Archive for August, 2012

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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MMO Roundtable: Are The Mets Moving In The Right Direction

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Are The Mets Moving In The Right Direction

The Mets have lost 14 of their last 16 games at  home, and are 12 and 30 in their last 42 games. They are now officially worse than the 2009 team. Do you still think we are moving in the right direction? Joe Spector – It’s amazing what a difference a month makes in this […]

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How Secure Is Terry Collins Job?

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
How Secure Is Terry Collins Job?

Terry Collins was introduced as the new Manager of the New York Mets on November 23, 2010. He signed a two year deal, with a third year option. At the end of the 2011 season, that option was picked up for the 2013 season. With the recent “collapse” of the 2012 team, how secure do […]

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This Team Has Reached A Low Point That Is Unbelievable!!!

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
This Team Has Reached A Low Point That Is Unbelievable!!!

Mike Francesa was at it again today and went completely postal on the Mets today…. He lambasted them like I’ve never heard before…. “I would be afraid to show my face in public if I owned this team!” “Murphy and Thole are getting beat on 80 mph fastballs, you gotta be kidding me!” The Mets […]

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PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

With two player’s testing positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs in the past two weeks, it is as clear as ever that PEDs are still an issue with Major League Baseball. Nobody should be surprised about the two latest positive test results. I listened to an interview of a player not too long ago (the player’s […]

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