Tag: NL

First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

As most of you know, for most of the offseason, I’ve taken an optimistic approach toward the Mets for this new season. In our 2012 MMO Predictions, I picked the Mets to win the second Wild Card in the National League. For comeback player of the year, my choice was Johan Santana. I’m on record as […]

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NL East Report: Phillies Rotation Not So Tough, Marlins Are Heating Up

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Phillies Rotation Not So Tough, Marlins Are Heating Up

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, andupdated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: Uggla ranks second in the NL and fourth in the majors […]

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NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Monday, May 21, Drew Sutton was traded to the […]

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NL East Report: Polanco Reaches 2000 Hits, Harper Hits First Home Run

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Polanco Reaches 2000 Hits, Harper Hits First Home Run

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The report covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Friday, May 11, the Braves signed Felix Pie to […]

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Morning Grind: Why Are Acosta and Batista Still On The Roster?

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments

Why are Manny Acosta and Miguel Batista still New York Mets? With ERA’s of 9.69 and 6.92 respectively in a combined 26 innings of “work” –if you can call their awful outings work–, they do not deserve to be at the major league level in any way, shape or form. In an offseason centered around […]

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Mets Were Incredibly Clutch In April

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were Incredibly Clutch In April

I just finished reading Mark Simon’s “In-Depth” column on ESPN New York. He does a great job highlighting which Mets performed the best in April. He had a little something that really caught my attention at the end where he wrote that the Mets had a .286 batting average and a .389 on-base percentage in […]

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NL East Arms Race

An article by posted on February 2, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Arms Race

Atlanta Braves Tim Hudson Jair Jurrjens Tommy Hanson Brandon Beachy Mike Minor/Julio Teheran Miami Marlins Josh Johnson Mark Buehrle Ricky Nolasco Carlos Zambrano Anibal Sanchez New York Mets Johan Santana R.A. Dickey Jon Niese Mike Pelfrey Dillon Gee Philadelphia Phillies Roy Halladay Cliff Lee Cole Hamels Vance Worley Joe Blanton Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg Gio […]

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Are You Wild About Another Wild Card?

An article by posted on January 31, 2012 0 Comments
Are You Wild About Another Wild Card?

Ronald Blum of the Denver Post reported yesterday that commissioner Bud Selig expects baseball to expand its playoffs this season. “I really believe we’ll have the wild card for 2012, this year,” Selig said Friday night in Chicago at a White Sox fan festival. “Clubs really want it. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an issue […]

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Reyes, Pujols or Fielder?

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments
Reyes, Pujols or Fielder?

The Eagle has landed. The last of the “big” Mohicans, Prince Fielder, has finally agreed to a mega-deal and now has a new home in Motor City… Rah, rah, or better yet, vroom, vroom… So now that the dust has settled, here is an interesting question first posed by Mets historian and ESPN New York […]

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MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

An article by posted on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is rolling out his Top 10 prospects at each position beginning with right-handed pitchers. The 2011 list featured the American League Rookie of the Year and seven of the 10 pitched in the big leagues. Once again, this year’s Top 10 right-handed pitchers features no Mets, but the top pick comes from the NL East’ Julio Teheran, […]

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