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Dave Einhorn’s Deal to Buy the Mets Falls Through

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson’s comments about the New York Mets not being able to spend this off-season did not make much sense. Why with the impending sale of a minority stake in the team would Alderson come out at the end of August and say that the Mets would not be big players in the free agent […]

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Mets Add Josh Stinson, Josh Satin To Roster

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

The team announced Wednesday night that it will recall right-handed pitcher Josh Stinson from Double-A Binghamton and purchase the contract of infielder Josh Satin from Triple-A Buffalo prior to Thursday’s game against the Marlins at Citi Field. Neither player has prior Major League experience. Stinson went 3-7 with a 7.44 ERA during 13 starts at […]

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Alderson: Mejia Won’t Be Ready Until Well Into 2012

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments

Some news fron Buffalo where general manager Sandy Alderson is visiting with the Bisons. [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/BNHarrington/status/109072128124530689"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/BNHarrington/status/109072314691362819"]  Tough news on Mejia, no doubt… But typically, recovery time for Tommy John surgery is 12-15 months, so not a real surprise.

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From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

I’m not usually too keen on tipping my cap to players not wearing Mets uniforms, but this could not be overlooked. In an incident that was sort of forgotten in the Mets doubleheader sweep of the Marlins two days ago, Marlins third baseman Greg Dobbs did something that transcends the sport. In the ninth inning […]

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Another Preposterous Idea

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
Another Preposterous Idea

If last week’s frightening thought of putting Mike Pelfrey in the closer role wasn’t bad enough, here is something just as baffling from Andy Martino of the Daily News.  Imperfect circumstances call for creative solutions, and in recent weeks the Mets have kicked around many ideas for 2012. In that spirit, a well-placed front office source said it […]

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Don’t Count Out Reese Havens In 2012 Second Base Competition

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments

You have to love the way middle infielder Ruben Tejada has sprung out of nowhere to become one of the team’s hottest hitters in August batting .364 with a .440 OBP and .500 SLG in 66 at-bats. On the year, Tejada has raised his batting average to .282, ahead of Justin Turner who is batting […]

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Mets Release Arizona Fall League Roster

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Release Arizona Fall League Roster

The Mets released their roster for the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday. Reese Havens, a first-round pick in 2008, headines a list that also includes third baseman Jefry Marte, outfielder Juan Lagares and pitchers Collin McHugh, Brandon Moore and Taylor Whitenton. The two biggest names heading to the AFL this season are mega-prospects Mike Trout of the Angels […]

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Gorski Hurls Five Shutout Innings After Winning FSL Pitcher of the Year

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
Gorski Hurls Five Shutout Innings After Winning FSL Pitcher of the Year

On the same day that Mets pitching prospect Darin Gorski was named FSL Pitcher of the Year, he took the mound and hurled five more shutout innings for St. Lucie in a 2-1 win over the Fort Myers Miracle. Gorski was absolutely dominating and allowed just two hits and struck out five while walking none. […]

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Pelfrey Pitches Into Trouble, Bullpen Fails, Mets Lose 6-0

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey Pitches Into Trouble, Bullpen Fails, Mets Lose 6-0

Mike Pelfrey pitched a solid game, but left runners on and the bullpen couldn’t hold in the Mets 6-0 loss against the Marlins. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went six innings, and looked to be having one of his better starts in recent memory. Pelfrey allowed four runs on six hits, walking four and striking out […]

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Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

Today the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League announced that they have signed former New York Met Howard Johnson, along with his son Glen for the remainder of the season. I happen to live 15 minutes from Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders, and interned there over the summer. This is the first […]

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