Archive for May, 2012

From Left Field: Two Months Of Turnover

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From Left Field: Two Months Of Turnover

Two months into the season, the Mets have used an inordinate amount of players thus far. This has been due in part to injuries, but it has also been the product of the Mets organization’s unwillingness to deal with mediocrity. Jack Egbert, the “power-hitting” Jeremy Hefner, Chris Schwinden, Rob Johnson, Omar Quintanilla, Jordany Valdespin, Vinny […]

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Looking Ahead: Summer Trade Season To Begin

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Tomorrow is June 1st, and with June comes the start of trade rumors galore. I’m not a big trade rumors guy to be honest. I think reporters do get valuable information, but I think so much changes on a day to day basis that trade talks can end before they are even reported. The Mets […]

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How Many Times Must Collins Get Burned, Before He Stops Playing With Fire?

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How Many Times Must Collins Get Burned, Before He Stops Playing With Fire?

Losing sucks in general, but losing the way we did last night always carries the added stigma that the loss might have been avoidable if not for a critical turning point that sealed the team’s fate in the most horrific of ways. Dillon Gee started the game and was pitching solidly coming of his nine-strikeout […]

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MLB Mock Draft 2.0 – Is Gavin Cecchini The Future Mets SS?

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MLB Mock Draft 2.0 – Is Gavin Cecchini The Future Mets SS?

Last week I put out Version 1.0 of my MLB Mock Drafts. I had the Mets selecting highs chool outfielder Courtney Hawkins with their first pick, 12th overall. Now, I have Hawkins already gone by the time the Mets pick and instead have the Mets drafting High School SS Gavin Cecchini. Cecchini is considered by […]

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Jenrry Mejia Solid In Bisons Wild Walk-off Win, Flores Homers Again In Losing Effort

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Jenrry Mejia Solid In Bisons Wild Walk-off Win, Flores Homers Again In Losing Effort

Buffalo 3, Columbus 2 By Andrew O’Brien In a pitching duel, Buffalo and Columbus combined to go hitless for five straight innings before the Bisons scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the tenth inning, beating Columbus, 3-2, Wednesday night to take the first three games of the four-game series. Josh Satin led […]

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Effort From Gee In 10-6 Loss To Phillies

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Effort From Gee In 10-6 Loss To Phillies

Dillon Gee went pitch for pitch with Cliff Lee, but the bullpen imploded as the Mets lost 10-6. Game Recaps  Dillon Gee had a good outing on the day, scattering six hits while giving up two runs, walking one and striking out five. Gee had good control on the day, and the only two hits […]

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Chris Young and Jenrry Mejia Nearing Returns After Dominant Starts

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Chris Young and Jenrry Mejia Nearing Returns After Dominant Starts

I haven’t talked minors in a bit so let me ramble off a few thoughts and a few factoids I’ve picked up from the beat writers and affiliates. Lets start with this little tidbit from the Buffalo Bisons who say that after one week of All-Star voting, Matt Harvey leads all Starting Pitchers in votes […]

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Jeff Wilpon Says No Urgency On Extending Wright

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Jeff Wilpon Says No Urgency On Extending Wright

Updated 7:40 PM The big man upstairs has spoken according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: Chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, while expressing hope David Wright will be a Met long term, noted there is no urgency since Wright is under the team’s control through the 2013 season. The comments came a day after GM Sandy Alderson said he […]

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Valdespin Called Up, Cedeno Goes On DL

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Valdespin Called Up, Cedeno Goes On DL

Jordany Valdespin was called up from Buffalo in what seems to be a precautionary move in regards to exactly the extent that Ronny Cedeno’s injured calf is hurt. During the press conference, Terry Collins said that Cedeno was currently being examined by doctors, and when asked of his opinion of Ronny’s condition said “He’s ok […]

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Giving Credit When Credit Is Due And Not Before

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Giving Credit When Credit Is Due And Not Before

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, put together a list of five things he says have improved for the Mets since last season. 1. The Madoff mess is behind ownership: This might not please fans who wanted the Wilpons out, but they were not selling. Thus, the sooner they could begin trying to fix […]

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