Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

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Mets Minors Beat Monday Edition: Mejia, McHugh, Robles Dazzle Again

Welcome back to MMO’s exclusive feature Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Edition. Today we bring you the most interesting happenings from over the weekend in the Mets minor league system. This weekend the thing that really stood out was the pitching. There were some stellar starting performances by some familiar names that have been doing […]

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Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

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Decision On Shutting Down Santana Looms Today

Updated Post 8/20 9:00 AM Terry Collins will meet with Sandy Alderson today to discuss whether or not struggling left-hander Johan Santana will be shutdown for the rest of the season. According to Adam Rubin, neither Collins nor pitching coach Dan Warthen were prepared to guarantee that Santana proceeds with his scheduled start on Thursday. Original Post 8/18 8:00 […]

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Finally, Jonathon Niese Gets It Together

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Finally, Jonathon Niese Gets It Together

Jonathon Niese was drafted by the Mets in the seventh round of the 2005 amateur draft.  Niese was good, but not great in the minors, winning 11 games in each minor league season from 2006 to 2008 and averaging nearly a strikeout per inning.  But his ERA was just under 4.00 and he averaged over […]

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Offense Struggles In 4-1 Bisons Loss

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One night after beating the Pawtucket Red Sox in a squeaker at Fenway Park, the Buffalo offense struggled once again, losing 4-1. Jeurys Familia took the mound trying to build on his dominant performance in his last start against Lehigh Valley, when he tossed seven shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out eight. […]

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Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

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Mets to Distribute Free Tickets to Service Members For Air Force Week

METS TO CELEBRATE U.S. AIR FORCE WEEK IN NYC THIS MONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT CITI FIELD Tickets are on Sale Now at Mets.com/USAF and (718) 507-TIXX August 18, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate United States Air Force Week in New York City Monday, August 20 at Citi Field before […]

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Shoppach Denies Daily News Report That He Was Behind Red Sox Mutiny

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Shoppach Denies Daily News Report That He Was Behind Red Sox Mutiny

Updated Post 9:30 PM Catcher Kelly Shoppach met with team officials today, including manager Terry Collins, to distance himself from a report in today’s New York Daily News that said Shoppach was a key figure in Boston’s player mutiny against manager Bobby Valentine last month. More specifically, the report said it was Shoppach who sent […]

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Mets Strand Ten And Drop Series After 5-2 Loss To Nats

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Mets Strand Ten And Drop Series After 5-2 Loss To Nats

You win one, you lose one. Despite an eleven hit attack, the Mets failed to hit with runners on base, leading to a 5-2 loss to the Nats and dropping another series. Jeremy Hefner got the start today and after a very long rain delay, the game finally got underway. After a lead-off single, Hefner […]

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Dan Warthen – The Sacrificial Lamb?

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Someone is ultimately going to have to answer for the collapse of the Mets pitching staff and poor performance of the bullpen in 2012. It won’t be Sandy Alderson.  I doubt it will be Terry Collins. The only person left is Dan Warthen. Is it really fair that Warthen takes full responsibility for what has […]

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Hairston Making His Case For Full-Time Gig

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Hairston Making His Case For Full-Time Gig

Scott Hairston has made it clear that he wants the chance to be an every day outfielder. He said it earlier this week, and continues to back it up with his play in the field. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but at this point, he is probably the Mets best option heading into 2013. […]

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Mazzoni Solid, But B-Mets Offense Absent In 4-0 Loss To Richmond

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Mazzoni Solid, But B-Mets Offense Absent In 4-0 Loss To Richmond

The Binghamton Mets batters were only able to squeak out three hits on Saturday night at NYSEG Stadium and in the process couldn’t plate any runs as the Richmond Flying Squirrels took game two of the series by a four to nothing tally. The B-Mets first recorded hit came in the bottom of the third […]

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