March 2012

2012: Get Those Growing Pains Out of the Way

March 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

This season, one that will likely end with the Mets cleaning out their lockers after an October 2nd game against the Marlins, the main purpose of theĀ MetsĀ fielding a team for 162 games should be, and will be, to develop a team that will become a consistent, fundamentally sound team down the road [...]

A New Adventure!

March 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

A few days ago, in case you didn’t notice, I was invited to become an author at The Real Dirty Mets Blog. Because of the great community there, I accepted. Don’t worry, I’m not leaving Up Along First. I will still be posting just as much now, but some of my posts will be published [...]

Mets bring veteran Young on board

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

  Sandy Alderson confirmed today that the Mets have agreed to terms with veteran right hander Chris Young on a minor league deal. Young, 32, had the same procedure done on Johan Santana back in May of last year, causing him to miss the rest of the year. According to ESPN New York’s Adam [...]

Post-Game: Cardinals 6 Mets 6

March 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets and Cardinals tied today in ten innings down in Florida. THE GOOD: Lucas Duda hit an absolute bomb in the bottom of the fourth inning to dead center field, over the 408 feet sign. If a barrier hadn’t been there to block the shot, it would’ve gone another 20 feet. It was a [...]

Mike Pelfrey: On the trading block?

March 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman Tweeted today that the Mets would like to trade Mike Pelfrey. However, he also calls it a “tough market” for the 28 year-old righty. This may be due to Pelfrey’s $5.6 million salary the Mets gave him, avoiding arbitration this winter. Heyman [...]
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