Archive for July, 2012

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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MMO Farm Report: Mazzoni and Gorski Win Two For Bingo, Rivera Still Raking At Lucie

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MMO Farm Report: Mazzoni and Gorski Win Two For Bingo, Rivera Still Raking At Lucie

Louisville 3, Buffalo 1 By Connor O’Brien Last night the Bisons and Bats squared off in the final game of a four-game series in Buffalo. It was a battle of the bullpens, as the Bats prevailed in a 3-1 game. On the mound for the Bisons was Garrett Olson. Olson was moved back to the […]

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Niese Shelled As Mets Stumble 11-5 To D-Backs

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Niese Shelled As Mets Stumble 11-5 To D-Backs

The Mets tried to keep the wins coming, but Jon Niese was no Matt Harvey out there. Despite two Mets homeruns, they were decimated in a 11-5 loss to the Arizona D-Backs Jonathon Niese with one horrific inning, put up several unwanted numbers in his line tonight. The second inning started with a simple 6-3 […]

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The Day Everything Changed In Flushing

An article by posted on July 27, 2012 0 Comments
The Day Everything Changed In Flushing

July 28, 2011 – The Mets trade OF Carlos Beltran and cash to the Giants for RHP Zack Wheeler. Beltran certainly did his part (.323/.369/.551) in San Fran, and he wound up signing a bargain contract with the Cardinals. This year, he’s been one of the NL’s most productive hitters. Although the Giants missed the postseason, it was no […]

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Do You Think Reyes Regrets Joining Miami?

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Do You Think Reyes Regrets Joining Miami?

What did Jose Reyes think was going to happen? Did he really think the Miami Marlins were not going to have another fire sale? They have one about every five years and this one seems to be right on cue. This one may not include all of their top young talent, but it will sure gut the […]

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NL East Report: Greinke To Braves Heating Up, Marlins Want A Lot For Johnson, Nats Looking At Scutaro, Lee Is Staying In Philly

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NL East Report: Greinke To Braves Heating Up, Marlins Want A Lot For Johnson, Nats Looking At Scutaro, Lee Is Staying In Philly

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: The Braves have agreed to sign Miguel Batista after the Mets released the 41-year-old […]

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Doug’s Dugout: They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

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Doug’s Dugout: They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

In Doug’s Dugout today we holler, “ROAD TRIP,” debate buyer vs. seller, and utter other meanderings: When John Belushi, aka “Bluto,” in Animal House announced to his brethren at the Delta Tau Chi Fraternity at fictional Faber College, “Road trip,” it was to escape, for a short while, the specter of triple-double or double-triple, secret […]

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Matt Harvey Makes Amazin’ Debut, Leads Mets To Memorable 3-1 Victory

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Matt Harvey Makes Amazin’ Debut, Leads Mets To Memorable 3-1 Victory

What a way for Matt Harvey to break into the big leagues! Rarely do you see a guy exceed the expectations and hype surrounding him prior to his debut. 5 1/3 shutout frames, 11 punchouts and one big first win to end the Mets six-game skid. Recap: The Mets rolled into Arizona ice cold, coming off an 0-6  homestand […]

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