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Mets 2012 MLB Draft Review

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 MLB Draft Review

Here’s a round-up of the Mets selections of the 2012 First Year Player Draft which continues today and into tomorrow. I am including comment from MLB Draft Guru Jonathan Mayo or some other dignitary, for the first five rounds and also including their Baseball America rank in the Top 500 Draft Prospects. Round 1 (#12) […]

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Rauch Out With Elbow Soreness, Ramon Ramirez Placed On DL, Jack Egbert Cut

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Rauch Out With Elbow Soreness, Ramon Ramirez Placed On DL, Jack Egbert Cut

The Mets have placed Ramon Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring. Miguel Batista has been activated from the disabled list, and will take Ramirez’s place on the active roster. Ramirez was the key player in the deal that sent Angel Pagan to San Francisco and was part of the revamped bullpen the Mets focused […]

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Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

The Mets have selected catcher Kevin Plawecki from Purdue with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 first year player draft. Jonathan Mayo says: “Plawecki is an offensive catcher with a lot of ability with the bat. He makes consistent contact with a short swing that allows him to stay in the center of the field. With […]

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Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

Manager Terry Collins announced that right-hander Chris Young will make his long anticipated return to the rotation on Tuesday when the Mets begin a big three game series against the Nationals. Young will be on a strict pitch count and is expected to throw between 80-85 pitches, with a limit of 90 according to Collins. […]

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Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

Last night, the Mets announced that comedian Bill Maher is now a new limited partner with the Mets after purchasing a minority stake in the team. “I think it’s a great investment,” Maher said. “I think it’s a great team that I’ve been rooting for since they came into existence, which was soon after I […]

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Mets Option Rob Johnson To Buffalo, Place Chris Schwinden On Waivers

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Option Rob Johnson To Buffalo, Place Chris Schwinden On Waivers

Okay, so now everything is official… The Mets have optioned catcher Rob Johnson to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Josh Thole who was just activated and will be in tonight’s lineup against the St. Louis cardinals. Earlier today, the Mets placed pitcher Chris Schwinden on waivers and officially added reliever Elvin Ramirez from Triple-A […]

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R.A. Dickey Named National League Player of the Week

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey Named National League Player of the Week

New York Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 27th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network. Dickey was a perfect 2-0 in two starts last week and had a Major League-best 21 strikeouts. The knuckleballer allowed just a single earned […]

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Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

Following Monday’s 8-4 loss to Philadelphia, the Mets made several roster moves: After leaving the game with an apparent ankle injury, Justin Turner will be placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained ankle. To replace the replacement to the replacement for Ruben Tejada, the Mets have promoted infielder Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Buffalo to […]

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Top Mets Draft Pick Battles Back From Adversity

An article by posted on May 28, 2012 0 Comments
Top Mets Draft Pick Battles Back From Adversity

Three weeks ago things were tenuous for Mets left-handed pitching prospect Steven Matz. The Mets top draft pick (second round, 72nd overall) in the 2009 Amateur Draft, injured his elbow before pitching in any professional games, and underwent Tommy John Surgery on May 18th, 2010. He was expected back by the middle of last season, […]

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Farm Report: Buffalo, St. Lucie & Savannah All Win On Saturday!

An article by posted on May 27, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: Buffalo, St. Lucie & Savannah All Win On Saturday!

 Buffalo 8, SWB 7 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons squandered a 6-0 lead in this game and fell behind SWB 7-6 before rallying for two runs in the eighth inning to hand the Yankees an 8-7 defeat on Saturday. Jordany Valdespin tied the game 7-7 in the eighth, when he singled in Josh Satin from […]

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