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MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables – Opening Day Eve Edition

A new MMO feature for a new Mets season, introducing MMO Mets Quotables. “We lost Jose. We lost Carlos. We lost Frankie Rodriguez, all very, very good players. We lost some big pieces of the puzzle. But you know what you do? You bring other people in to fill those spots. You trust them. You […]

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Mets Slash Ticket Prices For Opening Day

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments

Mets are still trying to push ticket sales for Opening Day and are offering these new lower prices via email to some potential ticket buyers. Metropolitan Box was $175. Now $169. Field Box Silver was $175. Now $153. Baseline Silver was $99. Now $95. Caesars Box was $100. Now $90. Baseline Box was $95. Now […]

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Mets And Niese Agree On 5-Year Extension Worth $25M

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets And Niese Agree On 5-Year Extension Worth $25M

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, The Mets and Jon Niese have agreed to terms on a five-year, $25.5 million dollar contract extension. It also includes a sixth-year team option for $10 million and a seventh-year team option for $10.5 million, meaning Niese could potentially earn as much as $46 million over seven seasons. Niese was set […]

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Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

Josh Stinson is now an ex-Met. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. The 23-year-old righty reliever was the Mets 37th round pick in the 2006 player draft. He reached the majors last September appearing in 14 games for the Mets in relief. He was placed on waivers along with Armando Rodriguez to […]

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D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting Paul DePodesta, participated in a chat yesterday over at Baseball Prospectus. DePo fielded a variety of great reader submitted questions ranging from Moneyball to the new CBA with plenty of dope on many of the Mets prospects. Brian (PA): What are Josh Edgins chances of making the club […]

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Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

It was early April. The rosters were set and Opening Day was hours away. Unexpectedly the Mets exhibition game against the Expos was cancelled due to a players strike. With a free afternoon and nothing to do, the Mets manager and some of his coaches decided to walk across the street and play a round […]

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Mets Host The Yankees Today At 2 PM, Torres Batting Leadoff

An article by posted on April 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Host The Yankees Today At 2 PM, Torres Batting Leadoff

The New York Yankees come to Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie this afternoon for the first of two spring training games against the Mets. The second game is to be played at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. The Yankees have not played at the Mets’ spring training home since the spring of 1995. The teams last […]

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Torres and Francisco Ready To Go On Thursday

An article by posted on April 3, 2012 0 Comments
Torres and Francisco Ready To Go On Thursday

According to ESPN New York, Terry Collins was very pleased with Frank Francisco’s bullpen session today. Francisco expierenced no pain in his knee, which has sidelined him for a portion of the spring. He will be leaving camp with the team, ready to go for the opener. Andres Torres started and batted lead off in today’s Mets […]

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Collins: Parnell Will Not Be Used As A Starter

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments

Well that didn’t last long. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, Terry Collins said Parnell would not be used to make spot starts this season, but instead would be used for multiple inning stints out of the bullpen. I have to point out a comment left earlier today on this thread by Original Mets Fan: […]

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Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
Bay Losing His Grip On Starting Job

Here is a followup to a post I wrote last week on Jason Bay AKA The 500 Pound Gorilla In The Corner Outfield. Mike Puma of the  NY Post writes this morning: A club official yesterday floated the possibility that if Bay is struggling six or seven weeks into the season, the Mets could explore other options, including a […]

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