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What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

Johan Santana has started two games this spring, Sunday against Miami and Tuesday against St. Louis. During these starts he has pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits, walking 2, striking out 2, and allowing 1 unearned run. So what do we take from this? These were his first two starts since the 2010 season, and […]

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Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

The Mets have announced that they have signed LHP John Mincone to a minor league contract. Mincone, a Huntington native, was originally drafted by the Cubs in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Last season, he pitched for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League after being released by the Cubs and went1-2 with […]

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Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
Wright and Byrdak Return To New York For Exams

Update: According to Kevin Burkhardt, Tim Byrdak will be having a surgery on his meniscus tomorrow.   Original Post: According to Mets.com, David Wright will be returning to New York to have an examination of his sore rib cage muscle that has kept him from participating in any games. The Hospital for Special Surgery is expected to give Wright […]

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The Ones Who Got Away: 2011 Draft

An article by posted on March 11, 2012 0 Comments
The Ones Who Got Away: 2011 Draft

Figured I might as well take an early look at the prospects we didn’t sign from the 2011 draft. It won’t change much, but it is one of those things I always like monitoring. Plus who knows, maybe we will take these kids again in 2014. 12th Round (372nd overall) Kenny Mathews, LHP – Cal […]

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Introduction And Random Thoughts

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Introduction And Random Thoughts

I am a new writer here, so I thought to start off, before talking Mets, I would introduce myself. I am a 19-year old college student. I have been a fan of the Mets my entire life, but sadly I have not been able to see them win it all. I have had the privilege […]

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Injured Players “Frustrated” Early On

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Injured Players “Frustrated” Early On

Over at the Star Ledger, Andy McCullough has updates on a few of the injury plagued Mets. He kicks things of with the tidbit that Lucas Duda, who was injured his back working out, is “frustrated” with his swing right now. Duda is expected to take part in the Mets game versus Washington today. McCullough also […]

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FanGraphs Ranks Mets Minor League System No. 16

An article by posted on March 9, 2012 0 Comments
FanGraphs Ranks Mets Minor League System No. 16

Marc Hulet of the very esteemed baseball site FanGraphs, ranked all 30 of MLB’s Minor League Systems and placed the New York Mets at a much improved No. 16. 16. New York Mets Top 2011 Draft Pick: Brandon Nimmo, OF Top 2012 Prospect: Zack Wheeler, RHP Org Strengths: Pitching Org Weaknesses: Catching, power-hitting prospects Top Scout(s): Ismael Cruz, responsible […]

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Pelfrey Pitched… Yikes!

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Pitched… Yikes!

Mike Pelfrey, armed with his new attitude, improved sinker and all his bravado, got his first start of the spring today against those pesky Miami Marlins. Here’s his pitching line… 2.2 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 HR, 0 K Don’t worry, it’s only March, but damn if it doesn’t feel like the […]

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Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

You can believe what you want about whether or not Johan Santana will make a triumphant return to the mound on Opening Day for the Mets, and you can hang on to your doubts that he’ll ever be what he once was. But Santana is tuning you out. He’s locked into his own plan and […]

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Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

One of my favorite web-treks each morning is to stop by MMO to read what my fellow bloggers have been opining about and to see how many times I got called out by the lunatic fringe in the comment threads of my own posts. I look at those as my badges of honor. After that, […]

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Harvey and Familia Told They’re Going To The Minors

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey and Familia Told They’re Going To The Minors

Joel Sherman of the Post wrote that there is a “universal belief within the hierarchy” that Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia are going to end up as late-game relievers. Additionally, the Mets have told both Familia and Matt Harvey that they are going to the minors to begin the season. Both of them seemed to […]

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