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Mets Sign Top Dominican Pitcher

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

According to Baseball America, the Mets have agreed to terms with Luis Mateo for $150,000, which should end a three-year process for the 21-year-old Dominican righthander with a mid-90s fastball to get signed. Mateo originally agreed to terms with the Giants on July 2, 2008, for $625,000. The Giants had that contract voided in August, […]

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Steve Cohen OUT of Mets Bidding

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Steve Cohen OUT of Mets Bidding

According to the NY Post, Hedge Fund billionaire Steve Cohen is out of the bidding for the minority stake of the Mets. In recent weeks the common report had Cohen as the front-runner for the minority stake of the team. However concerns over his trading activity have the Mets going in a different direction. Federal […]

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The Cory Vaughn Story

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

Cory Vaughn is rated as the the Mets 7th overall prospect in the farm system. He is the son of former big league slugger Greg Vaughn, and has followed in his fathers footsteps on the fast track to the major leagues. The 22 year old outfielder was the Mets 4th round pick out of San […]

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Empty Seats

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

I always look forward to Opening Day, the beginning of the baseball season and this year was no different. Usually there is a big crowd and it’s cooler than you thought it would be, but it’s baseball – exactly what you missed all winter. This year was different. I expected that the Mets would not […]

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Things I Wish Would Go Away Already

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Things I Wish Would Go Away Already

Willie Harris had an uncanny ability to make the spectacular play against the Mets, and now as a Met, he’s killing the team from the inside. Hey, lets not place all of the team’s woes on pitchers dropping like flies, the revolving door at second base, and a lack of clutch hitting by the usual […]

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Move Over Reyes, Samuels Is New NL Steals Leader

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

You gotta chuckle when you read what NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said regarding former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels who was brought up on charges today and arrested. “This is a case of the equipment manager leading the National League in steals,” New York City police commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement. According to […]

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DePo Likes What He Sees From Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Adam Rubin posted some comments about Mets prospect Kirk Nieuwenhuis made by Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta “Obviously he’s having a great year,” DePodesta said. “There’s no real story there. The thing that is interesting to me about it is that he’s one of the rare guys that as he moves up levels, […]

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Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

I wanted to update this with some great information from analyst/statistician/Met historian Mark Simon at ESPN who writes, Young’s 1.88 ERA would be the best overall mark for any Mets pitcher who made at least four starts with the team. In single-season annals, it’s topped only by Dwight Gooden’s 1.53 ERA in 1985, Mike Birkbeck’s 1.63 […]

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Left On Base; Left In Last. Mets Lose 2-1 To Rockies

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Both Mets and Rockies had limited runs and hits for them but a Rockie HR put the Mets away in 2-1 loss. Capuano had another nice start, bullpen was lights out, but once again, the offense fell flat. Game Notes So when both teams only get five hits each in a game, both […]

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Mets Seek Rocky Mountain Redemption

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

Two weeks ago the Rockies left the Mets beaten and bewildered. They came into Citi Field, and swept the Mets in four straight games. The four game sweep capped off a dreadful home stand, one that saw the Mets go 1-6 as they opened their season in Citi Field. At the time, the Mets had […]

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