Archive for August, 2012

Morning Grind: Who’s Our Outfield?!

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Morning Grind: Who’s Our Outfield?!

In what has been quite the roller coaster year for the 2012 New York Mets; one thing has been consistent, and not in a good way. With some exception to a select few, this outfield has been just awful. The Amazin’s lost two starting outfielders from 2011 in Beltran and Pagan, and merely replaced them […]

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Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

I’ll get to the recap in a minute, but first I gotta tell you something funny before I forget. I was on the phone with a buddy of mine on Tuesday night and we were lamenting the fact that the trade deadline came and went without so much as a peep from Sandy Alderson. Surprise, […]

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Josh Edgin Is Fearless

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin Is Fearless

Josh Edgin has not allowed a run in his last eight outings, spanning 7.1 innings. Overall, he has racked up 18 strikeouts in 10.0 innings of work and left-handed hitters are 4-23 (.174) with 12 strikeouts against him. On Monday night, Edgin earned his first major league victory, bit in my opinion he’s earned much more than that. He’s […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Brandon Nimmo Keys Cyclones Win, Cole Frenzel Heating Up In Savannah,

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lower Minors: Brandon Nimmo Keys Cyclones Win, Cole Frenzel Heating Up In Savannah,

Clearwater 7, St. Lucie 3 Alonzo Harris homered and drove in two runs, but the Mets were unable to overcome an early deficit as they fell 7-3 to the Clearwater Threshers on Wednesday. The Mets trailed 7-0 entering the eighth inning, before rallying with three runs. Robbie Shields had a leadoff single in the eighth and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Why Don’t The Mets Call Up Fred Lewis?

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Don’t The Mets Call Up Fred Lewis?

I received an interesting question from @GWNY on Twitter who asked me: Why don’t the Mets call up Fred Lewis to play LF? It’s a great question and one we’ve grappled with a couple of times in our Minor League comment threads this season. The answer as to why Lewis is still languishing in Buffalo […]

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Germen Hard Luck Loser, Martin Extends Hitting Streak, Francisco Wraps Up Rehab

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Germen Hard Luck Loser, Martin Extends Hitting Streak, Francisco Wraps Up Rehab

Twenty four hours later the final score of 3-2 was the same, but this time around the Binghamton Mets were on the losing end of the decision dropping game two of the series against the Harrisburg Senators. On the mound for the B-Mets, Gonzalez Germen threw a total of seven innings in the game and […]

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Jason Bay For Heath Bell And John Buck? Why Not?

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Jason Bay For Heath Bell And John Buck? Why Not?

Yesterday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Mets and Marlins were discussing a deal before the trade deadline that would send Jason Bay to Miami, and bring Heath Bell and John Buck to the Mets. Although they weren’t close to a deal, they were discussing. All three players in this proposed trade are overpaid and not performing. However, it would be […]

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Zack Wheeler Promoted To Triple-A, Will Not Pitch For Mets This Season

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Promoted To Triple-A, Will Not Pitch For Mets This Season

Zack Wheeler’s 11K performance for Double-A Binghamton last night has earned him a promotion. He’s headed to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced this afternoon. Sandy Alderson also told reporters it was unlikely would pitch in the big leagues this season. The Mets GM said Wheeler has a limit in place of around 150 innings this season, and […]

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Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

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Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

Jonathon Niese had a great outing and Ruben Tejada notched his first homer of the season Game Recap Jonathon Niese struggled in the first inning, but after that seemed to get his bearings and really settled into a groove. Niese would wind up going seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, walking two and […]

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Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Marlins vs Mets On August 7

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Marlins vs Mets On August 7

Hey Mets fans… We are at it again with yet another great MMO Fan Giveaway! This time we are going to present one lucky Mets fan with a Free Pair of Tickets for Tuesday, August 7th when the Mets open up their six-game homestand against Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins! It looks like the starter […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A GM Sometimes Takes The Bullet For What Ownership Decides

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A GM Sometimes Takes The Bullet For What Ownership Decides

The first all professional baseball team, that is, the first team to pay all of its players, was the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings. The team was owned and operated by members of a Ohio Law firm. Since that time, the business of baseball has evolved in countless ways. Player unions, media revenue, sponsorships, advertising dollars, […]

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