Archive for August, 2012

An American Hero Passes Away As A Nation Mourns

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An American Hero Passes Away As A Nation Mourns

Iconic American astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first person to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on Saturday. Armstrong died following complications from heart-bypass surgery he underwent earlier this month, the family said in a statement, just two days after his birthday on August 5. As […]

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The Duda Bides With The Mets Tomorrow

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The Duda Bides With The Mets Tomorrow

The team announced that outfielder Lucas Duda will return to the Mets in time for Sunday’s series finale against the Houston Astros. Duda has been laboring at Triple-A Buffalo where he has hit .260 with three homers and eight RBIs in 96 at-bats since being optioned there on July 24th after suffering through a horrendous […]

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Sweet Sixteen For Dickey As Mets Defeat Astros, 3-1

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Sweet Sixteen For Dickey As Mets Defeat Astros, 3-1

The Mets (58-69) defeated the Astros (40-87) by the score of 3-1 today at Citi Field. RA Dickey furthered his journey for the Cy Young today with another brilliant start. He picked up the first RBI for the Mets on the day too – I guess he was worried that he would not get any support […]

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Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

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Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

In one of yesterday’s posts, I saw a little debate pop up as to which GM inherited a better farm system between Omar Minaya and Sandy Alderson. In my mind, the perception was that Alderson had a significantly stronger base of prospects to work with than Minaya did, but I decided to see what I could dig […]

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Dickey Will Pitch His Best Against The ‘Stros, But Will The Offense Come Through For Him?

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Dickey Will Pitch His Best Against The ‘Stros, But Will The Offense Come Through For Him?

Saturday, August 25, 2012 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Fernando Abad (0-0, 3.86) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (15-4, 2.82) Starting Lineup Andres Torres, cf Ruben Tejada, ss David Wright, 3b Scott Hairston, rf Justin Turner, 1b Ronny Cedeño, 2b Jason Bay, lf Josh Thole, c R.A. Dickey, rhp The Mets dropped […]

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B-Mets Last Inning Rally Falls Short In 4-3 Loss

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B-Mets Last Inning Rally Falls Short In 4-3 Loss

A late game rally came up one run short as the Binghamton Mets dropped game two of their series at Hadlock Field against the Portland Sea Dogs by a score of four to three. Gonzalez Germen started his seventeenth game for the B-Mets coming into the contest with a seven and ten record, figuring in […]

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The David Wright Dilemma

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The David Wright Dilemma

Many Mets fans are hoping and expecting that David Wright will be a member of the New York Mets after the 2013 season. However, after looking at the current state of this team, I wouldn’t count on it. David Wright is going to be faced with a very big decision within the next year. David has gone […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Vaughn Hits His 22nd, Hansen Struggles In Return, Nido Goes Yard

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Mets Lower Minors: Vaughn Hits His 22nd, Hansen Struggles In Return, Nido Goes Yard

St Lucie 6, Charlotte 5 Jacob DeGrom had another quality outing, but a strong day at the plate by Cory Vaughn helped seal the S.Mets 6-5 win Key Players Cory Vaughn – 1 for 3, 2-run homer, 1 walk, 1 strikeout. Darrel Ceciliani – 2 for 4, 2 runs scored, 1 strikeout Aderlin Rodriguez – […]

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Ken Rosenthal’s Exclusive Interview With MMO

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Ken Rosenthal’s Exclusive Interview With MMO

Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with BBWAA member and FOX Sports lead field reporter Ken Rosenthal via E-mail about several topics surrounding the Mets and MLB. A Long Island native and University of Pennsylvania grad, Ken started his career interning with Newsday covering sports, then moved onto several other small newspapers in Pennsylvania […]

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Astros and Mets, Kindred Spirits?

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Astros and Mets, Kindred Spirits?

They were born the same year, 1962, as expansion teams, and in the Houston Astros’ final National League appearance against the Mets in New York, both teams are playing like expansion teams. Although linked by their entry, the Mets and Astros never developed an substantive rivalry in these 50 years. Playing in different divisions dulled the […]

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