Archive for July, 2012

MMO Crossfire: The Case For and Against Trading For Justin Upton

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MMO Crossfire: The Case For and Against Trading For Justin Upton

In the first edition of a new feature here on Metsmerized, Jessep and XtreemIcon argue their cases for and against Justin Upton who is once again on the trading block for the Arizona Diamondbacks, and this time it sounds like they mean it. The talented young outfielder is only 24, but there’s a compelling case to be […]

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LaRussa Says Matt Cain, Not R.A. Dickey, Will Start All-Star Game

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LaRussa Says Matt Cain, Not R.A. Dickey, Will Start All-Star Game

It must be great to be a San Francisco Giants fan. Not only did a late push of fan votes elect three starting position players (Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera) to the NL lineup, but now the Giants will also have Matt Cain as the starting pitcher. John Harper of the New York […]

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Who Is The Mets First Half Hero?

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Who Is The Mets First Half Hero?

The Mets enter the All Star break today in a position few, if any, fans envisioned.  With forty-six wins under their belt, the Mets reside in third place in the NL East and just out of the final wild card spot.  How did this happen you ask?  Well here are a few of your favorites […]

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Is Captain Kirk’s Ship Starting To Sink?

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Is Captain Kirk’s Ship Starting To Sink?

The League is starting to catch up to Kirk Nieuwenhuis. He is striking out at an alarming rate, especially for a guy who is not playing every single day. I’m not going to speculate whether this is what he is, it’s too early for that. I’m just going to state the numbers and let the […]

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Mets Trade Buzz: Ramon Hernandez Is Mets Top Target, But Carlos Quentin Also On Radar

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Mets Trade Buzz: Ramon Hernandez Is Mets Top Target, But Carlos Quentin Also On Radar

As was posted on MMO yesterday by Pete Shapiro, rumors circulated that the Mets were talking to the Colorado Rockies and were possibly interested in catcher Ramon Hernandez. Today, Joel Sherman of the New York Post confirms and also writes that the Rockies’ veteran catcher is the number one priority on their wish list. The Mets […]

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Mets Farm Report: Den Dekker and McHugh Key Bisons Victory, Tyler Pill Tosses Another Gem

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Mets Farm Report: Den Dekker and McHugh Key Bisons Victory, Tyler Pill Tosses Another Gem

Buffalo 10, SWB 3 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons beat the Yankees by a score of 10-3 last night. The Herd offense had a field day off Yankees starter (and former Met) John Maine. The Bisons didn’t do much early on, but got a run in the second on a Matt den Dekker solo homer. They […]

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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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