Archive for June, 2013

All Star Voting Update: Sandoval Leads Wright

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All Star Voting Update: Sandoval Leads Wright

As the first round of voting is tallied for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field, no Met is currently leading the vote to be an All-Star Game starter. It’s a closer battle at third base, where Pablo Sandoval leads David Wright, 1,094,475 votes to 967,299. Sandoval toppled Wright last year as you may remember which […]

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David Wright: He’s As Cold As Ice

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David Wright: He’s As Cold As Ice

I just wanted to add some new comments David Wright made to Newsday regarding his recent slump that has seen him go 10-for-his-last-49 at the plate with just one home run and two RBI, dropping his average to .277 for the season. “I’m maybe trying to do a little too much and trying to make […]

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Matt Cerrone Reports Alderson Will Step Down After 2014 If Wilpons Don’t Let Him Spend

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Matt Cerrone Reports Alderson Will Step Down After 2014 If Wilpons Don’t Let Him Spend

MetsBlog’s Matt Cerrone has learned that unless the Mets let Sandy Alderson spend money to improve the team this coming offseason, he will resign as general manager of the team after 2014. Sandy Alderson wants to significantly move this franchise forward in the next year or so. And, if it doesn’t happen, or if he […]

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MiLB Executive: Mets Are Undesirable, Nobody Wants Them

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MiLB Executive: Mets Are Undesirable, Nobody Wants Them

In investigating the reasons for why the Mets now have their Triple-A affiliate almost 3,000 miles away in Las Vegas, Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal uncovers some telling details on how the organization is looked at by other teams and sheds light on how things deteriorated in Norfolk and then Buffalo. Only a handful […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

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Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas shut down Fresno, 8-0. Binghamton had the day off. St. Lucie dropped to Lakeland, 2-1.  Savannah had the day off. Prospect Pipeline Travis d’Arnaud was seen yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for follow up on his fractured toe. Travis was cleared to begin weight […]

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Hefner Will Likely Be The Loser When Wheeler Gets The Call

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Hefner Will Likely Be The Loser When Wheeler Gets The Call

Poor Jeremy Hefner… As we usher in what we hope will be the long and prosperous era of Zack Wheeler, perhaps as soon as next week, there’s no question who the Mets will probably cut to make room for him. That distinction will fall to lefthanded reliever Robert Carson – he of the 9.00 ERA […]

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Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

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Making The Case For A Daniel Murphy All-Star Bid

Amid a season that has been for the most part filled with disappointment and under-performance, a bright spot shines bright on this 22-32 New York Mets ballclub, and that beacon of light is named Daniel Murphy. Murphy has emerged alongside David Wright as a primary source of offensive production on the year. Batting a cool […]

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Atchison To Continue Rehab, No Timetable For Return

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Atchison To Continue Rehab, No Timetable For Return

The Mets released a statement on their official website with an update: Scott Atchison was seen today in Florida by Dr. James Andrews for continued discomfort in his right elbow. Dr. Andrews concurred with Mets physicians on the diagnosis of, and a treatment plan for, a bone spur in the elbow. Scott will recommence his […]

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Mets Like Depth In This Week’s Draft, Confident They’ll Get Who They Like

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Mets Like Depth In This Week’s Draft, Confident They’ll Get Who They Like

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com gave us a thorough draft preview for the New York Mets as we gear up for the 2013 MLB draft this Thursday. While it’s not always guaranteed an impact-type player will fall to the 11th overall pick (which is where the Mets currently reside), but Paul DePodesta shed some light on the […]

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Featured Post: Managing The Mets 40 Man Roster

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Featured Post: Managing The Mets 40 Man Roster

As part of the ongoing discussion on who should play for the Mets and who should be sent down, brought up, or traded for, one constant requirement remains: creating enough space on the 40 man roster to permit all these maneuvers to take place. For those needing a refresher, a team’s 40 man (or “expanded”) […]

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Fried Rice: Has Collins Burned Out His Lefty Reliever?

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Fried Rice: Has Collins Burned Out His Lefty Reliever?

If you didn’t know any better, you would think the Mets only had two relievers in their bullpen; closer Bobby Parnell and lefthander Scott Rice. On those rare occasions when the Mets need to protect a late lead, Parnell and Rice have been Terry Collins‘ first line of defense and his go-to guys. For Rice, […]

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