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MMO Mets Quotables: Opening Day Edition

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables: Opening Day Edition

Here’s a another edition of MMO Mets Quotables which includes some pre and post Opening Day game quotes as well as some other assorted goodies. “It’s a great feeling. We’re as ready as we can possibly be right now. We’ve got the big boy going and that means a lot. That’s an exciting time for everybody […]

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Mets Official Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Official Opening Day Roster

The Mets made two last minute moves and placed pitchers Pedro Beato (shoulder stiffness) and D.J. Carrasco (sprained ankle) on the disabled list today in advance of Opening Day tomorrow afternoon. The moves opened up roster spots for reliever Miguel Batista and outfielder Mike Baxter. Relievers Tim Byrdak (knee) and Frank Francisco (knee) will both avoid the […]

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MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

A new MMO feature for a new Mets season, introducing MMO Mets Quotables. “We lost Jose. We lost Carlos. We lost Frankie Rodriguez, all very, very good players. We lost some big pieces of the puzzle. But you know what you do? You bring other people in to fill those spots. You trust them. You […]

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MLB News: Matt Cain and Joey Votto Hit Mega Millions Jackpot

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
MLB News: Matt Cain and Joey Votto Hit Mega Millions Jackpot

The country might be in dire economic shape, but don’t tell that to the San Francisco Giants or the low market Cincinnati Reds who both set new benchmarks player compensation. Lets start with Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain who is now the richest right-handed pitcher in baseball after he agreed to a five-year contract extension that will guarantee […]

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Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

Here is a followup to a post I wrote last week on Jason Bay AKA The 500 Pound Gorilla In The Corner Outfield. Mike Puma of the  NY Post writes this morning: A club official yesterday floated the possibility that if Bay is struggling six or seven weeks into the season, the Mets could explore other options, including a […]

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Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

The New York Mets will honor the memory of Gary Carter on Opening Day, Thursday, April 5 at Citi Field with his family participating in a special pre-game ceremony prior to the season’s opener against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. Carter passed away February 16 after a courageous 10-month battle with brain cancer. Gary’s […]

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MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

Jayson Stark of ESPN grabbed my attention this morning when he posted this chart showing how Toronto Blue Jays’ phenom Brett Lawrie, stacked up against some of the all time greats with his .953 OPS last season. That’s some pretty amazing company and at 22 years old, Brett Lawrie is ready to explode onto the […]

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Pelfrey’s High Ankle Sprain Explains Poor Spring… Not Really…

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey’s High Ankle Sprain Explains Poor Spring… Not Really…

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post,  Mike Pelfrey has been dealing with a high ankle sprain for mostly all of Spring Training, Pelfrey told Puma he sprained his right ankle in the offseason, “and then aggravated the injury shortly after camp began”. Pelfrey has been awful this spring and has allowed an alarming 18 runs, […]

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Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

You can believe what you want about whether or not Johan Santana will make a triumphant return to the mound on Opening Day for the Mets, and you can hang on to your doubts that he’ll ever be what he once was. But Santana is tuning you out. He’s locked into his own plan and […]

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Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

An article by posted on March 7, 2012 0 Comments
Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

It was a great day for Jon Niese and the rest of the Mets this afternoon at Digital Domain Park, as they blanked the Florida Marlins 7-0. Niese faced seven batters in his two innings of work, striking out two and walking one while throwing 19 of 31 pitches for strikes. Niese has been working on […]

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