Archive for May, 2012

R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

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R.A. Dickey – Is Mets Knuckleballer An All-Star?

On Sunday, R.A. Dickey pitched 7⅓ innings of shutout ball against the Padres, allowing three hits, walking one and striking out ten batters.  The 10-K performance gave Dickey 29 strikeouts over his last three starts (20⅓ IP).  It also helped in lowering his ERA to 3.06, a number Dickey had not seen since his sole […]

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McHugh Has Scouts Buzzing, Mulvey Calls It Quits, Good News For Verrett

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McHugh Has Scouts Buzzing, Mulvey Calls It Quits, Good News For Verrett

Collin McHugh continues his incredible season with another solid start on Monday as he allowed just two runs on five hits and a walk while racking up a season-high eight strikeouts. McHugh’s 2.17 ERA ranks fifth in the Eastern League as does his 1.08 WHIP. But what really impresses me is his 53 strikeouts which is the […]

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Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

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Mets Finally Cut Acosta As Turner Heads To DL, Schwinden and Quintanilla Called Up

Following Monday’s 8-4 loss to Philadelphia, the Mets made several roster moves: After leaving the game with an apparent ankle injury, Justin Turner will be placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained ankle. To replace the replacement to the replacement for Ruben Tejada, the Mets have promoted infielder Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Buffalo to […]

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Mets Fall To The Phillies 8-4 On Memorial Day

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Mets Fall To The Phillies 8-4 On Memorial Day

The Mets three-game winning streak came to an end as the Phillies came to Citi Field and beat them 8-4 on a beautiful Memorial Day. Jon Niese, the $25MM man, cannot make it past the sixth inning. He gets pulled after five innings, plus two batters in the sixth. Four runs on two hits, a […]

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Top Mets Draft Pick Battles Back From Adversity

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Top Mets Draft Pick Battles Back From Adversity

Three weeks ago things were tenuous for Mets left-handed pitching prospect Steven Matz. The Mets top draft pick (second round, 72nd overall) in the 2009 Amateur Draft, injured his elbow before pitching in any professional games, and underwent Tommy John Surgery on May 18th, 2010. He was expected back by the middle of last season, […]

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The Upside Of Downside…

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The Upside Of Downside…

The 2012 New York Mets season has already seen its share of injuries, tough luck losses  and just outright poor, frustrating play. However, the positives in defeat, losses and watching players fail is you can determine what are your weaknesses as a team, and how can it be improved. So far, some hitting flaws have […]

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Schwinden, Cohoon and Goeddel All Solid, Lagares Has Big Day At The Plate!

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Schwinden, Cohoon and Goeddel All Solid, Lagares Has Big Day At The Plate!

SWB 1, Buffalo 0 By Sean Kenny The Bisons pitching today was phenomenal, but the bats were stifled by the SWB Yankees staff, and the Bisons took a hard-luck loss to lose the series after their 1-0 defeat Chris Schwinden was effective, but couldn’t pitch himself deeper into the game due to some poor control, Schwinden […]

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Mets Don’t Need To Extend David Wright Just Yet

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Mets Don’t Need To Extend David Wright Just Yet

David Wright has been the star of the Mets this year. He is an early contender for the MVP award. He’s hitting right around .400, and he’s dominated at the plate. His fielding has looked a lot better this year too. Those are good reasons to offer him an extension now, but I think the […]

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Mets Blank Padres 2-0 As Dickey Delivers Another Ten Strikeout Gem

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Mets Blank Padres 2-0 As Dickey Delivers Another Ten Strikeout Gem

Recap: For the first time since 1996, Mets fans could walk the field parading their Mets banners and expressing their passionate love for their New York Mets. R.A. Dickey took the hill looking to take this four game set from the Padres with a win on such a special and fan-filled day and did not […]

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Don’t Mess With Han Solo!

An article by posted on May 27, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Mess With Han Solo!

This back page from this morning’s Daily News brought a smile to my face. What a remarkable comeback we are seeing from our ace Johan Santana! Santana has pitched solidly all season long, but yesterday took the cake and he looked and played the part of a true ace pitcher by delivering a complete-game shutout to […]

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