Yesterday the Mets announced the hiring of Kevin Long as the new batting coach (or as they call it hitting instructor). This move makes sense for a number of reasons. On top of that list is the work he did with Curtis Granderson while they were both with the Yankees. You could argue that a […]
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Today at Digital Domain Park, Jason Bay commented on the injury that led to him going on the Disabled List to start the season. “It was devastating at first. I took one swing and had a little bit of a sting or a stab in my side. I’ve never had that before. I kind of hoped it […]
It’s time for our 2011 MMO Staff Predictions! This year, sixteen of us will look into our crystal balls and try to predict all the happenings of the 2011 Baseball Season. We will have three parts again this year: 1. 2011 Division Winners and Postseason – 12:00 PM 2. 2011 MLB Award Winners – Tomorrow (4/1) 3. 2011 10 Mets Predictions – […]
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, outfielder/first baseman Nick Evans has officially cleared waivers, and was sent to Triple-A. Evans was waived after losing out on a bench spot to Daniel Murphy, Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. Pat Misch and Luis Hernandez also cleared waivers. Original Post 3/28 This just in from Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]
Bob Mantz Jr. of the always incredible sports blog Bob’s Blitz, posted a great interview of Dwight Gooden who answered questions for fans at a luncheon at Big Shots Sports Bar & Grill in Woodbridge, NJ on Tuesday. Some great questions were asked. Check it out.
Jason Bay is in New York after he was sidelined with a strain in his left intercostal muscle, which is located near the rib cage. Apparently, Bay injured himself while taking batting practice on Tuesday. You may remember he had previously asked out of a couple of games because of back soreness prior to that. Some […]
It took New York Mets backup catcher Ronny Paulino more than half of spring training before he finally showed up to camp more than three weeks late due to visa problems stemming from his 50 game PED suspension. It now looks like Paulino will miss even more time as recent bloodwork revealed a serious problem that […]
As most of you read earlier, the Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment today and opted to take Blaine Boyer north instead. I’m not going to go into all the reasons why I preferred we kept Acosta instead. Hey, I’m a big boy and I can live with the decision. But when speaking to reporters about the […]
Via MetsBlog, According to Darren Smith of XX 1090 in San Diego, the Mets have acquired first baseman Allan Dykstra from the Padres in exchange for RHP Eddie Kunz. The Mets selected Kunz as the 42nd overall pick in the 2007 draft. He made his major league debut with the Mets on August 3, 2008, […]
PM Sports, who produce some of the funniest sports video spoofs on the web, really hits the mark with this one. I’m sure many of you have read or heard the reecent polls that suggest that somehow Philadelphia sports fans are the best in the country. Well PM Sports debunks that in the following video, […]
The weather may have dampened plans to get a game in today for the Mets, but it certainly didn’t rain on Beltran’s parade as both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson confirmed that he will indeed play in the final two grapefruit league games and be in the lineup on Opening Day for the Mets. “Carlos […]