Archive for October, 2012

Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

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Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

By the time 1975 rolled around Al Pacino was considered box office gold. He’d already been nominated for Oscars for both of ‘The Godfather’ films as well as ‘Serpico,’ With the release of “Dog Day Afternoon,” Pacino was catapulted into the Hollywood elite. The film was a true story about a bank robbery in Brooklyn […]

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Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

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Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

Jessica gets her wish! She submitted this post before today’s game but it didn’t go up on time. But it all worked out. – Joe D. It seems like a familiar enough scenario: the Mets play the Marlins for the final series of the year. In a must-win series, the Mets lose two out of […]

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Alderson Reveals His Offseason Plan

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Alderson Reveals His Offseason Plan

Well, Sandy Alderson did meet with Mets beat writers as I mentioned earlier and he had a mouthful to say. Adam Rubin got a good summary of everything: Wow… So lets see… 1. Informal conversations have taken place with Dickey and Wright. I think that’s called discussing parameters. 2. Buyouts on options for Santana and […]

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Collins Says Duda’s A Keeper, Wants His Players Committed To Drawing Walks

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Collins Says Duda’s A Keeper, Wants His Players Committed To Drawing Walks

Terry Collins was a guest on WFAN yesterday with Mike Francesa and told him that he believes he has some unfinished business as manager of the Mets. They discussed a variety of topics which you can read about on MetsBlog or listen to on WFAN. It was mostly the same stuff we’ve all heard before, but two […]

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Triple Crown Or Not: Miggy Is MVP

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Triple Crown Or Not: Miggy Is MVP

This will be totally off topic, but we’re Mets fans because we’re baseball fans right? I find this year’s individual awards to be the most fascinating year I can remember. The AL Cy Young is probably between David Price, Justin Verlander and perhaps Fernando Rodney. The NL Cy Young has 5-7 legitimate candidates as I […]

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Alderson To Give A State Of The Team Address This Morning

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Alderson To Give A State Of The Team Address This Morning

Updated 10/3 Mets GM Sandy Alderson plans to give a state-of-the-team address to Mets beat writers before this afternoon’s final game of the season against the Marlins. Check back as we’ll have a full summary of the press event. Original Post 10/2 Those team sources are talking to Adam Rubin at ESPN New York again. He […]

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His Pain Is Eased

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His Pain Is Eased

Adam Greenberg finally had his dream recognized with the Marlins in last night’s 4-3 routing of the Amazin’s. After years and years of perseverance, over 22,000 signatures, nearly 2,400 minor and independent league at-bats, Greenberg beat the odds for one one-day contract and a second chance at achieving his childhood dream: getting an at-bat in the big leagues. The […]

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Hefner To Close Out Season Against The Marlins

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Hefner To Close Out Season Against The Marlins

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • 4:10 PM Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP Jeremy Hefner (3-7, 5.32) vs. RHP Tom Koehler (0-0, 5.40) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Scott Hairston – RF Lucas Duda – LF Kelly Shoppach – C Andres Torres […]

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Dickey To Have Surgery For Abdominal Tear, Plus What Ojeda Said

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Dickey To Have Surgery For Abdominal Tear, Plus What Ojeda Said

After their 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, the Mets announced that R.A. Dickey will have surgery on October 18 in Philadelphia, to repair a torn abdominal muscle that he tore back in April. Apparently he has been pitching with discomfort all season long, but during his start it was the worst pain he’s had and […]

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No 21st Win For Dickey, 4-3 Loss To The Fish In Extras

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No 21st Win For Dickey, 4-3 Loss To The Fish In Extras

The Mets (73-87) lost to the Marlins (68-92) by the score of 4-3 on Tuesday evening in Miami. I want you to think hard about something, just for a second… We might have seen the last of RA Dickey in a Mets uniform. And tomorrow…you might see the last of David Wright in a New […]

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MMO Roundtable: What Should Be The Number One Priority This Offseason?

An article by posted on October 2, 2012 0 Comments

In this MMO Roundtable edition, I asked our staff the following: What is the number one priority for the Mets this offseason?   Mitch: While the outfield has some issues, the bullpen is priority number one. The Mets lost a bunch of games because of the bullpen’s inability to get the job done…I’m not sure […]

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