Archive for July, 2011

How Stupid Plays Almost Crushed The Mets Rally Yesterday

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Despite the fact the Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers, 6-0 , there were a few plays in the late innings that nearly crushed any chance at a rally. 1.) Justin Turner swinging at a 2-0 pitch in the eighth While this play was a microcosm of the game and showed the Mets impatience at […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 7th, 2011 – Gorski Improves to 8-0

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Buffalo Bisons 2 – Scranton/WB Yankees 6 Mark Cohoon went from baby steps to huge strides with this game. Head and shoulders his best start at Triple-A. This was just the second time in eight starts he has walked none, the first time he has struckout at least one batter per inning, and just his […]

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

Blogger’s note: I wrote Part One of this piece in January, but it was very hard for me to write Part Two, though I knew the direction I had wanted to take.  Yet, I wasn’t able to support my own argument, so I kept in my back pocket.  Now, I am able to believe in […]

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The Kids Are All Right

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The Kids Are All Right

This year’s Mets team has been a pleasant surprise, going 45-43 with makeshift lineups and a lack of star power.  They have performed above everyone’s expectations, despite a slow start and injuries to their corner infielders and ace pitcher.  The Mets are proving that the best teams aren’t always the ones with a roster full […]

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Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

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Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

Dillon Gee was hit hard in five and two-third innings and the Mets offense struggled in the 6-0 loss to the Dodgers. Game Notes Dillon Gee went to the mound today, went pitch-for-pitch with Clayton Kershaw and then fell apart in the sixth. Gee’s final line will read six runs (five earned) on five hits […]

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

New York Mets star Ike Davis is stepping up to the dinner plate with Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) for the first annual “A Night with Ike Davis” charity event at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn on Sunday night July 17th at 7 p.m.  All the proceeds from the evening will benefit SKC along with The Liddy […]

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Is Jason Bay Regaining His Old Form?

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When he failed to produce in his first season with the Mets, the fans got right on Jason Bay’s back and believed that his deal was a bad contract. His struggles continued in the beginning of this season. However, over the last few weeks, the much-maligned Bay is seemingly turning back into the player that […]

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Mets At Trade Deadline: Selling Is Still Inevitable

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Today the Mets made top headlines regarding reports surfacing across the internet. The first, Jose Reyes is out 3 weeks with a hamstring injury. The second, Mets are fielding calls on Carlos Beltran. Last but not least, the Mets are supposedly entering into “secret talks” with Jose Reyes team of agents – that however was […]

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Mets Place Reyes On DL, Could Miss Three Weeks

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The New York Mets today announced the team has placed shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 3, with a strain of his left hamstring and selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Nick Evans from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Reyes, 28, suffered the injury running to first base in the […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 6th, 2011 – Matt Harvey Shelled

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Buffalo Bisons 7 – Scranton/WB Yankees 5 Chris Schwinden was his own worst enemy in this affair. Schwinden gave up a leadoff single to Chris Dickerson and wound up paying more attention to him than the batter and walked the batter on four straight pitches after laying one right down the middle to get the […]

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