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Small-Market, Here We Come

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
Small-Market, Here We Come

For anyone out there who doesn’t think it is in all Mets fans best interests, to drive out the cancer known as the Wilpon family, check out what Joel Sherman wrote in his latest post: “Regardless of who — if anyone — joins the Wilpons in ownership between now and the offseason, the Mets’ payroll is […]

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Wright Named NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week. In eight games last week, Wright led the National League with 13 hits and five doubles while tying for second in the league with seven RBI and 21 total bases. His .500 batting average (13-for-26) and .594 on-base percentage both ranked third among […]

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An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

Here is something I think you will all enjoy. I came across the video of New York Mets head groundskeeper, Pete Flynn, courtesy of SNY and with a hat tip to MetsBlog. Flynn comes out of County Leitrim in Ireland, from a town called Ballinamore. He came to this country in 1961 and went to […]

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RHP Chris Schwinden To Make Mets Debut On Thursday

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments

According to Assistant GM John Ricco, RHP Chris Schwinden, 1B Valentino Pascucci and OF Mike Baxter will all be promoted to the Mets later today. Schwinden is someone we’ve talked a lot about on MMO and if the reports I’m hearing are true, he is expected to make his major league debut with the Mets this […]

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2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

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2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

The Binghamton Mets honored three players with their annual team awards on Sunday. The team ended their 20th season in fifth place, 11.5 games back with a 65-76 record. Most Valuable Player – OF Brahiam Maldonado As Most Valuable Player, Brahiam Maldonado led the Binghamton Mets with 130 games played, 28 home runs, five triples and 16 […]

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MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

When the morning of September 11th came, many of us just thought of it as any other day, ready for the usual daily grind. Many of us baseball fans were anxious about the pennant races as the 2001 baseball season wound down to the last few games. But with the falling of the World Trade Center towers, everything stopped, […]

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MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

The Daily Stache – Matt Falkenbury  In the first edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with the Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury about several hot topics on the Mets this week including Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, and David Einhorn. Brandon Butler:   As we all know, the fan base is absolutely loving the blue “Los […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

  As the Cyclones prepare for their 2011 NYPL Divisional Series clash with the Staten Island Yankees, that begins on Tuesday in Brooklyn, the team has made several “tweaks” to the roster in hopes of fielding the best group of players for the best-of-three series. Regardless, the team is very hot right now, winning 10 […]

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The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

Intriguing isn’t it – how would I ever get together with those people? In years past, I was also friendly with George Steinbrenner – rest his soul – he was a fine man and very personable when we met at the Belmont Ball. Both of us were running horses in the Belmont and we wished […]

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Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

An article by posted on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
Duda Goes Yard Again & Bullpen Holds In Mets 6-3 Win

Mike Pelfrey had another poor outing, but the offense spearheaded by Lucas Duda’s second home run in two days rallied to snatch a win from the Nationals, 6-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey took the mound, and as has been a recent theme has not had his best stuff, and when he runs into that one bad […]

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