Archive for July, 2012

Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

Mets closer Frank Francisco began his rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton today, starting his rehab one day later than initially planned. Francisco was very rusty, allowing one run on three hits, a walk and a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning. Francisco threw 24 pitches, 14 of which were strikes. Francisco, who has been on the […]

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Zack Wheeler Has Second Straight Bad Outing

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Has Second Straight Bad Outing

Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler was shelled for ten hits and six runs (five earned) in four innings today in New Britain where the B-Mets were playing the Rock Cats. For Wheeler it was his second straight bad outing. On July 20, the right-hander was lit up for eight earned runs in 3.2 innings by […]

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Marlins Trade Hanley Ramirez To Dodgers

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Trade Hanley Ramirez To Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired former NL batting champion Hanley Ramirez from Miami in a multi-player trade. The Dodgers also get reliever Randy Choate, while the Marlins receive pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and minor-league pitcher Scott McGough. This comes a day after the Marlins sent pitcher Anibal Sanchez and infielder Omar Infante to the Detroit Tigers […]

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MMO Farm Report: Cohoon and DeGrom Hurl Gems, Lawley On Fire, Vaughn Steals Two Bags

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Farm Report: Cohoon and DeGrom Hurl Gems, Lawley On Fire, Vaughn Steals Two Bags

Louisville 4, Buffalo 1 By Sean Kenny Chris Schwinden had an abbreviated outing, but Dylan Owen gave up three runs in the seventh and the Bisons lost the series opening game against the Louisville Bats Chris Schwinden had a short outing today, going four and two-thirds innings allowing one run on six hits while walking […]

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Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

Despite all the speculation that Cole Hamels would bolt for free agency, or that the Philadelphia Phillies would not be able to afford him, the two sides agreed to a six-year contract extension for $144 million, according to what major-league sources have reported to Ken Rosenthal. The Phillies are expected to make the official announcement later today. […]

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Mets Go Up Against Strasburg In Their Fight To Salvage A Disastrous Homestand

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Go Up Against Strasburg In Their Fight To Salvage A Disastrous Homestand

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Jordany Valdespin – LF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – RF Josh Thole – C Andres Torres – CF Jeremy Hefner – RHP The Mets and Nationals play a day game tomorrow as the Mets try to pull themselves out […]

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Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

I know what your thinking..The Mets are well on their way to making the 2012 season nothing more than an afterthought.  The fact is your probably right, and that’s exactly what needs to happen if the organization is to find its way back to the promise land sooner than later.  With the semi-successful first half, […]

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Malaise Setting In As Listless Mets Fall To Nationals 5-2

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Malaise Setting In As Listless Mets Fall To Nationals 5-2

Oh no, not another Joe D. game recap… Embrace the horror my friends. Nothing we do now will change anything. The time to strike was when the Mets were winning and they needed a general manager who could sustain that glorious run when the Mets never spent a day under ,500 and staked a solid […]

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Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

As expected, the Mets have announced that they have optioned Lucas Duda to Triple-A Buffalo. Duda was batting .241/.335/.391 in in 89 games with a dozen home runs and 44 RBI. Duda drew 42 walks and struck out 94 times in 307 at-bats this season, almost a third of the time. The big guy was mired in […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

Congratulations to this week’s MMO Player of the Week… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Daniel Murphy did during the week ending Sunday, July 22nd: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 6 21 13 4 6 1 0 3 1 1 .615 Murphy showed us again […]

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Snooki and Building As Opposed To Buying and Selling

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Snooki and Building As Opposed To Buying and Selling

Perfect day for a rant… You just know things are disintegrating fast when the biggest highlight in a Mets game was watching Jersey Shore’s Snooki getting booed every time she appeared on the giant scoreboard. I still don’t know why exactly the Mets are always pushing her on us and making such a huge deal […]

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