Archive for August, 2012

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

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
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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If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

As the Mets play out their fiftieth season they are paying tribute to their 1962 counterparts. That THUD you heard was our beloved Amazins’ falling into last place. Fifty years later…and some things remain the same. It’s been half a century since National League baseball returned to New York and it got me thinking. At the […]

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Wright Blasts 200th Career Home Run In Mets 3-1 Loss To Astros

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Blasts 200th Career Home Run In Mets 3-1 Loss To Astros

Mets extended their losing streak to six straight after falling  3-1 to the Houston Astros tonight, despite a strong start by Jon Niese and career home run number 200 for David Wright. Niese has been consistent in his last couple of starts and has kept up the recent string of good pitching from Mets starters. […]

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Red Sox and Dodgers Closing In On Blockbuster Deal For Beckett, Gonzalez, Crawford

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
Red Sox and Dodgers Closing In On Blockbuster Deal For Beckett, Gonzalez, Crawford

Looks like the New York Mets acted just in time grabbing catcher Kelly Shoppach from the Red Sox when they did. It now appears that the Dodgers are willing to take the leftovers in a nine-player blockbuster trade that have first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, outfielder Carl Crawford, infielder Nick Punto and starting pitcher Josh Becket […]

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McHugh Demoted Back To Buffalo, Flores Raking Again, Verrett Is On A Roll

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
McHugh Demoted Back To Buffalo, Flores Raking Again, Verrett Is On A Roll

Updated Post 5:00 PM The Mets demoted right-hander Collin McHugh to Triple-A Buffalo despite a stellar debut on Thursday in which he tossed seven scoreless innings and allowed just two hits and a walk while fanning nine. The Mets needed the roster spot for the return of Jeremy Hefner who was on a three-day paternity leave. McHugh will […]

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MMO Crossfire: Sandy Alderson’s 2013 Plan

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Crossfire: Sandy Alderson’s 2013 Plan

In this edition of MMO Crossfire, me and Jessep debate Sandy Alderson’s recent appearance on WFAN where he tries to convince Mike Francesa there’s a bright future ahead beginning as soon as 2013. Jessep’s Take… To me, this was the most honest and up front interview I have heard Sandy Alderson give as the GM […]

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MMO Fan Shot: We’re In The Same Deplorable State As In 1979

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: We’re In The Same Deplorable State As In 1979

After a disappointing 1973 World Series loss to the Oakland A’s, despite holding a three games to two lead with two games to play, the 70′s New York Mets quickly fell from grace in the National League East. Back then the East was filled with good strong clubs like the Phillies Pirates, Cardinals, and the […]

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