Archive for August, 2011

Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

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Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

Updated by Joe D Mike Puma spoke with Brandon Nimmo’s father Ron who say’s Mets and his son are no closer than they were in June. [blackbirdpie url=https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102845104976445440] [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102844838378094592"] Not sure if these quotes are legit or if Puma misquoted him. (sarcasm) Original Post 3::00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, a Mets official […]

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Kingsport Mets Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

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Kingsport Mets Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Entering the final two weeks of the Appalachian League season, the Kingsport Mets find themselves in a two-horse race, with the Elizabethton Twins, for the finish line, and a berth in the playoffs. One team will not make it and with 16 games left to go, the Mets are 1.0 GB the Twinkies with a record […]

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Dillon Gee Is This Year’s Surprise

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Dillon Gee Is This Year’s Surprise

In forecasting the Mets’ 2012 rotation, there has to be a spot for Dillon Gee, just as this year’s staff held a role for R.A. Dickey as the result of this out-of-nowhere season. Chris Young’s injury was the opportunity Gee needed to build on his designation as an organizational arm to one with a future. […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks

New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks LHP Chris Capuano (9-10, 4.51) vs. RHP Jason Marquis (8-6, 4.48) Starting Line-up Angel Pagan, cf Justin Turner, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Jason Bay, lf Josh Thole, c Jason Pridie, rf Ruben Tejada, ss Chris Capuano, lhp Game Preview The Mets try to avoid five losses […]

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WSJ – Mets’ Beacon Of Hope, Matt Harvey

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
WSJ – Mets’ Beacon Of Hope, Matt Harvey

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal had a great post this morning for those of you who can’t get enough on Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey. The Mets top selection in 2010 started out the season with a dominating performance in Single-A Port St. Lucie, where he was recently named the Top Pitching Prospect in […]

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Pelfrey Bombshell: Never Gave Mets A Chance For 2011

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Pelfrey Bombshell: Never Gave Mets A Chance For 2011

According to a report by Mike Puma in the NY Post, Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey admitted that he never gave the Mets much of a chance in 2011. “It’s unrealistic for anybody at the end of last year to come in and say - The Mets, this is a one-year thing, next year we’re going to win […]

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Labor Day Is The Deadline To Decide If Ike Davis Has Surgery

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Labor Day Is The Deadline To Decide If Ike Davis Has Surgery

Updated 8/13 Last night before the game, injured first baseman Ike Davis spoke with reporters and said that a decision to undergo surgery on his left ankle must by made by Labor Day. “Labor Day is basically the cutoff day when I would have enough time to be healthy if I did have surgery for the […]

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Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

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Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

Ever since 1996, Mets fans have not had the pleasure of going to Banner Day in Flushing. For years, fans would bring banners and signs to the ballpark during double-headers to show their true expression of Mets fandom. But, once MLB stopped scheduling double-headers, so too did the Amazin’s do to the beloved Banner Day. Fans […]

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Gee Struggles Early, Mets Can’t Rally In 4-3 Loss To D-Backs

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Gee Struggles Early, Mets Can’t Rally In 4-3 Loss To D-Backs

Dillon Gee struggled early, and the Mets offense couldn’t stage a rally in their 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks Game Notes Dillon Gee was hit hard in the first two innings, giving up all of his four runs, but after that point allowed no runs in the next three innings. Gee’s final line was five […]

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Video: Now How About That, For A Foul Ball!

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Now, here’s something you’ve probably never seen before. The day was September 15, 1986, and Mike Laga of the St. Louis Cardinals supposedly crushed a foul ball out of the old Busch Stadium. The story goes that there’s never been any video evidence of that happening – until now, Tim McCarver with the honors… Hat tip to […]

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