubs exploded for seven runs off of Jonathon Niese to take the rubber game of the final series prior to the All-Star Break by a final score of 7-0. Niese took the hill going toe to toe with Cubs ace […]

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Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

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Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

Sandy Alderson was a guest during the sixth inning of this afternoon’s SNY Cubs vs. Mets broadcast. Gary Cohen hit him up with some great questions in the short time that he had, and ended up getting some nice insights into what the Mets GM is thinking about regarding a wide range of topics. Matt […]

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Mets Farm Report: Fuller Pulled After Five With A No-No, Mazzoni Is Lights Out

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Mets Farm Report: Fuller Pulled After Five With A No-No, Mazzoni Is Lights Out

Buffalo 7, SWB 6 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons beat the Scanton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees by a score of 7-6. The Yankees jumped ahead early last night, scoring runs early and often off Bisons starter Garrett Olson. Olson took the mound after the Bisons scored a first-inning run on an Adam Loewen RBI-double. Olson allowed the Yankees to […]

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Today in Mets History: 1969 Miracle Takes Form As Fate Hits Cubs Outfielder

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Today in Mets History: 1969 Miracle Takes Form As Fate Hits Cubs Outfielder

One of my favorite baseball books was “The Year the Mets Lost Last Place,’’ a diary of a three-series stretch in July of 1969 when the Mets played two series with the Chicago Cubs and one with the Montreal Expos. Dick Schaap was the author and book took the form of timeline, nearly to the […]

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

One day not too long ago, I was thinking back to a footnote on a transactions page from early May that I saw and it was still troubling me. I don’t like unsolved mysteries, and I couldn’t understand why a guy who went 3-1 with a 0.90 ERA, two saves, and a 32/5 K/BB ratio […]

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Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

Dillon Gee had an excellent outing today, and Ike Davis and Jordany Valdespin continued on their hot streaks as the Mets won 3-1 against the Cubs. Game Recap Dillon Gee had his longest and most effective outing of the season, going eight innings allowing one run on seven hits while striking out four. Gee had […]

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