Archive for September, 2012

The Dickey Train Rolls Towards A 20 Win Season, Next Stop No. 19

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The Dickey Train Rolls Towards A 20 Win Season, Next Stop No. 19

Saturday, September 22, 2012 • 1:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Mark Buehrle (13-12, 3.78) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada-SS Daniel Murphy-2B David Wright-3B Scott Hairston-RF Lucas Duda-1B Jason Bay-LF Andres Torres Josh Thole-C R.A. Dickey-RHP The Mets and Marlins continue their series to see who will be at the […]

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Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

Thanks to a solid effort by Jon Niese and a surprising 11-hit outburst, the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 7-3 on Friday night at Citi Field. The win snapped the Mets’ nine game home losing streak, but they set the new franchise record of not scoring more than three runs in […]

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Players Not Happy With Terry’s Remarks, But Front Office Says He Will Be Back In 2013

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Players Not Happy With Terry’s Remarks, But Front Office Says He Will Be Back In 2013

Updated 5:10 PM In an update to this story, Mike Puma of the New York Post says the Mets front office told him that they remain committed to Terry Collins as their manager despite the team’s recent freefall. He will not be fired at the end of this season. Original Post 4:30 PM One should always be […]

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Bud Selig Praises The State Of The Mets As The Dough Keeps Rolling In

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Bud Selig Praises The State Of The Mets As The Dough Keeps Rolling In

I never got a chance to weigh in on MLB commissioner Bud Selig’s comments earlier this week when he expressed confidence and satisfaction with the state of the Mets and their current direction. (They are heading for a fall off a steep cliff…) “I have no concerns whatsoever,” the commissioner said on Wednesday about the team’s financial stability. […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Rich Couthino of CBS New York wrote today’s best thing I’ve read and as usual is a voice of reason. We live in an age of instant messaging, Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. We are inundated with rumors about players, trades, free agency signings and personnel movement. I understand all that because the sports media is a competitive playground. […]

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Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

I wanted to update this as the 2012 season winds down. I’ll post a final version at season’s end, but for now, if the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins […]

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Bring Back Lastings Milledge?

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Bring Back Lastings Milledge?

It is perhaps a sad commentary on the current state of the Mets and their almost non-existent production from the outfield, but I want to assure you that this post is NOT written tongue-in-cheek. I’m sure most Mets fans remember when Milledge was the highly-touted first-round Mets’ draft pick who made a big splash in […]

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Josh Edgin: Over And Out…

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin: Over And Out…

Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that reliever Josh Edgin would make one more relief appearance this season before being shutdown for the season. It didn’t go as planned… With the Mets already being pounded 11-1 by the Phillies, Edgin came on for the final appearance of the season and inherrited a very […]

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Signing Wright To An Extension: How Long Is Too Long?

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Signing Wright To An Extension: How Long Is Too Long?

Last week, in a poll on MetsBlog.com, 67 percent of voters said the Mets should try to sign Wright to a six- or seven-year contract extension this winter; while 12 percent said the team should blow him away with an eight-or nine-year deal. Wow, I must be losing it… It just seems that lately my opinion is always […]

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Current Mets State Illustrates Why They Didn’t Bring Back Reyes

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Current Mets State Illustrates Why They Didn’t Bring Back Reyes

The Miami Marlins are in for the weekend, and with them comes Jose Reyes. Now that the season is dwindling down to a precious few games, I ask: Would the Mets season been significantly different had they re-signed Reyes? I don’t see how that is possible after last night. With the way the Mets are […]

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MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

Yesterday, a trio of famous knuckleballers made their way to MLB’s FanCave to promote the movie “Knuckleball!” directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, former Red Sox Tim Wakefield, and the Mets’ R.A. Dickey all fielded questions about the movie as well as being a knuckleball pitcher in the major […]

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