Archive for July, 2012

Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that while they are still exploring different scenarios on the trade market, they can no longer consider themselves buyers anymore. Alderson said the change in direction is due to the team’s poor performance since the All-Star Break. Mike Kerwick: Mets are no longer buyers, per Sandy, but that doesn’t […]

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Harvey To Wear No. 33, Had A Savior To Savior Talk With Sandy

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey To Wear No. 33, Had A Savior To Savior Talk With Sandy

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Matt Harvey will be wearing uniform No. 33 when he makes his debut on Thursday night in Arizona. His customary No. 43 is of course already taken by R.A. Dickey. MetsBlog posted that Terry Collins said the plan is to keep Matt Harvey in the rotation for the remainder of the […]

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Cubs Deal Ryan Dempster To The Braves

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Cubs Deal Ryan Dempster To The Braves

3:35 Update: Ryan Dempster tweets, “There is no trade. Don’t know where this info came from!” It came from MLB.com, Ryan… 3:00 Update: Atlanta acquired right-hander Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs, as first reported by MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. The full terms of the trade have yet to become available, but ESPN.com reports Randall Delgado could be heading to […]

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And Just Like That, We Go From Buyers To Sellers

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
And Just Like That, We Go From Buyers To Sellers

Every season has a defining moment. If the bandied about revamped bullpen that was billed as the one sure-fire strength for the 2012 season was the crowning achievement of the offseason, then it’s abysmal failure is the number one storyline of this season. The defining moment? That’s probably the indecision and precious time wasted in not addressing this problem […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this weekend, and they wound up sweeping the hapless Mets, and putting the good guys under .500 for the first time this season. It was an awful start to the homestand especially after a 1-5 road trip to start the second half. Oh and by the way, here […]

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If You Want A Big Time Player Like Upton You Better Pay Up

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
If You Want A Big Time Player Like Upton You Better Pay Up

There are a ton a rumors swirling around regarding Justin Upton. This has led to rampant speculation on whether or not that Mets should be in especially with the Mets’ need for a right-handed bat and the GM’s almost daily reminder that his team will be buyers. That’s all fine and dandy, but one thing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Tapia Conquers Rome, Cyclones Edge Yankees In 12

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Tapia Conquers Rome, Cyclones Edge Yankees In 12

Charlotte 10, Buffalo 8 By Connor O’Brien After two games in a row in which the Bisons only scratched out two hits, the bats finally broke through, but fell just short of beating Charlotte in a 10-8 slugfest. The Bisons have been very short-handed when it comes to starting pitching lately, so Wally Backman had to […]

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The Curious Case Of Teddy Stankiewicz

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
The Curious Case Of Teddy Stankiewicz

With their second, second-round pick (75th overall) in this year’s First Year Player Draft, the Mets selected RHP Teddy Stankiewicz, an 18-year-old pitcher from Fort Worth, Texas. Stankiewicz went 12-2 with a 1.35 ERA this season, having struck out 135 batters in 93 1/3 innings. He was committed to Arkansas, one of the nation’s best […]

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With Harvey Promoted To Mets, Will Wheeler Replace Him In Buffalo?

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
With Harvey Promoted To Mets, Will Wheeler Replace Him In Buffalo?

The New York Mets announced that Buffalo Bisons RHP MATT HARVEY will start for New York on Thursday, July 26 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets will place Harvey on the 24-hour taxi squad on Monday and then active the pitcher on Tuesday. Harvey, 23, was 7-5 with a 3.68 ERA in a league-high 20 […]

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Reeling Mets Fall Under .500 After Sweep By Dodgers

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Reeling Mets Fall Under .500 After Sweep By Dodgers

“It’s very disappointing. We’re not happy with the way things have gone the last 10 days and we got to buckle down, get after it and get back over. We got a tough three games coming up, we got to pick ourselves up and get ready for them.”  ~  Terry Collins Despite another great outing […]

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