Forever 14

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

In honor of the off-day yesterday, I wanted to pay homage to a guy who usually doesn’t get enough recognition in today’s Mets world, though plenty recognition in Mets history. And that guy is Gilbert Raymond Hodges, aka Gil Hodges. If you are familiar with the book Mets by the Numbers, I asked Jon Springer […]

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Mets Have Trade Bait

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Omar Minaya became the General Manager at the end of the 2004 season.  Since then the Mets have mostly been quiet when it comes to the trade deadline.  Except for 2006, when Duaner Sanchez went for a cab ride, injured his shoulder, forcing Omar to make a trade with the Pirates for Oliver Perez (thanks […]

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6/7 Minor League Report! Puello + Matt Harvey is a Met (7th pick)

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 0/3/1, Norfolk 6/10/0 In the last week, the Bisons have lost: starting SS (Mets), starting CF (Mets), starting 2b/1b, starting C (backswing/concussion) – that’s rough. cf Emmanuel Garcia 0 for 4, K, .216 ss Justin Turner 1 for 4, .280 dh Mike Jacobs 0 for 4, K, .280 rf Val Pascucci […]

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Drafting Harvey Was Easy, Dealing With Boras Won’t Be

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have drafted UNC product Matt Harvey with the seventh overall pick in the draft, the task at hand now becomes signing him before the August 16th deadline. I was a little shocked by the Mets selection, not because he was reach or not as talented as those they passsed on, but I didn’t […]

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New Graphic: Welcome To The Mets Matt Harvey!

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

As I usually like to do whenever a new player joins the Mets family, I welcome him into the fold with his very own MetsMerized graphic. WELCOME TO THE NY METS, MATT!

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Mets Select Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey In First Round

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The Mets selected RH pitcher Matt Harvey from UNC with the seventh overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Tale Of The Tape North Carolina, Junior Birthdate: 3/27/89 Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lbs. Bats: R Throws: R MLB – Scouting Report Fastball: Harvey was throwing his fastball up to 96-97 mph and sustaining the velocity deep into his […]

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Mets Should Look Into AL LHP, Not Named Cliff

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets get hot, we get a little crazy. Whether you’re a pessimistic or overly optimistic Mets fan, you have to agree that this 2010 season is a lot more fun than we could’ve hoped for. I can’t remember a team that one week could be dead in the water, and then the next […]

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Mets Won’t Move Ruben Tejada For Houston Ace Roy Oswalt

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

From the files of the strange, but true… According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Mets will not part with “B Level” prospect Ruben Tejada, even if it meant acquiring a top of the rotation starter like Houston Astros Ace, Roy Oswalt. The Mets are so high on rookie infielder Ruben Tejada, their fill-in second […]

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Brewers Release Jeff Suppan, Could Provide Depth For Mets

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

If you have not already heard, the Brewer’s recently released Jeff Suppan.  Jeff has had a miserable season to date posting an 0-2 win loss record, an ERA of 7.48, and an average of 3.7 BB/9 innings.  With the Brewer’s responsible for Suppan’s $10.08 million dollar salary for 2010 including a $2 million dollar buyout at […]

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Wigginton Wants To Stay With The Orioles

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Orioles infielder Ty Wigginton wants to remain with the Orioles if the alternative is receiving little playing time elsewhere, according to Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun. Wigginton told Connolly that he’s not campaigning for a deal and enjoys playing in Baltimore: “If I were to go somewhere, I’d want it to be somewhere I […]

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