Tag: Mets

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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This Day In Mets History: Hodges Pulls Cleon Jones For Not Hustling

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
This Day In Mets History: Hodges Pulls Cleon Jones For Not Hustling

Every team’s evolution from doormat to contender has that defining moment when somebody grabs the team by the scruff of the neck and shakes it awake. That moment for the 1969 Mets came on this date when manager Gil Hodges walked out of the dugout and strolled out to left field, where he removed Cleon […]

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Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

An article by posted on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Matz and Tapia Make Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending July 27th has Mets top prospects RHP Domingo Tapia and LHP Stephen Matz both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 5 and No.6 respectively. Tapia hails from the International arena when the Mets signed him in 2009 as tall, hard throwing 16-year old from Santo Domingo. He […]

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Don’t Expect A 1973 Finish, With This Front Office

An article by posted on July 28, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Expect A 1973 Finish, With This Front Office

The season is three months and 27 days old as of today. The Mets have spent only ten of those days with a losing record and by that I mean sub .500. And in that regard today the Mets are only a whopping three games under .500. In 1973, after 99 games the Mets were 44-55, eleven […]

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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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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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Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

I know what your thinking..The Mets are well on their way to making the 2012 season nothing more than an afterthought.  The fact is your probably right, and that’s exactly what needs to happen if the organization is to find its way back to the promise land sooner than later.  With the semi-successful first half, […]

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Malaise Setting In As Listless Mets Fall To Nationals 5-2

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Malaise Setting In As Listless Mets Fall To Nationals 5-2

Oh no, not another Joe D. game recap… Embrace the horror my friends. Nothing we do now will change anything. The time to strike was when the Mets were winning and they needed a general manager who could sustain that glorious run when the Mets never spent a day under ,500 and staked a solid […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: Daniel Murphy

Congratulations to this week’s MMO Player of the Week… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Daniel Murphy did during the week ending Sunday, July 22nd: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 6 21 13 4 6 1 0 3 1 1 .615 Murphy showed us again […]

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Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

According to MetsBlog, since July 6, a span of 11 games, the Mets have pitched to a 5.99 ERA over 97 2/3 innings. Mets starting pitchers have pitched to a 6.93 ERA, the bullpen has pitched to a 4.42 ERA over that span. So yes, the worst bullpen in baseball is now out-performing our starting rotation. […]

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Mets Won’t Get Brett Myers, Astros Closer Dealt To White Sox

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments

The Houston Astros traded closer Brett Myers to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter. Houston announced that they will receive right-hander Matt Heidenreich, left-hander Blair Walters, and a player to be named later for the pitcher.  The Astros will also send cash to Chicago, according to the White Sox. The […]

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