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Shohei Otani And The Mets

An article by posted on 23/10/2012 0 Comments
Shohei Otani And The Mets

The young man pictured above is Shohei Otani – the flame-throwing high school phenom out of Japan. The story about this kid is that he can dial it up to about 99 MPH on occasion at just 18 years old, and because of this, he has drawn instant comparisons to Yu Darvish. Patrick Newman at […]

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Giants Stun the Cardinals 9-0 and Advance to the World Series

An article by posted on 23/10/2012 0 Comments
Giants Stun the Cardinals 9-0 and Advance to the World Series

The San Francisco Giants routed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series on Monday to complete a stunning comeback and advance to the World Series against the Detroit Tigers. The Giants, the 2010 World Series winners, trailed last year’s champion Cardinals 3-1 in the best-of-seven series but ran […]

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2012 Buffalo Bisons: A Look Back

An article by posted on 21/10/2012 0 Comments
2012 Buffalo Bisons: A Look Back

As you probably already know, the Mets affiliation with the AAA International League franchise in Buffalo came to a screeching halt at the conclusion of the 2012 season, and the Mets will be forced to play their AAA games in the Pacific Coast League for the Las Vegas 51′s beginning in 2013. The Mets were only […]

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Will The Mets Ever Have An Extended Run Of Winning Baseball?

An article by posted on 20/10/2012 0 Comments
Will The Mets Ever Have An Extended Run Of Winning Baseball?

I was driving into work this morning and was listening to Richard Neer on WFAN. He was talking about the Yankees and Braves success over the past 20 years. He was saying how the Braves and Yankees have made the playoffs virtually every year, and it’s not really about getting to the post season, it’s […]

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Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

An article by posted on 19/10/2012 0 Comments
Are You Unsure About The Direction Of The Team?

Check out the latest poll results from MetsBlog on where his readership voted on the question of Are the Mets are headed in the Right or Wrong Direction: If there was an option that said “Not Sure” that’s what I would have chosen. Maybe that’s why he only got 2,600 people to vote instead of […]

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Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on 18/10/2012 0 Comments
Let’s Trim The Fat Off The Mets 40-Man Roster

What is taking Sandy Alderson so long to make roster cuts? The Mets have been making moves over the last few days as they begin to trim the fat off of the 40-man roster. The one problem I have is, why is it taking so long to make the cuts? According to Alderson he already […]

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Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

An article by posted on 18/10/2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: First Base

In following MMO’s steadfast desire to provide you with the best in-depth analysis of the Mets Minor League farm system, we would like to introduce you to a brand new weekly feature that will appear throughout the off-season. As you can see it’s called: Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart, and when all is said-and-done […]

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5 Bold Predictions For The 2013 Mets

An article by posted on 16/10/2012 0 Comments
5 Bold Predictions For The 2013 Mets

This might be the third or fourth time that I take issue with something I read on Bleacher Report and replied with a counter-post or a reaction post. I’m sorry, but they make it way too easy. My latest quibble was with today’s post entitled: 5 Bold Predictions for the New York Mets’ Offseason With […]

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Is Patience Really A Virtue?

An article by posted on 15/10/2012 0 Comments
Is Patience Really A Virtue?

I saw a link on MetsBlog that sent me through a wormhole and I ended up in the realm of Amazin Avenue where I discovered a post that asked: Who Was The Most Patient Hitter In 2012? If you click the title you can read the entire article in it’s full context, but I was vastly […]

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Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

An article by posted on 13/10/2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

After the minor league season came to an end, Joe D. asked our minor league team who they believed were our five most untouchable prospects. He asked me to take the lead, compile all the results, and present it to our readers. Of course when your team finishes in fourth place in four successive seasons, the word untouchable […]

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