Archive for May, 2012

Mets Readying A Long Term Deal For David Wright

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Mets Readying A Long Term Deal For David Wright

According to Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal, the Mets are quietly preparing to offer third baseman David Wright a long-term contract extension. Costa spoke to someone with knowledge of the situation who told him the Mets could get an offer ready as soon as this summer. As you may know already, the Mets […]

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Prospect Pulse: Quick Q&A With St. Lucie Infielder Danny Muno

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Prospect Pulse: Quick Q&A With St. Lucie Infielder Danny Muno

I caught up with St. Lucie Mets infielder Danny Muno during St. Lucie’s off-day on Sunday. The St. Lucie Mets lead the Florida State League’s Southern Division by 9.0 games right now with a 28-8 record. We only had a few minutes for a quick couple of questions, but I thought you might find it […]

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Bisons And B-Mets Both Win 7-6!

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Bisons And B-Mets Both Win 7-6!

Buffalo 7, Charlotte 6 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons hung on to win a nail-biter as SS Omar Quintanilla made a diving, sprawling catch in shallow left-field, with two-outs in the ninth and the tying run rounding third-base and on it’s way home. Had Quintanilla not made the spectacular play to stifle a two-out rally […]

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Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

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Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

I have noticed a theme both here and across the entire Mets fanbase of an increasing percentage of people who look at David Wright in a bad light. They put him down no matter how well he is performing and are the first to jump on him when he makes an error or strikes out […]

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If Francisco Is Removed As Closer, Parnell and Rauch Could Be Likely Candidates

An article by posted on May 13, 2012 0 Comments
If Francisco Is Removed As Closer, Parnell and Rauch Could Be Likely Candidates

After the Mets lost another frustrating game against the Marlins today, Terry Collins spoke about the possibility of removing Frank Francisco from the closer role. “We’ll address it. I have eight options.  But, I’m not going to address that right now, when emotions are running high.” Before I get into the whole Frank Francisco situation, […]

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Déjà Vu All Over Again: Mets Fall 8-4 After Bullpen Foils Another Late Rally

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Déjà Vu All Over Again: Mets Fall 8-4 After Bullpen Foils Another Late Rally

Recap: Despite a valiant effort by Jon Niese and the New York Mets, who have scratched and clawed for every win this year, the bullpen for the second time this series could not hold it together, dropping the rubber game on a walk-off grand slam by Mike Giancarlo Stanton, 8-4. Niese took the hill despite not […]

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Mad Men

An article by posted on May 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mad Men

Jonathon Niese pitched six shutout innings.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis started yet another rally.  Mike Baxter got well-deserved respect as a premier pinch-hitter.  Justin Turner won another battle against Heath Bell. And the Mets still lost. After Nieuwenhuis started a two-run inning for the Mets in the fourth inning with a single, Niese continued to pitch shutout […]

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Farm Report: Fulmer Tosses Another Strong Outing

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Farm Report: Fulmer Tosses Another Strong Outing

Charlotte 5, Buffalo 4 By Pete Shapiro With the Bisons leading 4-2 in the eighth, Charlotte Knights DH Hector Gimenez stepped to the plate with two on, and two outs and promptly deposited a Justin Hampson offering over the left-field wall making losers of the Bisons by a score of 5-4. It was the second […]

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Wright Has Looked Like The All Star Third Baseman Of Old

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Wright Has Looked Like The All Star Third Baseman Of Old

Not even two months into the season, the Mets have played better then many have expected them to. At 19-14, the Mets are now one and a half games behind the first place Washington Nationals. From Nieuwenhuis to Duda, the team has been lead by a young bunch. Though David Wright has had a rough […]

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Sayonara Bobby! Scales Headed To Japan

An article by posted on May 12, 2012 0 Comments
Sayonara Bobby! Scales Headed To Japan

Buffalo Bisons infielder Bobby Scales has been placed on the temporary inactive list. The move was made as a result of reporters finding out that he was planning on signing with a team in the Japanese Baseball League. A check of the Bison’s roster on the team’s official website reveals that Scales name has been […]

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