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Mets Minors Beat Friday Edition: NYPL All-Stars, Montero No-No Bid, Nothing Hotter Than Harris

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat Friday Edition: NYPL All-Stars, Montero No-No Bid, Nothing Hotter Than Harris

Thanks for checking in for this week’s Friday Edition of MMO’s Mets Minors Beat. It’s a feature that has been up and running for a few weeks now where we bring you the hottest news from the Mets minors every Monday and Friday. So you don’t have to miss out on anything your favorite Mets minor […]

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Putting An Individual Award Over The Team’s Best Interest?

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Putting An Individual Award Over The Team’s Best Interest?

Remember all the Hater-Ade that gushed out of Mets Nation when Jose Reyes took himself out of his last game of the 2011 season following a bunt single, so that he could preserve his lead in the batting race and win a batting title? Some Mets fans were so turned off and fuming, that they […]

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Over and Out: Tim Byrdak To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Over and Out: Tim Byrdak To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Tim Byrdak will undergo surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. His recovery and rehab could take anywhere between 12-18 months. This is the same injury that sidelined both Johan Santana and Chris Young. It took over a year for both of them to recover from their respective surgeries. Byrdak hopes […]

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Alderson Says Mets Won’t Eat Bay’s Contract, Collins Responds By Saying Bay Will Platoon

An article by posted on August 8, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Won’t Eat Bay’s Contract, Collins Responds By Saying Bay Will Platoon

Terry Collins told reporters after the game yesterday, that Jason Bay is now a platoon player in the outfield. His playing time will be dependent on who is on the mound. “We’re going to make some, certainly depending on who is on the mound, some adjustments out there,” Collins said. “We’ve got to get our […]

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Mets Promote LHP Garrett Olson

An article by posted on August 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Promote LHP Garrett Olson

Following the news that Tim Byrdak has a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder, the Mets announced that Garrett Olson will be recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Monday. He will be added to the team’s active roster before today’s game against the Marlins. In 25 appearances for Triple-A Buffalo this year, Olson has made 21 starts […]

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Monday Minors Beat: Brandon Nimmo Making Noise, Meet Hansel Robles, Tyler Pill Exceeding Expectations

An article by posted on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
Monday Minors Beat: Brandon Nimmo Making Noise, Meet Hansel Robles, Tyler Pill Exceeding Expectations

A lot of stuff went on down on the farm this weekend. Johan made a rehab start for Brooklyn. Tyler Pill continues to dazzle in the Florida State League. Nimmo and Evans heat up with the lumber, and much more. And thanks to our new and improved Mets minor league coverage, you don’t have to […]

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Mets Sign RHP Scott Patterson

An article by posted on August 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Scott Patterson

The Mets have announced that they have signed RHP Scott Patterson to a minor league contract. Patterson, 33, has pitched in 26 games for the Tacoma Rainiers after signing a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners this off-season. The righty has posted a 1-3 record with a 2.89 ERA and four saves. In 28.0 innings […]

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Mets First Rounder Cecchini Fractures Finger

An article by posted on August 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets First Rounder Cecchini Fractures Finger

Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta said Gavin Cecchini, the Mets first round selection in the 2012 amateur draft, has fractured the tip of his middle finger, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. DePodesta did not say how long it might take Cecchini to recover from the fracture. “I’m not one to estimate recovery […]

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Mets Bullpen Could Be A Team Strength Down The Stretch

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Could Be A Team Strength Down The Stretch

Closer Frank-Frank is being activated today. Mike Puma of the post writes: After spending the last five weeks on the disabled list with a strained left oblique, closer Frank Francisco will rejoin the Mets today, giving the team some much needed depth in the bullpen. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 4.97 ERA and 18 […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Prospects Have Big Week As Wheeler, Pill, Montero, And DeGrom All Pitch Great

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat: Prospects Have Big Week As Wheeler, Pill, Montero, And DeGrom All Pitch Great

Welcome back for the second installment, and first Friday Edition of the brand new, MMO Mets Minors Beat. I’m your host, Petey Pete, and I’ll be going over the transactions reports and box-scores everyday, scanning the team reports, talking to the players and coaches, pouring over reams of scouting reports and statistics. Analyzing, crunching numbers. compiling […]

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