Archive for October, 2012

Interesting Start To MLB Playoffs; Intriguing World Series Possibilities

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Interesting Start To MLB Playoffs; Intriguing World Series Possibilities

It has been an interesting start to the baseball playoffs. The play-in games put a different spin on things, but I’m hearing a lot of criticism of the single game format and it would be fairer to have best two-or-three. It probably would, but MLB doesn’t want to take the chance of playing in November. […]

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LDS Preview Part 2 & World Series Picks!

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LDS Preview Part 2 & World Series Picks!

NLDS: Nationals v. Cardinals 3:07 PM TBS The #1 seed Nationals are in unfamiliar territory, and they have no time to get used to it because they are headed to the home of the defending champs. It’s been a great season for Washington, but now it’s all about the next hurdle. Can this team prove […]

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Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

Mets farmhands LHP Garrett Olson and RHP Jack Egbert have declared free agency according to MiLB.com. Both pitchers spent the majority of the 2012 season with Triple-A Buffalo. Egbert, 29, was 3-4 with a 1.401 WHIP and a 5.40 ERA in 27 appearances this season. He made one appearance for the Mets, allowing no base runners in 2/3 of […]

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Stop Dragging My Heart Around…

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Stop Dragging My Heart Around…

Adam Rubin at ESPN New York again points out why it’s hard to fathom the Mets making any considerable moves of note in light of the undeniable facts of their 2013 payroll obligations: These six players alone total $79.5 million: Santana $25.5 million + $5.5 million buyout = $31 million Bay $16 million + $3 […]

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Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

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Mets Owners Looking To Refinance SNY Loan To Generate More Cash

In a report for the New York Times, Richard Sandomir says the Mets are talking to banks in an effort to raise more cash so to be able to reorganize their debt. According to Sandomir, the Mets could refinance SNY’s $450 million loan and then borrow more to repay some of the team’s debt and pick […]

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Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

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Mets Could Have Wright and Dickey Signed By World Series

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a baseball source says the Mets could have both David Wright and R.A. Dickey agreeing to sign extensions with the Mets by the start of the World Series. The Mets general manager made it clear earlier this week a resolution on both players’ futures could come […]

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LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

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LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

ALDS: Athletics v. Tigers 6:07 PM TBS On December 9, 2011, the Oakland A’s traded Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow to Arizona. In return they received, Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and their Game 1 LDS starter, Jarrod Parker. If you are one of those baseball fans that hate Billy Beane, enjoy rooting against the best […]

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What Went Wrong For The 2012 Mets?

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What Went Wrong For The 2012 Mets?

Other than a lack of overall talent, there’s never just one reason why a team fails to win. The Mets began the season projected for the basement, with some corners speculating 100 losses. So, at 74-88, 14 games below .500, and in fourth place, the Mets did better than expected, but in the end were […]

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Wild Start To 2012 Post Season: The Infield Fly Rule Game

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Wild Start To 2012 Post Season: The Infield Fly Rule Game

The Cardinals beat the Braves 6-3 Friday night at Atlanta’s Turner Field. But a disputed infield fly rule call in the eight inning sent the game into complete chaos. It felt like you were watching a bizarre episode the Twilight Zone. Have a look… What Happened? Here is MLB.com’s official recap of the events: The Cardinals were […]

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Mets 2012 Highlights Video

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Highlights Video

Among the Mets’ top highlights of 2012 was R.A. Dickey becoming the first pitcher to win 20 games for the team in over two decades and of course Johan Santana’s No-Hitter on June 1st. But there were plenty more nice moments we’ll take away from 2012 besides those two, and this Mets video does a […]

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