Archive for August, 2010

8/14 Minor League Report! Ratliff, HARRIS, Almonte!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 4/10/0, Pawtucket 6/9/0 Michael Antonini got crushed for 6 runs on 9 hits in 6 innings to take the loss, and the prospecty middle of the Bisons order were just 3 for 12 to night with 4 strikeouts and no walks, a far cry from last night’s showing. Kirk Nieuwenhuis took […]

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Mets Errors Prove Costly, Lose 4-0 To Phils

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Mets couldn’t keep the win streak going as they lose game two against the Phillies, 4-0. The Mets held the Phillies to 38 scoreless innings in Citi Field but that was snapped in the third inning. Pat Misch pitched well in his first start with the Mets on the season. The bullpen was great. The […]

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Mets Running Out Of Time To Sign Top Draft Pick

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Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reminds us that Mets 2010 first-round pick Matt Harvey has yet to agree to a contract and that time is running out. The Mets and first-round pick Matt Harvey, a right-hander from the University of North Carolina, have yet to reach agreement on a signing bonus. A team official […]

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Omar, Please, Get These Guys Outta Here!

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It never fails with the Mets. Just as I had given up on the season after that debacle of a game against the Rockies Wednesday night (followed by the K-Rod meltdown), which if won would now have the team on a 4-game win streak, Johan and the Dickster hurl incredible gems to pull me back […]

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Dickey Conquers, Mets Win 1-0

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R.A. Dickey was masterful, allowing ONE HIT all game and giving the Mets their second straight shutout in a row. Game Notes As Joe D mentioned in his post, Dickey was OUTSTANDING. Dickey allowed one hit over nine innings, walking one and striking out seven. Dickey was never in trouble, and minus one walk got […]

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8/13 Minor League Report! DUDA, Nieuwenhuis!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 9/12/1, Pawtucket 4/11/1 The prospecty middle of the Bisons order (Lucas Duda, Nick Evans, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis) went a combined 5 for 12 with 3 runs, a double, 2 homers and all 9 RBI, along with 3 walks and just one strikeout. Dillon Gee gave up 3 runs over 5 innings […]

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So Close… Dickey Rises To The Occasion!

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R.A Dickey bounced back from a bad start better than anyone could have imagined. Dickey went all the way on a complete game one-hit shutout. Its was the fifth time this season that the Mets have shut out the Phillies. The only season it happened more was in 1969 (7 times), when the Mets won the World […]

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Pat Misch Starting Saturday

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Updated 9:42 PM The Mets have sent down Ryota Igarashi and Raul Valdes to AAA-Buffalo to make room for Pat Misch and Frankie Rodriguez returning. Original Post 5:34 PM Jerry Manuel has confirmed that left-hander Pat Misch will start for the Mets on Saturday against the Phillies. The choice was between Misch and Oliver Perez. […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (66-48; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Houston Astros, and will open up a weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mike Minor made his debut against the Astros, going 6 IP with 4 Runs, 3 Earned. The big news out of Atlanta, though, is that we may have seen […]

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Jeff Francoeur – Worst Everyday Player?

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Joe Posnanski answered a question on his blog a few days back about who is the worst everyday player in baseball for 2010. “A friend and I have a bet – I say Rony Cedeno, he says Chone Figgins. I know Yuni was your choice at one point last year, can you give us an […]

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