Archive for May, 2012

Dickey and Wright Key 9-3 Victory Over Marlins

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Dickey and Wright Key 9-3 Victory Over Marlins

Recap: Coming off a back-breaking 6-5 loss to the Fish yesterday, the Mets kept the theme of having a short memory going as they pounded Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins 9-3. Dickey took the hill for his seventh start of the year and continued his success against the Marlins, scattering nine hits over six […]

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Farm Report: Bingo And St. Lucie Win With Offensive Explosions

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Farm Report: Bingo And St. Lucie Win With Offensive Explosions

Charlotte 3, Buffalo 2 By Pete Shapiro The Herd battled it out with the Charlotte Knights with never any more than one run separating the two combatants, for ten tense innings before succumbing to Charlotte by a score of 3-2. Buffalo would come back to tie the score, both in the seventh and ninth innings, […]

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Oh Frankie, I Really Wish Sandy Hadn’t Signed You

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Frank Francisco blew the save last night, one that would have pushed our winning streak to 6 games, and a season high 6 games over .500. The loss is not catastrophic by any means, but it just re-emphasizes that fact that we don’t have a shut down closer. As crazy as our former closer Frankie Rodriguez was, he […]

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Around The World In 8,000 Games

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Around The World In 8,000 Games

Last night’s game against the Miami Marlins was already going to be special for the Mets because it was to be their first game in the Marlins’ new ballpark.  But Mets historians such as myself will remember the game for another reason, as it was the 8,000th regular season game in franchise history. In their […]

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Mets Rally Late Again But Francisco Blows It As Mets Lose 6-5

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Recap The roof opened up on the new Marlins Stadium just in time for our lovable Mets to see it’s lights, fish tanks, and once again those ugly Marlins jerseys. On this historical night – the Mets’ eight-thousandth regular season game – the Amazins were still looking to get that glaring no no-hitter monkey off […]

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Collins Sparks Culture Change And It’s Paying Off

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Collins Sparks Culture Change And It’s Paying Off

Several times this season the Mets answered a winning streak with a losing one. They have won five straight and you wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if the other shoe will drop this weekend in Miami. Great timing to have Johan Santana start in the opener. While you and I might wonder, nobody in the […]

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Binghamton Mets: Wheeler Back At Work

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Binghamton Mets: Wheeler Back At Work

Binghamton 9, New Hampshire 2 By Tim Burns On the night Zack Wheeler returned to the Binghamton Mets lineup their offense exploded to earn him the win in the first game of a four game set in Manchester, New Hampshire by a score of 9-2. Wheeler, who improved his record to 2-2, pitched five innings […]

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St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

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St. Lucie Bests Manatees 4-3 Despite Nail-Biting Ninth

In a season of dominant bullpen work, the St. Lucie Mets won a nail biter by a score of 4-3 despite shaky work out of the ‘pen. Chris Young made his first rehab start of the year since going down with a torn shoulder capsule in early 2011. Young went five shutout frames, scattering five […]

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Series Preview: Mets @ Marlins

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I’m not sure who is feeling better today, the Mets players or their fans? Sure, the Phillies didn’t have Howard or Utley, but they had Halladay and Lee and the Mets still swept them in Philadelphia! Before the Arizona series, I explained how I thought that series through the Toronto series were going to tell […]

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Old Time Mets: RHP Larry Bearnarth

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Old Time Mets: RHP Larry Bearnarth

With all the posts I’ve done about pitching prospects of the early years, I’m a little surprised I completely overlooked Larry Bearnarth. But then again, based on his 2-13 record with a 6.67 ERA in his only minor league season, it was hard to even consider him as a prospect. The Mets signed Bearnarth out […]

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