Archive for November, 2012

My Picks For Manager of the Year: Davey Johnson And Buck Showalter

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My Picks For Manager of the Year: Davey Johnson And Buck Showalter

The Manager of the Year award will be announced this afternoon by the Baseball Writers Association of America. You don’t usually see managers of perennially good teams win the award because they are expected to win. The writers prefer rags-to-riches stories, but sometimes it is harder to win with a bullseye on your back. I […]

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Who Was The Mets Most Valuable Player In 2012, Wright Or Dickey?

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Who Was The Mets Most Valuable Player In 2012, Wright Or Dickey?

There wasn’t a real lot to rave about when you consider the Mets 2012 season as a whole, but even in an 88-loss season, there were a few bright spots. We had our first No-Hitter in franchise history, we saw one of our top prospects breakthrough in a big way, and one of the Mets’ […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Cory Vaughn, OF

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Cory Vaughn, OF

6’3” and 225 lbs out of California… Meet Cory Vaughn, son of former major leaguer, Greg Vaughn. Vaughn was first drafted by the Phillies in 2007 right out of High School, and luckily for us, he went ahead and decided to turn them down and go on to college. He was drafted in the 43rd […]

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Mike Trout and Bryce Harper Win Rookie Of The Year Awards

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Mike Trout and Bryce Harper Win Rookie Of The Year Awards

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels was named the American League Rookie of the Year for the 2012 season. It was unanimous and Trout received all 28 first place votes. The 20 year old had a season for the ages. Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish were the other two finalists. […]

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A Futuristic Seaver Fires An Explosive Fastball

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Check out this video of a futuristic Tom Seaver unleashing an explosive fastball to home plate at Citi Field. The designer writes: It’s pitcher versus batter as a high powered windup unleashes a sci-fi fastball in this thrilling one minute all CG short created exclusively for The New York Mets. Way to pick up the […]

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Cerrone: Mets and Wright $20 Million Apart

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Cerrone: Mets and Wright $20 Million Apart

Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog says he’s heard that Sandy Alderson and David Wright are just $20 million dollars apart on a new contract extension. However, based on what I’m hearing, Wright’s camp is thinking seven years and at least $130 million guaranteed, while the Mets are thinking more like six years and around $110 million. Frankly, that’s […]

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Mets Hire Jim Malone As Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

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Mets Hire Jim Malone As Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

The Mets announced they have named Jim Malone Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Malone, 45, was the Mets’ Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2002. He was the minor league Strength and Conditioning coordinator for the Kansas City Royals from 2000-2001 and the Cleveland Indians minor league Strength and Conditioning Coordinator from 2004-2005. Malone spent the previous seven […]

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Mets Rookie of the Year Winners: Seaver, Matlack, Strawberry and Gooden

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Mets Rookie of the Year Winners: Seaver, Matlack, Strawberry and Gooden

When it all started for Tom Seaver. In explaining part of the Mets’ problems over the years, consider they haven’t produced a Rookie of the Year in nearly three decades, which is a substantial drought. (Sorry, but I can’t resist: Jason Bay won it while with Pittsburgh in 2004.) The Mets have produced four Rookies […]

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Can Ike Davis Crack The 40 Home Run Mark?

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Can Ike Davis Crack The 40 Home Run Mark?

Ike Davis had a first half to forget in 2012. But he rebounded in the second half to produce high end power numbers. Ike became the first Met player to reach the 30 home run mark since Carlos Delgado jacked 38, and David Wright hit 33 in 2008. Davis displayed the kind of power you hope to get […]

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Metsmerized Hall of Fame: Tom Seaver, RHP

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Metsmerized Hall of Fame: Tom Seaver, RHP

The Franchise: The Name Says It All One of the many great things about the history of Baseball is the abundance of nicknames. Some are based around physical appearance of a player: The Splendid Splinter, Pee Wee, Three Finger, The Beard. For others, the way they played the game is summed up in a nickname: […]

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