Archive for September, 2012

Wright Resolved To Free Agency If He Doesn’t Get Extension

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Wright Resolved To Free Agency If He Doesn’t Get Extension

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, scores a heck of an exclusive with David Wright who discusses his thoughts about the Mets, his next contract, Jose Reyes and what he’s looking for in terms of a vision and the direction of the franchise. Wright said he is resolved to test free agency after next season if […]

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Medlen Dominant As Chipper’s Braves Edge Mets One Last Time 6-2

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Medlen Dominant As Chipper’s Braves Edge Mets One Last Time 6-2

Game after game, time after time, we have seen Chipper Jones –or as us Mets affectionately now him, “LAA-RRYY”– find a way to somehow tomahawk the Amazin’s. For years we have seen the 1990 first overall pick dismantle Flushing’s Finest be it with the bat or the glove, however that ended today. Playing in his […]

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Collins and Alderson To Address Coaching Staff, Warthen Likely To Return

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Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state and future of the coaching staff this Monday or Tuesday according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. A Mets official also told him that he would be surprised if Dan Warthen gets fired. This kind of backs up earlier reports from two weeks ago that intimated […]

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Wright Out Of The Lineup As Mets Hope To Take Rubber Match Against Braves

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Wright Out Of The Lineup As Mets Hope To Take Rubber Match Against Braves

Sunday, September 30, 2012 • 1:35 PM Turner Field • Atlanta, GA RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Kris Medlen (9-1, 1.64) Starting LIneup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B Justin Turner – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Scott Hairston – CF Lucas Duda – LF Mike Baxter – RF Kelly Shoppach […]

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Mets’ Chris Young Ends On A High ($350K) Note

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Mets’ Chris Young Ends On A High ($350K) Note

It was thought Chris Young might not even pitch this season coming off serious shoulder surgery. Instead, he collected $350,000 in bonuses last night for reaching the 20 starts-110 innings milestone. That’s a lot of money for a supposedly cheap team out of contention to shell out the final week of the season. Other teams […]

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Mets Set Rotation For Final Series Of Season Against The Marlins

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Mets Set Rotation For Final Series Of Season Against The Marlins

As the season draws to an end, the Mets announced their starters for the final three games of the season against the Marlins in Miami. Jeurys Familia will start Monday night’s game against the Marlins. Terry Collins mentioned that h wanted to give Familia a start before the end of the season. Familia went 9-9 with […]

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Young Strong In Mets Shutout Loss To The Braves, 2-0

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Young Strong In Mets Shutout Loss To The Braves, 2-0

The Mets (73-85) lost to the Braves (92-66) by the score of 2-0 on Saturday evening in Atlanta. In an unsurprisingly impressive performance, Chris Young finished his season with the Mets on a high note. Why do I say unsurprisingly? With Young making his final start of the year without a hitch, he has shown […]

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Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese? No.

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Should The Mets Trade Jon Niese? No.

Should the Mets trade Jonathon Niese? I don’t know why MetsBlog keeps putting this out there every month, but the answer is the same as it’s always been and that is NO. I just don’t understand this fascination they have with this silly and somewhat ignorant discussion. If the goal is to build from within, […]

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Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

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Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

Baseball America named Gavin Cecchini,  the Mets’ top pick, the 12th overall pick this year, the number 12th ranked prospect in the Appalachian League for 2012. Matt Eddy wrote the following about the Mets shortstop prospect: He possesses the footwork, hands and range to be an average shortstop, but he’ll need to further develop his […]

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Rounding The Bases: Mets Attendance Down Again, Keep Thole, DePo on Wheeler

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Rounding The Bases: Mets Attendance Down Again, Keep Thole, DePo on Wheeler

In this Saturday edition of Rounding The Bases, some great links to several interesting Mets narratives with a quote from R.A. Dickey for good measure. Enjoy. An outfielder and it’s not close. Josh Thole struggled this year but I don’t think the Mets should bail on him quite yet; he’s still only 25, he’s a […]

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