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The Mets And The Healing Process

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets And The Healing Process

Just to clarify from the start, this article does not involve Ray Ramirez, Hospital For Special Surgery, Jack Kevorkian or any other medically related field. This is more a personal piece correlating to my own variety of personal issues over the last month. If you’ve read this disclaimer and still intend to read it, I thank […]

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting […]

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Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

Yesterday in Kansas City, MLB Players Association chief Michael Weiner told reporters that the Mets and Yankees and other interleague rivals will play three or four games beginning in 2013, not six according to a Associated Press report. “It wasn’t fair to have six games against an opponent that other teams in your division didn’t,” Weiner said at a […]

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Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

It had taken 8020 games but it finally happened. When David Freese swung and missed at a 3-2 change-up from Johan Santana, the Mets accomplished something we wondered if we’d ever get to see: A No-Hitter by one of our own. Be it ESPN, MLB Network, SNY or any local newspaper, the underlying theme was […]

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Matt Harvey Will Not Replace Dillon Gee

An article by posted on July 10, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Will Not Replace Dillon Gee

Mike Puma of the NY Post reported that Mets prospect Matt Harvey is “not a consideration” for now to replace the injured Dillon Gee, but that the door is being left open for a promotion later in the season. Okay, sounds cool, logic and sanity prevails… Now who does replace Dillon Gee? The possibilities are endless… Not […]

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Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

An article by posted on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

Reports are circulating that the Mets are trying to trade for Rockies veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez when he comes of the D.L. soon. He is currently on a rehab assignment coming back from a hand injury. Hernandez is expendable because Wilin Rosario has taken over as the Rockies everyday catcher. Hernandez, 36, is hitting .215 with […]

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Captain Clutch: Wright Ties Franchise Walk-Off Record, Mets Are 27-10 When He Has An RBI

An article by posted on July 6, 2012 0 Comments
Captain Clutch: Wright Ties Franchise Walk-Off Record, Mets Are 27-10 When He Has An RBI

WALK-OFF RECORD: David Wright singled home Jordany Valdespin to give the Mets a 6-5 walkoff win over the Phillies last night. It was Wright’s eighth career walkoff RBI, tying him with Kevin McReynolds for the most in franchise story. Wright’s previous walkoff RBI came on August 7, 2008 when he took San Diego’s Heath Bell deep. RBI MACHINE: David […]

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Mets Minor League News: Schwinden’s Back, Urbina Joins K-Mets Rotation, Lutz Activated From DL

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League News: Schwinden’s Back, Urbina Joins K-Mets Rotation, Lutz Activated From DL

I woke up this morning and realized I hadn’t perused the minor league transactions in a couple of days, and that’s just not like me. Usually the minor league transaction sheet is a snooze. Rarely is there a move of significance, just guys bouncing around a level here and a level there, or somebody going […]

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Mike Baxter Begins Rehab In Port St Lucie

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Baxter Begins Rehab In Port St Lucie

According to a report on ESPN New York, Mike Baxter’s recovery from a displaced collarbone is moving forward. Baxter told ESPNNewYork.com that he was heading to the Mets’ Port St. Lucie, Fla., complex later in the day. Baxter said he has full range of motion in the shoulder and has started hitting off a tee, “so […]

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Marlins Acquire Carlos Lee For Two Minor Leaguers

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Carlos Lee For Two Minor Leaguers

The Miami Marlins have acquired outfielder/first baseman Carlos Lee from the Houston Astros according to Fox Sports‘ Ken Rosenthal. Houston will receive two minor leaguers, third baseman Matt Dominguez and left-hander Rob Rasmussen in exchange for Lee. The Astros will pay almost all of the approximately $9 million remaining on Lee’s contract. Miami will assume the pro-rated […]

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