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In this MMO Roundtable edition, I asked our staff the following:What is the number one priority for the Mets this offseason?Mitch: While the outfield has some issues, the bullpen is priority number one. The Mets lost a bunch of games because of the bullpen’s inability to get the job done…I’m not sure how many games, if any, could be directly attributed to the lack of production from the outfield.Nick: Outfield, because the Mets do not have a single outfielder who can be a full-time outfielder. While Scott Hairston had a good year he needs to be re-signed and never had a great full year as an outfielder and there is no one in the minors either to be a full time player.Michael: Outfield help. Particularly in getting one or both of the Upton brothers. The bullpen can be fixed with some young arms like Carson, Familia, and Edgin, and a bullpen that is terrible one season can bounce back and be lights out the next. It doesn’t matter if you can pitch scoreless innings if you can’t score r...
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Baseball America ranked the Top 20 Prospects in the New York-Penn League and featured four Mets farmhands in RHP Luis Mateo #5, CF Brandon Nimmo #11, RHP Hansel Robles #12 and SS Philip Evans #18. Not a bad showing at all. Here is what they had to say on each of them:5. Luis Mateo:He’s a true power pitcher who sits at 92-95 mph and touches 96 regularly, with good angle on his...
Alderson’s Third Offseason: It’s Time To Put Up, Or Shut Up…Those team sources are talking to Adam Rubin at ESPN New York again. He says the Mets intend to keep payroll the same, turn over the roster mostly through trades, and nobody’s safe. That goes for you too Wright and Dickey…Metsblog summarizes the gist of it as follows:No one on the roster is viewed as ‘untouchable...
Jeurys Familia makes his final start of the year as the Mets take on the Marlins at 7:10 PM.It may take the software a minute to load when you first click on the page. Please be patient. If you’re having trouble getting in, try using Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. Enter your comments in the text box above where it says “Powered by Quick Chat” and the various emoticons...
It may be early October but this is the Halloween Roundtable edition. I reached out to friends in the Mets blogosphere recently to ask the following question:What’s the top priority for Sandy Alderson this offseason?These people all do great work and their names are hyperlinked to their blogs so please go ahead and click on them to check out their real stuff.Howard Megdal –...
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey revealed after his final start of the season he will undergo surgery to repair a...
The Marlins (68-92) came from behind late in the game to beat the Mets (73-87) by the score of 3-2 tonight in Miami. What a sleeper this game was. Seriously, I caught myself nodding off at least twice.Jeurys Familia made his first major league start and his reputation for wildness was on full display for all to see in this game. The young right-hander surrendered just one hit in...
MIAMI (AP) -- Ike Davis hit his 32nd homer and Scott Hairston got his 20th Wednesday to help the New York Mets win their season finale by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2.
Jeremy Hefner (4-7), who hopes to make the Mets' roster in 2013, closed the season with his second consecutive strong start. He allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings.
For both teams, the game marked the end of disappointing...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • 7:10 p.m.Marlins Park • Miami, FLRHP R.A. Dickey (20-6, 2.69) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (1-4, 3.86)Dickey is 8-0 with a 0.92 ERA in eight starts against the Marlins over the last two seasons. That is tied for the second-longest winning streak in franchise history by a Met against one organization, matching Tom Seaver, who had eight straight wins against...
Monday October 1, 7:10 PM ETMarlins Park, MiamiJeurys Familia (0-0, 8.64) vs. Josh Johnson (8-14, 3.81 ERA) Starting LineupRuben Tejada, ssDaniel Murphy, 2bDavid Wright, 3bScott Hairston, rfIke Davis, 1bKelly Shoppach, cJason Bay, lfAndres Torres, cfJeurys Familia, rhpThe Mets and Marlins open up in Miami for the final series of the season tonight as Jeurys Familia gets the start...
Monday October 1, 7:10 PM ETMarlins Park, MiamiJeurys Familia (0-0, 8.64) vs. Wade LeBlanc (2-5, 3.96 ERA)*** Last minute change, Marlins pull Josh Johnson (hamstring) in favor of Wade LeBlanc. ***Starting LineupRuben Tejada, ssDaniel Murphy, 2bDavid Wright, 3bScott Hairston, rfIke Davis, 1bKelly Shoppach, cJason Bay, lfAndres Torres, cfJeurys Familia, rhpThe Mets and Marlins open...