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MMO Di-Jest: An Open Letter To Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Di-Jest: An Open Letter To Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred

Dear Mr. Manfred, First let me congratulate you on having been elected the next Commissioner of Baseball.  I’d like to say I was your biggest supporter but you were my third choice behind Bob Costas and Mike Greenberg.  (I also have a soft spot for baseball’s official historian, John Thorn.  But John is getting up […]

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Mets To Have A Look At Cuban Shortstop Roberto Carlos

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Have A Look At Cuban Shortstop Roberto Carlos

General manager Sandy Alderson told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets will soon scout 28-year-old Cuban shortstop Roberto Carlos. The Mets are paying attention to the market for Cuban defectors, Puma says, but it remains unlikely a star of Yasiel Puig’s magnitude will be arriving at Citi Field anytime soon. “We […]

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Manuel Hilario In Good Spirits, Could Be Discharged Saturday

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Manuel Hilario In Good Spirits, Could Be Discharged Saturday

According to Adam Rubin, Met say that minor leaguer Manuel Hilario is talkative and in good spirits and could be discharged from hospital Saturday. 4:30 PM A Mets farmhand suffered a serious injury in a Gulf Coast League game today. Dominican native Manuel Hilario was injured on a play where he over slid second base […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Puello’s Homer And Muno Slam Lead Vegas To Crown

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Puello’s Homer And Muno Slam Lead Vegas To Crown

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 14, New Orleans 5 Rome 3, Savannah 2 Brooklyn 2, Staten Island 0 Kingsport vs Bluefield – Postponed Minor League Notes Daniel Muno hit his 13th home run for a Grand Slam and drove in five runs. Matt Reynolds singled in four at bats and scored two runs and […]

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Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

I hate to say I told you so, but much as I speculated on August 1, the Mets never placed Bartolo Colon on waivers as many had considered a foregone conclusion. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirmed as much. There were assertions made that Sandy Alderson was willing to give away Colon to any claiming […]

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Game Thread: Staten Island Yankees vs Brooklyn Cyclones, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Game Thread: Staten Island Yankees vs Brooklyn Cyclones, 7:10 PM

New York Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka will make his final rehab start on Thursday for the Brooklyn Cyclones at MCU Park when the Clones take on the Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM. The game will be televised on SNY or you can listen live here. Matsuzaka, who is 3-3 with a 3.87 ERA this season, last […]

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Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

Adam Rubin surmises that the Mets will likely demote Gonzalez Germen and Rafael Montero when the Mets activate Jacob deGrom on Saturday and Bartolo Colon on Sunday. There is also the possibility that the Mets could simply find a candidate who they could place on the DL, perhaps Jenrry Mejia who in addition to a knee […]

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Wright Still Frustrated, Alderson Says He’s Handling It Well

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Still Frustrated, Alderson Says He’s Handling It Well

David Wright went 0-for-4 in yesterday’s finale against the Athletics, and is just 1-for-17 in his last five games while batting .268 this season. In an interview with the Rockland Times, Wright said: “No one is happy with the position we are in” and the team has missed opportunities to win games they should have […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Belts Ninth Double-A Home Run

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Belts Ninth Double-A Home Run

Last Night’s Quick Scores New Orleans 4, Las Vegas 0 Binghamton 8, Erie 5 St. Lucie 6, Charlotte 2 Staten Island 14, Brooklyn 4 Rome 6, Savannah 3 Minor League Notes Daniel Muno enjoyed his second straight game with three hits finishing 3 for 4. Matt Reynolds singled to extend his hitting streak to five […]

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You Gotta Have Heart, And A Little Crazy Helps Too

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
You Gotta Have Heart, And A Little Crazy Helps Too

David Wright is sounding like a desperate man these days. He’s seeing his power numbers evaporate and he’s had to bear another year entrenched in a mediocre lineup on a mediocre team. He’s got everything a man could wish for. A great apartment, buckets of money, a gorgeous wife and a great job … but […]

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