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The Last Time Ever I Saw His Face: My Tumultuous Relationship With Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments
The Last Time Ever I Saw His Face: My Tumultuous Relationship With Carlos Beltran

“Not quite as sad as when the Mets traded Seaver.  But sad nonetheless.” ~ Stuff My Dad Texts (No, literally, my dad sent me this text Wednesday night) ********************************************** I was upset last week. The Mets were not in town that much in the month of July, and I couldn’t make any of the games.  […]

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Are Athletes Simply A Product?

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments

It seems to me that Major League Baseball is working against itself. All this preparation to ‘get to the majors’ goes into the first few years of a young prospect. The kids who are chosen work their tails off to be a good player and don’t complain about the conditions or the hard work they must […]

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Break Up The Mets! Amazins’ Complete 4-Game Sweep With 9-8 Win Over Reds

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

The monster that wouldn’t die… For the first time in their fifty year history, the Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Reds after winning a 10-9 nail-biter in Cincinnati on Thursday afternoon. Game Highlights Jason Bay went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs today. The doubles were his first in 50 games after a 195 […]

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Fun With Mets Milestones

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

With so many impressive athletes now playing baseball and many other sports, we sometimes forget how important little achievements are… like say, 300 saves or 300 HRs. Those are incredible numbers and very respectable in my opinion, so this is a short bit on some important numbers coming and something for you to take notice […]

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Sandy Alderson Conference Call Recap w/Video

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments

Mets GM Sandy Alderson held a conference call today to officially announce the acquisition of RHP Zack Wheeler from the Giants in exchange for Carlos Beltran and cash considerations.  - The Mets are done dealing so don’t expect any last minuted deals at the buzzer before the trade deadline expires on Sunday night at midnight. Alderson is fully […]

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MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Rapid Reaction: Carlos Beltran Trade

Carlos Beltran’s long, and historic tenure with the Mets came to an end today, as the Mets traded the outfielder (along with cash considerations) to the San Francisco Giants for top pitching prospect Zach Wheeler (pending approval from MLB).  As we here at MMO celebrate Carlos Beltran with “Beltran Appreciation Week”, we’ve written about his greatest accomplishments, achievements, […]

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Beltran Should Be Remembered Positively

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Beltran Should Be Remembered Positively

The inevitable happened and Carlos Beltran is now a member of the San Francisco Giants, where he has an opportunity to atone for taking strike three against Adam Wainwright in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS. One thing for certain is he wasn’t going to get it from the Mets, even had he stayed. After […]

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Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran: Un Icono

Everybody has something to say about Carlos Beltran leaving and I am most definitely no different. Carlos Beltran was one of my favorite Met players in history, and probably comes second only to Mike Piazza in terms of respect and adoration in my eyes. I haven’t had the opportunity to watch the Mets for as […]

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End Of An Era – Carlos Beltran’s Franchise Records And Rankings

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End Of An Era – Carlos Beltran’s Franchise Records And Rankings

In less than seven full seasons, Carlos Beltran has worked his way up the Mets career leaderboard in virtually every category.   What makes Beltran’s achievements more impressive is that he’s 17th on the franchise’s all-time games played list, but ranks in the top ten in the majority of the cumulative stats. (doubles, home runs, RBI, […]

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There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

An article by posted on July 28, 2011 0 Comments
There Goes My Hero… Watch Him As He Goes…

It’s probably not a surprise to those of you who know me, that the word of Carlos Beltran’s impending trade broke my heart in two. Carlos is the reason I fell in love with baseball. It wasn’t just his smile or his stats, it was the way he played the game. I had never seen […]

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