Archive for April, 2012

Historic Lineup Changes…A Little.

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments

The hardest thing for anybody to do is admit they were wrong. Therefore, I’m going to try my best to avoid doing that. As somebody who appreciated Omar Minaya until 2010 when I felt his time had finally come, I have been very critical of his management styles when I look back on his regime. […]

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4/26 Farm Report: Goeddel Shines In 1-0 Win, Tapia & Peavey Get Roughed Up

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4/26 Farm Report: Goeddel Shines In 1-0 Win, Tapia & Peavey Get Roughed Up

New Hampshire 16, Binghamton 3 By Tim Burns The Binghamton Mets lost mightily to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Thursday night at NYSEG Stadium by a score of 16-3. It was the most runs given up by the B-Mets this season, but luckily they didn’t set any new club records in runs allowed in a game. […]

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Talkin’ Baseball With Bisons Manager Wally Backman

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball With Bisons Manager Wally Backman

I was standing in the Bison’s clubhouse talking to my buddy Dylan Owen. Dylan isn’t just a very talented RHP, he can hit too, and he happens to be a really nice guy. I was telling him, I had watched Monday night’s game on the internet, and when I saw him hit his historic home […]

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Series Preview: Mets @ Rockies

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments

After another successful home stand, the Mets fly out West to Colorado before heading to Houston. At 11-8, the Mets have to build some momentum on this road trip. The Rockies and Astros both present very winnable matchups for the Mets, and when you consider the Mets will see Arizona-Philadelphia-Miami-Milwaukee-Cincinnati-Toronto. Six teams that many predicted […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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