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2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Over/Under With NL East Capsules

I wanted to post something a little different today. Here are the latest Over/Under win totals for the upcoming season straight from Las Vegas. Lets take a gander, shall we… Let me rundown my NL East picks… Atlanta 85.5 Wins: Take The Under The Braves didn’t make any significant changes this offseason and that’s surprising […]

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2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Mets Minor League Coaching Staffs

Buffalo (AAA) Manager: Wally Backman Pitching coach: Mark Brewer Hitting coach: George Greer Binghamton (AA) Manager: Pedro Lopez Pitching coach: Glenn Abbott Hitting coach: Luis Natera St. Lucie (High A) Manager: Ryan Ellis Pitching coach: Phil Regan Hitting coach: Benny Distefano Coach: Jose Carreno Savannah (Low A) Manager: Luis Rojas Pitching coach: Frank Viola Hitting coach: Joel Fuentes Brooklyn (Short Season) Manager: Rich Donnelly Pitching coach: Marc Valdes Hitting coach: Bobby […]

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Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright: It Would Be Weird Seeing Somebody Else Wear No. 8 In A Mets Uniform

Caught this quote by David Wright on ESPN who was commenting on whether the Mets should retire Gary Carter’s No. 8. “Sure, why not? It would make sense,” Wright replied when asked if Carter’s number ought to be retired. “I don’t exactly know the numbers of his Mets career off the top of my head. He […]

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College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
College Notes/Potential Draft Prospects – Week 2

I meant for this to go up on Monday until I realized this was the week every professor decides to throw a test at you. If you guys like the idea I’ll try to have the next one up on Monday. I plan to rotate the second tier guys mentioned each week, so next week […]

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Wally Backman Not A Fan Of The Underdog Tees Either

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Check out this great SNY interview with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally gives his thoughts on the Underdog t-shirt and Ithink most of you will love his response. Backman also tabs Familia, Harvey and Gorski as prospects who could soon make an impact on the Mets. He also goes in depth on Daniel Murphy’s transition […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis: What’s His Timetable/Window?

An article by posted on February 29, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis: What’s His Timetable/Window?

Andrew Keh wrote a great piece the other day about Kirk Nieuwenhuis‘s window with the Mets organization. He talks about the veteran stop gaps blocking Nieuwenhuis at the moment and other prospects, such as Matt Den Dekker and Brandon Nimmo, who will be right on his tail. Personally I think very highly of Nieuwenhuis and […]

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Wright Is A Fantasy Bust, Duda Is A Fantasy Sleeper

An article by posted on February 29, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Is A Fantasy Bust, Duda Is A Fantasy Sleeper

CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball posted a Mets Spring Primer which included their fantasy sleeper and bust, as well as the Mets outlook this season from opposite sides of the spectrum. Also check out their complete Mets Fantasy Preview. Fantasy sleeper: Lucas Duda “From July 15 (about the time he took over for a departed Carlos Beltran) […]

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Tim Byrdak Is Hulkamania!

An article by posted on February 28, 2012 25 Comments
Tim Byrdak Is Hulkamania!

It’s time for the Mets Spring Training Comedy Hour! In case you missed it yesterday, Mets reliever Tim Byrdak came darting onto the field at Digital Domain Park dressed as professional wrestling legend, Hulk Hogan. And as you can tell by that hilarious photo, he really did pull it off! It’s amazing the things you […]

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There’s No Need To Fear…

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
There’s No Need To Fear…

Jeff Wilpon handed out orange T-shirts that he had printed with the Underdog logo on them for the players to wear during Spring Training. “I thought Jeff had a great idea”, Collins said. David Wright wasn’t to keen on them. “I don’t really like using the whole underdog thing,” he said. “I don’t like really […]

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Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

An article by posted on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Source: Would Take Four Zack Wheelers To Trade Wright

Yesterday, David Wright spoke with reporters about the $100 million extension Ryan Zimmerman agreed to with the Nationals, a deal that some are now calling the baseline for similar caliber third basemen in the game. Wright said has no intentions of approaching the Mets about an extension and will wait for them to come to him […]

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