Archive for October, 2012

Will The Mets Ever Have An Extended Run Of Winning Baseball?

An article by posted on October 20, 2012 0 Comments
Will The Mets Ever Have An Extended Run Of Winning Baseball?

I was driving into work this morning and was listening to Richard Neer on WFAN. He was talking about the Yankees and Braves success over the past 20 years. He was saying how the Braves and Yankees have made the playoffs virtually every year, and it’s not really about getting to the post season, it’s […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Chris Young, RHP

An article by posted on October 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Player Review: Chris Young, RHP

  CHRIS YOUNG, RHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: With veteran Chris Young there was first a hope before any expectations. Signed as a stop gap starter to begin with prior to the 2011 season, Young pitched effectively at first before injuring his shoulder. In four starts he was 1-0 with a 1.88 ERA, giving the Mets six […]

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Rangers Hire Dave Magadan As Hitting Coach

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Rangers Hire Dave Magadan As Hitting Coach

The Texas Rangers have dismissed hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh and hired Dave Magadan away from the Boston Red Sox. Magadan had been the Red Sox hitting coach for six years, beginning in 2007 when they won the World Series. The Red Sox, who are in the process of looking for a manager, held an option […]

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Is Matt Harvey A Cy Young Contender In 2013?

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Is Matt Harvey A Cy Young Contender In 2013?

Our own Craig Lerner came up with several bold predictions of his own last week, so I thought I would throw my own into the mix. We saw the triumphant debut of the Mets 2010 1st-round draft pick Matt Harvey, providing one of very few bright spots in an otherwise dreary second half of the […]

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Buster Posey, Fernando Rodney Earn Comeback Player Of The Year Honors

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Buster Posey, Fernando Rodney Earn Comeback Player Of The Year Honors

Catcher Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants and closer Fernando Rodney of the Tampa Bay Rays have been named the recipients of the 2012 National League and American League Comeback Player of the Year Awards, respectively, Major League Baseball announced today. The Comeback Player of the Year Awards are officially sanctioned by Major League […]

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Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

Check out the latest poll results from MetsBlog on where his readership voted on the question of Are the Mets are headed in the Right or Wrong Direction: If there was an option that said “Not Sure” that’s what I would have chosen. Maybe that’s why he only got 2,600 people to vote instead of […]

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What Can The Mets Learn From Detroit’s Success?

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
What Can The Mets Learn From Detroit’s Success?

The Detroit Tigers have put the Yankees in off-season mode, and it took only 4 games to do it. You know in the long run, the Yankees may have had less drama to deal with had the Orioles taken them out in 5 games. I have no doubt that this will be the start of […]

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2012 Mets Player Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Player Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: Dillon Gee made a strong first impression with the Mets as a 2010 September call-up when their rotation was in tatters. He made five starts and gave the Mets at least six innings in each and didn’t up more than three earned runs in any. His 2.18 ERA and ability to keep his […]

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Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

What is taking Sandy Alderson so long to make roster cuts? The Mets have been making moves over the last few days as they begin to trim the fat off of the 40-man roster. The one problem I have is, why is it taking so long to make the cuts? According to Alderson he already […]

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Mets News: Fred Lewis Also Chopped From 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Fred Lewis Also Chopped From 40-Man Roster

Yesterday, the Mets announced that they have removed catcher Rob Johnson from the 40-man roster and that he is now a free agent. Johnson was actually eligible for arbitration with the Mets, but now that becomes a moot point. He appeared in 17 games for the Mets in 2012 and hit .250 with four RBI in 52 […]

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