Archive for April, 2012

Regarding Ike’s Slump At The Plate

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Regarding Ike’s Slump At The Plate

I was certain heading into last night’s contest that first baseman Ike Davis had bid farewell to his week and a half long slump to start the season. His 5-18 spurt with three homers and six rib-eye steaks gave me hope that the worst was behind him and that it would be smooth sailing from here on […]

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The Nieuwenhuis and Edmonds Comparison

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
The Nieuwenhuis and Edmonds Comparison

Thoughts from Joe D. – I wanted to revisit this post Pete wrote a week ago because I believe the conversation has gained some relevancy now. Since the day Pete made the comparison to Jim Edmonds, I’m seeing that defensive comparison popping up in many circles in the last 48 hours. What Pete said about […]

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4/20 Mets Farm Report: Buffalo and Bingo Win, Savannah Falls in Thirteen

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
4/20 Mets Farm Report: Buffalo and Bingo Win, Savannah Falls in Thirteen

BUFFALO 6 – SYRACUSE 4  By Pete Shapiro The Bisons stampeded into Syracuse on Friday for a 3-game set with the Chiefs, and by the time the dust had settled the Herd had stuck Syracuse with a 6-4 loss, their 5th straight and 9th in their last ten games. In doing so the Herd reached […]

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Mets Game Preview: Can Pelfrey Play Stopper Against The Giants?

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Game Preview: Can Pelfrey Play Stopper Against The Giants?

Here is this afternoon’s starting lineup: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Ike Davis, 1B Jason Bay, LF Lucas Duda, RF Josh Thole, C Ruben Tejada, SS Mike Pelfrey, RHP The Mets and Giants play game two of their four game set this afternoon as Mike Pelfrey takes on Vogelsong. In the […]

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Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

You can always count on a Morning Grind from me after a loss like last night. I embrace my Met fandom and take great pride in the moaning and groaning I do after a loss. It was something I picked up in the mid seventies and I never could quite kick the habit. It looks […]

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Post Game: Mets Come Up Short In 4-3 Extra-Inning Loss To Giants

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Post Game: Mets Come Up Short In 4-3 Extra-Inning Loss To Giants

Recap Jon Niese has himself another good start. He only went six innings and allowed seven hits, but kept the Giants to only three runs. He walks two and strikes out five. Niese continues to prove himself to his contract with another start that was not helped by much hitting.He walks away with a no […]

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Some Mets Pre-Game Stuff

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Some Mets Pre-Game Stuff

Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger spoke to Terry Collins before the game at Citi Field and reports that Andres Torres has made progress in his rehab down in Port St. Lucie. The centerfielder went on the 15-day disabled list two weeks ago with a strained left calf. Collins said three days ago that Torres needs to […]

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Score Mets Tickets All Season Long From Metsmerized & TiqIQ!

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Score Mets Tickets All Season Long From Metsmerized & TiqIQ!

Score Mets tickets all season long from Metsmerized & TiqIQ! Metsmerized is once again working with TiqIQ to take the hassle out of scouring the web for tickets by aggregating multiple ticket sellers into one place. Whether you want seats directly behind home plate, or just to get in the door for the least amount […]

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Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the period April 13-19 has Mets top prospect RHP Zack Wheeler ranked #6 and RHP Domingo Tapia gets an honorable mention. Yesterday, the Mets tweeted that since first donning a Mets uniform, Zack Wheeler has struck out 52 batters in 42 innings pitched while only allowing 38 hits, 10 walks and no […]

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The Final Word On Small Sample Size

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Final Word On Small Sample Size

Hahaha, this was produced by SNY’s Ted Berg and Brett Hauze, although It’s not clear who the tenor is. That was genius! Originally featured on Ted Quarters.

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