Archive for May, 2012

2012 MLB Draft: OF David Dahl, SS Carlos Correa, C Stryker Trahan

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: OF David Dahl, SS Carlos Correa, C Stryker Trahan

There seems to be no shortage of names when it comes to whom the Mets will select with their first round pick next month. Can you believe it will be June in eight more days? A few more names that I haven’t posted much about, but need to be considered, are shortstop Carlos Correa, outfielder David Dahl […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: Wet & Soggy In New Britain

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: Wet & Soggy In New Britain

With respect to Bisons lefty Chuck James who told me a few weeks ago in response to my somewhat facetious comment to him, “Everyday’s a beautiful day for baseball.” Yesterday in New Britain, CT it wasn’t exactly a beautiful day for baseball as it rained right up until game time, and then the B-Mets lost […]

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Farm Report: Black Monday – All Four Teams Go Down In Defeat

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: Black Monday – All Four Teams Go Down In Defeat

Indianapolis 8, Buffalo 6 By Andrew O’Brien With the game tied in the top of the ninth inning Monday night, LHP Josh Edgin allowed two Indianapolis runs to score, and the Bisons dropped their second straight game to the Indians, 8-6. Edgin (1-2, 5.40) took the loss, going one inning and allowing one hit and […]

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Morning Grind: We Sure Could Use Someone Like Angel Pagan In Centerfield Right Now

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: We Sure Could Use Someone Like Angel Pagan In Centerfield Right Now

Alright, I’ve gone too long without a good rant and after a loss like last night’s stinker against the Bucs, today’s as good a day as any. Let me begin with Andres Torres who has stunk up the joint considerably since his hot week after coming off of the disabled list. Torres is now batting […]

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What If Hype For Ike Got The Best Of Us?

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
What If Hype For Ike Got The Best Of Us?

Yesterday, Joe D posted some thoughts regarding sending Ike Davis down to the minor leagues. During the discussion I threw a thought out there. “What if Duda is the 1B of the future, and not Ike?” For the most part it got ignored, but after last night’s poor at bat as a pinch hitter, I […]

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Injury Updates: Beato Solid In Rehab, Bay and Thole To Begin Baseball Activities

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Injury Updates: Beato Solid In Rehab, Bay and Thole To Begin Baseball Activities

Last night, reliever Pedro Beato allowed one hit and struck out two in a scoreless inning. It was his second rehab appearance as he looks to return from a strained right rotator cuff that sidelined him in spring training. So far Beato has pitched two hitless innings since he began pitching in rehab games last week. He is eligible to […]

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Errors Galore In Ugly 5-4 Mets Loss To Bucs

An article by posted on May 21, 2012 0 Comments
Errors Galore In Ugly 5-4 Mets Loss To Bucs

Yuck, this loss was U-G-L-Y! The Mets jumped to an early 4-0 lead with their ace Johan Santana on the mound and looking pretty good. It was supposed to be a recipe for success, but it ended up being a recipe for disaster instead. The Mets committed three errors in the game including two by […]

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David Wright Talks About His Future And Legacy With Mets

An article by posted on May 21, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Talks About His Future And Legacy With Mets

David Wright was a guest today on MLB Network’s “The Rundown”. Here is what he had to say on a variety of topics: His future with the Mets: “That’s a great question. I hope…I’d love to get this thing turned around and headed in the right direction and I think we’ve done that, taking that […]

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Acosta And His 10.53 ERA Survives As Mets Cut Schwinden To Make Room For Rottino

An article by posted on May 21, 2012 0 Comments
Acosta And His 10.53 ERA Survives As Mets Cut Schwinden To Make Room For Rottino

Right-hander Chris Schwinden officially has been optioned back to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Vinny Rottino is back with the Mets. Manny Acosta has more lives than a cat… Original Post 8:00 AM According to Adam Rubin, a baseball source says that the Mets are expected to re-call utility player Vinny Rottino ifrom Triple-A Buffalo and that he will rejoin the Mets […]

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How Young And Mejia Factor In Mets Starting Rotation Plans

An article by posted on May 21, 2012 0 Comments

Right now the starting pitching options are limited as the Mets look to fill the void left by Mike Pelfrey. Who would have thought we would miss Mike Pelfrey so much? Anyway, things don’t look great right now as Miguel Batista is on the DL, and Jeremy Hefner leaves you little to get excited about. […]

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On The Road With Petey Pete: New Britain, CT & The Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on May 21, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey Pete: New Britain, CT & The Binghamton Mets

Let’s see, do I have everything? Lap-top, check. Digital camera, check. Voice recorder check. Sandwiches check. Cell phone, of course, looks like I’m ready to go! New Britain here I come and I will be preceded by the Double-A version of a wrecking crew from Binghamton known as the B-Mets. I sent word ahead, a […]

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