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Organizing My Desk

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

Lately I’ve been tied up with the Mets at the Court, not the Mets on the field. Neither stick to a timetable, but the on-the-field Mets certainly win their part – and of course there are all the updated readings to consider in the Court case. With the Mets team, all I need to make […]

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Niese Gets Hit Around, Phillies Beat Mets 9-4

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had possibly his worst outing of the season, and the Mets offense could not figured out Phillies starter Vance Worley yet again in their 9-4 loss. Game Notes Jonathon Niese only made it into the fifth, but was completely ineffective today. Niese allowed eight runs on ten hits, walking one and striking out […]

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Dynamic Duo, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, Hurl Gems

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Dynamic Duo, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, Hurl Gems

While the Mets continued their descent to the bottom of the NL East Standings last night in Philadelphia, there’s two big reasons that better days may be coming as Mets pitching prospects Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler continue to shine down in the minors. The Mets’ new dynamic duo, and arguably the two top prospects in the […]

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Cyclone Warning – A Stretch Run Alert!

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments
Cyclone Warning – A Stretch Run Alert!

Stop the presses - we got a playoff hunt on our hands! A real live pennant race, Mets fans, right here in NYC! No, not the Mets of course, but the next best thing… There is a Cyclone Warning for the five boroughs! As recently as two weeks ago the Brooklyn Cyclones were scratching and clawing, and […]

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Kerel Cooper Talks About Lowering the Fences

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

Last week, I emailed noted Mets video blogger Kerel Cooper a question I had regarding the potential for lowering the fences. In the video below, Kerel gives his take on lowering the fences. Enjoy. Check out more of Kerel on his site On The Black.

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Trial Date Set For Irving Picard’s Suit Against Mets Owners

An article by posted on August 22, 2011 0 Comments

A March trial date has been set for a jury to hear a $1 billion claim against the Mets by a trustee recovering money for cheated investors of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff. A U.S. District Court judge set the March 5 trial date at a Friday hearing. The judge heard arguments from both sides […]

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Bullpen Blows Game, Again, Mets Lose 6-2 To Brewers

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a strong seven innings, but the bullpen combined to give up four runs in the last two innings in their 6-2 loss to the Brewers. Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked great today, and had another quality outing. Dickey went seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, walking none and striking out […]

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Collins Throws A Log Onto The Fire

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Throws A Log Onto The Fire

Terry Collins joined the growing movement to shrink Citi Field last night in a show of frustration before last night’s heartbreaking loss. “It’s very difficult to play here if you’re an offensive player. Especially if you’re a guy who’s supposed to be driving in runs. It’s a tough place to play. If there are some adjustments […]

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Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 65 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

There has been quite a bit of discussion on MMO about the drafting of Brandon Nimmo. Some fans are happy about the pick and think Sandy did right to draft the lefty swinging, 18-year-old CF from Wyoming. Others criticize the pick, calling him a “reach,” some wanted the Mets to draft a high-ceiling catcher, Blake Swihart’s name […]

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R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

Last night, a collection of bloggers were invited to Citi Field for another Mets blogging event. As part of the day, we got to spend close to 20 minutes in the home dugout talking to pitcher R.A. Dickey, who is even nicer in person than he seems on TV. Dickey spoke about his recently joining […]

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