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On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 9, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: The Binghamton Mets

In the words of Mark Twain, “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” An excellent thought but obviously Mr. Twain never saw a baseball game at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY on a Friday night at the beginning of April. Wow, it really gives new meaning to the phrase “chilled to […]

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

An article by posted on April 8, 2012 0 Comments
Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

There’s a great pic from our new photo services provider of Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis picking up his first major league hit against Atlanta’s Jair Jurrjens. The single was one of two hits for Captain Kirk who was making his major league debut. “It feels great,” Nieuwenhuis said. “I try to keep it on an […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

Newly promoted Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis will platoon with veteran Scott Hairston says Mike Mazzeo of ESPN via twitter. Hairston will start against left handed pitching while Nieuwenhuis will be penciled in against the righties while Andres Torres recovers from his strained calf that he re-injured in the 7th inning of the Mets Opening Day game Thursday. […]

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Mets Announce Jon Niese Deal

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Jon Niese Deal

The Mets  made it official and announced the five-year, $25.5 extension for Jon Niese, who, if he lives up to expectations will make that a bargain. Premium left-handers are in high demand and Niese has already shown a high upside. Throw in two team option years and the deal could rise to $45.5 million. The Mets […]

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Rounding Out The Herd

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding Out The Herd

  With opening night Thursday for the Buffalo Bisons, here is the “official” opening day roster for the Mets AAA entry in the International League. With at least five major league prospects on the roster in Harvey, Familia, Valdespin, Lutz, and Nieuwenhuis, this AAA team is getting away from the image of fielding a team […]

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Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Here Are Your 2012 Binghamton Mets

It took some time, but the Binghamton Mets have finally announced their “official” opening day 2012 roster. The first game of the regular season was slated for last night in Binghamton when they faced off against the Akron Aeros, AA team for the Cleveland Indians. The starting pitcher for the season opener was right-hander Collin […]

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2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

The Savannah Sand Gnats (A) of the South Atlantic League, were the first of the Mets long-season league teams to unveil their “official” 2012 Opening Day Roster, and here it is: PITCHERS Marco Camarena (RHP) T.J. Chism (LHP) Michael Fulmer (RHP) Jack “The Rocket” Leathersich (LHP) Rafael Montero (RHP) Estarlin Morel (RHP) Alex Panteliodis (LHP) […]

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Mets Set New Attendance Record At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Set New Attendance Record At Citi Field

SNY’s Gary Cohen announced during today’s Mets broadcast, that the today’s season opener was a sellout and that the 42,080 tickets sold set a new Citi Field record. The Mets’ previous high for single-game home attendance was 42,042 against the Yankees on July 2, 2011. Despite the huge sellout, there were still plenty of empty seats […]

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Torres Confirms He’s Heading To The DL

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Torres Confirms He’s Heading To The DL

Update 4:45 PM Torres confirms he’s going to the DL and when asked how long he’ll be out he responded “I don’t know, three weeks?”. He’s on his way to Port St. Lucie to begin rehab on his calf. The Mets options to replace him on the roster would be Adam Loewen, Vinny Rottino, Matt […]

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