Mets News & Notes

Mets News: Valdespin, Not Acosta, Sent Down

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Valdespin, Not Acosta, Sent Down

Update 5/19 @ 11:03am:  The Mets have optioned 2B/SS Jordany Valdespin to make room for Jeremy Hefner. Since the Mets will probably find the idea of a four-man bench not all that favorable, another move will likely be made in the coming days, probably Acosta will go down. Hefner will wear #53 and Valdespin will […]

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Mets RHP Bret Mitchell Has Hip Surgery – Likely Out For Year

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets RHP Bret Mitchell Has Hip Surgery – Likely Out For Year

I have been keeping in touch with a lot of the Mets minor leaguers this spring who are still working out down in extended spring training. They are competing for a spot on either Brooklyn, or Kingsport and the competition is absolutely fierce. For example, there are between 50 and 60 pitchers vying for what […]

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Mets Take A Beating In Canada With 14-5 Loss

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Take A Beating In Canada With 14-5 Loss

Recap: The ink on his contract has dried, his Rangers jersey is packed away, but Jon Niese was not smiling tonight. He had a few good pitches, but the Blue Jays were just absolutely dominant tonight. Niese’s Achilles heel has always been the long ball, and the Jays had that going for them. Niese allowed […]

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Mets Minor Leaguer Danny Muno Suspended: PED’s

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor Leaguer Danny Muno Suspended: PED’s

This press release was just issued by Major League Baseball: New York Mets Minor League second baseman Daniel Muno has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a metabolite of Drostanolone. The suspension of Muno, who is currently on the roster of Single-A St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League, will be effective […]

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Prospect Pulse: Who’s Hot Who’s Hotter – The Hitters

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Who’s Hot Who’s Hotter – The Hitters

Well it’s been a little while so I thought it was time to take a look at who is really hot right now with the bat in the Mets minor league system. And you know what? A lot of the guys you had come to expect to see here, are no longer on this list. […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Blue Jays

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Game Preview: Mets @ Blue Jays

The Mets make the journey up north to America’s Hat to open up an interleague series against the Toronto Blue Jays tonight. The Mets split each of their last two series and finally got firing on all cylinders yesterday as they rolled past the Reds by a score 9-4. The Mets made a comeback bid, went for […]

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Buffalo, Binghamton, St. Lucie – All Winners On Thursday

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Buffalo, Binghamton, St. Lucie – All Winners On Thursday

On behalf of Joe D, and the rest of the staff at MMO, I would like to welcome aboard our newest member of the writing staff. It’s real nice when we can bring one of the readers onboard and this guy is going to bring a lot of passion and insights to the table. Most […]

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Mets Head To Toronto Donning Hockey Jerseys

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Head To Toronto Donning Hockey Jerseys

After tonight’s thrilling 9-4 come-from-behind victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets left Citi Field donning hockey jerseys as they head north of the border to take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game set. Here are some photos courtesy of the Mets twitter feed: Before The Game, Tim Byrdak Went All Out, Dressed From Helmet […]

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On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

Recap: R.A. Dickey took the hill looking for his sixth win of the year, going toe-to-toe with Reds ace Matt Latos. Dickey started off dominant, striking out six in the first four frames, but ran into trouble in the fifth after giving up a solo shot to Joey Votto in the previous inning. Come top […]

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Mets Farm Teams Go 4-1 On Wednesday

An article by posted on May 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Teams Go 4-1 On Wednesday

Buffalo 14, Gwinnett 7  By Andrew O’Brien Matt Tuiasosopo plated two runs in the bottom of the first-inning Wednesday night with an inside-the-park home run to give the Bisons an early 2-0 lead. The Bisons never looked back, mashing 17 hits en route to a 14-7 win over the Gwinnett Braves. Tuiasosopo finished the game […]

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