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MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

Carlos Beltran’s long, and historic tenure with the Mets came to an end today, as the Mets traded the outfielder (along with cash considerations) to the San Francisco Giants for top pitching prospect Zach Wheeler (pending approval from MLB).  As we here at MMO celebrate Carlos Beltran with “Beltran Appreciation Week”, we’ve written about his greatest accomplishments, achievements, […]

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Baseball America’s Jim Callis Calls Wheeler “A Good Get For Mets”

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

When it comes to Minor League Baseball coverage, nobody will dispute that Baseball America reigns supreme for everything you need to know ranging from the high school and college prospects, and of course the international, amateur and professional ranks as well. One of the masterminds behind that great magazine is executive editor Jim Callis, who had […]

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Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

Everybody has something to say about Carlos Beltran leaving and I am most definitely no different. Carlos Beltran was one of my favorite Met players in history, and probably comes second only to Mike Piazza in terms of respect and adoration in my eyes. I haven’t had the opportunity to watch the Mets for as […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 27th, 2011 – I’m Back!

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Scranton/WB Yankees 3 After three consecutive subpar performances Chris Schwinden rebounded with an excellent outing, allowing just two runs on five hits and a walk over seven innings. The first run of the game scored in the 2nd inning on a two-out double to score a baserunner from first base. He […]

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Mets Offense Still Exists Post-Beltran With 8-2 Win

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary On a night where everyone seemed to be besides themselves after Beltran collected his belongings and was shipped to San Fran, the Mets cheered us up a little. Mike Pelfrey got a nice complete game win, a rarity for the Mets. Bullpen got a nice rest. And the Mets offense was lead by […]

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San Francisco Giants Heavy Favorites To Land Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:50 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com says via twitter that Carlos Beltran essentially controls the show with regards to where he is traded because of his no-trade clause. Wasn’t that always the case? Has something changed? He does believe that even though the Rangers did their best to acquire Beltran, the Giants are still the heavy […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

This week, MMO is celebrating the career of Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran. Eager to do our part here at 3 & 3, we’ve come up with a special 3 Up & 3 Down featuring Carlos Beltran. So queue up El Esta Aqui (He is Here)!! 3 Up: 1) Quiet Leadership: A few days ago on […]

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Daniel Murphy Can Flat Out Rake

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments

In Monday night’s thrilling 4-2 defeat of the Reds, we were reminded yet again just how much Daniel Murphy has evolved as a hitter. With his two doubles, including his two-run scoring double in the 7th, Murphy now sits just four doubles behind teammate Carlos Beltran for the National League lead. Quietly, the young 26-year-old utility man has […]

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Despite Drop In Power, Mets Prospect Is Still Driving In Runs

An article by posted on July 26, 2011 0 Comments
Despite Drop In Power, Mets Prospect Is Still Driving In Runs

Wilmer Flores might as well be the least talked about top prospect the Mets have had in a while.  He is still very young, and his bat is coming along slowly, but it is coming.  At just 19 years of age, about to turn 20 , he still has plenty of time to develop.  So far this season we have […]

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Mets Could Be Close to Signing Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 26, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported the following via Twitter regarding Mets 2011 first-rounder Brandon Nimmo. [blackbirdpie id="95621441768267776"] If this is true, thats great news!  Nimmo was reportedly looking for a contract around $2.5 million dollars.

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Mets Get Back To .500 With A 4-2 Win Over Reds

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary RA Dickey had a great start going into the seventh with only two runs given up. Bullpen was stable and Izzy inches closer to 300 saves. Offense got plenty of hits and enough runs thanks to Murphy and company. Mets win 4-2 after a jam filled ninth. Mets are back at .500. Game […]

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