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From Left Field: The Mets Annual Christmas Party

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

Is the North Pole in Flushing? No, just Citi Field with a light dusting of snow. Do Santa’s elves wear Mets jerseys? At Citi Field they do. The Mets hosted their annual Christmas party Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field’s Acela Club. Roughly 100 school children from around the New York area attended to sing Christmas […]

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Is Garza A Better Target Than Grienke For The Mets?

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to add a quick update based on some new information from this morning. According to MetsBlog, the Royals are now getting back to teams who have expressed interest in acquiring RHP Zach Greinke, but no word on if that includes the Mets. The Nationals are ‘aggressively pursuing’ a trade for Rays RHP Matt Garza […]

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Cliff Lee Spurns Yankees, Signs With Phillies

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

In a late night stunner, Cliff Lee agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, as first reported by MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Early last night, there were reports that the Yankees had fears that Lee wasn’t landing in The Bronx and that proved correct. Before midnight they were told by Lee’s agent, Darek Braunecker, that Lee […]

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Press Release: Mets Announce Coaching Staff

An article by posted on December 13, 2010 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Announce Coaching Staff

The New York Mets today announced that they have finalized their 2011 Major League coaching staff by naming Ken Oberkfell bench coach, Mookie Wilson first base coach, Dave Hudgens hitting coach and Jon Debus bullpen coach. Chip Hale and Dan Warthen will return as the club’s third base coach and pitching coach respectively. Oberkfell completed […]

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J.P. Ricciardi Awed By Red Sox Moves

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has a great update on the Hot Stove, including this comment by the Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi who was wowed by the Red Sox in Orlando. (Who wasn’t?) “I think you have to be in awe,’’ said Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi. “Those are the best offensive players out there, and […]

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Madoff, The Wilpons And The Mets – What Now?

An article by posted on December 12, 2010 0 Comments

A quote from our blog which rings true to me. “The real solution for the Mets future is to have new owners not encumbered by the Wilpon’s baggage which is now all so obvious to anyone who can see and read the facts.” How can the Wilpons’ continue to put the Mets organization on hold […]

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Conference Call With Sandy Alderson And Fellow Mets Bloggers

An article by posted on December 11, 2010 0 Comments

Openness, honesty and transparency. Virtues that tend to unfortunately fall on deaf ears in the many parts of the business world let alone professional sports. With the new administration gradually taking root in Flushing, times, like the saying goes, “they are a changin” and the man ushering in this change believes deeply in these virtues. […]

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Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

An article by posted on December 11, 2010 0 Comments
Bernie Madoff’s Son Commits Suicide (Updated)

Updated 2:00 PM “Mark Madoff took his own life today. This is a terrible and unnecessary tragedy,” said Martin Flumenbaum, an attorney representing Mark and his brother Andrew. “Mark was an innocent victim of his father’s monstrous crime who succumbed to two years of unrelenting pressure from false accusations and innuendo.” Original Post 9:00 AM According […]

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Justin Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

An article by posted on December 10, 2010 0 Comments

With the recent statements by both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson that Ruben Tejada would best be served by spending 2011 in Triple-A Buffalo where he can gain more experience, most of Mets nation has turned their eyes to Daniel Murphy who is getting a crash course at second base in Winter League Baseball, and […]

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Amazin’ Happenings! Toys For Tots, Holiday Savings, Strawberry Sunday, Mets Holiday Party

An article by posted on December 10, 2010 0 Comments
Amazin’ Happenings! Toys For Tots, Holiday Savings, Strawberry Sunday, Mets Holiday Party

Here’s the latest installment of MMO’s newest feature entitled, Amazin’ Happenings! Wild Strawberry Weekend! Looking for some fun this weekend? Then head on over to Strawberry’s Sports Grill and have good food, refreshing drinks and a great atmosphere! Darryl Strawberry will be in the house Tonight, Tomorrow, & Sunday Morning for Breakfast with Santa. Come Join […]

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