Archive for September, 2012

Zack Wheeler Will Be In Starting Rotation on Opening Day 2013

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Will Be In Starting Rotation on Opening Day 2013

2012 may not be over yet, but everyone is already looking ahead to 2013 and beyond, for a glimmer of hope. One of those glimmers is starting pitcher Zack Wheeler. Deemed a savior by Mets fans, the Mets organization doesn’t seem to be in much of a hurry to throw him into the New York limelight. Well […]

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Two High Ranking Mets Officials: No Upton, Bourn or Victorino… Aim Much Lower…

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Two High Ranking Mets Officials: No Upton, Bourn or Victorino… Aim Much Lower…

According to Andy Martino the Daily News who spoke to two high-ranking officials, the Mets are unlikely to pursue high-profile outfielders like B.J. Upton, Michael Bourne and Shane Victorino this offseason, Andy Martino reports in this morning’s Daily News. “The Mets do not view this offseason as the time to commit significant money to outfielders,” the […]

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From Bud to Beane – We Were Wrong

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
From Bud to Beane – We Were Wrong

As a fan it’s practically our job to hate Bud Selig, but say whatever you want to say – his plan has worked. The second playoff spot has created the most interesting September I can remember. Realistically in the AL you have 8 out of 14 teams with less than ten games to go and […]

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Rubin: Doing Nothing At The Trade Deadline Was A Kick In The Teeth To The Players

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Rubin: Doing Nothing At The Trade Deadline Was A Kick In The Teeth To The Players

“The players won’t say it or admit it publicly, but the fact that the Front Office didn’t make any moves to help them at the trade deadline, was a “kick in the teeth” to them.” Before you hit “Leave Comment” and go off on a tirade against Adam Rubin, let me confess that it wasn’t Adam who […]

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Alderson Says Stuff… I Say Stuff Too…

An article by posted on September 26, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Says Stuff… I Say Stuff Too…

MetsBlog transcribed comments made by GM Sandy Alderson who appeared in the SNY broadcast booth during the fifth inning of last night’s game. First lets read what he had to say, then some commentary. “We’ve looked at pitches-per-plate appearance, from the first half and second half, and they’re down significantly in the second half. I […]

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Wright Ties All-Time Mets Hit Record In 10-6 Loss To The Pirates

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Ties All-Time Mets Hit Record In 10-6 Loss To The Pirates

The Mets (70-83) lost to the Pirates (75-78) by the score of 10-6 on Tuesday evening at Citi Field. I have to be honest – I am low on energy tonight. So I apologize in advance if this is a little…lackluster. David’s face describes my mood. Kudos to him, though, as he tied the Mets […]

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Prayers, Thoughts, Support and Love For Shannon Forde

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Prayers, Thoughts, Support and Love For Shannon Forde

Hi everyone… I wanted to update you on some of the details regarding the Mets benefit dinner and the Mets Meet and Greet to raise funds for longtime Mets staffer and current Media Relations Director, Shannon Forde. Pitcher Matt Harvey, former Mets manager Willie Randolph and Joe McEwing, a member of New York’s 2000 National League championship team, are […]

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Here’s A Thought… What If David Wright Doesn’t Want To Stay?

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Here’s A Thought… What If David Wright Doesn’t Want To Stay?

I keep hearing, “Will the Mets re-sign David Wright?” and “What will it take to keep David Wright?” and “How can the Mets not afford to bring back David Wright?” All very good, pointed and legitimate questions. Here’s some more: “What if David Wright wants to leave?” and “What’s keeping David Wright tied to the […]

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Met’s Won’t Release Jason Bay, So What’s Next For The Slugger?

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Met’s Won’t Release Jason Bay, So What’s Next For The Slugger?

It comes as no surprise that the New York Mets have gone on record as saying they will not be releasing Jason Bay prior to the 2013 season. With the amount of money that is invested in Jason Bay, it is better to hang on to him and see if he can turn it around, […]

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Rounding The Bases: Ike Davis Is Legit, Turner To Play Winter Ball, Davey Being Davey

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Ike Davis Is Legit, Turner To Play Winter Ball, Davey Being Davey

Mets Matters “I applaud that Ike Davis didn’t give up, that he stuck with his plan. I truly believe the fact that we stuck with him gave him some confidence and let him get it going. Ike’s told me, ‘You won’t see that again.’ He’s told me many times, ‘You will not see that first […]

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Puma: Jason Bay Will Not Be Cut This Winter Or In Spring Training

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Puma: Jason Bay Will Not Be Cut This Winter Or In Spring Training

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets will not cut slumped outfielder Jason Bay in neither the offseason or this spring said a team source. Puma’s source went as far to say there is “zero” chance that the organization will release him or be asked to compete for a job in […]

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