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Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

An article by posted on 12/03/2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

The Mets have announced that they have signed LHP John Mincone to a minor league contract. Mincone, a Huntington native, was originally drafted by the Cubs in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Last season, he pitched for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League after being released by the Cubs and went1-2 with […]

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There’s A Problem Rearing Its Ugly Head In The Mets Outfield

An article by posted on 11/03/2012 0 Comments
There’s A Problem Rearing Its Ugly Head In The Mets Outfield

I love baseball and watching today’s Mets game on WPIX only served to remind me of how much I really dig this game, even when the games don’t count in the standings yet. After reading so much about Johan Santana‘s progress, what a thrill it was to see him firing strikes at will today against the Miami […]

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Introduction And Random Thoughts

An article by posted on 10/03/2012 0 Comments
Introduction And Random Thoughts

I am a new writer here, so I thought to start off, before talking Mets, I would introduce myself. I am a 19-year old college student. I have been a fan of the Mets my entire life, but sadly I have not been able to see them win it all. I have had the privilege […]

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New Mets Closer Has A Few Troubling Trends Worth Noting

An article by posted on 09/03/2012 0 Comments
New Mets Closer Has A Few Troubling Trends Worth Noting

Columnist John Harper of the Daily News hits on one of the main concerns about the Mets new closer Frank Francisco who does not hold runners on well. Terry Collins is well aware of the problem and says it’s “because they know Frankie doesn’t throw over.” “It’s something we’re working on,” Collins said. Obviously this is a huge concern, especially […]

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Pelfrey Pitched… Yikes!

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Pitched… Yikes!

Mike Pelfrey, armed with his new attitude, improved sinker and all his bravado, got his first start of the spring today against those pesky Miami Marlins. Here’s his pitching line… 2.2 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 HR, 0 K Don’t worry, it’s only March, but damn if it doesn’t feel like the […]

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Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 0 Comments
Santana Just Keeps Chugging Along

You can believe what you want about whether or not Johan Santana will make a triumphant return to the mound on Opening Day for the Mets, and you can hang on to your doubts that he’ll ever be what he once was. But Santana is tuning you out. He’s locked into his own plan and […]

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Santana Takes Next Step, Pelfrey Gets Rocked

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 0 Comments
Santana Takes Next Step, Pelfrey Gets Rocked

The Mets received good and bad reviews from two pitchers who might have the highest expectations this season in Johan Santana and Mike Pelfrey. Santana, recovering from shoulder surgery, threw in the bullpen today without discomfort and pronounced himself ready for his next start Sunday, when he’s scheduled to throw three innings against the Marlins. […]

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From Left Field: Marlins Home Run Celebration Is Very Distracting

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Marlins Home Run Celebration Is Very Distracting

There’s been a lot of talk about the Miami Marlins all offseason, so I’ll keep the trend going. Let me start off by saying, I downright love the “Home Run Apple.” Whether it’s the old one outside Citi Field or the new one inside the stadium, the Home Run Apple is a Mets and baseball […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 4 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets First-Base Prospect Cole Frenzel

I had the pleasure of speaking by phone yesterday with New York Mets, 2011 7th round draft choice, minor league first-baseman Cole Frenzel. I was able to throw a great many questions Cole’s way, and he fielded them all sure-handedly, without so much as a bobble. Cole told me he had left the chilly clime of […]

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Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

An article by posted on 08/03/2012 0 Comments
Wright Not Among Top 12 Third Basemen? Nice Try, Sherman…

One of my favorite web-treks each morning is to stop by MMO to read what my fellow bloggers have been opining about and to see how many times I got called out by the lunatic fringe in the comment threads of my own posts. I look at those as my badges of honor. After that, […]

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