Archive for May, 2012

The Saga that is the Binghamton Mets and the PDC

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The Saga that is the Binghamton Mets and the PDC

Where the situation in Buffalo is relatively clear cut (see my babble from a few weeks back), the saga that is the Binghamton Mets is a bit more convoluted, and rife with rumors, suppositions, and innuendos. As with every impending expiration of the player development contracts, professionals and novices alike like to begin playing Monday […]

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A New Niese On Life, Mets Win 3-1 Against Pirates

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
A New Niese On Life, Mets Win 3-1 Against Pirates

Jonathon Niese had a great bounce back outing after his last start, and the Mets scattered three runs in the early innings to take todays game from the Pirates, 3-1 and the series as well Game Notes Jonathon Niese looked spectacular today, going seven and two-third innings, giving up one run on five hits, walking […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Not Lose Playing Time For Anyone

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Not Lose Playing Time For Anyone

There has been a lot of talk lately about the logjam in the outfield that will occur when Bay returns from his fractured rib. Ideas ranging from sending Ike down to creating a four man rotation in the outfield have been tossed around. Some ideas include Kirk platooning with either Torres or Bay, which should […]

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Fear And Loathing In New Britain With Some RockCat Angst

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Fear And Loathing In New Britain With Some RockCat Angst

B-Met Manager Pedro Lopez Throws BP Well at least Wheeler is pitching today, and I just saw him and boy does he have his game face on. After two rain-filled night games where the RockCats ate the B-Mets lunch, we got day baseball, we got sun, and we got Zack Wheeler on the hill today. […]

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Around The League: This Week In Baseball

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Around The League: This Week In Baseball

Hey all. Fresh from the land of random information that matters to somebody out there, here are some notes from across the MLB in the past week. You might find some of this interesting. Aroldis Chapman may have had the most intriguing last few days of any MLB player – as he was involved in […]

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Mets Try To Make Pirates Walk The Plank And Take Series

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Try To Make Pirates Walk The Plank And Take Series

Starting Lineup Mike Baxter – LF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Ike Davis – 1B Ronny Cedeno – SS Rob Johnson – C Jonathon Niese – LHP The Mets and Pirates play the rubber game this afternoon at 12:35 in Pittsburgh, as the Mets […]

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Making The Right Call At Second Base

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Making The Right Call At Second Base

A parent recently told me an inspiring story of sportsmanship, from a Flagler Police Athletic League playoff game. It was the bottom of the fourth inning, in the 10-and-under minors division semifinals Wednesday night, at the Flagler County Fairgrounds. The game between the Tigers (coached by Rick Torres) and the Royals (coached by Jay Pigninelli) […]

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B-Met Futility: McHugh’s Great Performance Goes Down The Drain – Savannah Wins

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
B-Met Futility: McHugh’s Great Performance Goes Down The Drain – Savannah Wins

  Indianapolis 6, Buffalo 3 By Andrew O’Brien For the third straight game, the Buffalo Bisons played shoddy defense Tuesday afternoon en route to a 6-3 loss to the Indianapolis Indians. The loss marked the third straight for the Triple-A Mets. The Bisons committed three errors Tuesday, upping the four-game series total to 12. Chris […]

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Arr, Dickey Stifles The Pirates In A Swashbucklin’ 3-2 Victory Over The Pirates

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Arr, Dickey Stifles The Pirates In A Swashbucklin’ 3-2 Victory Over The Pirates

Dickey probably could have gone the entire game tonight the way he was dealing – 7 dominant innings led the Mets to a 3-2 victory. Summary I have come to the conclusion that I need to see as many of Tricky Dick’s games as I possibly can, because this man can seriously pitch. R.A. started […]

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Tejada Batting and Running, Could Start Rehab Games This Week

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Tejada Batting and Running, Could Start Rehab Games This Week

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins said Ruben Tejada batted in an extended Spring Training game in Port St. Lucie yesterday. Tejada did not play in the field and is trying to comeback from a strained right quadricep muscle he suffered while diving into first base in a game against the Diamondbacks on May 6. […]

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Baxter Bats Leadoff As Mets Try To Loot The Pirates

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Baxter Bats Leadoff As Mets Try To Loot The Pirates

Starting Lineup Mike Baxter – LF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Ike Davis – 1B Ronny Cedeno – SS Mike Nickeas – C R.A. Dickey – RHP The Mets will try to put last night behind them as they take on the Pirates in […]

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