Archive for May, 2012

Why Is Manny Acosta Still Here?

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 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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On The Road With Petey: B-Mets, Breakfast, And Baseball

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey: B-Mets, Breakfast, And Baseball

A Day In Pictures  Jenrry Mejia follows through after delivering a pitch in the first inning. I had gotten to the ballpark in New Britain on Thursday morning at around 9am for a 10:35 start time. I really wanted to get some coffee and eat breakfast but that would have to wait until I went […]

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Dickey Wants An Extension, But Shouldn’t Wright Get One First?

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Wants An Extension, But Shouldn’t Wright Get One First?

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, R.A. Dickey would like the front office to pick up his $5 million dollar option for 2013 and begin negotiating a contract extension, saying: “I like it here and I want to be here. I feel like the team is moving in the right direction, and I want to […]

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Mets Will Not Demote Ike Davis Despite .159 Batting Average

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Demote Ike Davis Despite .159 Batting Average

Terry Collins has told reporters that Ike Davis will not be demoted to the minors. Instead, Davis will lose significant playing time, but will be permitted to work out his problems at the Major League level. Collins said that he will start Davis based on favorable matchups. Davis is batting .159 with a .213 on-base percentage, five […]

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View From My Window: Padres Here For 4.

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments

Memorial Day weekend is a great time for baseball. Families around the northeast will have their first traditional BBQ of the year. I love Memorial Day because (with respect to Gary Keith and Ron), I enjoy sitting outside and listening to the WFAN broadcast while enjoying some delicious BBQ. This weekend, the San Diego Padres […]

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A Word About Josh Edgin, Jack Egbert and Elvin Ramirez

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Word About Josh Edgin, Jack Egbert and Elvin Ramirez

It’s funny how some fans view things when it comes to Mets prospects. On Tuesday, I saw some tweets regarding reliever Josh Edgin and that he’s somehow nearing a promotion to the Mets bullpen. Really? That’s news to me. I know this isn’t something they read anywhere because it’s simply not true so I have […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Powered by Pitching in Pittsburgh Edition

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Powered by Pitching in Pittsburgh Edition

The Mets hooked up with new and, dare we say improved Pittsburgh Pirates for a three game set this week. The hallmark of these three games was just outstanding pitching by both teams. The Mets win the series taking two of three, and here are the 3 & 3. 3 Up: R.A. Dickey: R.A. Dickey […]

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