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Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

An article by posted on March 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets First Baseman Discusses Valley Fever Diagnosis With Reporters

Ike Davis spoke with reporters this morning about his suspected valley fever diagnosis. Here’s a quick summary: The specialist still thinks he has valley fever despite blood test being negative. Except in the most extreme cases, valley fever is not debilitating. Ike Davis says he feels great and does not have any symptoms of the disease which he […]

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On Paper How Bad are the 2012 Mets Really?

An article by posted on March 3, 2012 0 Comments

Earlier in the off-season Ted Berg did the work to show the Mets are capable of winning 94 games if everything possible broke right. However, that never happens. I decided I wanted to take a more realistic approach to the statistics and look at what level of performance we can expect from the Mets in […]

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There’s A Chance Nieuwenhuis Could Break Camp With Mets

An article by posted on March 3, 2012 0 Comments
There’s A Chance Nieuwenhuis Could Break Camp With Mets

The Mets are reportedly considering outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis for a spot on the opening day roster according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. If he makes the club out of Spring Training it will be in a bench role as an extra outfielder. The Mets are intrigued by Nieuwenhuis, but would prefer that he […]

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Remembering the Mets First “Star” – Ron Hunt

An article by posted on March 3, 2012 0 Comments
Remembering the Mets First “Star” – Ron Hunt

After just reading Barry Duchan’s excellent piece here on MMO: “Mets Memories 1964 – Ron Hunt, Pete Rose and Bobby Klaus,” I was inspired to share my own thought’s and memories of Ron Hunt. Back in ’64 I was 7 years-old, a tremendous Beatle nut, and a budding Mets fan. My favorite TV shows at […]

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Mets Version Of Futures Game On Display In PSL Yesterday

An article by posted on March 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Version Of Futures Game On Display In PSL Yesterday

Yesterday manager Terry Collins put together lineups for an intrasquad game that featured some of the promising young prospects in the Mets farm system. It was interesting and exciting to see all of the young players in camp playing against one another as they look to showcase their talent before being sent back to minors camp. Some […]

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Mets Continue To Keep Tabs On Chris Young… WHY?

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments

Ken Davidoff reports that the Mets continue to keep tabs on starter Chris Young. He is seeking a Major League deal, although Mets prefer a minor league deal. I just don’t see the point in having him return.  He didn’t pitch for the majority of the last season and missed almost the entire season in 2010. Yeah […]

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2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

I wanted to post something a little different today. Here are the latest Over/Under win totals for the upcoming season straight from Las Vegas. Lets take a gander, shall we… Let me rundown my NL East picks… Atlanta 85.5 Wins: Take The Under The Braves didn’t make any significant changes this offseason and that’s surprising […]

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2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

Buffalo (AAA) Manager: Wally Backman Pitching coach: Mark Brewer Hitting coach: George Greer Binghamton (AA) Manager: Pedro Lopez Pitching coach: Glenn Abbott Hitting coach: Luis Natera St. Lucie (High A) Manager: Ryan Ellis Pitching coach: Phil Regan Hitting coach: Benny Distefano Coach: Jose Carreno Savannah (Low A) Manager: Luis Rojas Pitching coach: Frank Viola Hitting coach: Joel Fuentes Brooklyn (Short Season) Manager: Rich Donnelly Pitching coach: Marc Valdes Hitting coach: Bobby […]

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Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

Caught this quote by David Wright on ESPN who was commenting on whether the Mets should retire Gary Carter’s No. 8. “Sure, why not? It would make sense,” Wright replied when asked if Carter’s number ought to be retired. “I don’t exactly know the numbers of his Mets career off the top of my head. He […]

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College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

I meant for this to go up on Monday until I realized this was the week every professor decides to throw a test at you. If you guys like the idea I’ll try to have the next one up on Monday. I plan to rotate the second tier guys mentioned each week, so next week […]

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