Archive for August, 2012

Chasing Mets History: Daniel Murphy

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Chasing Mets History: Daniel Murphy

At first glance, one look at the title of this piece might elicit a sarcastic chuckle or a roll of the eyes.  After all, what could Daniel Murphy possibly do to make Mets history?  Well, it’s not just what he’s already done that’s historical in the Mets universe.  It’s also what he’s poised to do. […]

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School Is In Session With Mr. Petanick

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School Is In Session With Mr. Petanick

Can I have everyone’s attention please?  Today we are going to be covering the 2012 New York Mets.  I want to start off this lesson with a question, so by a show of hands, who thinks the Mets season is over? Good job everyone.  The Mets would need an absolute miracle to become relevant in […]

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Peavey Goes Distance In 7-2 Win, But B-Mets Drop Nightcap In Doubleheader Split

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Peavey Goes Distance In 7-2 Win, But B-Mets Drop Nightcap In Doubleheader Split

The Binghamton Mets and Reading Phillies played two on Saturday night at First Energy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania, with the B-Mets taking game one by a score of 7-2, and dropping the nightcap 3-1. In game one, the two teams were knotted at two until the B-Mets broke the game wide open in the top […]

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MMO Mailbag: Whither Wilmer Flores? Ask Petey

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MMO Mailbag: Whither Wilmer Flores? Ask Petey

As the afternoon turned from day into night, I peered through the grimy window of the bar, past the fly tracks and the flickering neon Pabst Blue Ribbon sign, trying to focus my eyes on a drug-store clock across the street. What the heck time does that say? How long have I been in this […]

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Schwinden Tosses Six Shutout Frames In Bisons 1-0 Win

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Schwinden Tosses Six Shutout Frames In Bisons 1-0 Win

In last night’s pitching duel in Buffalo between the Bisons and Syracuse Chiefs, the Bisons prevailed 1-0. Chris Schwinden got the start for Buffalo, looking to build off his dominant performance on Wednesday night, when he tossed seven innings and allowed only one run on three hits. Schwinden didn’t dominate last night, but he scattered […]

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Mets Sign RHP Scott Patterson

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Mets Sign RHP Scott Patterson

The Mets have announced that they have signed RHP Scott Patterson to a minor league contract. Patterson, 33, has pitched in 26 games for the Tacoma Rainiers after signing a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners this off-season. The righty has posted a 1-3 record with a 2.89 ERA and four saves. In 28.0 innings […]

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Bay Back In Lineup, Spin In Center, Harvey On The Hill

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Bay Back In Lineup, Spin In Center, Harvey On The Hill

*** Starting Lineup *** Ruben Tejada – SS Jordany Valdespin – CF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Jason Bay – LF Mike Baxter – RF Rob Johnson – C Matt Harvey – RHP *** Mets Notes *** Mike Baxter established a franchise record with five walks in nine […]

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Mets Take A Walk On The Wild Side In 6-2 Win Over The Padres

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Mets Take A Walk On The Wild Side In 6-2 Win Over The Padres

The Mets drew ten walks and beat the Padres by the score of 6-2, Saturday night at Petco Park. Jeremy Hefner started for the Mets and the kid was impressive to say the least allowing just one run on five hits in his six innings of work. Hefner was poised and in control throughout his […]

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Wally Backman Suspended For Three Games

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Wally Backman Suspended For Three Games

Amy Moritz of the Buffalo News is reporting that the Triple-A Bisons will be without manager Wally Backman tonight and for the next two games. Backman earned a three-game suspension from the International League for his part in an arguement with Syracuse manager Tony Beasley in the middle of the fourth inning Friday night. Both were […]

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Mets First Rounder Cecchini Fractures Finger

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Mets First Rounder Cecchini Fractures Finger

Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta said Gavin Cecchini, the Mets first round selection in the 2012 amateur draft, has fractured the tip of his middle finger, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. DePodesta did not say how long it might take Cecchini to recover from the fracture. “I’m not one to estimate recovery […]

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