Archive for August, 2012

Old Time Mets: Dave Kingman

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Old Time Mets: Dave Kingman

Dave Kingman was one of the most fascinating players in Mets’ history. Because he played in one of the Mets’ major down periods – the mid ‘70’s to early ‘80’s, you  don’t hear his name mentioned much in Mets’ retrospectives, but for a while, he was clearly the Mets’ biggest star and one of their […]

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The Keepers: A Look At Who Should Be Here In 2013 And Beyond

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The Keepers: A Look At Who Should Be Here In 2013 And Beyond

We will be starting a new feature here at MMO called “The Keepers”. This feature will look at who has earned a roster spot for 2013 based off of their performance this season and in previous years. This season, though fun while it lasted, was never really about contention. Coming into the season we all […]

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MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

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MMO Interview: Binghamton Mets Backstop Francisco Pena

Coming from a baseball family, the theory was always that Francisco Pena would shoot through the Mets system and be their starting catcher by 2012. Although his progress has been slower than what that timetable would have required, there is no question that Pena is moving closer to where he needs to be. Now in […]

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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow?

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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow?

Halfway through this season, there was a positive record that elated the faithful and did much to downplay that the 2012 Mets do not hit with power, do not have much speed, cannot hit lefty pitching, do not field particularly well and have just about the worst bullpen in the majors. Then the first month […]

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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Should The Mets Retire The Moneyball Project?

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Should The Mets Retire The Moneyball Project?

The Mets currently have a front office in place that has earned them the nickname the “Moneyball Mets.” Mets G.M. Sandy Alderson was once Billy Beane’s mentor, and the Mets have also added a couple of other front office executives that once worked with Beane. As the Brady Bunch theme song goes – everyone sing along […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Forsythe Goes Yard, Savannah Rained Out, Cessa Struggles

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Mets Lower Minors: Forsythe Goes Yard, Savannah Rained Out, Cessa Struggles

St. Lucie 5, Palm Beach 2 Tyler PIll had an abbreviated inning, but the bullpen put together seven quality innings in the series-winning game. Key Players: Blake Forsythe – 2 for 4, 3-run homer, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout Travis Taijeron – 0 for 4, 3 strikeouts. Average down to .183 Cesar Puello – 0 […]

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Mets Minors Beat Friday Edition: NYPL All-Stars, Montero No-No Bid, Nothing Hotter Than Harris

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Mets Minors Beat Friday Edition: NYPL All-Stars, Montero No-No Bid, Nothing Hotter Than Harris

Thanks for checking in for this week’s Friday Edition of MMO’s Mets Minors Beat. It’s a feature that has been up and running for a few weeks now where we bring you the hottest news from the Mets minors every Monday and Friday. So you don’t have to miss out on anything your favorite Mets minor […]

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Putting An Individual Award Over The Team’s Best Interest?

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Putting An Individual Award Over The Team’s Best Interest?

Remember all the Hater-Ade that gushed out of Mets Nation when Jose Reyes took himself out of his last game of the 2011 season following a bunt single, so that he could preserve his lead in the batting race and win a batting title? Some Mets fans were so turned off and fuming, that they […]

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B-Mets Take Series Finale, Defeat New Britain 6-4

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B-Mets Take Series Finale, Defeat New Britain 6-4

Through the raindrops at NYSEG Stadium on Thursday night the B-Mets batters pounded out thirteen hits and took the rubber match by defeating the New Britain Rock Cats by a score of six to four.  Binghamton scored five unanswered runs over two innings in the middle of the game before the Rock Cats made things […]

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