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 [...]

2012 Season Preview: 3rd Base

February 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s season preview time! Each Saturday I will analyze each position, lookinHpog at the quality, as well as the depth of the Met roster, and how players at each position could perform this season. Enjoy. 2012 will be one that will make or break the career of the guy manning the hot corner in [...]
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