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Kerel Cooper Talks About Lowering the Fences

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

Last week, I emailed noted Mets video blogger Kerel Cooper a question I had regarding the potential for lowering the fences. In the video below, Kerel gives his take on lowering the fences. Enjoy. Check out more of Kerel on his site On The Black.

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Trial Date Set For Irving Picard’s Suit Against Mets Owners

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

A March trial date has been set for a jury to hear a $1 billion claim against the Mets by a trustee recovering money for cheated investors of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff. A U.S. District Court judge set the March 5 trial date at a Friday hearing. The judge heard arguments from both sides […]

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Bullpen Blows Game, Again, Mets Lose 6-2 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a strong seven innings, but the bullpen combined to give up four runs in the last two innings in their 6-2 loss to the Brewers. Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked great today, and had another quality outing. Dickey went seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, walking none and striking out […]

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Collins Throws A Log Onto The Fire

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Throws A Log Onto The Fire

Terry Collins joined the growing movement to shrink Citi Field last night in a show of frustration before last night’s heartbreaking loss. “It’s very difficult to play here if you’re an offensive player. Especially if you’re a guy who’s supposed to be driving in runs. It’s a tough place to play. If there are some adjustments […]

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Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

There has been quite a bit of discussion on MMO about the drafting of Brandon Nimmo. Some fans are happy about the pick and think Sandy did right to draft the lefty swinging, 18-year-old CF from Wyoming. Others criticize the pick, calling him a “reach,” some wanted the Mets to draft a high-ceiling catcher, Blake Swihart’s name […]

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R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

Last night, a collection of bloggers were invited to Citi Field for another Mets blogging event. As part of the day, we got to spend close to 20 minutes in the home dugout talking to pitcher R.A. Dickey, who is even nicer in person than he seems on TV. Dickey spoke about his recently joining […]

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Video: Brandon Nimmo Talks About His Pro Debut With Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video of Brandon Nimmo talking about his first hit as a pro, courtesy of SNY and hat tip to Mike Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog. Wow that was quick.  Brandon Nimmo made his professional debut for the Mets organization yesterday afternoon..  He played for the GCL Mets affiliate and was in the […]

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Pelfrey Struggles As Mets Lose 6-1 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had one of his usual one inning explosions, and the Mets offense couldn’t hit with RISP in their 6-1 loss to the Brewers Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took 86 pitches to get through two difficult innings, and three fairly clean innings. Pelfrey’s final line was five innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on […]

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Where Are Our Stud Players?

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

After watching the Mets get smoked in Arizona this past week, one of the only bright spots during the games was watching Justin Upton. The guy is a flat out baseball player and will likely be an MVP candidate for the foreseeable future. Then over the last home stand, there was the Marlins Mike Stanton, […]

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Izzy Mulling A Return For Next Season

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Izzy Mulling A Return For Next Season

According to Mike Puma of the NY Post, Jason Isringhausen is “leaving the door open for returning next season”, even if he doesn’t fit into the Mets’ plans. Izzy said he will wait until after the season to make his decision as he considers “the pros and cons” of pitching again in 2012. “If I […]

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