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Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

An article by posted on August 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

Welcome back to MMO’s exclusive feature Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Edition. Today we bring you the most interesting happenings from over the weekend in the Mets minor league system. This weekend the thing that really stood out was the pitching. There were some stellar starting performances by some familiar names that have been doing […]

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Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

An article by posted on August 20, 2012 0 Comments
Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

Updated Post 8/20 9:00 AM Terry Collins will meet with Sandy Alderson today to discuss whether or not struggling left-hander Johan Santana will be shutdown for the rest of the season. According to Adam Rubin, neither Collins nor pitching coach Dan Warthen were prepared to guarantee that Santana proceeds with his scheduled start on Thursday. Original Post 8/18 8:00 […]

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Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

An article by posted on August 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

METS TO CELEBRATE U.S. AIR FORCE WEEK IN NYC THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT CITI FIELD Tickets are on Sale Now at Mets.com/USAF and (718) 507-TIXX August 18, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate United States Air Force Week in New York City Monday, August 20 at Citi Field before […]

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Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

An article by posted on August 18, 2012 0 Comments
Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

When I saw the entry on yesterday’s transactions page for the Appalachian League, I got a a little concerned. August 17: Kingsport Mets placed LHP Steven Matz on the 7-day disabled list. Oh no, I hope it’s not the elbow again. TJS in 2010. Two lost seasons while rehabbing. A late start to 2012 training […]

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Mets Minors Beat TGIF Edition: Familia, Goeddel Blossom, Wheeler Wilts

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat TGIF Edition: Familia, Goeddel Blossom, Wheeler Wilts

Welcome back for another installment of the MMO Mets Minors Beat: The TGIF Edition! I’m your host Petey, and we have a lot to cover from this past week. There were some incredible pitching performances throughout the system, yet again. There were a ton of transactions, if you are into that sort of thing. And […]

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2013 Mets Taking Shape: Give Justin Turner An Outfielders Glove

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments
2013 Mets Taking Shape: Give Justin Turner An Outfielders Glove

This just in from Terry Collins… The Mets are tossing around the idea of turning Justin Turner into an outfielder beginning next spring. That means two things basically; a hearty welcome back to Turner in 2013, and a pre-order for an extra case of Alka Seltzer for me. As is usually the case with our […]

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Pedro Beato To Red Sox As PTBNL In Shoppach Trade

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments

Keith Law of ESPN, is reporting that the Mets have sent RHP Pedro Beato to the Boston Red Sox as the player to be named later in the trade they made to acquire catcher Kelly Shoppach. The Mets acquired Beato via the Rule 5 draft in 2010. Beato spent the entire 2011 season on the Major League […]

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2013 Payroll Blurry, Mets Offseason Needs Overwhelming

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
2013 Payroll Blurry, Mets Offseason Needs Overwhelming

Sandy Alderson told Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that he has not yet spoken with ownership regarding what the Mets’ 2013 payroll will be. When approached by reporters at Citi Field over the weekend, principal owner Fred Wilpon referred all questions to general manager Sandy Alderson. But in an interview Tuesday, Alderson said he isn’t sure […]

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Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For PEDs

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For PEDs

San Francisco Giants OF Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games without pay after testing positive for testosterone, Major League Baseball announced. Cabrera, whose breakout season with the San Francisco Giants was highlighted by his MVP performance in the All-Star Game, will miss the remainder of the season plus five more games. Cabrera, a 27-year-old outfielder, has produced […]

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Decision On Dickey Looms Large Too After This Season

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
Decision On Dickey Looms Large Too After This Season

According to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger, R.A. Dickey and the Mets discussed a short-term extension into at least 2014 earlier this season, people with knowledge of the talks have said. The team elected to wait and observe Dickey during the course of the season. The cost of waiting always seems to burn the […]

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