Tag: 2013

Flores To Get Some Time At Second Base

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Flores To Get Some Time At Second Base

According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that he would like to get Wilmer Flores some chances at second base during his time with the team.  The 22-year-old Flores is currently filling in at third base for the injured David Wright, but could increase his chances to stick with the […]

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Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

Updated by Joe D. Jon Niese made his final rehab start last night for Double-A Binghamton. In his final tuneup before a start against the Diamondbacks in Arizona on Sunday. Niese pitched 5.0 innings and allowed two earned runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six batters. Upon activating Niese, the Mets […]

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One Of The Strangest Years A Professional Athlete Can Have

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
One Of The Strangest Years A Professional Athlete Can Have

A couple mornings ago I received a slew of text messages in rapid succession. They were all about the tweet released by FOX’s Ken Rosenthal and Jordany Valdespin’s 50-game suspension. At first, I felt bad. My dark horse in 2013 added a new chapter entitled “PEDs” into the comedic novella he’s called a career. The […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

After reading an article by Joe D., who was very pleased with how Sandy Alderson handled himself in the days leading up to the Trade Deadline, I wrote him and asked if I could submit a rebuttal. He was kind enough to allow me that courtesy and encouraged me to fire away. So fire away, […]

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Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

Mike Puma of the New York Post added some more context to an earlier statement and reported that a team executive was happy with the team’s performance since June 18 and that it bodes well for Terry Collins whose contract expires at season’s end. (Link via MetsBlog) “I think they’re doing a good job of […]

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Mets Seeking “Wheeler Type” Prospect For Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Seeking “Wheeler Type” Prospect For Bobby Parnell

Sandy Alderson stated that he would have to be “blown away” to deal Bobby Parnell earlier this month, now there is further clarification as to an asking price. The Mets are seeking a top, or a “wheeler type”, prospect in return for their hard-throwing closer reports Jon Heyman via Twitter. #mets seek a top prospect […]

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Why A Pitch Limit Is Better Than An Innings Limit

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Why A Pitch Limit Is Better Than An Innings Limit

The Mets have stated that Matt Harvey is going to be capped at around 210 innings.  Similarly, Zack Wheeler will have his season come to an end when he reaches 185 innings.  As of today, Harvey has competed 145 innings, while Wheeler has tossed 108⅔ innings between AAA-Las Vegas and the Mets.  That leaves approximately […]

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Mets Trade Minor Leaguers Concepcion, Perez To Angels For International Signing Bonus Slot

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Trade Minor Leaguers Concepcion, Perez To Angels For International Signing Bonus Slot

The Mets have traded minor league outfielder Julio Concepcion and right-handed pitcher Andres Perez to the Angels in return for an International Signing bonus allotment slot the team announced. #Mets send minor league OF Julio Concepcion & RHP Andres Perez to the #Angels in exchange for an International Signing bonus allotment slot. — New York […]

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With Byrd: Witch-Hunt Is The Word

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
With Byrd: Witch-Hunt Is The Word

Steroids, and all PED’s have become such a staple in sports that now headlines are made less on accomplishments but more on accusations. Jeff Pearlman, who I will preface by saying is very open in terms of his communication and is never one to shy away from his opinion, wrote a piece recently about his […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

So, this morning Eric Young Jr. tweeted this about the unfortunate play that resulted in a broken ankle for Tim Hudson who is now out for the season: For ppl who think I would purposely try 2 hurt someone,& felt they needed to say that 2 me…I will continue 2 pray for u as well.#godbless — Eric […]

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