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Mets Minors Beat TGIF Edition: Familia, Goeddel Blossom, Wheeler Wilts

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat TGIF Edition: Familia, Goeddel Blossom, Wheeler Wilts

Welcome back for another installment of the MMO Mets Minors Beat: The TGIF Edition! I’m your host Petey, and we have a lot to cover from this past week. There were some incredible pitching performances throughout the system, yet again. There were a ton of transactions, if you are into that sort of thing. And […]

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2013 Mets Taking Shape: Give Justin Turner An Outfielders Glove

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments
2013 Mets Taking Shape: Give Justin Turner An Outfielders Glove

This just in from Terry Collins… The Mets are tossing around the idea of turning Justin Turner into an outfielder beginning next spring. That means two things basically; a hearty welcome back to Turner in 2013, and a pre-order for an extra case of Alka Seltzer for me. As is usually the case with our […]

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Pedro Beato To Red Sox As PTBNL In Shoppach Trade

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments

Keith Law of ESPN, is reporting that the Mets have sent RHP Pedro Beato to the Boston Red Sox as the player to be named later in the trade they made to acquire catcher Kelly Shoppach. The Mets acquired Beato via the Rule 5 draft in 2010. Beato spent the entire 2011 season on the Major League […]

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2013 Payroll Blurry, Mets Offseason Needs Overwhelming

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
2013 Payroll Blurry, Mets Offseason Needs Overwhelming

Sandy Alderson told Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that he has not yet spoken with ownership regarding what the Mets’ 2013 payroll will be. When approached by reporters at Citi Field over the weekend, principal owner Fred Wilpon referred all questions to general manager Sandy Alderson. But in an interview Tuesday, Alderson said he isn’t sure […]

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Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For PEDs

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For PEDs

San Francisco Giants OF Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games without pay after testing positive for testosterone, Major League Baseball announced. Cabrera, whose breakout season with the San Francisco Giants was highlighted by his MVP performance in the All-Star Game, will miss the remainder of the season plus five more games. Cabrera, a 27-year-old outfielder, has produced […]

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Decision On Dickey Looms Large Too After This Season

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
Decision On Dickey Looms Large Too After This Season

According to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger, R.A. Dickey and the Mets discussed a short-term extension into at least 2014 earlier this season, people with knowledge of the talks have said. The team elected to wait and observe Dickey during the course of the season. The cost of waiting always seems to burn the […]

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Mets Get Just One Shot This Offseason To Sign Wright

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Get Just One Shot This Offseason To Sign Wright

While speaking with reporters, which you can read here in the New York Post, Mets third baseman emphasized that whether or not he re-signs with the Mets will be based on winning a World Series and not as much by money. “The money issue for me, I don’t think that will be the deciding factor,” […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

Welcome back to MMO’s Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Morning Edition. It was a weird weekend in the Mets minors. Terrible weather in the southeast caused postponements for the Sand Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets. But some very cool things happened too, as two Mets hurlers very nearly pitched no-hitters. Jacob DeGrom made a […]

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Mets Designate Garrett Olson For Assignment

An article by posted on August 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Designate Garrett Olson For Assignment

The Mets designated left-hander Garrett Olson for assignment to make room for on the roster for Johan Santana who was officially activated from the DL. The move leaves Josh Edgin as the only lefty reliever in the bullpen. Olson was charged with four runs while recording only one out in his lone appearance.

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ESPN New York: Gee Making Progress, But 2012 Return Unlikely

An article by posted on August 11, 2012 0 Comments
ESPN New York: Gee Making Progress, But 2012 Return Unlikely

From Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: Dillon Gee underwent a favorable examination three weeks after surgery to repair a damaged artery that had caused his arm to go numb. Still, Gee told ESPNNewYork.com on Friday night that he has all but ruled out a 2012 return. “Probably not,” Gee said about reappearing this season. “Let’s […]

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