Archive for February, 2013

Murphy Will Be Fine, Could Miss A Week To Ten Days

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Murphy Will Be Fine, Could Miss A Week To Ten Days

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is back in camp after flying to New York yesterday to be examined by team doctors for what was being diagnosed as a strained intercostal muscle. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirmed through a second source that Murphy received a cortisone shot and that the diagnosis “was consistent” with the intercostal […]

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The Answer Is Jason Bay and Bobby Bonilla

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The Answer Is Jason Bay and Bobby Bonilla

Casey: I’ll take Mets Oddities for $400, Alex. Alex: The answer is Bobby Bonilla and Jason Bay. Casey: Who are the highest paid outfielders on the 2013 Mets? Alex: Good job, Casey, and I’m afraid we’re all out of time for this round as we head into Final Jeopardy. The Final Jeopardy category will be “Ponzi […]

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Cam Maron and Steven Matz Remain Loyal To Their New York Roots

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Cam Maron and Steven Matz Remain Loyal To Their New York Roots

By Mike Stainkamp LI natives stay loyal to roots preparing for Spring Training Baseball players have always been considered the “Boys of Summer.” But what happens when the final out of the World Series is recorded and the offseason begins? For two Mets prospects and Long Island natives, Camden Maron and Steven Matz, the offseason means […]

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Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

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Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

Updated 2/20 According to ESPN, New York Mets outfield prospect Cesar Puello has been linked to receiving PEDs from the Biogenesis of America clinic. However, it should be noted that there is no proof that Puello ever actually used any form of PED. ESPN states that “Sources said the players, like those who have been […]

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Projecting The Most Ideal Lineup For Mets This Season

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Projecting The Most Ideal Lineup For Mets This Season

Like every manager in the history of the game, I love to tinker with batting orders. So much can happen between now and Opening Day, but when it is below freezing it is as good a time as any to think of what Terry Collins’ lineup could be this summer. Collins is on record with Ruben Tejada in […]

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My Mets Evolution, 40 Years And Still Believin’

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My Mets Evolution, 40 Years And Still Believin’

On Saturday, February 23rd the Mets open up their spring training schedule with a game against the Washington Nationals. The game is schedule to be broadcast on SNY at 12:00 PM, and I plan on being in front of my TV and watching it… Baseball is back, and what could be better? For me, the […]

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Mets 2013 Promotional Schedule

An article by posted on February 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2013 Promotional Schedule

The New York Mets today announced the promotional schedule for the 2013 season at Citi Field. The Mets will give away nearly 400,000 items to fans of all ages highlighted by the All-Star Bobblehead Series featuring Ron Darling (April 21), John Franco (May 25) David Wright (June 30), Dwight Gooden (July 21) and Tom Seaver […]

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2013 Mets Projection: Johan Santana, SP

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2013 Mets Projection: Johan Santana, SP

Johan Santana‘s 2012 statistics look awful at first glance. No, they are awful. His 4.85 ERA and 1.33 WHIP are both his worst since becoming a starter. That, combined with the fact that Santana missed the last two months of the season might have you down on the 33 year-old lefty. But when you look […]

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2013 New York Mets: Overs & Unders

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2013 New York Mets: Overs & Unders

As Spring Training gets under way, a few staff writers got together and weighed in on various team and individual achievements. Here’s MMO’s official Over/Under for the 2013 Mets season: We’d love to have you give us your own takes so we could have something to compare to. So what do you think? When will […]

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Sifting Through Some Old Mets Relics And Memories Makes Me Believe in 2013

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Sifting Through Some Old Mets Relics And Memories Makes Me Believe in 2013

Tucked away in the mountains of Tehachapi, Calif. rests a modest cottage. Living in that cottage are John and Jill Nelson. These are my parents. In any given room, you can find the typical conventions of any old west-style household. There are paintings of horses on every wall, candle holders made from welded horseshoes on […]

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Spring Briefs: Collins Inspires Team, Turner Could Be On Way Out

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Spring Briefs: Collins Inspires Team, Turner Could Be On Way Out

Mets manager Terry Collins said the message he gave his team yesterday was that they are good enough to compete. Collins told reporters: “The ultimate message was: The one thing I don’t want any of these guys ever to think is that if we get beat, if we lose a game, it’s because we’re not supposed […]

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