Archive for August, 2012

Ike Davis: The Future Is Bright Again

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Ike Davis: The Future Is Bright Again

Over the next few months, there will be much discussion with regards to the Mets needs, and what they have to do to improve on this 2012 season. In fact, these discussions have probably been going on for about a month now. That’s one of the therapeutic things fans do when their team is in […]

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Mets Top Pick Gavin Cecchini Promoted To Brooklyn

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Mets Top Pick Gavin Cecchini Promoted To Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that Mets 2012 first round pick, Gavin Cecchini, has been promoted from the Kingsport Mets to the Cyclones. Cecchini, 18, will join the team later today when the Cyclones play the first place Renegades in Hudson Valley. MMO is en route and will get to speak to Gavin today as well […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Vaughn Keeps Hitting, Tapia K’s 9, Ponce Key In Victory

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Mets Lower Minors: Vaughn Keeps Hitting, Tapia K’s 9, Ponce Key In Victory

Jupiter 5, St. Lucie 4 Jupiter 4, St. Lucie 2 St. Lucie’s bullpen coughed up the first game, and Angel Cuan was smacked around for the second time in a row in the doubleheader losses to the Hammerheads Key Players Cory Vaughn – 3 for 6, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 2 runs scored, 1 […]

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Should Mets Target An Outfielder Like Michael Bourn This Offseason?

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Should Mets Target An Outfielder Like Michael Bourn This Offseason?

I read yesterday an interesting post on MetsBlog where he discussed the pros and cons of acquiring outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox. While the 28 year old centerfield is in the throws of an injury-marred season, I do like his upside, but I’m not sure I’d want to give up any prospects to […]

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Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

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Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

The Buffalo Bisons honored their 2012 Season Award Winners as part of Fan Appreciation Night on Tuesday evening at Coca Cola Field. Players received their awards in a special pre-game ceremony in what has become an annual tradition for the Herd on their final home game of the season. OF Fred Lewis Most Valuable Player […]

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Mets Never Say Die In 9-5 Extra Inning Win Over The Phillies

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Mets Never Say Die In 9-5 Extra Inning Win Over The Phillies

The Mets (59-69) defeated the Phillies (61-67) by the score of 9-5 tonight at Citizen’s Bank Park. Shoppach was the man tonight in a great game against the Phillies where the Mets rallied to come back from defecits twice and put a four spot up in the tenth. Chris Young started tonight and struggled over 4.1 […]

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Adam Kolarek Named FSL All Star, Ryan Ellis Named Manager of the Year

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Adam Kolarek Named FSL All Star, Ryan Ellis Named Manager of the Year

In a press release by the St. Lucie Mets, the Florida State League announced that St. Lucie Mets manager Ryan Ellis has been named Florida State League’s Manager of the Year. St. Lucie Mets reliever Adam Kolarek was also named to the 2012 Florida State League Postseason All-Star Team. The Florida State League Postseason All-Star Team was selected by […]

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Murphy Back In Lineup As Mets Battle Phillies For Third Place

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Murphy Back In Lineup As Mets Battle Phillies For Third Place

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 • 7:10 p.m. Citizens Bank Park • Philadelphia, PA RHP Chris Young (3-7, 4.33) vs. RHP Vance Worley (6-9, 4.06) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Lucas Duda – LF Kelly Shoppach – C Mike Baxter – RF Andres Torres – CF […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not — Upper Minors: Of Course Wilmer Flores Is Still Raking!

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not — Upper Minors: Of Course Wilmer Flores Is Still Raking!

Welcome to Who’s Hot Who’s Not, where every Tuesday, we take a look at the hottest and coldest players from the upper minors (St. Lucie, Binghamton, Buffalo). Who’s Hot Wilmer Flores INF, Binghamton- Flores is just on fire right now. After earning himself an “Honorable Mention” on last week’s list, Flores has picked it up […]

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What If Selig Treated Mets The Way He Did Dodgers?

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What If Selig Treated Mets The Way He Did Dodgers?

Over a year ago the Dodgers and Mets were in deep financial distress when Commissioner Bud Selig strong armed Los Angeles owner Frank McCourt into selling the team by first taking financial control? He did so despite claims McCourt had worked out a regional television deal that might have eased most of the Dodgers’ problems. […]

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Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire – They Could Have Been Mets

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Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire – They Could Have Been Mets

    Whatever their legacy may be, there is no doubt that Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire were among the most dynamic, history-making, baseball players of their generation – and both easily could have been Mets. The Mets drafted Clemens out of high school in the twelfth round of the 1981 amateur draft, but did […]

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