Jon Rauch Should Close Instead of Frank Francisco

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Since coming off the disabled list, Frank Francisco has had trouble retiring hitters and couldn’t close the door on the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night, a game in which the team had a seven run lead entering the ninth. Granted […]

Davey Johnson At It Again

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Davey Johnson will forever be enshrined in New York Mets lore, but his antics continue to annoy Mets fans. Last night in the Mets 6-4 loss to the Washington Nationals, Davey Johnson had umpires tell Mets starter Johan Santana to […]

Instant Replay Coming to New York

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The concept of instant replay has received a lot of scrutiny when it was first introduced in 2008 and implemented to every ball park in 2009. At first, replay was to be used for home run calls only but has […]

New York Mets Weekly Notes 8/18/12

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Scott Hairston Contract Extenstion The Mets have yet to offer a contract extension to outfielder Scott Hairston. Hairston, 32, is hitting .274/.315/.529 with 14 home runs and 44 rbi. Last season, Mets GM Sandy Alderson signed left handed reliever Tim […]

New York Mets Acquire Kelly Shoppach From Boston Red Sox

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The New York Mets have acquired catcher Kelly Shoppach from the Boston Red Sox on a waiver claim in exchange for a player to be named later, Shoppach, 32, is hitting .250/.327/.471 in 158 plate appearances with Boston this season […]

New York Mets Weekly Notes 8/11/12

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Chipper Jones Wakes Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed Chipper Jones didn’t play in Friday night’s 4-0 win over the Mets because of a sore back. The reason for the sore back, his room at the Grand-Hyatt. Jones […]

R.A. Dickey Must Win Triple Crown In Order to Win Cy Young

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R.A. Dickey has been the best comeback story throughout the Majors this season, but unless he wins the pitching triple crown, Dickey won’t win the Cy Young. His knuckleball dances around the plate baffling hitters both left and right. Dickey […]

Johan Santana to Pitch Saturday

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After rehabbing with the Brooklyn Cyclones in which he hurled three shut out innings, Johan Santana will come off the 15-day disabled list to pitch against the Atlanta Braves Saturday evening. Santana is recovering from an ankle injury suffered against […]

New York Mets Making Many Minor Moves

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The New York Mets remained dormant at the trade deadline, however are continuing to make minor moves on many players with minor league deals. Today the Mets have announced that they signed right-hander Andrew Carpenter to a minor league deal. […]

No Run Support For Matt Harvey in Citi Field Debut

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Matt Harvey surrendered another first inning home run to Jason Heyward and wasn’t helped out by his offense as Paul Maholm and the Atlanta Braves shut out the New York Mets 4-0. Matt Harvey took to the mound in hopes […]

Sandy Alderson: “Jason Bay is Not Going Anywhere, Nor Is his Contract”

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The New York Mets have announced that they will not ingest the remaining $33 million on Jason Bay’s contract. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced the moves shortly after telling the media that Bay will be a platoon player. Bay, […]

Johan Santana Tosses Three Scoreless Innings for Brooklyn Cyclones

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Johan Santana hurled three scoreless innings in his rehab start for the Brooklyn Cyclones this afternoon. The Brooklyn Cyclones beat the Auburn Doubledays 8-0 but all eyes were on Johan Santana who threw for the first time since being put […]