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Today In Mets History: Mets Draft Lee Mazzilli

An article by posted on June 5, 2011 0 Comments
Today In Mets History: Mets Draft Lee Mazzilli

A local boy made good for the Mets when on this day in 1973 they used their first-round pick to select Brooklyn Lincoln High School outfielder Lee Mazzilli. Area kid, skilled and with movie star good looks, Mazzilli seemed destined to be a big New York star. Three years later he debuted with the Mets […]

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O. Gee – Mets Pitcher Continues to Prove He Belongs

An article by posted on June 5, 2011 0 Comments

Even with Johan Santana on the disabled list to start the season, there was still was no room on the Mets’ Opening Day roster for Dillon Gee. However, after Gee had made just two starts in the minors, it was clear that there were issues with the Mets starting rotation. The team made the decision […]

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Collins Says Reyes Isn’t Moving Anywhere

An article by posted on June 5, 2011 0 Comments

I piqued your curiosity didn’t I? Collins actually did say that, but he wasn’t referring to the trade deadline – he was responding to a question about moving Jose Reyes from the leadoff spot to batting third in the lineup. As ESPN pointed out last night, there are plenty of reasons why some people look […]

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In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

An article by posted on June 4, 2011 0 Comments
In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

Sandy Alderson was the bearer of bad news tonight after the Mets 6-3 loss to the Braves. The Mets GM announced that third baseman David Wright will be shutdown from all baseball activities for three more weeks. Alderson said Wright was seen at the Hospital for Special Surgery today, but there were no x-rays or […]

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New York Mess, Bullpen Still Useless, Mets Lose 6-3

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese had a great start, but the bullpen collapsed YET AGAIN and the Mets lost against the Braves, 6-3 Game Notes Jonathon Niese pitched a great game, going seven and two-third innings giving up two runs on eight hits striking out seven and walking one. Niese had everything working today, and with most Mets […]

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Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments
Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK Today is “Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day” at Citi Field. What started out as a cool idea by lifelong Mets fan Donna Bauer, has evolved into a big time event that will feature thousands of fans who will […]

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Wright and Fred Patch Things Up, Wants To Stay A Met

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

David Wright is expected to have another X-Ray taken on his back today. Obviously, there’s no timetable for him, and there won’t be until the tests are completed. It bothers me it took so long for him to be diagnosed with the stress fracture. Blame him for putting the tests off and the Mets for […]

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Mets Promote Reliever Manny Acosta

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Manny Acosta from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Acosta will wear uniform #36 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Atlanta. After yesterday’s game, the Mets optioned lefthanded pitcher Mike O’Connor to Buffalo. In order to make room […]

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Pelfail, Bullpen & Beltran Save The Day, Mets Win 9-8

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had another bad outing, but the bullpen brigade and a great comeback spearheaded by Carlos Beltran helped the Mets split the series and win the game, 9-8 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard from the onset of the game, getting shelled for three runs in the first, second and one in the […]

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Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Named NL Rookie of the Month

Justin Turner has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for the month of May. A couple of days ago I wrote the following post in which I speculated that Turner could win the Rookie of the Year award. Turner leads all National League rookies with 85 or more at-bats in batting average […]

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