Archive for May, 2012

Mets Activate Carrasco From DL, Option Valdespin to Buffalo

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Mets Activate Carrasco From DL, Option Valdespin to Buffalo

The Mets have activated D.J. Carrasco from the disabled list. Carrasco began the season on the DL after twisting his ankle in a Spring Training game. Carrasco is coming off of a down season in which he went 1-2 with a 6.02 ERA in 49 innings pitched. To make room for Carrasco on the roster, the Mets optioned […]

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System Failure: No End In Sight For Mets Bullpen Implosions

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System Failure: No End In Sight For Mets Bullpen Implosions

In eleven save opportunities, the Mets bullpen now has five blown saves. That’s not a typo – Five blown saves to go with six saves for the season so far. Every time that bullpen gate opens, no matter who emerges from it, the odds that they will protect any size lead is a little bit […]

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MMO Farm Report: Germen K’s Nine In AA Debut, Tuiasosopo Homers Twice, Pill Solid

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MMO Farm Report: Germen K’s Nine In AA Debut, Tuiasosopo Homers Twice, Pill Solid

Buffalo 9, Syracuse 0 When Syracuse’s Carlos Rivero ripped a two-out double to left center in the top of the seventh inning, it mattered little to the outcome of the game. That’s because Bisons starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner had crafted a dominant display of pitching beforehand, allowing the Bisons to build a comfortable lead they […]

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Plate Discipline Doesn’t Mean “Don’t Swing.”

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Plate Discipline Doesn’t Mean “Don’t Swing.”

Last night, we had a fan post on here in reaction to Bobby Ojeda’s mini rant on SNY. I have to say, I view it differently than how Ojeda made it sound, or at least how it was viewed by the fan post. Just because the Mets are looking to be disciplined at the plate, […]

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Collins Tabs Batista To Join Rotation, Will Start Tuesday Against Phillies At CBP

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Collins Tabs Batista To Join Rotation, Will Start Tuesday Against Phillies At CBP

Prior to last night’s game Mets Manager Terry Collins announced to reporters that right-hander Miguel Batista will join the rotation and start on Tuesday against Phillies in Citizens Bank Park. Batista will try to improve on the two failed attempts to replace Mike Pelfrey by Chris Schwinden who was demoted to Baffalo before the game.   “One of the things […]

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Outing From Gee In 5-4 Loss To D-Backs

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Outing From Gee In 5-4 Loss To D-Backs

Dillon Gee pitched a strong six innings, but the bullpen failed yet again in the Mets 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Recap Dillon Gee went six strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six, walking three and hitting a batter. Gee didn’t seem to have his best command on the […]

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Ike Davis Out, Santana Looks To Stop Mets Four Game Skid

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Ike Davis Out, Santana Looks To Stop Mets Four Game Skid

Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Ruben Tejada – SS David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Justin Turner – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – RF Mike Nickeas – C Johan Santana – LHP Mets Notes RECENT METS: New York has lost a season-high four straight games. This three-game homestand is […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Ojeda Comes Down Hard On Mets Approach At Plate

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MMO Fan Shot: Ojeda Comes Down Hard On Mets Approach At Plate

SNY analyst Bobby Ojeda came down HARD on the Mets new philosophy at the plate with regard to heir approach at the plate during tonight’s Mets pre-game show. For those that missed it, Ojeda ripped into what he called “this business of taking so many pitches” that the organization has forced the players to adopt. […]

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Mets Minors News: Gonzalez Germen Promoted To Bingo, Elvin Ramirez To Herd

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Mets Minors News: Gonzalez Germen Promoted To Bingo, Elvin Ramirez To Herd

This Just In…  RHP Elvin Ramirez has been promoted to Buffalo RHP Gonzalez Germen has been promoted to Binghamton, LHP Chuck James placed on DL In eight relief appearances Elvin Ramirez had a 1.38 ERA in 13 innings pitched. The 24 year old right-hander is coming back after missing a year with arm woes. Germen, […]

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Mets Option Chris Schwinden, Call-up Vinny Rottino

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Mets Option Chris Schwinden, Call-up Vinny Rottino

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of outfielder Vinny Rottino from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and optioned righthanded pitcher Chris Schwinden to the Bisons.  Rottino will wear uniform #33 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Arizona. In addition, righthanded pitcher Mike Pelfrey was transferred to […]

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