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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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Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

An article by posted on March 7, 2012 0 Comments
Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

It was a great day for Jon Niese and the rest of the Mets this afternoon at Digital Domain Park, as they blanked the Florida Marlins 7-0. Niese faced seven batters in his two innings of work, striking out two and walking one while throwing 19 of 31 pitches for strikes. Niese has been working on […]

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Marlins President Calls Miami Taxpayers Stupid, Says Reyes Was Only Motivated By Greed

An article by posted on March 7, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins President Calls Miami Taxpayers Stupid, Says Reyes Was Only Motivated By Greed

Miami Marlins president David Samson is a creep. Sorry if that comes off as too judgmental, but it happens to be the truth. In a speech he gave to local Miami business leaders today, Samson gloated about his success in duping Miami for the taxpayer money that resulted in the sweetheart deal to build his team’s […]

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Harvey Survives Shaky Outing

An article by posted on March 6, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey Survives Shaky Outing

Matt Harvey got his first taste of facing major league batters yesterday when he replaced starter Dillon Gee in last night’s 3-1 loss to the Nationals and pitched two scoreless innings. Before the game, manager Terry Collins was asked what he would be looking for from Matt Harvey and Collins responded “good command”. What the […]

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Mets Start Spring Training With 3-1 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on March 5, 2012 0 Comments

Game Summary: …And we’re back! Welcome back to Mets baseball, ladies and gentlemen! The Mets first Spring Training game was against the Washington Nationals on a lovely Florida afternoon. Mets ran and stole like crazy but couldn’t get the RBIs and defense was shaky. Mets lose 3-1 to Nationals. Game Recap: Dillon Gee started off […]

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Reese Havens To Get Cortisone Shot For Ailing Back

An article by posted on March 5, 2012 0 Comments
Reese Havens To Get Cortisone Shot For Ailing Back

Mets second base prospect Reese Havens hasn’t participated in workouts in over a week due to continued problems with his sore back. Yesterday, manager Terry Collins told reporters that Havens will get a cortisone shot today to try and relieve the stiffness he is experiencing. “Reese Havens, when he’s healthy, is an outstanding, fun-looking player,” Collins said. “He’s one […]

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