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Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

An article by posted on April 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

Last we learned that the Mets were close to giving Jon Niese an extension on his current contract.The Mets have now made it official. The deal is worth five years, $25.5 million dollars with team options for 2017 and 2018 that could bring the total value to $46 million. I think the Mets made a mistake […]

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MMO Mets Quotables: Opening Day Edition

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables: Opening Day Edition

Here’s a another edition of MMO Mets Quotables which includes some pre and post Opening Day game quotes as well as some other assorted goodies. “It’s a great feeling. We’re as ready as we can possibly be right now. We’ve got the big boy going and that means a lot. That’s an exciting time for everybody […]

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Rounding Out The Herd

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding Out The Herd

  With opening night Thursday for the Buffalo Bisons, here is the “official” opening day roster for the Mets AAA entry in the International League. With at least five major league prospects on the roster in Harvey, Familia, Valdespin, Lutz, and Nieuwenhuis, this AAA team is getting away from the image of fielding a team […]

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SAN-TASTIC! Mets Ace Fuels 1-0 Victory Over Braves

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
SAN-TASTIC! Mets Ace Fuels 1-0 Victory Over Braves

And so it begins… Johan Santana pitched 5 great innings in his first start back from surgery and an RBI single in the sixth put the Mets on the path to an Opening Day victory. Summary So a surprising way to pull off an Opening Day victory nonetheless, but I will take every single win […]

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Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

It took some time, but the Binghamton Mets have finally announced their “official” opening day 2012 roster. The first game of the regular season was slated for last night in Binghamton when they faced off against the Akron Aeros, AA team for the Cleveland Indians. The starting pitcher for the season opener was right-hander Collin […]

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Opening Day and Other Insipid Thoughts

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Opening Day and Other Insipid Thoughts

To a diehard baseball fan Opening Day is Thanksgiving, Christmas, and your birthday all rolled into one glorious day. What two other words, except “Lottery Winner,” could evoke such passion? Even if you are a Mets fan, hammered all winter and spring with negative news, this is one day-one game to give it a rest. […]

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2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

The Savannah Sand Gnats (A) of the South Atlantic League, were the first of the Mets long-season league teams to unveil their “official” 2012 Opening Day Roster, and here it is: PITCHERS Marco Camarena (RHP) T.J. Chism (LHP) Michael Fulmer (RHP) Jack “The Rocket” Leathersich (LHP) Rafael Montero (RHP) Estarlin Morel (RHP) Alex Panteliodis (LHP) […]

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Mets Set New Attendance Record At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Set New Attendance Record At Citi Field

SNY’s Gary Cohen announced during today’s Mets broadcast, that the today’s season opener was a sellout and that the 42,080 tickets sold set a new Citi Field record. The Mets’ previous high for single-game home attendance was 42,042 against the Yankees on July 2, 2011. Despite the huge sellout, there were still plenty of empty seats […]

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And Here We Go Again

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
And Here We Go Again

So 50 years of Mets baseball. It feels like I have seen so much and yet I have consciously been around for only about one fifth, from 2001 to present. Today is Opening Day 2012 and I cannot help but be excited once again. Although this time around it is not the same excitement that […]

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Meet The Mets….The St. Lucie Mets

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Meet The Mets….The St. Lucie Mets

Yesterday the St. Lucie Mets (A) of the Florida State League announced their “official” 2012 opening day roster. Their season begins on the road tonite against the Bradenton Marauders, the Pittsburgh Pirates single A affiliate. Although nothing has been announced, the probable starting pitcher for St. Lucie will be fire-balling right-hander Cory Mazzoni, who figures […]

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Mets Official Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Official Opening Day Roster

The Mets made two last minute moves and placed pitchers Pedro Beato (shoulder stiffness) and D.J. Carrasco (sprained ankle) on the disabled list today in advance of Opening Day tomorrow afternoon. The moves opened up roster spots for reliever Miguel Batista and outfielder Mike Baxter. Relievers Tim Byrdak (knee) and Frank Francisco (knee) will both avoid the […]

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