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Mets Minors Beat: Prospects Have Big Week As Wheeler, Pill, Montero, And DeGrom All Pitch Great

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat: Prospects Have Big Week As Wheeler, Pill, Montero, And DeGrom All Pitch Great

Welcome back for the second installment, and first Friday Edition of the brand new, MMO Mets Minors Beat. I’m your host, Petey Pete, and I’ll be going over the transactions reports and box-scores everyday, scanning the team reports, talking to the players and coaches, pouring over reams of scouting reports and statistics. Analyzing, crunching numbers. compiling […]

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Valdespin Gets Hazed, Learns Lesson

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Valdespin Gets Hazed, Learns Lesson

The locker room incident involving Jordany Valdespin’s t-shirt before Wednesday’s game has broken out and become a “thing.” In what probably doesn’t count as his rookie hazing, Valdepin’s plain white t-shirt he wore to the ballpark before Wednesday’s win in San Francisco was jokingly altered by some veterans to remind Valdespin of the club’s self-imposed […]

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Zack Wheeler Promoted To Triple-A, Will Not Pitch For Mets This Season

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Promoted To Triple-A, Will Not Pitch For Mets This Season

Zack Wheeler’s 11K performance for Double-A Binghamton last night has earned him a promotion. He’s headed to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced this afternoon. Sandy Alderson also told reporters it was unlikely would pitch in the big leagues this season. The Mets GM said Wheeler has a limit in place of around 150 innings this season, and […]

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Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and the Marlins discussed a trade that would have sent Jason Bay to Miami for Heath Bell and John Buck before the trade deadline. Basically it’s a swap of bad contracts and underperforming players. Bell is 2-5 this season with a 5.66 ERA 41 1/3 innings […]

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Alderson On Trade Deadline, Keeping Hairston, Being Competitive

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson On Trade Deadline, Keeping Hairston, Being Competitive

At 4:00 PM today the trade deadline came to and end with nary a move from the New York Mets. As the song says not a creature was stirring not even a mouse…. We weren’t buyers, nor were we sellers…. We were what you’d call not-so-innocent bystanders. Life goes on. In a conference call at […]

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Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

All quiet on the Mets front, but south on I-95 things are happening fast for the Phillies who are in 2013 Mode and have made a pair of trades to move outfielders Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence to free up cash and bolster their minor league pipeline. First, the Phillies traded Victorino to the Dodgers for starting pitching prospect […]

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(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
(Updated) Mets Minors Beat: Mateo, Fulmer, Matz, Tapia Making Strong Cases For Promotions

** Updated with new players/info. Buffalo Collin McHugh – The right-hander threw perhaps his best game so far in his first eight starts at Triple-A. On Wednesday night against the Louisville Bats McHugh went 6.2 innings giving up no runs, on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts, while absorbing a no-decision. Since joining […]

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Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Rumor Mill: Hairston Drawing Big Interest, Byrdak Not So Much; Soto, Street & More

Well ladies and trolls, it’s that time again! It’s July 30th and that means all those last minute wheelings and dealings will get done, maybe with the exception of our New York Mets. Anyway, here’s the latest on your Amazin’s as the deadline approaches: Quite A Bit Of Last-Minute Interest In Scott Hairston: Team such […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

An article by posted on July 29, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Suffers Another Setback In Hs Rehab

Frank Francisco has suffered another setback in his rehab from his strained oblique, Terry Collins told reporters after last night’s 6-3 loss to the Diamondbacks, Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reported that the Mets closer had “soreness on his left side.” Francisco was supposed to pitch in his third rehab game for the B-Mets […]

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Dazzling Debut: Harvey Strikes Out 11 To Set New Mets Franchise Record

An article by posted on July 27, 2012 0 Comments
Dazzling Debut: Harvey Strikes Out 11 To Set New Mets Franchise Record

“When I was warming up, I looked around & took everything in. At that moment I really did believe I was meant to pitch in the big leagues.”  ~  Matt Harvey With a record-setting performance that won’t soon be forgotten, top prospect Matt Harvey wrote his name into the Mets history books with a brilliant […]

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