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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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MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

A new MMO feature for a new Mets season, introducing MMO Mets Quotables. “We lost Jose. We lost Carlos. We lost Frankie Rodriguez, all very, very good players. We lost some big pieces of the puzzle. But you know what you do? You bring other people in to fill those spots. You trust them. You […]

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Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

Josh Stinson is now an ex-Met. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. The 23-year-old righty reliever was the Mets 37th round pick in the 2006 player draft. He reached the majors last September appearing in 14 games for the Mets in relief. He was placed on waivers along with Armando Rodriguez to […]

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Mets Over/Under’s: The RBI Edition

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Over/Under’s: The RBI Edition

Who will lead this years team in RBI for the 2012 season? That’s a tough question to answer since none of the big boys played a full season in 2011 except for Jason Bay. Whether or not you still consider him a middle of the order bat or not, he has had a few 100+ […]

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My Quibble With The Schedule Makers And Opening Day Word Play

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
My Quibble With The Schedule Makers And Opening Day Word Play

This is just a quick annoyance of mine, but I had to get it off my chest. Hey, schedule makers! I have a bone to pick with you. I am this close to challenging you all to a match at Wrestleman… Whoops. I think I will try the more traditional way of approaching this. If […]

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Mets Over/Under’s: Starting Rotation Win Totals

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments

The Mets starting rotation has been virtually the same group over the past few seasons. Most of these starters have seen their win totals fluctuate wildly over that time. Some have had drastic drops or increases in performance and that makes it difficult to predict what you can realistically expect from them each season. Below are some […]

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D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting Paul DePodesta, participated in a chat yesterday over at Baseball Prospectus. DePo fielded a variety of great reader submitted questions ranging from Moneyball to the new CBA with plenty of dope on many of the Mets prospects. Brian (PA): What are Josh Edgins chances of making the club […]

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Pelfrey Strong Again, I’m Hallucinating, And Ike Davis Walks Off For The Mets In A 7-6 Win

An article by posted on April 3, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Strong Again, I’m Hallucinating, And Ike Davis Walks Off For The Mets In A 7-6 Win

Kudos to Mike Pelfrey who looked sharp in his last spring tune-up on the route to a walk-off victory for the Mets over the Skankees, 7-6. Summary Either I am going crazy or Mike Pelfrey has actually been pitching better since the last time I yelled at him in a recap. Much appreciated Big Pelf […]

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