Archive for April, 2012

Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

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Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

  Recap: It was a beautiful day for baseball as the Mets completed their 3-game sweep over the Bravos with a 7-5 victory. Jon Niese started off the Easter Sunday matinee dealing, as he took a no-hit bid into the seventh before hitting trouble. Following the seventh inning stretch, working at a high pitch-count and history […]

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who […]

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Mets Farm Report: Everybody Wins, Gorski and Huchinson Toss Gems

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Mets Farm Report: Everybody Wins, Gorski and Huchinson Toss Gems

BUFFALO 4, ROCHESTER 2 Left fielder Vinny Rottino had a nice game and celebrated his birthday by going 2-2 with a walk and three runs-batted-in at the plate while batting cleanup. Recent addition Bobby Scales started at second and picked up three hits including a pair of doubles, and Jordany Valdespin picked up two hits and scored […]

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Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

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Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

Last we learned that the Mets were close to giving Jon Niese an extension on his current contract.The Mets have now made it official. The deal is worth five years, $25.5 million dollars with team options for 2017 and 2018 that could bring the total value to $46 million. I think the Mets made a mistake […]

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Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

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Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and publishing his autobiography this winter, R.A. Dickey took the hill for his first start of the season, and helped the Mets to their second win of the season in as many games. Summary Following Thursday’s 1-0 victory, the Mets looked to keep the momentum going in today’s matinee against the […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

There’s a great pic from our new photo services provider of Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis picking up his first major league hit against Atlanta’s Jair Jurrjens. The single was one of two hits for Captain Kirk who was making his major league debut. “It feels great,” Nieuwenhuis said. “I try to keep it on an […]

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Collins Says He’s Moving Duda To No. 5 Spot In Batting Order

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Collins Says He’s Moving Duda To No. 5 Spot In Batting Order

The Dude abides… “I’d put him up against anybody in the league as far as power.” That’s what manager Terry Collins had to say after today’s 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. Collins also said that he expects Duda to surpass Jason Bay in the batting order, and that he will be going from the six spot […]

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Mets Farm Report: Bison Pick Up First Win, B-Mets and Gnats Both Fall

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Mets Farm Report: Bison Pick Up First Win, B-Mets and Gnats Both Fall

Buffalo Bisons (1-1) The Bisons picked up their first victory of the season on Friday night, edging Pawtucket by a score of 2-1. Omar Quintanilla clinched the win with a ninth-inning RBI single to break the 1-1 deadlock. Jeurys Familia started for Buffalo and worked 4.2 innings, allowing just one run on five hits and […]

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Collins Reverses His Stance On Batting Tejada Leadoff

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Collins Reverses His Stance On Batting Tejada Leadoff

It looks like the injury to Andres Torres has not only led to what will be the major league debut of Kirk Nieuwenhuis, but has also prompted manager Terry Collins to do a complete 180 on how he intended to treat shortstop Ruben Tejada this season. Going all the way back to a conference call […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

Newly promoted Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis will platoon with veteran Scott Hairston says Mike Mazzeo of ESPN via twitter. Hairston will start against left handed pitching while Nieuwenhuis will be penciled in against the righties while Andres Torres recovers from his strained calf that he re-injured in the 7th inning of the Mets Opening Day game Thursday. […]

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