Archive for April, 2012

2012 Draft: Could Stryker Trahan Be A Future Met?

An article by posted on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Could Stryker Trahan Be A Future Met?

The June MLB First Year Player Draft is rapidly approaching. The Mets brain trust will be tasked with filling the organization with more quality talent. According to ESPNNewYork’s Adam Rubin the Mets own 4 pick’s in the top 75 (12,35,71,75). In the coming months many people will speculate who the Mets are targeting at #12. While consensus […]

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David Wright Shows Leadership

An article by posted on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Shows Leadership

David Wright has always been the unofficial captain of the Mets. Once they extend his contract – which they should – it would be a good idea to make it official. That’s because just about everything he does shows leadership. Take last night for example. It was cold and damp. A good night not to […]

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4/23 Farm Report: Andres Torres Has Big Day, Ignites 10-6 St. Lucie Win!

An article by posted on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
4/23 Farm Report: Andres Torres Has Big Day, Ignites 10-6 St. Lucie Win!

Buffalo 5 – Lehigh Valley 1 By Joe DeCaro Dylan Owen got the start and kept the Iron Pigs in check allowing just one run on three hits in 4.1 innings of work. Owen retired the first nine batters he faced, issued no walks and struck out two. He helped his own cause with a […]

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I Like Ike, But This Is Ridiculous

An article by posted on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
I Like Ike, But This Is Ridiculous

Geez, What the heck is up with Ike Davis? Spare me the “It’s only April diatribes”  I’m not in the mood for cliches and simplistic excuses this morning. Ike Davis stranded the bases loaded three times in Monday’s doubleheader sweep by the Giants, although the first baseman cautiously noted that the final instance — a called […]

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Gee Rocked, Mets Go Down 7-2, Giants Sweep Doubleheader

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments

Recap Another starter slammed by the Giants. Dillon Gee gave up seven runs and a career-high 12 hits in 6 2-3 innings. He gets his second loss of the season and has an ERA of 5.21 now. Yikes. Acosta and Parnell combined for 2.1 one hit innings. At least our bullpen was solid. Duda had […]

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Mets Leave 12 Men Stranded And Fans Hanging In 6-1 Loss

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Leave 12 Men Stranded And Fans Hanging In 6-1 Loss

Recap The Mets thought they could get away with using Miguel Batista as a spot starter today against the Giants and Lincecum. They thought wrong. All us fans saw this coming, though. He only lasted 3.2 innings and was blasted for six runs, three earned, seven hits, two being homeruns, walking three and striking out […]

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Torres And Carrasco To Begin Rehab In St. Lucie Tonight

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Torres And Carrasco To Begin Rehab In St. Lucie Tonight

.                           Andres Torres and D.J. Carrasco will begin their rehab assignments tonight with St. Luice. Torres has been out since opening day with a lingering strained calf muscle. As for Carrasco he twisted his ankle during Spring Training and was placed on the […]

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Mets Send Cedeno To DL, Hefner Called Up, Edgin To Buffalo

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Send Cedeno To DL, Hefner Called Up, Edgin To Buffalo

Update 4:00 PM Ronny Cedeno has been placed on the 15-day DL with a strained intercostal muscle. To take Cedeno’s place on the roster, the Mets recalled RHP Jeremy Hefner from Triple-A Buffalo who had been put on the taxi squad earlier. Cedeno, 29, is hitting .250 (3-12) in 10 games, three starts, this season. […]

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B-Mets Rodriguez Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
B-Mets Rodriguez Named Eastern League Player of the Week

For the second week in a row, a member of the Binghamton Mets has been recognized by the Eastern League for their outstanding performance.  Last week, pitcher Greg Peavey was named EL Pitcher of the Week. This time around, it’s shortstop Josh Rodriguez who has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week for […]

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Collins Says Francisco Is Still The Closer, But For How Long?

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Collins Says Francisco Is Still The Closer, But For How Long?

Well it looks like manager Terry Collins had his little pow-wow with quasi-closer Frank Francisco on Sunday and two of them passed around a peace pipe resulting in Collins affirming his trust and confidence in Francisco as his closer. “Everybody wants to hear something positive,” Collins said. “I just went to him this morning and […]

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