Archive for August, 2012

Mejia Pitches Well, Bisons Come Away With 9-3 Victory

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Mejia Pitches Well, Bisons Come Away With 9-3 Victory

Jenrry Mejia is starting to settle back into the Buffalo rotation, and continued to do so quite nicely with a 9-3 victory Sunday over the Pawtucket Red Sox. Mejia took the mound in the top of the first for just his third start since being plugged back into the Buffalo rotation. As a reliever this […]

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Is Johan Santana Becoming A Burden?

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Is Johan Santana Becoming A Burden?

With the decline of 2012 New York Mets, many fans have rightfully reset their sights on what the future holds.  Even prior to the trade deadline, when there was still an outside chance of the team turning its free fall around, some fans sought additions for next season, 2014 and beyond.  The notion is sound, […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

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Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

Welcome back to MMO’s Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Morning Edition. It was a weird weekend in the Mets minors. Terrible weather in the southeast caused postponements for the Sand Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets. But some very cool things happened too, as two Mets hurlers very nearly pitched no-hitters. Jacob DeGrom made a […]

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Niese Tosses Gem, Mets Survive Late Braves Rally, Avoid Sweep With 6-5 Win

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Niese Tosses Gem, Mets Survive Late Braves Rally, Avoid Sweep With 6-5 Win

Overcoming an ugly ninth inning, the Mets were able to back Niese’s excellent outing and avoid being swept by the Braves by a final score of 6-5. Recap: Last time the Mets faced Ben Sheets, the result was quite unsightly. This time around however, the Amazin’s got a little bit of revenge. It started in […]

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Will Tejada and Murphy Be Our Middle Infield Combo Again In 2013?

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Will Tejada and Murphy Be Our Middle Infield Combo Again In 2013?

Ruben Tejada ranks fourth in the majors with a .404 (19-for-47) batting average on Sundays (min. 40 at-bats). Tejada has at least one hit in 15 of his last 16 games, and is hitting .352 (25-for-71) over these 16 games. Tejada’s .321 batting average is the highest among all major league shortstops (min. 280 at-bats) […]

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Sandy Alderson Is The Teflon GM

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Sandy Alderson Is The Teflon GM

There is rampant evidence that the Mets’ 2012 season is officially over. Just like the smell of fresh cut grass and tender green foliage signals the beginning of Spring and the start of another baseball season, the Mets second half fade is also filled with tell-tale happenings that you come to expect whenever the end is near […]

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Bullpen Can’t Hold Lead In B-Mets 5-4 Loss

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Bullpen Can’t Hold Lead In B-Mets 5-4 Loss

The Binghamton Mets jumped out to an early lead on Saturday night scoring four runs in the first two innings, but the Harrisburg Senators scored five unanswered runs, including those to tie and win the game in the final two frames, as the B-Mets dropped game two of their weekend series by a score of […]

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Mets Lower Minors: DeGrom And Plawecki Shine, Montero Hits Innings Limit

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Mets Lower Minors: DeGrom And Plawecki Shine, Montero Hits Innings Limit

St. Lucie 3, Fort Myers 0 Jacob DeGrom rocked in his FSL debut, leading St. Lucie to an easy 3 – 0 win. Key Players: Blake Forsythe – 0 for 2, 2 RBI Danny Muno –1 for 3, 2B, R, BB Cesar Puello – 1 for 4, 3B, R John Church – 2.0 IP, 3 […]

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Santana, Mets Demolished in 9-3 Loss To The Braves

An article by posted on August 11, 2012 0 Comments
Santana, Mets Demolished in 9-3 Loss To The Braves

In simple terms, Santana did not have a successful return to the mound in a 9-3 loss to the Braves on Saturday evening. Summary Well, Johan Santana made his return to the mound on Saturday evening to the tune of a broken guitar, to be nice about it. He was not technically hit hard, but […]

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Mets Designate Garrett Olson For Assignment

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Mets Designate Garrett Olson For Assignment

The Mets designated left-hander Garrett Olson for assignment to make room for on the roster for Johan Santana who was officially activated from the DL. The move leaves Josh Edgin as the only lefty reliever in the bullpen. Olson was charged with four runs while recording only one out in his lone appearance.

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