Mets Announce 2013 Minor League Coaching Staffs

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Mets Announce 2013 Minor League Coaching Staffs

Wally Backman will return as manager for the Mets Triple-A affiliate for the 2013 season. Backman will begin his first season as manager of Las Vegas and was named the 22nd manager in the history of the Las Vegas franchise. The coaching staff will include Randy St. Claire as pitching coach and George Greer will return for his second season […]

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MMO Featured Post: Why You Should Watch The Mets This Season

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MMO Featured Post: Why You Should Watch The Mets This Season

With less than thirty days before pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie for Spring Training there is little excitement for the upcoming season.  Bad baseball may be better than no baseball, but 2013 appears to be another year of tempered expectations for most Mets fans.  As a result, ticket sales and television ratings […]

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R.A. Dickey Accepts NL Cy Young At BBWAA Dinner

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R.A. Dickey Accepts NL Cy Young At BBWAA Dinner

The stars were out at the New York Hilton Saturday night at the 90th annual Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) Dinner. This year’s award winners received their hardware, and of course, R.A. Dickey was the main event. Dickey took home the 2012 NL Cy Young Award and was honored with the BBWAA’s “Joe DiMaggio […]

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Mets Want To Emulate The World Champion Giants

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Mets Want To Emulate The World Champion Giants

The Mets want to emulate the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants? It may sound like another punchline to a bad Sandy Alderson joke, but it’s not. One of my favorite New York sports columnists is Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. I think he gives us a glimpse of what the Mets might be […]

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Potential New Rule Is Open To Interpretation

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Potential New Rule Is Open To Interpretation

A Japanese pitcher, a catcher and a pitching coach walk into a bar.  Think you understand where this joke is going?  No?  Well, the protagonists of the joke didn’t understand it either.  But come Opening Day, they’ll have a better chance of getting it. According to Jayson Stark of espn.com, baseball owners have approved a […]

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Santana Won’t Be On Hand To Receive His Award At B.A.T. Dinner Tonight

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Santana Won’t Be On Hand To Receive His Award At B.A.T. Dinner Tonight

Johan Santana will not be on hand tonight at the annual B.A.T. Dinner to receive his award. Santana was being honored for his financial support and generosity to the organization. He sent out the following statement this morning, that he would not be able to attend. “I was deeply honored to receive such a prestigious […]

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SNY Expanding Met Pre-Game Show To One Hour

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SNY Expanding Met Pre-Game Show To One Hour

Bob Raissman of the Daily News, hears that SNY are making some big changes to the Mets pre-game show including expanding it by 30 minutes and featuring more Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and Kevin Burkhardt. Those viewers wanting more of Keith Hernandez , Ron Darling and Gary Cohen will have their wish fulfilled […]

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What Spring Training Battles Will We See In Mets Camp?

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What Spring Training Battles Will We See In Mets Camp?

Pitchers and Catchers report in 22 days. Only three more weeks until until all of our players proclaim they are in the best shapes of their life. What do you think will be some of the more interesting battles in Mets camp this spring? XtreemIcon – If the current roster goes to Spring Training, I’d […]

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Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

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Josh Thole Could Begin Season At Triple-A

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos indicated yesterday that recently acquired Josh Thole will begin the season with Triple-A Buffalo while another former Met, Henry Blanco, will serve as J.P. Arencibia‘s backup. Blanco, 41, was recently signed to a non-guaranteed, one-year deal, “Blanco has not been guaranteed the job at all,” Anthopoulos explained. “That’s why he’s on a non-guaranteed […]

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Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

An article by posted on 19/01/2013 0 Comments
Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies

Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died on Saturday at his suburban St. Louis home. A cause of death was not immediately announced. Stan the Man was the second baseball icon to pass away in less than 24 hours. Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver died Saturday morning. Musial won seven National League batting titles, […]

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