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After Trimming Some Fat Off The Payroll, What’s Left For Alderson To Play With?

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

When the first pitch was thrown on opening day of the 2011 season, the Mets payroll sat at $142 Million.  Due to that number Alderson was not able to do much this past off season.  That is all going to change with all of the contracts expiring at the end of this season. With the […]

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Mets Kidcaster Was A Big Hit

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

On Monday, SNY announced that 11-year old Jacob Resnick had won the network’s popular Kidcaster Contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program and that Jacob would appear in the SNY broadcast booth on August 2nd to help call a half-inning in the Mets-Marlins game. Well, the Mets lost the game, but young Jacob was a […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 2nd, 2011

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Rochester Red Wings 7 Just as it seemed he was getting some consistency at Triple-A, SMACK! Mark Cohoon throws this clunker up there. Cohoon wasn’t missing any bats and got clobbered throughout the entire start. He faced all nine hitters in the 1st inning that included four runs, two hit by […]

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Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments
Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

Chris Capuano pitched a great six innings and the Mets defense managed to falter again in their 4-3 loss against the Marlins Game Notes Chris Capuano had a great outing after a few bad outing including two against the Marlins. Cap went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out five and walking […]

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Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

Updated Post: News on Johan Santana now coming in: Johan Santana‘s comeback from shoulder surgery may have suffered a setback. The Mets ace complained of soreness following his scoreless three-inning rehab start Thursday. Sandy Alderson said he could not comment on the severity of the discomfort. “I think it’s prudent to have it checked out,” he said. Santana’s […]

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Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

Don’t look now, but Scott Hairston leads the Mets with a .561 slugging percentage and a .901 OPS. His seven homeruns are just one behind team leader David Wright who has eight. In a word, Hairston has been sensational off the bench. I thought for sure that Sandy Alderson would move him before the trade deadline, but I must […]

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Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

From the beginning of the season, defense had seemed to be a big question, but one the Mets front office seemed to ignore for the sake of offense. While the offense has been good if not great this season, the runs the defense has cost the Mets is definitely showing differential in the pitchers FIP, […]

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Updated Mets Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Updated Mets Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

Mets Have Yet To Sign Brandon Nimmo Jim Callis of Baseball America updated the Mets Top 10 Prospects yesterday to account for some new organizational additions via the First Year Player Draft and the recent trade for Zack Wheeler who is now the Mets #1 Prospect. Here is the rest of them. 1. Zach Wheeler, RHP – A+ Port St. […]

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Murphy’s Gaffe Leads To Mets 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary A Mike Pelfrey-esque start, a bullpen hold, a bad pitch by Izzy, poor offense against a 4+ ERA starter, and plenty of mental mistakes. A game Duda tied late, was lost in extras. Another one of those games. Mets lose 7-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey. What else can we say about him that hasn’t […]

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Wheeler Gets Tabbed Mets #1 Prospect, Then Gets Knocked Around In St. Lucie Debut

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Wheeler Gets Tabbed Mets #1 Prospect, Then Gets Knocked Around In St. Lucie Debut

Early Monday, Jim Callis of Baseball America updated the Mets top prospects and jumping to the top of the list to #1 is Zack Wheeler, the RHP the Mets obtained from San Francisco in the Carlos Beltran trade. Wheeler, the former #6 overall pick in the 2009 draft jumped past RHP Matt Harvey who was the […]

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