Tag: 2012

Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who would you protect if there was another expansion draft?

Thanks to this post on reddit, the writers over at Beyond the Box Score came up with the idea of conducting a mock expansion draft. That means, as a first step, for all 30 teams, each writer needs to select the list of 15 players they would protect as acting general manager. Any player left off […]

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The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
The Significance of Carlos Torres: The Man with the Rubber Arm

At 31 years old, Carlos Torres has established himself as the Mets most reliable workhorse out of the bullpen. Last night, Torres made his 42nd appearance of the season in the team’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He contributed one inning of scoreless relief, dropping his season’s ERA to 2.93. In the early stages […]

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Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Zach Lutz Leaves Vegas To Play In Japan

Adam Rubin reports that sources told ESPNNewYork.com that Zach Lutz is headed to Japan in play for the Rakuten Eagles. Lutz was hitting .291, with seven homers and 37 RBIs in 227 at-bats with Vegas this season. He appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 2012 and ’13, producing a combined .226 average and two RBIs […]

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Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Dana Eveland will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and join the team in time for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets optioned down OF Matt den Dekker to Vegas to make room for Eveland. He was hitless in four at-bats. After playing two 14-inning games over the past two days […]

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Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

The noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews put out a comprehensive statement just this past Wednesday illustrating, in detail and with remarkable conviction, his position on the rash of UCL injuries. With sweeping clarity the good doctor all but puts to rest several raging debates on the causation and risk factors, admitting, that we are currently […]

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ESPN: Management is Ruining the Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
ESPN: Management is Ruining the Mets

In an article for ESPN Insider (subscription required), Paul Swydan writes that Mets management is ruining the Mets. Among some of his arguments was his view on how Sandy Alderson has handled the team’s still unresolved first base situation, which he believes was the most telling sign that things were going to be bad this season. […]

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Worried About David Wright? Relax…

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Worried About David Wright?  Relax…

Let’s all calm down about David Wright. Yes, he’s off to a slow start this season, batting just ,261 with one home run and 15 RBI with a .310 OBP through May 2nd. But let’s not start jumping off of bridges. As long as the captain stays healthy, by the time the season is over, […]

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Mookie Says Alderson Era Felt Like Deterioration of the Mets

An article by posted on April 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mookie Says Alderson Era Felt Like Deterioration of the Mets

Mookie Wilson, the 1986 World Series hero, who still serves as a club ambassador, writes in his soon-to-be released autobiography that he has been stripped of responsibilities for the Mets and is owed an explanation for his firing from the coaching staff following the 2011 season, according to the NY Post. “It’s sad to admit this, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM

An article by posted on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Diamondbacks, 9:40 PM

The Mets (5-7) open a three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-11) on Tuesday night at Chase Field. Zack Wheeler (0-2, 5.73 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and is opposed by Josh Collmenter (0-0, 2.25 ERA) for the Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 PM. Wheeler is looking to snap a four-game losing streak, the longest of his […]

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A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

In this latest MMO Roundtable, I asked our writers to tell me which new Mets player would be most critical to the team’s success in 2014. Gerry – The new Met that will prove most critical to the team’s 2014 success will likely be Granderson. Marlon Byrd‘s emergence as an offensive force behind David Wright […]

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