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MMO Flashback: The All-Star Game… What Exactly Is The Point?

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: The All-Star Game… What Exactly Is The Point?

In this edition of MMO Flashback, Rob Silverman takes us back to 2009 when the All Star Game was held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Hometown player Albert Pujols was the leading vote-getter that year followed by the Yankees’ Derek Jeter. David Wright and Carlos Beltran were both voted into the starting lineup, President Barack Obama threw out […]

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So Who’s Our First Baseman In 2010?

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

It’s been such a trying season… You try and maintain some semblance of optimism, but at some point you become overwhelmed with the errors, running miscues, lack of fundamentals, etc. Everyone is blaming the injuries for this Mets debacle ever since Carlos Delgado first hit the disabled list. But what happens next season when Carlos […]

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Livan Tanks, Dodgers Roll, Mets Keep Sinking

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets lost yet another series as the Dodgers pounded them 11-2 last night at Citi Field and took the series two games to one. The Mets have now lost eight of their last nine series… Livan Hernandez started for the Mets (if that’s what you want to call it), and lost his fourth straight […]

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More Shame And Wrong Moves: Time To Fire Manuel

An article by posted on July 10, 2009 0 Comments

What was the score tonight? A hundred to two, or some such. I checked out in the fourth inning to garden and get to know my children, who’ve known only a Mets fan psycho for the past month or so. Being true to my Mets OCD-self, however, I had to keep checking back. At the […]

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Roy Halladay, Alex Rios And The Mets

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

On Monday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Blue Jays GM, J.P. Ricciardi is willing to listening to offers for the ace of their rotation, RHP Roy Halladay. Needless to say, before long the blogosphere was buzzing with all sorts of hypothetical trades. As one of our readers wrote, when someone like Halladay comes along you don’t think […]

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All Star Break Can’t Come Soon Enough.

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The All Star Break can’t come soon enough for this Mets team.  Unfortunately, Major League Baseball has something else in mind. In a landmark case, Major League Baseball has decided to postpone the All Star Game for one week. In an effort to boost viewership and to improve the experience of all in attendance, the […]

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Fernando Martinez to DL

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

New York Mets outfielder and top prospect Fernando Martinez’s injury woes have sidelined him again. Martinez was placed on the Disabled List due to inflammation behind his right knee. Martinez had missed the last four games, and had not played since July 3rd against the Phillies. Infielder Argenis Reyes was called up to take Martinez’s […]

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Ollie Walks Seven, But Mets Hang On To Beat Dodgers 5-4

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally snapped their four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. Oliver Perez made his long anticipated return to the mound, but he was as erratic as ever as he toiled through five innings while throwing 108 pitches. He allowed just two runs and was very lucky it wasn’t a […]

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You Know… Pat Misch Isn’t Half Bad

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

You could say that much of the team is a mish-mash, but after getting out of a bases loaded jam last night against the Dodgers, left-handed reliever Pat Misch has stranded eight of his nine inherited runners since coming to the Mets. In addition, he has only given up one earned run. Misch was acquired […]

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Will 2009 Be Omar Minaya’s Waterloo?

An article by posted on July 8, 2009 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Dodgers made themselves right at home last night; lounging out at the Ebbet’s Club, sharing stories of their glory days at the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, and then taking the field and bitch-slapping the Mets. The only thing missing were the Dodger Dogs, but they made do with a Nathan’s hot dog instead. Manny was being Manny, […]

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