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MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

Note: This interview was conducted on July 3rd, so references to the game from the night before were actually the game on July 2nd. Petey:  I am talking today with NY Mets 2012 1st-round sandwich pick, catcher Kevin Plawecki of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Kevin how does it feel to be in your first season in […]

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MMO Farm Report: Wheeler Shelled, McHugh’s Gem Spoiled, Fulmer Prevails

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Farm Report: Wheeler Shelled, McHugh’s Gem Spoiled, Fulmer Prevails

Louisville 5, Buffalo 4 By Sean Kenny After a great outing by Colin McHugh, the Bisons bullpen blew the lead in the eighth, and lost the game in the ninth by the score of 5-4. Colin McHugh had a phenomenal outing today, going six and two-third innings, allowing five hits, no runs, one walk and […]

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It’s Nice To Have Fans As Announcers

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Nice To Have Fans As Announcers

Yesterday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa discussed how Mets broadcasters Howie Rose and Gary Cohen were “out of line” during this past weekend’s Subway Series. Francesa said that it’s great that the Mets have fans as announcers, but that they sometimes take it too far in rooting for their team, especially against the Yankees. Frankly, I love […]

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The Jason Bay Experiment Has Run It’s Course

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Jason Bay Experiment Has Run It’s Course

There are times when I think Omar Minaya takes a lot more flack than he should.  During his tenure he did everything in his power to produce a winning ball club.  He signed a lot of free agents to numerous big money contracts and for the most part I agreed with his decisions.  I was […]

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4/21 Farm Report: Lucie Sweeps, Bingo Rolls, Savannah Falls

An article by posted on April 22, 2012 0 Comments
4/21 Farm Report: Lucie Sweeps, Bingo Rolls, Savannah Falls

Buffalo – Syracuse (Postponed Rain) By Pete Shapiro The Bisons game against the Syracuse Chiefs on Saturday afternoon was postponed due to rain. The teams will play a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. The first of two, seven-inning games will begin at 12:00 p.m. Right-handers Jeurys Familia and Chris Schwinden will toe the rubber for the Herd […]

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Watch It Again: Bay’s Sensational Catch

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments

Last night, Jason Bay had a coming out party of sorts as he not only belts his second home run of the season and is showing some signs he may be ripe for a rebound, but he also made a sensational leaping catch to rob Jack Wilson of a home run in the fifth inning. “It’s one […]

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From Left Field: Marlins Home Run Celebration Is Very Distracting

An article by posted on March 8, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Marlins Home Run Celebration Is Very Distracting

There’s been a lot of talk about the Miami Marlins all offseason, so I’ll keep the trend going. Let me start off by saying, I downright love the “Home Run Apple.” Whether it’s the old one outside Citi Field or the new one inside the stadium, the Home Run Apple is a Mets and baseball […]

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Bryce Harper Headlines MLB’s Top 10 Outfield Prospects

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Headlines MLB’s Top 10 Outfield Prospects

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo completed his final installment of his Top 10 prospects at each position and ranks the game’s top outfield prospects. 1. Bryce Harper, Nationals: Harper might play all of the 2012 season at age 19, but it would be a mistake to think that’s a reason he won’t be in Washington this year. All signs […]

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Summary Of Potential Changes To Citi Field

An article by posted on September 22, 2011 0 Comments
Summary Of Potential Changes To Citi Field

MetsBlog summarizes the potential changes Sandy Alderson discussed before yesterday’s game: David Wright seemed absolutely relieved to know that changes were on the way: “It’s nice to have a front office that recognizes the situation and tries to correct it. The most you can ask for is just to be in a ballpark that is fair, […]

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Are Clutch Performances And Players A Myth?

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Are Clutch Performances And Players A Myth?

A recent exchange on Twitter between me and a couple of other Mets bloggers, reminds me of why there is such a great divide between the sabermetric crowd and for lack of a better term, the traditionalists, or the old-school crowd if you will. In my opinion, the cause for the divide isn’t really the […]

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