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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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Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

An article by posted on 07/03/2012 0 Comments
Turner Powers Mets 7-0 Win Over Marlins

It was a great day for Jon Niese and the rest of the Mets this afternoon at Digital Domain Park, as they blanked the Florida Marlins 7-0. Niese faced seven batters in his two innings of work, striking out two and walking one while throwing 19 of 31 pitches for strikes. Niese has been working on […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Have A Huge Problem With Positional Depth

An article by posted on 06/03/2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Have A Huge Problem With Positional Depth

John Harper of the Daily News, emphasizes just how precarious the Mets situation is this season regarding injuries to any of their significant players. If ever there is a season when any significant injuries could be deadly, it’s this one. How can it be any other way when the Mets’ best left-handed bat off the bench may […]

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The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide To Major League Stadiums

An article by posted on 06/03/2012 0 Comments
The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide To Major League Stadiums

The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums (2nd Ed.) I received an email about a week ago from Josh Pahigian, co-author of The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip: A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums. He wrote to tell me that his great selling book has been updated to include Citi Field […]

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All Eyes Will Be On Santana

An article by posted on 06/03/2012 0 Comments
All Eyes Will Be On Santana

“Kid gloves,’’ is the term with how the Mets will treat Johan Santana’s return this afternoon in a split-squad game against St. Louis. Santana, recovering from shoulder surgery, is scheduled for two innings or 35 pitches – whichever comes first – and regardless of how he’s doing there will be no debate. “I’m not going […]

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Mets Start Spring Training With 3-1 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on 05/03/2012 0 Comments

Game Summary: …And we’re back! Welcome back to Mets baseball, ladies and gentlemen! The Mets first Spring Training game was against the Washington Nationals on a lovely Florida afternoon. Mets ran and stole like crazy but couldn’t get the RBIs and defense was shaky. Mets lose 3-1 to Nationals. Game Recap: Dillon Gee started off […]

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Judge Rules: Mets Going To Trial

An article by posted on 05/03/2012 0 Comments
Judge Rules: Mets Going To Trial

Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the US District Court in Manhattan has ruled that the lawsuit filed by the trustree against the Mets owners will go to trial on March 19. The judge also ruled that the Wilpons are liable for the $83 million in fictitious profits. Irving Picard will have a chance to convince […]

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Reese Havens To Get Cortisone Shot For Ailing Back

An article by posted on 05/03/2012 0 Comments
Reese Havens To Get Cortisone Shot For Ailing Back

Mets second base prospect Reese Havens hasn’t participated in workouts in over a week due to continued problems with his sore back. Yesterday, manager Terry Collins told reporters that Havens will get a cortisone shot today to try and relieve the stiffness he is experiencing. “Reese Havens, when he’s healthy, is an outstanding, fun-looking player,” Collins said. “He’s one […]

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Mets Should Continue to Take Things Slow with Matt Harvey

An article by posted on 05/03/2012 0 Comments
Mets Should Continue to Take Things Slow with Matt Harvey

Ever since Matt Harvey pitched in his first game in St. Lucie last year, expectations have been high on the University of North Carolina product whom the Mets selected with their first round pick in 2010. Lets fast forward to 2012. Harvey, who is in big-league camp as a “non-roster invitee”, is impressing everyone whose caught a […]

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F-Mart Humble After Nice Debut With Astros

An article by posted on 04/03/2012 0 Comments
F-Mart Humble After Nice Debut With Astros

Fernando Martinez had a smashing debut with the Astros today in their 10-1 victory over Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. The former Met prospect doubled on the first pitch he saw as an Astro, but it was his second hit that had Astro fans buzzing as F-mart clobbered a towering three-run homer to left-center […]

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