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Phillies Are Hot On Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Mets have provided Carlos Beltran a short list of teams for him to consider being traded to and the Phillies are one of those teams believed to be on that list. A mediocre offensive team, the Phillies are seeking to upgrade with an outfielder and middle-of-the-lineup bat, preferably […]

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Mets To Sign Gustavo Chacin To Minor League Contract

An article by posted on July 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are close to signing LHP Gustavo Chacin to a minor league contract to play for Triple-A Buffalo. Chacin, 30, was released last week by the Houston Astros after posting a 5.13 ERA in nine starts and 18 relief appearances for their Triple-A affiliate, Oklahoma City. Although he […]

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All Star Week: MMO 2013 All Star Game At Citi Field Logos

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a re-post of the amazin’ designs that Kelly created for the 2013 All Star Game, which is expected to be played at Citi Field according to multiple reports, including ESPN New York. Major League Baseball plans to play the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field, though an official announcement may not happen until […]

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

New York Mets star Ike Davis is stepping up to the dinner plate with Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) for the first annual “A Night with Ike Davis” charity event at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn on Sunday night July 17th at 7 p.m.  All the proceeds from the evening will benefit SKC along with The Liddy […]

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Paul DePodesta On What Makes A Championship Player

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, I had the pleasure of being on a conference call with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ Vice President of Player Development & Amateur Scouting. He was kind enough to field questions from me and several other Mets bloggers, and I was able to get the following question in: Joe DeCaro, Mets Merized Online: A few years ago […]

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Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

At a recent golf outing benefiting the Brooklyn/Queens CYO athletic program, I was lucky enough to meet and interview the legendary Mike Piazza. Not only was he a great baseball player, but he is an even nicer person. As Mets fans, we will always remember Piazza for his on-field achievements such as leading the team […]

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Get Well Soon, Derek

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Derek Jeter is not playing today – or, for that matter – for a couple of weeks. He’s on the 15 day DL and will return a couple of days before the Yankees play at Citi Field over the Fourth of July weekend. We all know that Derek often plays […]

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Mets Must Trade Reyes? Says Who?

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Must Trade Reyes? Says Who?

Just got a chuckle out of an article I just read by some guy called Rob Parker of ESPN New York. Our friend (not really), writes that because the Mets have been rebuffed by Jose Reyes, they have just one option; trade him. If the Mets weren’t sure what to do with Reyes — trade him or try to […]

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Joe Tuschak Announces He Will Forego College and Sign With Mets

An article by posted on June 18, 2011 0 Comments

On Friday, Mets sixth round selection Joe Tuschak, ended his high school baseball career with a bang.  Tuschak’s grand slam highlighted a six-run outburst in the fourth inning for Northern York in a 6-3 win Friday over Tunkhannock to take the Pennsylvania State Baseball Championship. Immediately after the game, the highly regarded centerfielder spoke to reporters and then surprisingly […]

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Dillon Gee – The Poor-er Man’s Rick Reed

An article by posted on June 14, 2011 0 Comments
Dillon Gee – The Poor-er Man’s Rick Reed

The more I see Dillon Gee pitch, the more I see shades of Rick Reed and that’s more than fine by me. In the mid to late 90’s, Rick Reed was given another baseball life by Steve Phillips and the New York Mets. Technically it was a 5th chance considering he was passed up by […]

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