Archive for August, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mets All Time Trade Deadline Deals

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Mets All Time Trade Deadline Deals

Everyone is talking about the fact that the Mets did nothing at the trade deadline. In reality, what were their options? We all know that they don’t have the money or the personnel to make any kind of meaningful trade. It started me thinking about other deadline deals that the Mets did make. Here are […]

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Wheeler Deals An 11 Strikeout Gem In Final Tuneup Before Triple-A Start

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Wheeler Deals An 11 Strikeout Gem In Final Tuneup Before Triple-A Start

By all reports, Tuesday night may have been Zack Wheeler’s final start of the 2012 season for the Binghamton Mets, and if it was he’s leaving town with an exclamation point after his name. Behind a season high eleven strikeouts, Wheeler earned his tenth win of the 2012 campaign by defeating the visiting Harrisburg Senators […]

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Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

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Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and the Marlins discussed a trade that would have sent Jason Bay to Miami for Heath Bell and John Buck before the trade deadline. Basically it’s a swap of bad contracts and underperforming players. Bell is 2-5 this season with a 5.66 ERA 41 1/3 innings […]

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Mets Make The Right Move, Do Nothing At The Deadline

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Mets Make The Right Move, Do Nothing At The Deadline

July was a terrible month for Mets fans. After exiting the All Star break primed for a post season run, the season has spiraled out of control. Poor pitching, compounded by poorer execution at the plate and shotty defense have seen the Mets post season dreams, along with those of fans, shattered in short order. […]

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What Is Sandy Alderson Watching?

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What Is Sandy Alderson Watching?

Most of us didn’t expect the Mets to be active at the trade deadline, a thought emphasized by a stretch in which they lost 11 of 13 games. But, to hear GM Sandy Alderson say he opted not to trade Scott Hairston, or anybody else for that matter, by saying he hadn’t given up on […]

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