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David Wright Bittersweet As He Closes In On Mets All Time Hits Record

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments

Third baseman David Wright blasted a two-run homer in Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins and now stands just four hits away from breaking Ed Kranepool’s franchise record of 1,418 hits. However in light of the team’s poor second half, he’s finding it difficult to find any enjoyment from his personal achievements. “I think R.A. would […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

Last night, I was pondering more possible deals the Mets could explore this offseason. One that I considered a strong match was Lucas Duda for Matt Joyce. I’ve been a big admirer of Joyce for a while now. I feel that his left-handed power potential is something the Mets could sorely use. He also plays […]

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Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

I wanted to update this as the 2012 season winds down. I’ll post a final version at season’s end, but for now, if the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins […]

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MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

Yesterday, a trio of famous knuckleballers made their way to MLB’s FanCave to promote the movie “Knuckleball!” directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, former Red Sox Tim Wakefield, and the Mets’ R.A. Dickey all fielded questions about the movie as well as being a knuckleball pitcher in the major […]

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Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Remember When We Wanted To Sign Derek Lowe?

Today we chastise Omar Minaya for the contract that he handed out to Oliver Perez. It hamstrung us for a couple of seasons, and he gave us virtually nothing in return for our investment. But there were some other contracts handed out that off-season that were not so great either. Every year we go into the […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

Continuing the series of Mets hypothetical trades, the Mets largest need is in regards to the outfield, both defensively and offensively. The Mets could look for a team that may be struggling, and looking to rebuild. Oh, hello Cleveland Indians I didn’t see you there. The Indians are a team struggling, with a few rising everyday […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

An article by posted on September 19, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

Earlier today I was reading a post on MetsBlog about possible trade rumors that we could hear this offseason. In the comments section I noticed a trade idea that Dan Wexler proposed. The trade involved the Texas Rangers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal would send Justin Upton to Texas and Elvis Andrus to Arizona. […]

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If The Season Ended Today, The Mets Would Have The No. 7 Selection In The Draft

An article by posted on September 19, 2012 0 Comments
If The Season Ended Today, The Mets Would Have The No. 7 Selection In The Draft

If the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins New York Mets The Mets and Marlins still have six remaining contests among their 14 final games to this season and only […]

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Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. reported that Mark Brewer, the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, has been dismissed from the organization. McCullough’s sources told him that a recent internal review of the Mets minor-league system revealed “a disconnect between the practices of the Triple-A pitching staff and the organization’s prescribed pitching program”. General manager Sandy Alderson […]

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Dickey Allows Two Homers In 3-1 Lose To Phillies

An article by posted on September 17, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Allows Two Homers In 3-1 Lose To Phillies

Mets offense falls flat once more as R.A. Dickey gets hit for two homeruns against the Phils. Mets lose a rough one, 3-1. R.A. Dickey pitched his heart out, but the offense fell flat for him once more and unlucky mishaps plagued them. A dropped third strike to Rollins in the first caused to be an issue […]

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