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Frank Robinson Still Swears Miracle Mets Scuffed Ball In Game 5 Of 1969 World Series

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Frank Robinson Still Swears Miracle Mets Scuffed Ball In Game 5 Of 1969 World Series

“It’s always good planning to have a baseball in the dugout with shoe polish on it, just in case.” That is the expression coined following the infamous Shoe Polish incident, when in Game 5 of the 1969 World Series, Cleon Jones hit the deck to evade a Dave McNally pitch that skidded into the Mets […]

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MMO Exclusive: Jack Leathersich Is Coming Fast And He Wants To Win!

An article by posted on June 13, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Jack Leathersich Is Coming Fast And He Wants To Win!

I had the chance to talk to New York Mets left-handed pitching prospect Jack Leathersich last February before he headed to Port St. Lucie for the start of Spring Training. With the news that Jack has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, I thought today would be the perfect time to look back at what me and him […]

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Montero and Puello Headline An Exciting Crop Of Prospects Knocking At The Door

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments

Here is the rest of my interview with Lynn Worthy, who covers the Binghamton Mets as the regular beat writer for the Press & Sun Bulletin. Lynn provides some great insight on Which player’s performance has impressed you the most thus far and do you believe it will eventually translate well in the majors? The most […]

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Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Belongs At Second Base, Not Valdespin

Two years ago, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be typing the first six words of this post, but it’s true. Daniel Murphy has proven himself as a formidable second baseman in 2013, and jerking him around the diamond is not going to do him or the Mets any favors. The […]

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The Mets Weekly: Those Damn Marlins and Some Advice For Ike Davis

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly: Those Damn Marlins and Some Advice For Ike Davis

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Nationals and those low-down, no good, dead from the neck up Marlins. Jenson has some really good advice for the recently demoted Ike Davis – pay attention, Ike… Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter […]

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MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

He is the seven-day sensation that is sweeping the nation. Yasiel Puig has been a major league ballplayer for barely a week and is already making national headlines with a historically hot start to his career. On Friday night, Puig blasted his fourth home run in just his fifth career game, the second player to […]

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MMO Exclusive: Tommy Lasorda On Negative Impact PEDs Is Having On Baseball

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Tommy Lasorda On Negative Impact PEDs Is Having On Baseball

With the recent developments of the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic that is at the core of a performance-enhancing drug scandal, the baseball world is abuzz over the possibility that some of the game’s most productive players potentially receiving severe penalties including 100-game suspensions. Clinic-founder Tony Bosch is reportedly in Major League Baseball’s corner now, and the league […]

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We’re Talking Mets Minors On The Radio — LIVE!

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
We’re Talking Mets Minors On The Radio — LIVE!

We’ve got something special going on this morning! John Bernhardt, one of our esteemed writers at MetsMinors.Net, co-hosts a radio show called “Tip Off” every Friday morning at 8:00 AM. John comments on the site under the moniker “B-Mets Fan” and always provides great insight – and you might also know him for his excellent work […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Future Mets Rotation Could Feature Five Top Starters

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Future Mets Rotation Could Feature Five Top Starters

Scouting Scale for Starting Pitchers: #1 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, plus-plus command, plus makeup #2 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, average command, average makeup #3 Starter: One plus pitch, two average pitches, average command, average makeup #4-5 Starter: Average velocity, consistent breaking ball, decent changeup, command of two pitches Jeremy […]

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The Mets Weekly: Forget The Fish, We Swept The Yankees

An article by posted on June 3, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly: Forget The Fish, We Swept The Yankees

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was which started with a bang against the Yankees and ended with a poof in South Florida. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on YouTube at youtube.com/themetsweekly.

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