Archive for September, 2012

Mets Shuffle The Deck To Give Dickey Two More Home Starts

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Shuffle The Deck To Give Dickey Two More Home Starts

Trying to get the most out of R.A. Dickey, both on the field and at the gate, the Mets moved him from Sunday’s start to Saturday. The switch allows him to start the home finale next Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates instead of in Atlanta the next night against the Braves. It might not be […]

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Mets Lay Down And Die, Take Pounding From Phillies 16-1

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lay Down And Die, Take Pounding From Phillies 16-1

Tonight at Citi Field, the Mets (66-83) lost to the Phillies (76-74) by the score of 16-1 and were officially eliminated from post-season contention. Just a pathetic game in every dimension for the Mets. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner didn’t even record an out before allowing seven earned runs, and the bullpen was awful! The only offense was a […]

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Marlins at Mets: Something Fishy Is Going On At Citi Field Tonight

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins at Mets: Something Fishy Is Going On At Citi Field Tonight

Starting Lineup Fred Lewis – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Scott Hairston – CF Lucas Duda – LF Ruben Tejada – SS Josh Thole – C Jonathon Niese – LHP The Mets try to get away from the horrible series they just played with Philly as they […]

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How are the Mets NOT in Last Place?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
How are the Mets NOT in Last Place?

As of September 20, the Mets sit in 4th place by one game and six perentage points. Our elimination number is two and Barney Stinson is closer to smoking his next cigarette. The only thing as equally Amazin’ as our 4-23 home record post-All Star break, including 15 straight home games where we scored three […]

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Kingsport Prospects Draw Not So Rave Reviews From Mike Newman

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Kingsport Prospects Draw Not So Rave Reviews From Mike Newman

Mike Newman of Fangraphs took a look at a few of the prospects that made their way through the Kingsport Mets this season. You may remember Mike from his former site “Scouting the Sally” which was always one of the preeminent minor bleague sites on the net. His opinion and insights on prospects from his […]

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Matt Harvey And The Promise Of Brighter Days Ahead

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey And The Promise Of Brighter Days Ahead

Wins and losses mean absolutely nothing to me right now, as they are a footnote to what has become the worst finish to a Mets season in recent memory. Last night, after Harvey struck out Carlos Ruiz to end the seventh, it was the exclamation point to what was the first little sampling of what should be a […]

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Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

Today we chastise Omar Minaya for the contract that he handed out to Oliver Perez. It hamstrung us for a couple of seasons, and he gave us virtually nothing in return for our investment. But there were some other contracts handed out that off-season that were not so great either. Every year we go into the […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

Continuing the series of Mets hypothetical trades, the Mets largest need is in regards to the outfield, both defensively and offensively. The Mets could look for a team that may be struggling, and looking to rebuild. Oh, hello Cleveland Indians I didn’t see you there. The Indians are a team struggling, with a few rising everyday […]

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MMO Interview: Phil Niekro, Tim Wakefield Visit R.A. Dickey At Citi Field Last Night

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Interview: Phil Niekro, Tim Wakefield Visit R.A. Dickey At Citi Field Last Night

In honor of Knuckleball! the movie coming out, Hall-of-Famer Phil Niekro and 200-game winner Tim Wakefield were out and about prior to today’s game alongside the Mets own R.A. Dickey and were kind enough to answer some of my questions as well as some other Mets bloggers while watching BP with us along the first […]

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Same Old Song And Dance As Bullpen Blows A Gem By Harvey While Bats Remain Silent

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Same Old Song And Dance As Bullpen Blows A Gem By Harvey While Bats Remain Silent

The Mets wasted a brilliant start by rookie Matt Harvey and dropped their eighth straight home game in a crushing 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citi Field. Harvey looked like he was in for a long night after allowing a leadoff solo home run to Jimmy Rollins to give the Phillies a quick 1-0 […]

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Live From Citi Field: Terry’s Top Concern Next Spring Is To Avoid Second Half Swoon

An article by posted on September 19, 2012 0 Comments
Live From Citi Field: Terry’s Top Concern Next Spring Is To Avoid Second Half Swoon

Hey everyone, Clayton Collier is covering another Mets event for us at Citi Field and I’m going to post his pictures, quotes and insights for him as he sends them in.  - Joe D. I’ve arrived at Citi Field and it looks like I’m the first one here… It’s a beautiful evening for baseball… Josh […]

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