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Mets Notes: Let The Games Begin, Wheeler On Tap, Flores And Valdespin Go Yard

An article by posted on February 23, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Let The Games Begin, Wheeler On Tap, Flores And Valdespin Go Yard

The beer will be flowing and hot dogs will be devoured as Grapefruit League play is set to begin today. SNY coverage will begin at 11:30 AM, and will carry through the game as the Mets take on pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals. First pitch is slated for 12:10 PM. Some of the […]

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Mets Will Televise 16 Spring Training Games

An article by posted on February 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Televise 16 Spring Training Games

The Mets are televising 16 Spring Training games this season. The games will be split up with 12 of them being broadcast on SNY, and four will be carried on WPIX 11. 2/23 Nationals – 12:10 p.m. on SNY 2/25 Nationals – 6:10 p.m. on SNY 2/27 Cardinals – 1:10 p.m. on SNY 3/1 Tigers […]

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Four Prospects Who Give Us Reason To Hope

An article by posted on February 21, 2013 0 Comments
Four Prospects Who Give Us Reason To Hope

It’s not very often that mainstream media paints the Mets in a positive, or better yet, glowing light. So in those rare instances when they do, I like to point it out here on MMO. I give you Chris Cwik of CBS Sports. Chris is doing a team by team review of each minor league […]

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I’m A Mets Fan, And I Will Always Believe

An article by posted on February 21, 2013 0 Comments
I’m A Mets Fan, And I Will Always Believe

My grandfather raised me to be a Mets fan. Actually, “raised” is too tame of a word. My grandfather brainwashed me to become a Mets fan from the time I was a baby. If you go through old pictures of me, you are bound to find a few of toddler-Adam wearing a cute little Mets […]

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What Do The Stats Tell Us About A Wright and Jeter Comparison?

An article by posted on February 18, 2013 0 Comments
What Do The Stats Tell Us About A Wright and Jeter Comparison?

Updated by Joe D. You can deny it all you want, jump up and down, throw a tantrum, or just ignore the facts – the choice is yours. But when you look at the evidence, there is no denying that David Wright has practically mirrored Derek Jeter in terms of overall production and value to […]

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Wild Card? Why Not the Division!

An article by posted on February 18, 2013 0 Comments
Wild Card? Why Not the Division!

So, just like every recent spring, the Mets are not picked to do anything in 2013. In most cases, they are not even mentioned as being a team in the National League East, which to me is quite insulting. The so-called “experts” don’t pick the Mets to finish above .500 yet alone being mentioned for […]

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Will 2014 Be Any Different For The Mets Than The Past Five Years?

An article by posted on February 17, 2013 0 Comments
Will 2014 Be Any Different For The Mets Than The Past Five Years?

I know that 2013 hasn’t even started and this maybe way ahead of schedule, but it is something that needs to said. The thought coming into this year is that the Mets will use this season to play out the final year of large contracts, develop young prospects, and prime the team for playoff contention […]

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Mets Catching Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Compared To Johnny Bench?

An article by posted on February 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Catching Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Compared To Johnny Bench?

On Friday, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post wrote of high praise for Travis d’Arnaud coming from some of his former coaches. D’Arnaud is a former farmhand of the Philadelphia Phillies who originally drafted him. He was the center piece in the deal that sent Roy Halladay from Toronto to the Phillies, and his stature as an […]

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Spring Shorts: Byrd Could Be Mets’ Staring Right Fielder, Buck Compares Niese To Pettitte

An article by posted on February 16, 2013 0 Comments
Spring Shorts: Byrd Could Be Mets’ Staring Right Fielder, Buck Compares Niese To Pettitte

As of Saturday, all Mets players are supposed to be in camp, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. The three players who have yet to report are Jenrry Mejia (visa issues), Jordany Valdespin, and infielder Wilfredo Tovar. Here are some other Mets notes from Spring Training. Marlon Byrd arrived at camp on Friday, and according to Mike […]

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Is Jeurys Familia In Line For Save Opportunities This Season?

An article by posted on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
Is Jeurys Familia In Line For Save Opportunities This Season?

With Tuesday’s news that Frank Francisco was being shut down due to elbow inflammation, and Parnell was in line to be the Mets new closer, I began to think about some other possible closer options. Mets fans know Jeurys Familia from being ranked on the teams list of top prospects for the past few seasons. The Dominican Republic […]

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