Archive for July, 2012

MMO Fair or Foul: Demoting Nieuwenhuis Was A Mistake

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MMO Fair or Foul: Demoting Nieuwenhuis Was A Mistake

This edition of Fair or Foul examines the following post by Toby Hyde of MetsMinorLeagueBlog who says that demoting struggling outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was a mistake. As usual, here is part of what his post, followed by my own thoughts. Remember to read his full post by clicking the link above. Sunday, the Mets optioned OF Kirk […]

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MMO Interviews Mets Lefty Fire-Baller Steve Matz

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MMO Interviews Mets Lefty Fire-Baller Steve Matz

Steve:  Hello. Petey:  Hey Steve? Steve:  Hey. Petey:  How you doin? It’s Pete Shapiro from MetsMerizedOnline.com. Steve:  Hey how’s it going? Petey:  Great how you doin today? Steve:  Not too bad. Petey:  Last time I talked to you was the end of April I guess, something like that, and you had undergone a setback in […]

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MMO Revised Top 10 Mets Pitching Prospects

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MMO Revised Top 10 Mets Pitching Prospects

Since his call-up to the bigs and a dazzling Major League debut by Matt Harvey last week, the Mets top pitching prospects rankings needed to be revised. So I scratched Mr. Harvey’s name off, and did a redo of the order with their recent performances this season factored in. After doing this, I quickly noticed […]

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(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

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(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

** Updated with new players/info. Buffalo Collin McHugh – The right-hander threw perhaps his best game so far in his first eight starts at Triple-A. On Wednesday night against the Louisville Bats McHugh went 6.2 innings giving up no runs, on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts, while absorbing a no-decision. Since joining […]

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This Day In Mets History: Hodges Pulls Cleon Jones For Not Hustling

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This Day In Mets History: Hodges Pulls Cleon Jones For Not Hustling

Every team’s evolution from doormat to contender has that defining moment when somebody grabs the team by the scruff of the neck and shakes it awake. That moment for the 1969 Mets came on this date when manager Gil Hodges walked out of the dugout and strolled out to left field, where he removed Cleon […]

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It’s Not Just This Year That R.A. Dickey Has Been Great

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It’s Not Just This Year That R.A. Dickey Has Been Great

With Sunday’s win against Arizona, R.A. Dickey improved his season record to 14-2.  He threw seven strong innings, striking out eight and allowing one unearned run, which dropped his ERA on the year to 2.83.  Clearly, Dickey has been phenomenal this year.  But Dickey has been outstanding throughout his entire Mets career.  In fact, he […]

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MMO Farm Report: Schwinden Solid In Bisons Win, Nimmo Has Huge Four-Hit Day For Clones

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MMO Farm Report: Schwinden Solid In Bisons Win, Nimmo Has Huge Four-Hit Day For Clones

Buffalo 3, Indianapolis 2 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons battled the Indianapolis Indians in a very tight game, and prevailed by a score of 3-2. After being claimed a few times by other teams until finally getting back to the Bisons, Chris Schwinden is starting to settle back in to the rotation and got the […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Eyes Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Eyes Edition

The Mets were out in Arizona for a four game set against the Diamondbacks, and they leave Arizona with a split, winning the first and last games of the series. The 3 Ups for this piece were pretty to easy determine, so here we go: Hooray For Harvey: So many times in the past we’ve […]

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Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

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Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

Well ladies and trolls, it’s that time again! It’s July 30th and that means all those last minute wheelings and dealings will get done, maybe with the exception of our New York Mets. Anyway, here’s the latest on your Amazin’s as the deadline approaches: Quite A Bit Of Last-Minute Interest In Scott Hairston: Team such […]

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Jason Bay: The Player That Lost His Way

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Jason Bay: The Player That Lost His Way

What ever happened to Jason Bay?  We have seen flashes of his old self over the past three years, but this is looking more and more like one of the worst signings in New York Mets history.  The Mets are basically starting every game with 24 outs when he’s in the lineup, and when you […]

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