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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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Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

Ever since Mike Piazza, played his last game as a Met, the team has been searching for a permanent replacement at catcher. We have had a few quick fixes, but the patch just doesn’t seem to hold. Where oh where is the next Jerry Grote? The next John Stearns? The next Todd Hundley? Will the […]

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Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Gee And Wright Fuel Mets 7-3 Win Over Padres

Dillon Gee pitched a great game and the offense didn’t manage many hits, but a big David Wright hit ensured the 7-3 Mets win. Game Notes Dillon Gee was in control both figuratively and literally up until the seventh inning, after being hit on the right knee in an at-bat the inning before. Gee went […]

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Mets Minor League Updates: Havens, Martinez, Lutz, Sandoval

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Updates: Havens, Martinez, Lutz, Sandoval

Reese Havens In case you missed it, second base prospect Reese Havens made the Baseball America Hot Sheet last week which highlights prospects that are excelling. After a week in which Havens batted .435/.536/.739 (10-for-23) with seven runs scored, BA writes: In an alternate universe, a healthy Reese Havens might already have claimed the Mets’ […]

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Brandon Nimmo To Play In Games As Early As Next Week

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have finally inked their first round pick Brandon Nimmo to a contract, we can all finally relax.  It would have been a devastating blow had he not signed, especially with the lack of production we are getting from our young hitting prospects down in the minors.  Now that he has signed […]

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Madoff Decision Is Significant Setback For Owners Of Mets

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

In a column in the New York Times this morning by Richard Sandomir and Ken Belson, all the current news about the Wilpon, Katz suit is brought up to date. For those who are really interested in the business part of the Mets Operation, this article is very informative. The New York Times doesn’t waste […]

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Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

  Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, but the bullpen couldn’t stop the bleeding and the offense offered no support in the Mets 6-1 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a peculiar outing today, allowing three runs on ten hits in six innings, walking none and striking out three. Niese gave up […]

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Capuano Has Been Awful; Is Trade a Possiblity?

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments

When the Mets signed Chris Capuano in the offseason, i thought that the Mets picked up a low-risk, high reward type of player. I also thought that the deal was a good one. Now that we’re getting closer to the end of the season, I wonder if I should be eating my words? Capuano has […]

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Before Getting Excited About Nimmo, Remember Al Shirley (And Others)

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments

As last night’s deadline to sign first-round draft choice Brandon Nimmo drew closer, my Twitter timeline was littered with fans and writers counting down the minutes.  “C’mon, Sandy, get it done,” one follower said.  “We need Nimmo,” said another.  So I got to thinking. With all of this talk about how desperate the Mets were […]

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