Archive for August, 2012

Mets Get Just One Shot This Offseason To Sign Wright

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Mets Get Just One Shot This Offseason To Sign Wright

While speaking with reporters, which you can read here in the New York Post, Mets third baseman emphasized that whether or not he re-signs with the Mets will be based on winning a World Series and not as much by money. “The money issue for me, I don’t think that will be the deciding factor,” […]

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Amazin’ Solutions: How To Get Fans Back In The Seats At Citi Field

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Amazin’ Solutions: How To Get Fans Back In The Seats At Citi Field

As I sit here watching Shark Week, I can’t stop thinking about how I wish the Mets would be more aggressive. I know their financial situation isn’t the greatest, but as fans, why do we have to suffer for the bad investment choices of a few? It doesn’t seem right. The saddest part of the […]

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The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

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The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

Its no secret that the Mets are in a rebuilding period.  Mired in what will likely be their fourth consecutive losing season, its apparent that change is necessary.  The process by which that change occurs is where the debate begins.  How the Mets should proceed is the topic of countless blog posts and endless radio […]

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Michael Fulmer And Brandon Brown Solid In Savannah’s 4-3 Victory

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Michael Fulmer And Brandon Brown Solid In Savannah’s 4-3 Victory

St. Lucie, Brooklyn and Kingsport all had off days… Savannah 4, Lexington 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats won their fourth straight game, defeating the Lexington Legends 4-3 Monday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats’ four-game winning streak is their longest since a six-game winning streak June 10-17 to close out the first half. Key […]

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The Armchair GM: Is Justin Upton Worth A Look?

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The Armchair GM: Is Justin Upton Worth A Look?

The trade deadline came and went without Arizona moving their best player who is still a couple of weeks shy of 25 years old. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. But the real surprise is that a player like Justin Upton was actually available. Upton went number one overall back in the unreal 2005 draft, ahead of […]

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Mark Cohoon Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

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Mark Cohoon Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Behind his complete game shut out and near no-hitter on Friday night against the Harrisburg Senators, Binghamton Mets starter Mark Cohoon has been named as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the August 6th to August 12th time frame.  The game on Friday night would prove to be the only one Cohoon pitched […]

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Mets May Trade Scott Hairston

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Mets May Trade Scott Hairston

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post writes: The Mets have yet to place Scott Hairston on waivers this month, according to an industry source, which makes sense. It figures that the Mets want to reap the benefits of Hairston for a while longer before putting him through the waivers process, at which time they’ll […]

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B-Mets Take Series and Season Finale from Harrisburg With 7-2 Win

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B-Mets Take Series and Season Finale from Harrisburg With 7-2 Win

Behind a fifteen hit barrage the Binghamton Mets took the game and series from the Harrisburg Senators with their seven to two victory on Sunday afternoon at MetroBank Park.  The season series ended up tied with the B-Mets win, each team taking six of the twelve games played. Three B-Mets batters went 3-for-5 in the […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Extra Innings And Errors Doom Kingsport, Offensive Explosion For Cyclones

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Mets Lower Minors: Extra Innings And Errors Doom Kingsport, Offensive Explosion For Cyclones

St. Lucie Rained Out The St. Lucie Mets were scheduled to face the Fort Myers Miracle on Sunday afternoon, but the game was rained out. The Miracle and the Mets are not scheduled to play each other again, so the game was officially cancelled. The Mets will take on the Palm Beach Cardinals on Tuesday […]

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Do You Still Believe In Moneyball?

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Do You Still Believe In Moneyball?

Moneyball is a ultimately a strategy that was developed by a small market team’s general manager in order to compete large market teams. When Billy Beane sat down and started to think about creative ways to stay competitive with large market teams, he didn’t write the word moneyball on a dry erase board, and tell […]

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