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Mets Never Saw Reyes As Longterm Investment, Cautious Wright May Be Injury Prone

An article by posted on April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Never Saw Reyes As Longterm Investment, Cautious Wright May Be Injury Prone

Andy Martino of the Daily News may have opened up a can of worms this morning with a couple of quotes in which he matter of factly states the following: As the Daily News reported in February, the Mets hope that Wright will justify another multi-year commitment, and remain the face of their franchise for years. The team’s outlook […]

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Mets Official: Tribute To Chipper Will be Extremely Low Key

An article by posted on April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Official: Tribute To Chipper Will be Extremely Low Key

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, a team official told him that while the Mets do plan to acknowledge Jones’ distinguished career in some small way, they will not hold an on-field ceremony, present Jones with a gift or stage anything elaborate. Any tribute to Jones, the official said, will be extremely low-key. […]

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Mets Farm Report: 4/12/12

An article by posted on April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: 4/12/12

BUFFALO BISONS AAA The Bisons got corralled Thursday afternoon by a score of 7-2 at the hands of the SWB Yankees in Buffalo. A three-run second off Chris Schwinden, and a three-run seventh off Jeff Stevens would provide the Yankees with all the scoring they would need, and they added a solo homer by Steve […]

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Mets Issue Statement On Wright

An article by posted on April 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Issue Statement On Wright

The Mets have issued a statement on David Wright‘s pinkie finger injury: “The injury to the little finger on David Wright’s right hand has been re-evalauated by a hand specialist in New York, who reiterated that David can return to baseball activity as tolerated. His playing status will be reviewed again tomorrow in Philadelphia prior to […]

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First Pass Through The Rotation

An article by posted on April 12, 2012 0 Comments
First Pass Through The Rotation

Well, the season is underway. I usually like to start an article off with a nice husky compound sentence, but after the first trial run of the rotation and change, the outlook on our Metropolitans is even murkier than it was before the season started. A week ago it seemed like this year would be […]

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Santana On Strict Pitch Count, Excited To Face Strasburg

An article by posted on April 11, 2012 0 Comments
Santana On Strict Pitch Count, Excited To Face Strasburg

Yesterday, Terry Collins said Johan Santana will likely be on a strict pitch count of 95 pitches max when he opposes Stephen Strasburg this afternoon in the series finale. Additionally, Santana will pitch on an extra day of rest for the next six starts, including today, because of the way team days off fall. “It will still be monitored very closely,” Collins said. “One […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: B-Mets – Part Two

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: B-Mets – Part Two

On day two of my trip to Bingo, I am reminded of the words Julius Caesar presumably penned in 47 B.C.: Veni, Vidi, Vici. Translation: I came, I saw, I conquered. I think that sums up my triumphant road trip to Binghamton rather nicely. At least I came and I saw, and I guess I did […]

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Has David Wright Regained His 2008 Form?

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
Has David Wright Regained His 2008 Form?

David Wright has begun the 2012 season on an absolute tear, first in the NL batting average, second in OBP behind Corey Hart, and three walks to zero strikeouts in nine at-bats. To boot, he has also already hit his first home run, and it was not aided by the fences being brought in. While […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

In the words of Mark Twain, “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” An excellent thought but obviously Mr. Twain never saw a baseball game at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY on a Friday night at the beginning of April. Wow, it really gives new meaning to the phrase “chilled to […]

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

An article by posted on April 8, 2012 0 Comments
Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who […]

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