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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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Reyes Talks About His New Video; Francesa Says He’d Stay For $120MM

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments

In this video, Latino Sports.com interviews Terry Collins, Pedro Beato, Ruben Tejada, and Jose Reyes regarding Reyes and his new music video ‘No Hay Amigo’.  The clip also provides the actual music video in it as well.  It’s a great song. Meanwhile, Mike Francesa of WFAN, had this to say on Reyes and what it […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Ralph Kiner, 50 Amazing Years Edition

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Ralph Kiner, 50 Amazing Years Edition

Since our last edition after Thursday’s game against the Cardinals, the Mets lost two of three to the Flordia Marlins, and David Wright has returned to club in grand fashion. But, even more noteworthy, SNY has aired it’s very special tribute, Ralph Kiner: 50 Amazing Years. For long time Met fans, this is must see […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 16)

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments
MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 16)

And so it begins, and so it begins… Everyone is already wishing Carlos Beltran goodbye and I must do the same in due time. Carlos Beltran has done a great job for the Mets in the past – but for now, I’ll just focus on last week. He put up some nice numbers over the […]

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Reflecting on Carlos Beltran’s Time with the Mets

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments
Reflecting on Carlos Beltran’s Time with the Mets

Sitting back and reflecting on Carlos Beltran’s time with the New York Mets, two moments immediately come to mind. One is of sheer excitement. The other, of sheer disappointment and disbelief. In 2000, the last time that the Mets had made the playoffs before they signed Carlos Beltran, I was just 9 years of age. […]

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