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Some Mets Spring Training Questions

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments

Good afternoon. Players are trickling into camp today in Port St. Lucie. A few pitchers are throwing, but they don’t have to officially check in until tomorrow. No team reports to spring training without questions, and the Mets are no exception. They will enter the season this spring loaded with questions, but without any substantive answers. […]

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Trump To Wilpon: I Won’t Be An Apprentice, I Want To Be Boss

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Trump To Wilpon: I Won’t Be An Apprentice, I Want To Be Boss

According to the New York Times, Donald Trump has been in contact with Fred Wilpon to discuss the possibility of buying the team in a face to face meeting that has yet to be scheduled. Trump said Tuesday that he called Fred Wilpon, the Mets’ principal owner, about two weeks ago to arrange a face-to-face meeting […]

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Collins Lays Down The Law With Perez

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Lays Down The Law With Perez

One thing we’re starting to see with Terry Collins since he’s joined the Mets is that he is very consistent. I like that, it’s an admirable quality.  Yesterday, Collins followed through with his gameplan for pitcher Oliver Perez and told him exactly how things were going to work “I said: ‘Here’s my feelings: Maybe you need […]

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Will Reese Havens Ultimately Seize 2B Job This Season?

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Will Reese Havens Ultimately Seize 2B Job This Season?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that Mets second base prospect Reese Havens at Mets camp today and revealed he underwent surgery eight weeks ago. The procedure shaved an inch off a rib that was rubbing against another rib on his left side and also irritating the oblique. It was performed at Dr. James Andrews’ […]

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Mets Rites Of Spring: Official Dates and Roster

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Rites Of Spring: Official Dates and Roster

Mets pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie for Spring Training today. Here are the some of the things you need to know including important dates and the complete Spring Training roster. Important Spring Training Dates Pitchers and Catchers Report February 15, 2011 Physicals – February 16, 2011 Pitchers first workout – February 17, 2011 Position […]

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Bring In The Baseball Guy

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Bring In The Baseball Guy

Now batting in the legal mess involving Bernard Madoff and the New York Mets: Former New York Governor, Mario Cuomo. Cuomo has long had an affection for baseball. He played one year of minor league baseball in the Pirates organization in 1952. Although he is from Queens, he roots for the Yankees. Andrew, his oldest […]

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Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen worries me sometimes. I understand that he was spared a trip to the guillotine thanks to the efforts of R.A. Dickey and Mike Pelfrey who both made last minutes pleas for clemency, but I’ve never really been a big fan of his. As we’ve all heard countless times already this offseason, […]

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2011 Mets Medals of Honor!

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Medals of Honor!

For my first edition of MMO graphics of 2011 I bring you, Mets Medals! You can also find them on our Flickr stream or Facebook. It’s that time of the year again where we shed the remnants of the previous season, and look forward to the hope and promise of another Amazin’ Mets season! Feel free […]

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Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

A federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan appointed former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo on Thursday to serve as a mediator in the legal dispute between the Mets owners and the court-appointed trustee trying to recover money for victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. According to the NY Times, the trustee, Irving H. Picard, has accused Mets owners […]

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Bobby Parnell Finally Gets It

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments

Dan Martin of the NY Post, had a quote from reliever Bobby Parnell who talked about why he didn’t make the team out of Spring Training last season and ended up starting the season with Triple-A Buffalo. “I got caught up into working on my off-speed pitches too much instead of pitching and I had […]

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