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Cashman Field Is Less Than Optimal If The Mets Hook Up With Las Vegas

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Cashman Field Is Less Than Optimal If The Mets Hook Up With Las Vegas

I was compelled to do a little research this morning on the home of the Las Vegas 51′s, Cashman Field. I was motivated by a couple of comments that were left on my post yesterday in which I reported that the Mets could be hitching the Triple-A team with Las Vegas after the Oklahoma City […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones: The 2012 Season In Review

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones: The 2012 Season In Review

The 2012 Brooklyn Cyclones finished their 76-game season with a record of 45-31 – 14 games above .500. It was twelfth straight season the team has accomplished the feat, making the Cyclones one of four professional teams that have done that in the history of the game. They join the New York Yankees, the Arizona League Giants […]

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Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Extend Affiliation With Savannah Sand Gnats Through 2014 Season

  The New York Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets’ affiliate through the 2014 season. During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in franchise history. […]

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Mets Minors: Organizational Leaders In Pitching

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Organizational Leaders In Pitching

Earned Run Average Ever since he was signed by the New York Mets as an International free agent in 2008 at the ripe old age of 17, Robles has done nothing, but impress every step of the way. Now in his fourth season as a pro, Robles has taken his performance to a whole other […]

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Shortstop Ruben Tejada Has Been On A Downward Trend Since May

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Shortstop Ruben Tejada Has Been On A Downward Trend Since May

During last night’s FOX broadcast of the Mets/Braves game, Kevin Burkhardt mentioned that Ruben Tejada had been slumping in September and looks tired and out of gas. That’s been the consensus lately by some of the beat writers in the last two days as well, but this decline by Tejada goes back much further than […]

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Mets Minors: Organizational Leaders In Batting

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Organizational Leaders In Batting

Batting Average T.J. Rivera led the Mets Minors with a .320 combined batting average this season between Low-A Savannah and High-A St. Lucie. Rivera was tearing it up at a .332/.396/.487 clip in 64 games with Savannah before he was promoted. He slowed down considerably after joining St. Lucie, but still batted a more than […]

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Could Gregerson and Andrus Be Trade Targets For Mets This Winter?

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Could Gregerson and Andrus Be Trade Targets For Mets This Winter?

With the season entering its last few weeks, there are few things left for Mets fans to be excited about. Of course there are exceptions such as Dickey’s run at the Cy Young award and getting to see some of the younger players, such as Jeurys Familia and Matt Harvey. The focus, for the most […]

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If Not In New York, Then Where For David Wright?

An article by posted on September 9, 2012 0 Comments
If Not In New York, Then Where For David Wright?

A few days back, a group of friends and myself spent Labor Day weekend having fun and talking sports, as per the usual. The topic of the Mets came up with the normal insults being thrown around by the Yankee fans and us few Met fans valiantly trying to defend what little the team has, […]

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Hansel Robles Hurls A 4-0 Shutout As Cyclones Take Game One In NYPL Semi-Finals

An article by posted on September 8, 2012 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Hurls A 4-0 Shutout As Cyclones Take Game One In NYPL Semi-Finals

Cyclone right-hander Hansel Robles took the hill for the Cyclones on Friday night at MCU Park at Coney Island in the New York Penn League semi-finals opener against Hudson Valley. Robles shocked the crowd, his teammates, and even his manager, as he hurled a complete game four-hit shutout, walking none and striking out ten, to […]

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Is It A Coincidence The Mets Picked Things Up After Francesa’s Tirade?

An article by posted on September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Is It A Coincidence The Mets Picked Things Up After Francesa’s Tirade?

Do you think it is just a coincidence the Mets have picked things up following the verbal thrashing they took two weeks ago from Mike Francesa on WFAN? Mike sat there and stewed over the inept performance by the Mets on August 23rd in their loss, and completion of a four game sweep in Citi Field at […]

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