February 2012

Gary Carter passes away

February 16, 2012 // 1 Comment

Sorry I couldn’t post this earlier… Baseball lost a great man and a true hero to many Mets and Expos fans around the country today. Gary Carter lost his battle with stage 4 brain cancer today at the age of 57. Carter was diagnosed in May and had been making significant progress for a [...]

Top 12 prospects for 2012: #2

February 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

We are just one prospect away from officially announcing the official UpAlongFirst.com number one minor league prospect for 2012. Before that, here is number two: 2. Zack Wheeler-  P HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 185 THROWS:R          BATS: R BORN: 5/20/1990 COLLEGE: none ACQUIRED: 6/28/2011: [...]

Top 12 prospects for 2012: #3

February 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the sixth installment of the UpAlongFirst.com official prospect list. Here is number three. 3. Brandon Nimmo-  OF HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 185 THROWS: R         BATS: L BORN: COLLEGE: none ACQUIRED: 13th pick (1st round) of 2011 draft Boom. Boom. Boom. Hear that? That’s the [...]

Mark your calendars! Tickets go on sale March 5!

February 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again: time to start talking about ticket sales. On March 5 at 10 a.m., single-game tickets go on sale. Here is the press release the Mets put out today: FLUSHING, N.Y., February 12, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced single game tickets for the 2012 season at [...]

What would the rotation look like without Johan?

February 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Johan Santana has been throwing down in Port St. Lucie, according to the Mets Twitter feed. He has apparently been making strides and there’s a chance he could be the Opening Day starter. However, we all know what can happen in spring training. Last year, Adam Wainwright got hurt in the first [...]
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