Archive for July, 2013

Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

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Trading Daniel Murphy May Be The Mets Best Option

For the first six weeks or so of the 2013 season, everything was going right for Daniel Murphy. After countless position changes, multiple injuries and a great deal of hard work and dedication, he was finally coming into his own both offensively and in field at second; and then came June. After fluttering around .300 […]

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Matt den Dekker: Boom or Bust?

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Matt den Dekker: Boom or Bust?

Welcome to the return of an MMN original feature, Boom or Bust! This is a feature where our writers contribute their two cents about whether or not a particular prospect will…you guessed it: be a boom in the big leagues or be a bust. This week’s topic is Triple-A outfielder, Matt den Dekker. Kirk Cahill: […]

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Featured Post: Harvey’s Good, But Not Good(en) or Terrific — Yet

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Featured Post: Harvey’s Good, But Not Good(en) or Terrific — Yet

By the time I arrived at Shea Stadium in mid-June, a Dwight Gooden start had become a New York event. I had been watching Gooden baffle opponents on television over the first two months of the 1985 season. The first month he shut out the Philadelphia Phillies twice and the Cincinnati Reds. From May and […]

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A Quick Message For The MMO Community

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments

I usually don’t write these types of posts and in fact I don’t believe I’ve ever done this before, but here goes… For the greater part of this year I’ve been very down on MMO – a site I started on March 5, 2005. I’m not talking about our content which I am always proud […]

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Hefner Shines, Satin Rakes, Mets Plug The Brewers 2-1

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Hefner Shines, Satin Rakes, Mets Plug The Brewers 2-1

Josh Satin‘s RBI-Double was one of three hits on his big day… The New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 2-1 before 39,677 at Miller Park today on Hank Aaron Bobblehead Day. Game time temperature was a beautiful 87 degrees and the first pitch was at 1:10 pm. Jeremy Hefner was […]

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Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

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Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

According to what a team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, with the July 31 trade deadline three weeks away, they may not be buyers or sellers and will instead stand pat. Rubin says that Mets officials are expected to keep tabs with the Colorado Rockies about Carlos Gonzalez and the Los Angeles Dodgers about Andre Ethier. But given the […]

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Mets Minors: Syndergaard, Matz, Montero All Turn In Solid Performances

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Mets Minors: Syndergaard, Matz, Montero All Turn In Solid Performances

The B-Mets went above and beyond for anyone who attended their game yesterday — not only did Noah Syndergaard turn in a relatively effective performance, but the Mets slammed five home runs as part of a 14-3 blowout victory. Syndergaard’s three runs allowed were all listed as unearned because of an error in the sixth […]

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Mets vs Brewers: Satin To Play Today, Hefner Has 2.93 ERA In Last 13 Starts, Byrd Has 13 Homeruns

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Mets vs Brewers: Satin To Play Today, Hefner Has 2.93 ERA In Last 13 Starts, Byrd Has 13 Homeruns

Mets (36-48) at Brewers (35-51) Jeremy Hefner (3-6, 3.54) vs  LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-1, 2.43) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr. CF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Marlon Byrd RF Josh Satin 1B Andrew Brown LF Anthony Recker C Omar Quintanilla SS Jeremy Hefner RHP Game Notes After suffering his 10th loss of the season […]

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Hefner Constantly Making Adjustments To Maintain His Edge

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Hefner Constantly Making Adjustments To Maintain His Edge

It was Jeremy Hefner‘s turn to have a Sunday round with Steve Serby of the New York Post. As is usually the case, Serby did a nice job of revealing a side of Hefner we hadn’t known on a variety of topics ranging from the two times he was drafted by the Mets and didn’t […]

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Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

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Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

The Dodgers have obtained right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for three minor-league pitchers – Steve Ames, Josh Wall and Angel Sanchez. L.A. also picked up an international signing bonus worth $197,000 in the deal. “Nolasco is somebody that can help us out,” Colletti said. “Obviously he’s an accomplished big league starter. We felt […]

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