Mets lose as Murphy boots two

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Mets lose as Murphy boots two

Well, this is something we might see more than a few times this season. Daniel Murphy collected a pair of hits, but also botched a couple of plays in the field in the eighth inning to cost Frank Francisco the game in a 3-2 loss to the Nationals. This will happen more than a few […]

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Delcos: Looking at Opening Day roster

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Delcos: Looking at Opening Day roster

The last week of spring training is usually for solidifying the 25-man roster. In the Mets’ case, barring a late injury or trade – isn’t that a laugh? – what you see now is pretty much what you’ll get from the Mets next week when the open their 50th season against the Atlanta Braves at […]

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Old Time Mets: Tommy Davis

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Old Time Mets: Tommy Davis

Although he spent just one season with the team, 1967, Tommy Davis was a principal in 2 of the biggest trades the Mets made in their formative years, the one that brought him to the Mets and the one that sent him away. Prior to the ’67 season, the Mets sent two of their top […]

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Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

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Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

David Wright has been the subject of trade rumors since last season.  Over the past few years we keep hearing how he is not the same player he used to be.  When you really sit down and look at it, is he really that far off from what he was a couple of seasons ago? […]

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Eric Niesen On His Release

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Eric Niesen On His Release

I know this is a little late coming, but I wanted to pass along this quote from the recently-released Mets prospect Eric Niesen. After the positive feedback that was received in response to my interview with Niesen this past summer, I asked him to give us a few parting words as he leaves the Mets […]

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Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

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Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

Either today or tomorrow the Mets are extremely likely, according to sources, to announce the 2012 minor league rosters for each of the long-season teams. Competition has been ferocious for all four teams, particularly for the most coveted prizes, a spot on one of the pitching staffs for each of the long-season clubs. Over-crowding, combined […]

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Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

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Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

Chris Schwinden started and subsequently got rocked today in a 7-5 defeat to the Braves. Summary It was a tough day for Chris Schwinden today, who could not finish the third inning and allowed 4 ER in just two and a third innings pitched. He looked fairly outmatched and struggled to hit his spots. Schwinden […]

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Random Mets Thoughts

An article by posted on 27/03/2012 0 Comments
Random Mets Thoughts

I’m John Delcos from newyorkmetsreport.com. I will be posting for Joe while he is laid up for several days following surgery. Joe and I have teamed up in the past and we will do again throughout the year. I wish Joe a speedy recovery and hope you will do the same with your comments. With […]

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Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

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Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

With three weeks of Grapefruit League action in the books and just nine games to go before the Home Opener at Citi Field against the  Braves on April 5th, now’s as good a time as any to see which players are performing and who isn’t. METS HITTING – MIN 25 AB HOT Mike Baxter – 39 AB, […]

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

In an interview yesterday with Ben Wagner, the “voice of the Bisons,” which was posted on the Buffalo Bisons’ website, injured outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis talks about how his surgically repaired shoulder “feels good,” and his sore oblique “feels a lot better now.” He also gives us this progress report: that he began throwing Monday, and […]

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