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Trade Deadline Thoughts: No Thank You, Ubaldo

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

Just about 40 minutes ago, Ted Berg posted an updated blog in which he makes a brief case for the Mets to inquire about Ubaldo Jiminez. First of all, Jiminez is 27 years old, before he throws a pitch next year he will turn 28. His contract next year would pay him $4.2 million, then […]

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Extra, Extra, Daily News Is Dead… At Least in My Life

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Extra, Extra, Daily News Is Dead… At Least in My Life

It was tough for me to write that headline and I’m going through a bit of a mourning period over it. Tomorrow morning, as on each weekday morning since July 4th, when I get to my neighborhood newsstand, I won’t be buying TWO New York City tabloids. Except for the Sunday edition, the New York […]

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Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

Reports abound that Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran is the hottest commodity in the trade market, “He’s gold right now and every contender wants his bat in the lineup’, Jon Heyman said on WFAN yesterday. Making Beltran even more attractive is the news that the Mets are telling teams they will pay all of the remaining […]

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Mets Bats Drown In The Rain Against Marlins, Lose 4-1

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Chris Capuano is becoming a no-luck winner. Another good start but no back up from the offense. Cap only gave up three runs on five hits entering the eighth inning then started to fall apart and had to be pulled. Bullpen held up and bats were non existent. Mets lose 4-1. Game Notes […]

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Jason Bay Situation May Get A Little Hair-y This Week

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Bay Situation May Get A Little Hair-y This Week

UPDATE: From Mets Notes, Scott Hairston is hitting .375 (6-16) with two doubles, one triple, two home runs and 10 RBI over his last 10 games… Hairston is batting .321 (18-56) with three home runs and 15 RBI as a starter this year and has at least one hit in eight of his last nine […]

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This Week It’s Do or Die For The Mets

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets losing the series against the Phillies this weekend, the team has got to win, and they got to win now. Otherwise, the season could very well be over before August comes around.     This coming week, the Mets are facing the Marlins, and the Cardinals. The Mets will face a Cardinals pitching staff that is something not to laugh at.  The […]

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Is Alderson Adding Pitching Depth For A Reason?

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

Recently Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has made some minor league signings that made me wonder.  I know our starting pitching depth is lacking, but is that the only reason he has added these players on?  There have been players available all season, but he has not made any signings, even when we got hit with injury […]

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MMO Exclusive: An Interview With Mets Beat Writer Andy Martino

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: An Interview With Mets Beat Writer Andy Martino

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of speaking with Daily News writer Andy Martino. For those of you that do not know, Andy is a BBWAA member who does an exceptional job for Daily News as their Mets beat writer. He wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer as the Phillies beat writer during the 2009 season […]

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The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Impact of Reyes’ Return On Tuesday

With the news breaking that All-Star Shortstop Jose Reyes would run Sunday, which he did, and then fly to Brooklyn today for a rehab game with the Cyclones – it’s just what the doctor ordered for the Mets. Right now the Mets are on thin ice, they stand 8 1/2 games behind the wild card leading […]

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Pelfrey Punished In Fifth, Bullpen Can’t Hold, Mets Lose 8-5 To Phillies

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had four good innings, but was punished in the fifth inning and the bullpen failed to stop the bleeding and a late-inning push couldn’t save the Mets as they lost the game 8-5, and the series to the Phillies Game Notes Mike Pelfrey had a bad outing, getting through four innings relatively unscathed, […]

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