Tag: 2012

Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

Jessica gets her wish! She submitted this post before today’s game but it didn’t go up on time. But it all worked out. – Joe D. It seems like a familiar enough scenario: the Mets play the Marlins for the final series of the year. In a must-win series, the Mets lose two out of […]

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Kingsport Prospects Draw Not So Rave Reviews From Mike Newman

An article by posted on September 20, 2012 0 Comments
Kingsport Prospects Draw Not So Rave Reviews From Mike Newman

Mike Newman of Fangraphs took a look at a few of the prospects that made their way through the Kingsport Mets this season. You may remember Mike from his former site “Scouting the Sally” which was always one of the preeminent minor bleague sites on the net. His opinion and insights on prospects from his […]

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A Quick Thought About Ike Davis

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments
A Quick Thought About Ike Davis

Just a quick thought on something Adma Rubin just tweeted about Ike Davis: If you look at David Wright’s OPS which is a team leading .895 and also top ten in the NL, you would think he’d be infinitely ahead of Ike Davis in the RBI department considering Davis has just a .754 OPS. That’s […]

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Dan Warthen – The Sacrificial Lamb?

An article by posted on August 19, 2012 0 Comments

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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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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With Torreabla And Shoppach Available, Should Mets Take A Flier?

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
With Torreabla And Shoppach Available, Should Mets Take A Flier?

Kelly Shoppach would be a great addition to the Mets as he bats right handed with some power, which is something we could really use from our backstops. His best season came with Cleveland where he hit 21 home runs back in 2008. After he left the Indians he struggled for a few seasons with […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Demoting Nieuwenhuis Was A Mistake

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Demoting Nieuwenhuis Was A Mistake

This edition of Fair or Foul examines the following post by Toby Hyde of MetsMinorLeagueBlog who says that demoting struggling outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was a mistake. As usual, here is part of what his post, followed by my own thoughts. Remember to read his full post by clicking the link above. Sunday, the Mets optioned OF Kirk […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Will the Mets Do With R.A. Dickey?

An article by posted on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Will the Mets Do With R.A. Dickey?

R.A. Dickey has been a cornerstone of the New York Mets’ early success during the 2012 season. While he had pitched well in the previous two seasons, nobody was expecting a sub-3.00 ERA, thirteen wins and an All-Star appearance. His success has presented the Mets with a dilemma, and the team must decide whether to […]

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Morning Grind: There’s Still A Lot Of Baseball Left

An article by posted on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: There’s Still A Lot Of Baseball Left

Throughout this five game losing streak, there has been a tsunami of negativity following what was a very exciting and positive first half for the New York Mets. Yes they are in a rut in what is an awful time to do so, but that doesn’t mean in any way, shape or form that the Amazin’s are out […]

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Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

If there was ever any merit to the concept that clutch hitting doesn’t exist, that “theory” has been completely disproven by these 2012 New York Mets by one lone number. 185. After Thursday night’s incredible 6-5 walk-off victory over the Phillies, that number represents how many times the Mets have scored a run with two […]

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