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Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

An article by posted on August 21, 2011 46 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Left-Handed Hitters

There has been quite a bit of discussion on MMO about the drafting of Brandon Nimmo. Some fans are happy about the pick and think Sandy did right to draft the lefty swinging, 18-year-old CF from Wyoming. Others criticize the pick, calling him a “reach,” some wanted the Mets to draft a high-ceiling catcher, Blake Swihart’s name […]

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Is Pelfrey Worth $7 Million To Be A Fourth Starter?

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments
Is Pelfrey Worth $7 Million To Be A Fourth Starter?

Last night at rain-soaked Citi Field, Mike Pelfrey let up four runs on eight hits and four walks in a 6-1 loss to the Brewers. It was just another forgettable start for Pelfrey whose record dropped to 6-10 with a 4.61 ERA – worst among all starters. Only Ryota Igarashi and D.J. Carrasco have worse ERAs […]

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R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey On Twitter, Mt. Kilimanjaro & More

Last night, a collection of bloggers were invited to Citi Field for another Mets blogging event. As part of the day, we got to spend close to 20 minutes in the home dugout talking to pitcher R.A. Dickey, who is even nicer in person than he seems on TV. Dickey spoke about his recently joining […]

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Video: Brandon Nimmo Talks About His Pro Debut With Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video of Brandon Nimmo talking about his first hit as a pro, courtesy of SNY and hat tip to Mike Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog. Wow that was quick.  Brandon Nimmo made his professional debut for the Mets organization yesterday afternoon..  He played for the GCL Mets affiliate and was in the […]

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More On The Mets Home Field Disadvantage

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments
More On The Mets Home Field Disadvantage

Citi Field always manages to provide me with plenty of new  ammunition to support my contention that it’s given the Mets a clear Home Field Disadvantage. Every homestand brings new levels of Mets suckitude at Citi Field, and this current homestand didn’t take very long to manifest some more Mets angst after reaching a new Mets low. With last […]

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An (All Too Familiar) Early End Of Season Review

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

This has become an annual bad habit for us hasn’t it? It’s not even Labor Day and Met fans instinctively are talking about next year, something all too familiar the past 4 years. August and September baseball for Met fans – or as it’s become known as – The big yet not so surprising let […]

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With Carlos Beltran On The DL, Mets Looking Like Major Winners In The Wheeler Deal

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments
With Carlos Beltran On The DL, Mets Looking Like Major Winners In The Wheeler Deal

For those of you that haven’t heard, former Met (Wow still can’t get over that) Carlos Beltran was placed on the disabled list with a sprained right wrist retroactive to August 7th. All signs point to Beltran returning when eligible next week, leaving the Giants with 34 games with the 34-year old switch-hitter, a small […]

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The Mets Have The Worst Bullpen In The Majors

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

So how is everyone enjoying the K-Rod-less bullpen so far? I mean of course you all must have expected some sort of a downgrade in performance after swapping out Rodriguez for Igarashi, but I don’t think anybody could have predicted these dreadful results. The bullpen as a whole has been a virtual catastrophe except for Izzy […]

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Tickets From Friday Night’s Game Can Be Redeemed For Free Tickets

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments
Tickets From Friday Night’s Game Can Be Redeemed For Free Tickets

Great gesture by the Mets… METS PRESS RELEASE FLUSHING, N.Y., August 19, 2011 – The New York Mets have announced that tickets from tonight’s Mets-Brewers game marked “Friday, August 19 – Game 59″ can be redeemed starting tomorrow for complimentary tickets to one of the Mets September 12-15 games against the Washington Nationals at Citi […]

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Where Are Our Stud Players?

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

After watching the Mets get smoked in Arizona this past week, one of the only bright spots during the games was watching Justin Upton. The guy is a flat out baseball player and will likely be an MVP candidate for the foreseeable future. Then over the last home stand, there was the Marlins Mike Stanton, […]

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Looking Toward 2012: Parnell Or Beato For Closer?

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments

Now that Jason Isringhausen has recorded his 300th save, Terry Collins told reporters that he would start weaning one of his younger relief pitchers—Bobby Parnell or Pedro Beato—to become the team’s pitchers. Izzy was just what this team needed this year, whether it was his ability to get clutch outs in big spots or the […]

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