Archive for April, 2012

Ask Petey: Mets Minor League Questions

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Ask Petey: Mets Minor League Questions

Ok, I’ve reached into the Ask Petey mailbag, but since I was tightly gripping a Labatt’s Blue, I only managed to pull out two questions. Oh well, I’ll try to do better next time. Or I could make up a few questions from imaginary readers….hmmmm maybe I will. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Petey: […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Teammates On Rookie Phenom Kirk Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Teammates On Rookie Phenom Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Kirk Nieuwenhuis; it’s almost as hard to spell his name as it is for pitchers to get him out. Kirk came up this year after Opening Day to replace the injured Andres Torres and has performed with the finesse of a seasoned veteran. Whether it’s in the middle of the order, or leading off, the […]

Continue Reading »

Is This the End of Mike Pelfrey’s Tenure with the Mets?

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Is This the End of Mike Pelfrey’s Tenure with the Mets?

As it is looking more and more like a certainty that Mike Pelfrey will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the 2012 season, it is time to wonder if the start that Pelfrey made on April 21 was the last time that we will see him in a New York Mets uniform. […]

Continue Reading »

Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

(Video courtesy of SNY) Mike Pelfrey will undergo Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow, and miss the remainder of the season. His recovery and return could be anywhere between 12 and 18 months depending on how the elbow responds and any potential setbacks. Pelfrey does have youth on his side which could bode well for […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Fry Fish In The Rain, Rally For 3-2 Victory Against Bell

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Fry Fish In The Rain, Rally For 3-2 Victory Against Bell

Jon Niese gave the Mets seven strong innings today and Captain Kirk put the exclamation point on a rally in the ninth for a Mets win this afternoon, 3-2. Summary Run support is key for starters, and for a while, it looked like today would be another wasted strong start by a Mets starter. Jon […]

Continue Reading »

Terry Collins On Today’s All Homegrown Mets Lineup

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins On Today’s All Homegrown Mets Lineup

I wanted to update this with a comment Terry Collins made regarding today’s all homegrown lineup: “Coming from player development,” said Collins, “this really is a great tribute to the scouts that go out there and get no glory except for reading the box scores every day and hoping that someday one of the players […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Mailbag: Have We Seen The Last Of Pelfrey?

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Have We Seen The Last Of Pelfrey?

Douglas Cook asks: Will Harvey or Wheeler be called up this year or do they need more minor league seasoning? We spoke to Wally Backman and asked him that question on Tuesday. He said that Harvey will certainly be with the Mets by September at the latest. I happen to think that if the Mets fall […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Look To Sweep Reyes and Marlins Out Of Town!

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Look To Sweep Reyes and Marlins Out Of Town!

Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Ruben Tejada SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda RF Ike Davis 1B Josh Thole C Jordany Valdespin LF Jon Niese LHP Mets Notes RECENT METS: The Mets have won two games in a row and are now 6-2 at home vs. NL East opponents and 7-5 overall…Last year New York was 34-47 at home, including 15-21 vs. […]

Continue Reading »

Wright Becomes Mets All Time RBI Leader!

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Becomes Mets All Time RBI Leader!

INTO THE RECORD BOOKS! David Wright’s two-run home run in the sixth-inning gave him 735 career RBI, the most in franchise history, passing Darryl Strawberry, who had 733. “I think that just kind of growing up and knowing the history of the organization, to have your name mentioned in the same breath with Strawberry and Piazza and […]

Continue Reading »

4/25 Farm Report: Satin & Harvey Lead Bisons Attack, Den Dekker & Flores Both Homer

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
4/25 Farm Report: Satin & Harvey Lead Bisons Attack, Den Dekker & Flores Both Homer

Buffalo 12, Lehigh Valley 1 By Andrew O’Brien In his fifth Triple-A start for Buffalo, top prospect Matt Harvey single-handedly defeated the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs on Wednesday afternoon. Harvey threw seven shutout innings and launched a two-run homer to provide Buffalo with all the run support needed. Buffalo (11-10) plated four runs in the […]

Continue Reading »

From Left Field: You Gotta Love Mike Baxter

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: You Gotta Love Mike Baxter

It’s a fairytale story to say the least. Childhood Mets fan and Whitestone, Queens native Mike Baxter wound up suiting up for hometown team last summer. Though his playing time was limited, it still must have been a great thrill for him to be playing right at home. But this year, Baxter legitimately won a […]

Continue Reading »