Archive for September, 2012

Thole, Davis, Murphy and Parnell All Eligible For Raises Via Arbitration

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Thole, Davis, Murphy and Parnell All Eligible For Raises Via Arbitration

Last week, I speculated that Josh Thole, Bobby Parnell, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy might each be eligible for arbitration after this season. ESPN and the Daily News are confirming that is in fact the case now, which adds a little bit more thrust to my argument below. Originally Posted on September 6 at 4:00 PM. […]

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Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

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Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

With one final start slated for Matt Harvey this season, it’s a good time to evaluate what we have seen from the young fireballer in 2012. Like many speculated, he had some really great outings, and some that would be best if forgotten all together. It is expected that the Mets young righthander will have […]

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LHP Steve Matz and ESPN’s Mark Simon On Metsmerized Radio At 6 PM!

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LHP Steve Matz and ESPN’s Mark Simon On Metsmerized Radio At 6 PM!

Hi Mets fans! We have a very special show in store for you tonight at 6:00 PM as we bring you an Extended Edition of Metsmerized Radio. Join our host Matt Falkenbury of the Daily Stache as he welcomes not just one special guest, but two of them in what’s bound to be our best show […]

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Collins Wants Shoppach Back, Should He Even Have A Say?

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Collins Wants Shoppach Back, Should He Even Have A Say?

Before the game last night, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters that he would like Kelly Shoppach to return to the Mets next season. According to Collins, Shoppach has a sharp defensive game and he credits him for how he’s handled the pitching staff, particularly getting them to pitch inside more. Shoppach, who turns 33 next […]

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R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

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R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

R.A. Dickey, star pitcher of the New York Mets, has been named the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award, presented by AMG National Trust Bank. Jim Wilkins, founder of the award, made the announcement today during a press conference at the Denver Athletic Club. Dickey, currently one of the best pitchers in Major League […]

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Matt Harvey K’s 10 In Mets 2-0 Loss To Nats

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Matt Harvey K’s 10 In Mets 2-0 Loss To Nats

Matt Harvey had a dominant but short outing and the Mets offense apparently didn’t show up to the park in their 2-0 loss to the Nationals Matt Harvey had his good stuff tonight, but based on his high strikeout total, had himself out by the fifth inning. Harvey went five, allowing five hits and one […]

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The Mets And Their Home Field Disadvantage

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The Mets And Their Home Field Disadvantage

The Mets have lost five straight and dropped seven of their last eight games. The club has lost a season-high six games in a row for the third time this season and is 3-7 in its last 10 games. They are at a season high of 12 games under .500 for the season and in danger of being swept on […]

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Zach Lutz To Have Wrist Surgery On Monday

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Zach Lutz To Have Wrist Surgery On Monday

The Mets announced Zach Lutz will have surgery on the hamate bone in his left wrist. Lutz, 26, will have his surgery performed by Mets Hand Specialist Dr. Andrew Weiland at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. The right-handed hitting corner infielder broke his hamate bone while with Triple-A Buffalo and missed 49 games […]

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MMO Mailbag: Will Johan Santana Have Any Trade Value This Winter?

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MMO Mailbag: Will Johan Santana Have Any Trade Value This Winter?

Here’s a question from Peter R. who asks, Will Johan Santana have any trade value this winter? My short answer is no. The long answer is actually just more questions than it is answers. Why would a team deal for a pitcher who is owed $30 million dollars in 2013, especially one that was shelved in mid-August […]

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Cashman Field Is Less Than Optimal If The Mets Hook Up With Las Vegas

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Cashman Field Is Less Than Optimal If The Mets Hook Up With Las Vegas

I was compelled to do a little research this morning on the home of the Las Vegas 51′s, Cashman Field. I was motivated by a couple of comments that were left on my post yesterday in which I reported that the Mets could be hitching the Triple-A team with Las Vegas after the Oklahoma City […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones: The 2012 Season In Review

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Brooklyn Cyclones: The 2012 Season In Review

The 2012 Brooklyn Cyclones finished their 76-game season with a record of 45-31 – 14 games above .500. It was twelfth straight season the team has accomplished the feat, making the Cyclones one of four professional teams that have done that in the history of the game. They join the New York Yankees, the Arizona League Giants […]

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