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Why Aren’t The Mets Looking At Willingham And Balfour?

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
Why Aren’t The Mets Looking At Willingham And Balfour?

Sandy’s comments on Monday regarding the Mets organizational shift from buyers to sellers really pissed me off. I swear this guy doesn’t make any sense. I don’t get the whole buyer and seller thing. We should be builders and that includes both buying and selling. To be competitive we need to add players who fit this team […]

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MMO Exclusive: Photos and Insights As The B-Mets Take The Series In New Britain

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Photos and Insights As The B-Mets Take The Series In New Britain

The buzz all week in New Britain was all about one player, and it wasn’t top Twins prospect Oswaldo Arcia that everyone was talking about. When I initially arrived at the Stadium on Monday, I went first to the press-box to drop off my lap-top, and other assorted in-game items I require. I was about […]

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Mets Swept Away By Nationals 5-2

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Swept Away By Nationals 5-2

Jeremy Hefner started off the game rough, and the offense was stifled on the whole by Stephen Strasburg in their sixth loss in a row, 5-2 to the Nationals. Game Recap Jeremy Hefner, filling in the rotation in the spot vacated by the designation of Miguel Batista was hit hard in the early innings, giving […]

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Mets Willing To Listen On Both Hairston And Byrdak

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Listen On Both Hairston And Byrdak

.                           Joel Sherman of the NY Post, is reporting that the Mets are willing to listen to trade offers on both Scott Hairston and Tim Byrdak. Hairston and Byrdak are both free agents at the end of the season and could be very […]

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Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Francisco Rusty In Rehab Assignment Today

Mets closer Frank Francisco began his rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton today, starting his rehab one day later than initially planned. Francisco was very rusty, allowing one run on three hits, a walk and a strikeout in 2/3 of an inning. Francisco threw 24 pitches, 14 of which were strikes. Francisco, who has been on the […]

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Zack Wheeler Has Second Straight Bad Outing

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Has Second Straight Bad Outing

Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler was shelled for ten hits and six runs (five earned) in four innings today in New Britain where the B-Mets were playing the Rock Cats. For Wheeler it was his second straight bad outing. On July 20, the right-hander was lit up for eight earned runs in 3.2 innings by […]

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Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

Despite all the speculation that Cole Hamels would bolt for free agency, or that the Philadelphia Phillies would not be able to afford him, the two sides agreed to a six-year contract extension for $144 million, according to what major-league sources have reported to Ken Rosenthal. The Phillies are expected to make the official announcement later today. […]

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Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Optioned To Triple-A Buffalo

As expected, the Mets have announced that they have optioned Lucas Duda to Triple-A Buffalo. Duda was batting .241/.335/.391 in in 89 games with a dozen home runs and 44 RBI. Duda drew 42 walks and struck out 94 times in 307 at-bats this season, almost a third of the time. The big guy was mired in […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

Congratulations to this week’s MMO Player of the Week… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Daniel Murphy did during the week ending Sunday, July 22nd: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 6 21 13 4 6 1 0 3 1 1 .615 Murphy showed us again […]

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The Binghamton Buzz: Stumbling Into The Second Half

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Binghamton Buzz: Stumbling Into The Second Half

Ramblings From Henry and Fayette Streets The Week That Was: July 16th – July 22nd The Binghamton Mets first full week back after the All-Star break was not kind to them as the team was able to only scratch out one win in seven games.  To begin the week, the Double A affiliate of the […]

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