Archive for August, 2012

Perfect Scenario For Announcing Wright’s Extension

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Perfect Scenario For Announcing Wright’s Extension

In his most forceful comments to date, Mets GM Sandy Alderson, while speaking to season ticket holders yesterday expressed optimism about bringing back David Wright and R.A. Dickey. However, it must be noted optimism and guarantees are two different things. “I fully expect that David Wright and R.A. Dickey will be here not only next […]

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Waiver Blockbuster: Our Divide In One Trade

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Waiver Blockbuster: Our Divide In One Trade

By now, everybody is aware of one of the biggest waiver trades in recent memory. The Red Sox sent Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Nick Punto and $11 milliion in cash to the LA Dodgers in exchange for James Loney, pitcher Allen Webster, infielder Ivan DeJesus Jr. and two players to be named. The […]

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Hairston Claimed On Waivers, Unlikely He’ll Be Traded

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Hairston Claimed On Waivers, Unlikely He’ll Be Traded

Jon Heyman reports that Scott Hairston has been claimed on trade waivers. Speculates that it could be Giants or Dodgers to block them. Meanwhile, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says the claim put in on Hairston was designed to block him from another team, and is unlikely to be traded. The Mets could try and work […]

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Was Dodgers Deal A Missed Opportunity For Rebuilding Mets?

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Was Dodgers Deal A Missed Opportunity For Rebuilding Mets?

I alluded to it in an earlier post about Scott Hairston, but what are we doing here? What is the plan exactly? If we are rebuilding then why aren’t we acting like a team that is rebuilding? It’s obvious that we are not bulking up for a championship run. It’s also obvious we are not […]

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MMO Roundtable: Has This Team Quit On Terry Collins?

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MMO Roundtable: Has This Team Quit On Terry Collins?

Has this team quit on Terry Collins? Should he keep his job after the season? That was the question I posed to our mighty staff this morning as we consider Terry Collins’ performance this season, the recent collapse, and his future moving forward. Clare Lafferty – I think that the team is just like the […]

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Tovar 4-For-4 In Series Finale Win Over Portland

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Tovar 4-For-4 In Series Finale Win Over Portland

The Binghamton Mets played their final game of the 2012 season at Hadlock Field in Portland, Maine on Sunday afternoon, taking the rubber match by a score of five to three in extra innings over the Sea Dogs.  It was the thirteenth time the B-Mets beat the Double A Red Sox in 2012, winning the […]

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Mike Trout: What Could Have Been

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Mike Trout: What Could Have Been

Mike Trout is having a season for the ages. The kind of season that has baseball fans checking the box score in the newspaper to see what he did the night before, and team executives scratching their heads wondering how they missed on this kid. If you turned on ESPN last year, the only time […]

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Mets Tell Collins To Readjust Goals; Finish Ahead Of Marlins and Phillies To Create Good Vibes

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Mets Tell Collins To Readjust Goals; Finish Ahead Of Marlins and Phillies To Create Good Vibes

A club source told Mike Puma of the New York Post. that there is “no chance” the Mets manager will become a scapegoat for the team’s second-half collapse and be fired this offseason or before the season concludes. Don’t be surprised if a potential Collins contract extension is tied to how the Mets finish this season. The source […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Goes Deep, Brooklyn Blown Out

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Goes Deep, Brooklyn Blown Out

St. Lucie Rained Out Official release: The scheduled Florida State League game between the St. Lucie Mets and Charlotte Stone Crabs on Sunday, August 26 at Digital Domain Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. At this time, the game will not be re-scheduled. The Mets host the Bradenton Marauders in their final regular […]

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Wheeler Tosses Gem As Bisons Split Doubleheader

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Wheeler Tosses Gem As Bisons Split Doubleheader

The Bisons played two yesterday in Buffalo. In the first, Zack Wheeler tossed a gem, with the Bisons coming away with a 1-0 win. In the second, it was a sloppy slugfest that the Bisons lost 11-9. Game 1: Bisons 1, Red Wings 0 Zack Wheeler was on in yesterday’s ballgame. It was certainly a […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Wheeler Wins, Schwinden’s Journey, Holy Robles!

An article by posted on August 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat: Wheeler Wins, Schwinden’s Journey, Holy Robles!

Welcome back for the Monday-morning-quarterback edition of the ultra-cool MMO feature: Mets Minors Beat. What the heck is that? You might very well say. It is a labor of love, and in it you will see stuff about the Mets minor leagues that you absolutely won’t find anywhere else. Over the last several months the […]

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