Archive for August, 2012

Davis Provides The Pop, Dickey Brings The Sizzle, Mets Hook The Marlins 3-0

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Davis Provides The Pop, Dickey Brings The Sizzle, Mets Hook The Marlins 3-0

R.A. Dickey took a giant step forward on his quest for that coveted NL Cy Young Award tonight as the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 3-0. The Mets knuckleballer spun a complete game shutout to earn his seventeenth victory of the season, tying him with Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto for the most […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Flores En Fuego, Boyd Blasts Bombs

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Mets Minors Beat: Flores En Fuego, Boyd Blasts Bombs

With only a week to go in the minor league season, this series you’ve all grown to love will unfortunately be coming to an end after next Friday’s edition. So it is with great pleasure that I present to you this Friday’s edition of the smash-hit feature exclusively on MMO, Mets Minors Beat. This week […]

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From Left Field: Should The Mets Have Made A Run At Mauer?

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From Left Field: Should The Mets Have Made A Run At Mauer?

The Minnesota Twins places All-Star catcher Joe Mauer on revocable trade waivers earlier this week, and, not too surprisingly, no team put a claim in for him. The 29-year-old is due $23 million per season through 2018, so team’s likely balked at that salary. I heard some reports that the Mets should have gone after […]

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Jon Rauch Is Leading An Effective Resurgence In The Mets Bullpen

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Jon Rauch Is Leading An Effective Resurgence In The Mets Bullpen

When the Mets signed Jon Rauch who was coming off one of his worst seasons in his career, there may have been none that were more critical of giving him a $3.5 million dollar guaranteed contract than I was. In fact, at the time and considering how little money we had to spend, I still […]

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Scott Hairston Believes Diamondbacks Claimed Him Off Waivers

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Scott Hairston Believes Diamondbacks Claimed Him Off Waivers

Adam Rubin of ESPN recently tweeted that he spoke to Hairston, and although Hairston doesn’t know who claimed him off of waivers, he figured it was the Arizona Diamondbacks. There are two basic reasons why the Diamondbacks may have claimed Hairston – the first reason could be to block Hairston from being picked up by […]

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Jeurys Familia Fans Nine In Final Start Of Season In 10-3 Buffalo Win

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Jeurys Familia Fans Nine In Final Start Of Season In 10-3 Buffalo Win

Buffalo Bisons 10, Rochester Red Wings 3 Jeurys Familia ended his 2012 season on a high note as the young right-hander earned the win in one of his better performances of the season as the Bisons outslugged the Red Wings 10-3 at Frontier Field in Rochester last night. Familia pitched struck out a season high nine batters […]

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Resurgent Mets Unable To Complete Sweep, Fall To Phils 3-2

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Resurgent Mets Unable To Complete Sweep, Fall To Phils 3-2

Recap: Now locking up two consecutive series victories for the first time since the All-Star Break, the suddenly streaking New York Mets came to the ballpark today looking to complete a sweep of the rivaled Philadelphia Phillies. However, that wasn’t the case as Jon Niese failed to fend off the Phils following an early lead, […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Cyclones Wild Card Lead Drops To One Game, deGrom Solid In St. Lucie Win

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Mets Lower Minors: Cyclones Wild Card Lead Drops To One Game, deGrom Solid In St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 5, Bradenton 1 Jacob deGrom continued on his strong season and the Mets were off and running on the basepaths in their 5-1 win. deGrom pitched six effective innings and struck out six to improve to 3-0 in the Florida State League. He allowed one run and five hits while issuing two walks. Hamilton Bennett tossed two […]

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Dickey Goes For Win Number 17 Against The Dismantled Marlins

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Dickey Goes For Win Number 17 Against The Dismantled Marlins

Friday, August 31, 2012 • 7:10 PM Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP R.A. Dickey (16-4, 2.76) vs. RHP Nathan Eovaldi (4-9, 4.54) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Lucas Duda – LF Mike Baxter – RF Andres Torres – CF Josh Thole […]

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Terry Collins Is Not Going Down Without A Fight

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Terry Collins Is Not Going Down Without A Fight

Updated Post 8/30 Terry Collins said it is a mistake to suggest the Mets’ goal for the remainder of the season is to finish in third place, ahead of the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins. “You know, it’s not a goal. I don’t know where that’s coming from,” Collins said. The Mets manager says his goal is to reach […]

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