Archive for September, 2012

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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Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

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Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

Mets closer Frank Francisco has a 6.75 ERA and a 1.607 WHIP in the last 28 days. He has allowed seven earned runs on eleven hits and four walks in his last 9.1 innings pitched including last night. Francisco is in the first year of a two-year $12 million dollar deal he signed last December […]

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From Left Field: Ike Davis Charity Event Was A Home Run

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From Left Field: Ike Davis Charity Event Was A Home Run

Regardless of how the team has played this year, it’s always great to see the players give back to local charities. They’re on such a big stage in New York City that every little thing counts in helping to spread awareness about various causes. Ike Davis lost his childhood friend to Ewing’s Sarcoma a few […]

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Those Damned Phillies… Just When You Thought They Were Out…

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Those Damned Phillies… Just When You Thought They Were Out…

The Mets lost again last night, succumbing to the Washington Nationals by a score of 5-3. One night after being mathematically eliminated form winning the NL East, they established a new franchise record for the longest home streak of scoring three or fewer runs per game. The last time the Mets scored more than three runs […]

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Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

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Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

METS ANNOUNCE PRELIMINARY 2013 SCHEDULE Opening Day Is Monday, April 1 vs. San Diego at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field The New York Mets today announced the club will begin the 2013 season at home vs. the San Diego Padres on April 1 at 1:10 p.m. The opening homestand continues Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, […]

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Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

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Mets Offense Fails To Back Up Dickey In 5-3 Loss

The Mets (65-77) lost to the Nationals (88-54) by the score of 5-3 on Tuesday evening at Citi Field. I was pretty disappointed tonight. It was just a bad display of Mets baseball. The post-game media did not make it any better. Today is September 11th, 2012. 11 years since a horrible tragedy – and on […]

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Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

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Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

  The New York Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets’ affiliate through the 2014 season. During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in franchise history. […]

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Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

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Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

It comes as no surprise to most Mets fans, but the team has officially been eliminated from the NL East race. They are 22 games behind the NL East leading Washington Nationals and only have 21 games to play. The team has little to play for the rest of the way, and the majority of […]

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