Archive for August, 2011

Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

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Mets Bats And Bullpen Stumble In 6-1 Loss To Padres

  Jonathon Niese had a decent outing, but the bullpen couldn’t stop the bleeding and the offense offered no support in the Mets 6-1 loss to the Padres Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a peculiar outing today, allowing three runs on ten hits in six innings, walking none and striking out three. Niese gave up […]

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It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

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It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

Quick!  Which starting pitcher on the Mets has the lowest ERA?  If you said R.A. Dickey, you’d be correct.  Now if I asked you which Mets hurler of the starting five has the fewest wins, you probably wouldn’t think to say Dickey’s name again.  But it’s true.  With a 5-11 record, R.A. Dickey has the […]

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Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

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Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

  There’s Brandon Nimmo signing his new contract in a photo from the NY Mets. Brandon Nimmo will speak with the media at 5:00 pm and answer questions, so check back later for a recap. Official Release from Mets: The New York Mets tonight announced that they have signed outfielder Brandon Nimmo of Cheyenne East High School (WY), […]

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Capuano Has Been Awful; Is Trade a Possiblity?

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When the Mets signed Chris Capuano in the offseason, i thought that the Mets picked up a low-risk, high reward type of player. I also thought that the deal was a good one. Now that we’re getting closer to the end of the season, I wonder if I should be eating my words? Capuano has […]

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Photo: I Have Seen The Future, And It Looks Metsmerized!

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Photo: I Have Seen The Future, And It Looks Metsmerized!

Here is a great shot of newly signed outfielder Brandon Nimmo and newly acquired starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, together at Port St. Lucie today. Now there’s a Kodak moment for ya… “Whether that’s a shift in emphasis, I can’t really say, because I wasn’t here previously. But we’re absolutely determined to build the foundation of […]

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Before Getting Excited About Nimmo, Remember Al Shirley (And Others)

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As last night’s deadline to sign first-round draft choice Brandon Nimmo drew closer, my Twitter timeline was littered with fans and writers counting down the minutes.  “C’mon, Sandy, get it done,” one follower said.  “We need Nimmo,” said another.  So I got to thinking. With all of this talk about how desperate the Mets were […]

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New Mets Uniforms On Tap For 2012 and 2013!

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New Mets Uniforms On Tap For 2012 and 2013!

I was very excited to read this post by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, who writes that some changes are coming to the Mets uniforms for the 2012 season. Adam spoke with Mets VP Dave Howard, who told him that it was too late for the Mets to incorporate the Blue “Los Mets” jerseys […]

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Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

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Prospect Pulse: Juan Lagares Is Back On The Map

This player, a 22 year old RH hitting outfielder, once thought of with unlimited potential by the Mets, a player who they thought would be the next Jose Reyes, eventually was forgotten by the team that signed him as a 17 year old SS out of the Dominican Republic, as an IFA in May of 2006. […]

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Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

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Those Blue Jerseys Are Not So New After All – See Them Without The “Los”

I was very excited when of our readers, Joe (metsr1) sent in some pictures of his Blue Mets Jersey that he purchased 4-5 years ago. Check out these awesome pics… Kind of familiar looking, huh?  It’s an exact replica of last week’s Los Mets jerseys! Without the Los!  Notice the similar orange piping… Notice the orange […]

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Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

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Mets End The Madness, Hold On To Win in Extras 5-4

Despite the best efforts of Bobby Parnell and umpire Todd Tichenor, the Mets were able to end their 5-game skid and take the opener by a final score of 5-4. With the scrapping, “Never Say Die” Mets bravado returning after being nowhere to be found in Arizona, last night’s victory, capped off by Jason Isringhausen’s 300th career […]

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