Archive for August, 2012

Mets Will Have $10 Million To $15 Million To Spend If Sandy Is Lucky?

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Mets Will Have $10 Million To $15 Million To Spend If Sandy Is Lucky?

According to what a source told ESPNNewYork.com, don’t expect Sandy Alderson to have any more to spend this offseason than he did last offseason. “They may have $10 million to $15 million max to spend — if Sandy is lucky,” the source said. ”The Mets’ internal conversations have been no increase in payroll next year — […]

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I’m In The Empire Business…

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I’m In The Empire Business…

Last night, while I was watching the latest episode of Breaking Bad, I was struck by a comment made by the lead character Walter White when he was asked by his partner Jesse if he was in “the money business or the meth business”. “Neither”, White replied. “I’m in the empire business.” His transformation to the dark […]

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B-Mets Avoid Sweep With 5-2 Win

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B-Mets Avoid Sweep With 5-2 Win

The Binghamton Mets were able to avoid the weekend sweep at the hands of the visiting Richmond Flying Squirrels by taking the rubber match on Sunday afternoon by a 5-2 tally.  With the win in the final game between the two teams this season, the B-Mets tied the season series with the Flying Squirrels 3-to-3. […]

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Bisons Starter Collin McHugh Named IL Pitcher Of The Week

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Bisons Starter Collin McHugh Named IL Pitcher Of The Week

The International League announced today that Buffalo Bisons pitcher Collin McHugh has been named the League’s Pitcher of the Week for the period from August 13-19. McHugh was brilliant this week, allowing just one run in 12.2 innings of work for the Bisons against the Pawtucket Red Sox. On Monday McHugh took the hill at home and turned […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Fulmer K’s Eight, Plawecki Goes Deep Twice

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Mets Lower Minors: Fulmer K’s Eight, Plawecki Goes Deep Twice

Charlotte 5, St. Lucie 4 Another tough loss in the ninth for St. Lucie on Sunday. Key Players: Richard Lucas – 1 for 4, 2 RBI Danny Muno – 2 for 4, RBI, 2 R, SB Chase Huchingson – 7.0 IP: 12 H, 2 BB, 4 ER Jeffrey Walters – 1.1 IP: H, ER, 4 […]

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Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

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Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

Welcome back to MMO’s exclusive feature Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Edition. Today we bring you the most interesting happenings from over the weekend in the Mets minor league system. This weekend the thing that really stood out was the pitching. There were some stellar starting performances by some familiar names that have been doing […]

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Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

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Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

Updated Post 8/20 9:00 AM Terry Collins will meet with Sandy Alderson today to discuss whether or not struggling left-hander Johan Santana will be shutdown for the rest of the season. According to Adam Rubin, neither Collins nor pitching coach Dan Warthen were prepared to guarantee that Santana proceeds with his scheduled start on Thursday. Original Post 8/18 8:00 […]

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Finally, Jonathon Niese Gets It Together

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Finally, Jonathon Niese Gets It Together

Jonathon Niese was drafted by the Mets in the seventh round of the 2005 amateur draft.  Niese was good, but not great in the minors, winning 11 games in each minor league season from 2006 to 2008 and averaging nearly a strikeout per inning.  But his ERA was just under 4.00 and he averaged over […]

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Offense Struggles In 4-1 Bisons Loss

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One night after beating the Pawtucket Red Sox in a squeaker at Fenway Park, the Buffalo offense struggled once again, losing 4-1. Jeurys Familia took the mound trying to build on his dominant performance in his last start against Lehigh Valley, when he tossed seven shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out eight. […]

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Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

An article by posted on August 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

METS TO CELEBRATE U.S. AIR FORCE WEEK IN NYC THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT CITI FIELD Tickets are on Sale Now at Mets.com/USAF and (718) 507-TIXX August 18, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate United States Air Force Week in New York City Monday, August 20 at Citi Field before […]

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