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Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

During today’s game against the Cardinals, I almost died laughing when Curtis Granderson singled and then upon settling in at first base, he proceeds to start grabbing and patting down first baseman Scott Moore. Apparently, Granderson and Moore played together in the Detroit Tigers minor league system a few years back, and this was just Granderson’s […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets at 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets at 1:05 PM

Cardinals vs Mets, 1:05 PM, Tradition Field Third baseman David Wright will finally play in his first Grapefruit League game today at Tradition Field when the Mets take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Second baseman Daniel Murphy will also make his first appearance of the Spring. Both players are healthy, but were held out by Terry […]

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Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

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Wilmer Flores To Finally Start At Shortstop

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, reports that Wilmer Flores is expected to start at shortstop early next week and It will mark his first time starting at the position in a game since 2011, when he played for St. Lucie. Wilmer Flores’ bat might be helpful for the bench if he can prove he is competent handling […]

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Press Release: Seth Everett Joins Mets Radio Broadcast Team

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Press Release: Seth Everett Joins Mets Radio Broadcast Team

Here’s the press release from the Mets: The New York Mets and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment today announced that Seth Everett will join the radio broadcast team for Mets games broadcasts on WOR 710 AM, the new radio home of the Mets. Everett, a nationally known voice of baseball, will host a 30-minute pre- […]

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Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

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Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

Yesterday, Baseball America started reviewing the International signings of each club, starting with the National League East. During these annual reviews, they summarize each team’s IFA signings, mainly those that happen during the July 2nd signing period.That is when the teams sign players 16 and over to play professionally. Many of the big-name Dominican, Venezuelan, Colombian, […]

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Rick Ankiel Retires

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Rick Ankiel Retires

According to Cardinals announcer Dan McLaughlin, Rick Ankiel has retired from baseball. Rick started his baseball career as a pitcher in the Cardinals organization, and is notorious for melting down and suffering from Steve Sax syndrome in the 2000 postseason. He later transitioned to an outfielder, and returned to the majors in 2007, enjoying success […]

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Cesar Puello: One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forward

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Cesar Puello: One Step Backwards, Two Steps Forward

Amazin’ Avenue‘s Chris McShane recently spoke with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting, about how the Mets’ minor league system doesn’t appear to be nearly as lopsided as it once was. The Mets have a good amount of highly touted young pitchers as well as a group of minor league position […]

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MMO Mailbag: Who Will Be The Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Who Will Be The Second Lefty In The Bullpen?

Dennis asks… One of my favorite prospects is Jack Leathersich. Is there any chance that he makes the bullpen? Josh Edgin seems to have lost his edge and we do need a second lefthander to go with Scott Rice. Joe D. replies… I love Leathersich and he has a bright future ahead of him, but […]

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Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

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Murphy Opens Up About The Pressure Of Getting On Base

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to feel the pressure to perform that most hitters endure everytime they walk to the plate? It’s so easy for fans to say this guy needs to draw more walks or that guy needs to hit in the clutch… We spend hours upon hours debating with […]

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Niese Tosses Two Innings In Return To Mound

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Niese Tosses Two Innings In Return To Mound

Jon Niese made his return to the mound today after an injury scare. The 27-year old Niese threw 35 pitches across two innings. He would struggle in the first, allowing four straight hits, but would set down the side in order in the second frame.  Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was there to hear the southpaw’s […]

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