Archive for June, 2012

Daniel Murphy Finds HR Stroke

An article by posted on June 28, 2012 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Finds HR Stroke

Slides often end this way, with the Mets taking out their frustration of the last four days with a 17-1 mauling of the Cubs this afternoon. Daniel Murphy, who hadn’t homered since last July, went over the ivy twice to back the solid pitching of Jon Niese. You can’t call this a turnaround game unless […]

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Bisons’ Cabrera, Harvey & Pascucci Named to AAA All-Star Team

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Bisons’ Cabrera, Harvey & Pascucci Named to AAA All-Star Team

Three Bisons players will represent Buffalo at the 25th Annual Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 11 at Coca-Cola Field, presented by the New Era Cap Company and The Buffalo News (7:00 p.m.). The International League announced its full 30-man All-Star Team today. RHP FERNANDO CABRERA was elected as a starter for the International League […]

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Old Time Mets: Rod Kanehl

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets: Rod Kanehl

With all the posts I’ve done on the early days of the Mets, I never once mentioned the name of Rod Kanehl, who in his way symbolized the 1962-64 Mets as much as anyone else. If Marv Throneberry and Choo Choo Coleman represented Mets’ ineptitude, then Kanehl was the embodiment of the every-man quality that helped to […]

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Offensive Explosion, Mets Beat Cubs 17-1

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Offensive Explosion, Mets Beat Cubs 17-1

Daniel Murphy hit two home runs, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and the Mets offense had a banner day in their 17-1 win against the Cubs Game Recap Jonathon Niese had a great outing, allowing one run on eight hits while walking one and striking out six in seven innings. Niese consistently drew weak […]

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Ranking The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Ranking The Mets Bullpen

No, this isn’t another post telling you that the Mets have the worst bullpen in baseball, No need to rehash all that again and again. Instead lets talk about solutions. Yesterday we read that Padres closer Huston Street will be one of the players expected to be on the market as the trade deadline nears. […]

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Mets Matters: The Path To Sustainability

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Matters: The Path To Sustainability

Just over 18 months ago, the Mets hired Sandy Alderson in hopes that he could turn around an overpaid and underachieving franchise. In his first season as General Manager, Alderson hired Terry Collins, signed Chris Capuano and Chris Young to small, incentive-laden deals, and plugged some holes on the roster with veterans such as Scott […]

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Mets Minors Daily: Mazzoni Rocked, Mejia Ineffective Again, St. Lucie Wins In Extras

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Daily: Mazzoni Rocked, Mejia Ineffective Again, St. Lucie Wins In Extras

Meji-UGH, Bullpen Fails in 4-3 Loss to Louisville By Seah Kenny Jeurys Familia wasn’t spectacular, but was effective today and the Buffalo bullpen proved ineffective for the second straight night in the 5-3 series opening loss to the Louisville Bats. Familia had his best outing in his last four, going five and two-thirds innings while […]

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What The Heck Are We Waiting For?

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
What The Heck Are We Waiting For?

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post,says the Mets are looking outside the organization for bullpen help and are expected to be involved in trade talks for San Diego Padres closer Huston Street (how many times has his name been tied to the Mets?), Oakland A’s closer Grant Balfour, and Houston Astros starter Brett Myers. I can just envision it now […]

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Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

This is via Adam Rubin, but according to Terry Collins, after Jenrry Mejia’s two-week reintroduction to bullpen Mejia very well may be headed back to starting rotation work with the Bisons — not the major league bullpen! After rehabbing from Tommy John surgery as a starting pitcher, Mejia has underwhelmed in five relief appearances with Buffalo, […]

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Cyclone Roller Coasters: Nimmo Enjoys A Good Walk, Ynoa and Mateo Are Sizzling Hot

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Cyclone Roller Coasters: Nimmo Enjoys A Good Walk, Ynoa and Mateo Are Sizzling Hot

Hey, I just wanted to let you know that Pete will be at Hudson Valley in a little bit to cover the Brooklyn Cyclones on the road. Stay tuned for some great pictures, insights from Rich Donnelly and the other coaches and players, and a few impromptu player interviews. The Cyclones are off to a […]

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