Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]
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With the 2001 Mets back in the spotlight as we get set to honor the 10th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, I thought I’d hit Wiki to see what most of the players from that team are doing these days. GM Steve Phillips - Co-host of “Jason and the GM” on Sirius Radio, with […]
Some current and former New York Mets baseball players visited firehouses in New York City on Friday to pay tribute to first responders who perished in the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Former closer John Franco, former catcher Mike Piazza, and third baseman David Wright were among those who stopped by Ladder 3 in […]
METS TO OFFER COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO NEW YORK CITY FIRST RESPONDERS FOR SEPTEMBER 11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AT 7:30 P.M. Mets to Donate Half the Proceeds from Special $10 Ticket Offer to Tuesday’s Children FLUSHING, N.Y., September 9, 2011 - The New York Mets today announced they will offer complimentary tickets to New York City First Responders and […]
Adam Rubin reports that doctors have confirmed that Ike Davis will avoid micro-fracture surgery on his ankle. The plan is to continue resting and rehabbing the ankle throughout the offseason so that he will be ready to go come Spring Training. Original Post 9/6 Mets first baseman Ike Davis told reporters on Monday, that he will avoid microfracture […]
Star Wars Night To Benefit Stand Up To Cancer Tuesday, September 13, 7:10 PM Calling ALL Jedi, Sith, Rebels, servants of the Empire, Clones, Bounty Hunters, Wookiees, Droids and other creatures of the galaxy. The New York Mets are proud to present its first Star Wars Night benefitting Stand Up To Cancer. Join the Mets […]
Bobby Valentine, John Franco, Mike Piazza, Steve Phillips and Mookie Wilson reflect upon the tragedy that unfolded on September 11, 2001. Video cortesy of SNY.
Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week. In eight games last week, Wright led the National League with 13 hits and five doubles while tying for second in the league with seven RBI and 21 total bases. His .500 batting average (13-for-26) and .594 on-base percentage both ranked third among […]
Here is something I think you will all enjoy. I came across the video of New York Mets head groundskeeper, Pete Flynn, courtesy of SNY and with a hat tip to MetsBlog. Flynn comes out of County Leitrim in Ireland, from a town called Ballinamore. He came to this country in 1961 and went to […]
According to Assistant GM John Ricco, RHP Chris Schwinden, 1B Valentino Pascucci and OF Mike Baxter will all be promoted to the Mets later today. Schwinden is someone we’ve talked a lot about on MMO and if the reports I’m hearing are true, he is expected to make his major league debut with the Mets this […]
Last night, while making his final start of the season for the Binghamton Mets, Collin McHugh delivered his finest performance of what has been a breakthrough season for the young right-hander. McHugh struck out 11 batters and pitched a nine inning complete game masterpiece during the B-Mets’ 2-1 victory over the Erie SeaWolves. He allowed one run on […]