Tag: Major League

Backman Says He Could Do A Better Job Than Manuel

An article by posted on 01/09/2010 0 Comments

As Wally Backman kicks back and rides out the rest of the Brooklyn Cyclones regular season after clinching the division, Dan Martin of the New York Post catches up with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of the Mets and his readiness to be a Major League manager. “It would be impossible to say I […]

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Oliver Perez Is Our Recurring Nightmare

An article by posted on 02/08/2010 0 Comments

Let me start by saying that I’m not hanging yesterday’s loss on Oliver Perez. The game was lost and completely out of hand long before he took the hill in the eighth inning. In fact that’s why he came into the game… The only time we see Ollie now, is when a win becomes as […]

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Will Pelfrey Get His Groove Back?

An article by posted on 19/07/2010 0 Comments

We might know more about one of the Mets’ key second-half questions tonight, which is: Who is the real Mike Pelfrey? At one time, Pelfrey was 9-1 and cruising toward the All-Star Game. All was right in his world and the Mets were making up ground on Atlanta. However, he has hit a rough five-game […]

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The Lesson Of George Steinbrenner

An article by posted on 14/07/2010 0 Comments

The All-Star break is usually a time of rest and reprieve for many Major Leaguers and fans alike. On July 13, just 9 days past his 80th birthday, George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees, passed away from a massive heart attack. His life and career was tumultuous and as NBC Sports columnist Mike […]

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Steinbrenner Passes, But His Legacy Will Endure

An article by posted on 13/07/2010 0 Comments

“It was a beautiful thing to observe, all 36 oars working in unison.’’ – late Cardinals announcer Jack Buck quipping he had seen George Steinbrenner’s yacht. It is a timeless quote about a timeless subject, George M. Steinbrenner, the demonstrative, cantankerous and blustery owner of the New York Yankees, who died today of a heart […]

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Welcome Back Veterans – Thank You Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on 05/07/2010 0 Comments

We usually tend to take our rights and freedoms for granted; as if they were a given. I’ve come to believe, over time, that it’s not so much anyone’s fault but a result of the success of those that have given so much of themselves.  Their success in keeping us free, demands that we step […]

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Cliff Lee…The Final Word…Really.

An article by posted on 26/06/2010 34 Comments

A few weeks ago, before the blogosphere erupted with stories about the Mets trading for either Cliff Lee or Roy Oswalt, I wrote an article here on MMO, The New Mets Ace In The Hole. Since then there have been more Cliff Lee/Roy Oswalt stories than Charlie Sheen has DUI’s. I think Michael Branda (Jessup) […]

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Expect The Mets To Be Active In The Pitching Market

An article by posted on 17/06/2010 0 Comments

The Mets’ June cruise has not only made them relevant in the National League pennant races, but subsequently also at the July 31 trade deadline. With management believing this is no fluke and the Mets will continue to play alert, aggressive baseball, there are serious discussions not whether they should trade, but whom to trade […]

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Congratulations Ike On Your First Home Run!

An article by posted on 23/04/2010 0 Comments

Congratulations to Ike Davis on his first Major League home run! The rookie first baseman hit his first major-league home run tonight, and boy was it something to behold! It was a long drive into the Shea Bridge in right-center field in the fifth inning against the Braves and tied the game 1-1 at the time. […]

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Edinson Volquez Suspended for PED Use

An article by posted on 20/04/2010 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com,  Reds starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has been suspended 50 games for vilating the MLB policy on PED use. It is believed Volquez failed the test during spring training. Major League Baseball confirmed the suspension in a press release and said the suspension will take effect April 21. Volquez was an […]

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