Archive for July, 2012

Is Ike Davis The Mets First Baseman Of The Future?

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Is Ike Davis The Mets First Baseman Of The Future?

On Saturday night, Ike Davis equaled a franchise record and became the ninth player in team history to hit three home runs in a game. The feat was last accomplished by Carlos Beltran on May 12, 2011 at Colorado. The Arizona native, has four home runs in his last two games and will attempt to tie the club […]

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Mejia Back In Rotation, Will Start Monday For Buffalo

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Mejia Back In Rotation, Will Start Monday For Buffalo

The Mets are moving Jenrry Mejia back to the starting rotation said Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta according to comments he made to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Sure enough, today’s media notes from the Buffalo Bisons reported that Mejia will get the start on Monday against the Indianapolis Indians at 7:05 PM. DePodesta explained that Mejia […]

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Mets Confident They Will Keep Jose Reyes, Err, David Wright

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Mets Confident They Will Keep Jose Reyes, Err, David Wright

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says that the Mets remain confident they can retain David Wright beyond 2013. Where have we heard that before? Sherman cites a a more secure financial outlook as why he sees the Mets offering Wright an extension  that will keep their all star third baseman from bolting for free agency. That’s great and […]

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MMO Farm Report: Cecchini’s Grand Slam Lifts Kingsport, Aderlin Picks Up Four Ribbies, Familia Rocked

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MMO Farm Report: Cecchini’s Grand Slam Lifts Kingsport, Aderlin Picks Up Four Ribbies, Familia Rocked

Indianapolis 6, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien Last night in Indianapolis, the Bisons were defeated once again by a score of 6-0. Jeurys Familia, coming off a stretch of great starts, got the start for Buffalo. In his previous start, he gave up seven runs against Charlotte and failed to make it out of the […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

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Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

Frank Francisco has suffered another setback in his rehab from his strained oblique, Terry Collins told reporters after last night’s 6-3 loss to the Diamondbacks, Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reported that the Mets closer had “soreness on his left side.” Francisco was supposed to pitch in his third rehab game for the B-Mets […]

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Ike Blasts Three Homers In Mets’ 6-3 Loss To Diamondbacks

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Ike Blasts Three Homers In Mets’ 6-3 Loss To Diamondbacks

Aside from Ike Davis, the Mets offense fired blanks on Saturday night as the D’Backs handed them a 6-3 loss. Chris Young struggled again and allowed six runs on seven hits and two walks in four innings to raise his earned run average rise to 4.58 for the season. The six runs were the most Young has allowed […]

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Mets Fear Hairston Will Be Too Pricey To Bring Back In 2013

An article by posted on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Fear Hairston Will Be Too Pricey To Bring Back In 2013

Updated 7/28 3:15 PM Buster Olney of ESPN tweets that the Texas Rangers also have interest in acquiring Scott Hairston, but so far there’s nothing happening and nothing to report. In 83 games Hairston is batting .259 with 12 home runs and 39 RBI in 220 at-bats with most of his damage coming against left-handed pitching. According to […]

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Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

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Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending July 27th has Mets top prospects RHP Domingo Tapia and LHP Stephen Matz both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 5 and No.6 respectively. Tapia hails from the International arena when the Mets signed him in 2009 as tall, hard throwing 16-year old from Santo Domingo. He […]

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Mike Baxter Could Replace Jason Bay

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Mike Baxter Could Replace Jason Bay

It almost happened again during last night’s game. I’m talking about Jason Bay slamming his right knee into the wall while making an inning-ending catch in the second inning on Jason Kubel’s pop fly. As he limped off the field and into the dugout, I couldn’t help thing – not again. Afterward, Bay had the knee wrapped, but said it […]

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Don’t Expect A 1973 Finish, With This Front Office

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Don’t Expect A 1973 Finish, With This Front Office

The season is three months and 27 days old as of today. The Mets have spent only ten of those days with a losing record and by that I mean sub .500. And in that regard today the Mets are only a whopping three games under .500. In 1973, after 99 games the Mets were 44-55, eleven […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Will the Mets Do With R.A. Dickey?

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MMO Fan Shot: What Will the Mets Do With R.A. Dickey?

R.A. Dickey has been a cornerstone of the New York Mets’ early success during the 2012 season. While he had pitched well in the previous two seasons, nobody was expecting a sub-3.00 ERA, thirteen wins and an All-Star appearance. His success has presented the Mets with a dilemma, and the team must decide whether to […]

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