Archive for May, 2012

If David Wright Is No. 1, Then Who’s No. 2?

An article by posted on May 26, 2012 0 Comments
If David Wright Is No. 1, Then Who’s No. 2?

Even the most casual of Mets fans could probably tell you that David Wright’s name is plastered all over the team’s all-time leader board in various categories.  If he’s not already the franchise leader in an offensive category (doubles, extra-base hits, total bases, times on base, RBI), he should be there by the end of […]

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Flores Launches Eighth Homerun In St. Lucie Win Cust Blast In 10th Brands Herd With Loss

An article by posted on May 26, 2012 0 Comments
Flores Launches Eighth Homerun In St. Lucie Win Cust Blast In 10th Brands Herd With Loss

SWB 8, Buffalo 7 By Pete Shapiro SWB Designated Hitter Jack Cust led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a walk-off home run off reliever Edgar Ramirez, to snap a 7-7 tie and make winners of the SWB Yankees by a score of 8-7. RHP Jeurys Familia started for the Herd and just […]

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Gee Dominates, Duda Homers In Mets 6-1 Win

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Dominates, Duda Homers In Mets 6-1 Win

Yesterday, the Mets made the Padres look like they were a powerhouse contending team after an embarrassing 11-5 loss. Luckily the real Padres showed up tonight and the Mets had their bats swinging, Gee dominating, and Citi Field was rocking. Dillon Gee now has back-to-back good starts since losing his goatee. He was dominant on […]

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SNY Fixes The Buggy Mets Score Bug

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
SNY Fixes The Buggy Mets Score Bug

SNY and the Mets have finally fixed that annoying score bug that has led to so much confusion regarding the score during Mets telecasts. I don’t know if this bothered you as much as it did me, but on many occasions I found myself getting faked out with the score because my mind couldn’t get […]

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Could The Mets Be Thinking: Trade Young Talent?

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Could The Mets Be Thinking: Trade Young Talent?

From the comment thread on Hojo’s article today about Egbert’s recall. Metsie wrote something, and I started to respond, and then I said “what the hell.” This is a blog site. Post a blog. So here it is, with inspiration from the unsinkable Metsie, and of course Joe D. Metsie said: There are a lot […]

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Mets Promote Jack Egbert From Buffalo, Option Robert Carson To Binghamton

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Promote Jack Egbert From Buffalo, Option Robert Carson To Binghamton

The Mets announced that they have optioned LHP Robert Carson to Double-A Binghamton and purchased the contract of RHP Jack Egbert from Triple-A Buffalo to replace him on the roster. Egbert has been having a fine season at Buffalo where is 2-3 with a 2.08 ERA in 17 appearances spanning 26 innings. He has allowed 22 hits and 5 walks […]

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NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Monday, May 21, Drew Sutton was traded to the […]

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Why Is Manny Acosta Still Here?

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 24 Comments
Why Is Manny Acosta Still Here?

An introduction is not necessary as the title does all of the justice. Statistically, he has faltered in every role this season, from set-up man to mop-up guy. Acosta has almost as many walks as innings pitched, allowed more runs then innings pitched and has allowed a run in 10 of his 18 games pitched. […]

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Farm Report: Harvey Solid For Buffalo, St. Lucie Back To Winning Ways

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: Harvey Solid For Buffalo, St. Lucie Back To Winning Ways

 Buffalo 6, Scranton/WB 2 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons scored two runs in the fifth, two more in the sixth, one in the seventh, and one in the eighth, to beat the SWB Yankees going away by a score of 6-2 in Thursday night action. Matt Harvey (5-1, 4.22) went 5.1 IP for the Herd, […]

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Jenrry Mejia Promoted To Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Promoted To Triple-A Buffalo

During last night’s Mets telecast on SNY, general manager Sandy Alderson announced that RHP Jenrry Mejia will be promoted from Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo today. Mejia made his fourth start of the season pitching for the B-Mets yesterday and went five innings against the New Britain Rock Cats, giving up four runs (all earned) on five hits, with […]

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In The Most Unholy Of Fashions, The Friars Demoralize Mets 11-5

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
In The Most Unholy Of Fashions, The Friars Demoralize Mets 11-5

Recap: It was a tale of two ballgames for Jeremy Hefner and the Mets as the rain kept pouring as did the San Diego offense, resulting in a bruising 11-5 loss. Jeremy Hefner got his first major league start after several successful long-inning relief appearances. His entire family flew in from Oklahoma to see the 26-year old pitch […]

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