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Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

An article by posted on 13/06/2012 0 Comments
Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

Stephen Guilbert from Mack’s Mets penned an interesting post that pointed out a rare occurence in last night’s 11-2 win against the Tampa Bay Rays. Here’s a small part of it: Last night, the Mets accomplished a feat that has proved difficult for them in 2012–they played a full nine-inning game in which the bullpen did […]

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The Jason Bay Experiment Has Run It’s Course

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The Jason Bay Experiment Has Run It’s Course

There are times when I think Omar Minaya takes a lot more flack than he should.  During his tenure he did everything in his power to produce a winning ball club.  He signed a lot of free agents to numerous big money contracts and for the most part I agreed with his decisions.  I was […]

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Don’t Expect Any “Quick Fixes” From This Front Office

An article by posted on 12/06/2012 0 Comments
Don’t Expect Any “Quick Fixes” From This Front Office

The upcoming weeks are probably the most stressful of the year for any general manager of a big league club. Year after year, they are faced with a tough decision- do you risk the future to try to win now? The Mets, 32-29, are currently five games back of division-leading Washington, and three back of […]

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David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

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David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

Some of you may have missed this revealing quote from David Wright with the distraction of the Subway Series Sweep. Columnist Mark Hale of the New York Post, caught up with the Mets third baseman who once again made very clear that he has no desire to negotiate any contract with the Mets until the end of the […]

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MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

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MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

Bobby Parnell is an enigma… He’s got the one thing you crave in closer a rocket for an arm. Consistently checking in at 99 mph and frequently topping 100, you would think the Mets had themselves someone they could rely on to step into the eighth or ninth innings to finish off the opposition and […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Lucas Duda

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MMO Player Of The Week: Lucas Duda

The MMO Player of the Week for this week had himself a huge week and looks like he’s heating up and getting ready to deliver some big numbers for the Mets. Congratulations to… This week includes the final game of the Cardinals series, the 3-game series against the Nationals and the 3-game series against the Yankees. […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets trade for Alfonso Soriano?

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MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets trade for Alfonso Soriano?

Not too long ago, the answer to that question would be easy. A resounding “NO!”. Too much money, too old, bad attitude, lousy fielder and he is a strikeout waiting to happen. Physical prowess be damned, he just has too much baggage. Then again, not too long ago, I would have scoffed at the idea […]

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An Organizational Flaw

An article by posted on 11/06/2012 0 Comments

As I watched the Subway Series this weekend, I couldn’t help but feel disgust for the Mets bullpen. I know I’m not alone here. In terms of Rauch, Francisco and Ramirez, I felt that the “back of their baseball card,” was enough to make me feel okay about their acquisitions. I still think they are […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Forget Triple-A, Promote Zack Wheeler To The Mets Now

An article by posted on 11/06/2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: Forget Triple-A, Promote Zack Wheeler To The Mets Now

Hey, I haven’t done of these in a while, but after I read something over at ESPN New York this morning, I just knew it was time for a new edition of MMO Fair or Foul… Each week, ESPN senior baseball editor Matt Meyers and Mets blogger Mark Simon convene to discuss the upcoming week for the Mets. I […]

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Subway Series – Always A No-Win Situation For The Mets

An article by posted on 11/06/2012 0 Comments

This weekend’s three game sweep at the hands of the hated New York Yankees resulted in a number of things.  In the process, the Mets have now dropped six of their last seven games and fallen to a mere three games above .500 for the first time since May 24th.  Their all-time record against their […]

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