Archive for June, 2012

Despite Young’s Solid Start, Late Yankee Rally Dooms Mets 4-3

An article by posted on June 24, 2012 0 Comments
Despite Young’s Solid Start, Late Yankee Rally Dooms Mets 4-3

Pissed off, man. We drop this one to the evil empire 4 – 3. Summary This is a game where the stat line will not tell the whole story – for two different reasons. One, you can dominate the opposing team for 6 innings, but you always need to be afraid of that one blip […]

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Mets Matters: Enough With The Whipped Cream Pies, Of Course Dickey Should Start ASG

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Matters: Enough With The Whipped Cream Pies, Of Course Dickey Should Start ASG

A collection of random Mets thoughts for today… After sitting last night against Andy Pettitte, Daniel Murphy is expected to start today against the Yankees’ Ivan Nova tonight. Depending how he does will determine if he’ll start tomorrow against CC Sabathia. Murphy has been in a tailspin for weeks, especially against left-handers. For awhile, Terry […]

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Subway Series Preview: Streaking Mets Send Young To Hill Against The Yanks

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
Subway Series Preview: Streaking Mets Send Young To Hill Against The Yanks

Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda RF Ike Davis 1B Scott Hairston LF Omar Quintanilla SS Josh Thole C Chris Young SP Mets Notes Prior to tonight’s game, Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey will receive their NL Player of the Week awards in a pre-game ceremony. Santana won for the […]

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Mets Minors Daily: Buffalo Bullpen Falters, But Bingo Flexes Some Muscle In 12-2 Rout

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Daily: Buffalo Bullpen Falters, But Bingo Flexes Some Muscle In 12-2 Rout

Buffalo Falls To Durham After Late Bullpen Collapse By Connor O’Brien Last night in Durham, the Bisons fell to the Bulls in the opening game of a three-game series by a score of 6-5. Garrett Olson took the mound for Buffalo. In his previous start, he had struggled, failing to get out of the third […]

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So How Much Is RA Dickey Worth?

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
So How Much Is RA Dickey Worth?

Riddle me this… You have a 37 year old pitcher, a knuckleballer, in the midst of the greatest season of his career who has become a fan favorite and is well on his way to earning a second contract extension since joining the team in 2010.  How on earth do you approach that contract negotiation?  […]

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Mets Pitching Prospect Luis Mateo Gets Props From Baseball America

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospect Luis Mateo Gets Props From Baseball America

Nobody made the Baseball America Hot Sheet this past week, but right-handed pitching prospect Luis Mateo id get an honorable mention, and rightfully so I may add. Luis Mateo, rhp, Mets: In the international scouting community, Mateo is far from an unknown. The Giants signed him for $625,000 four years ago, but voided his contract when they […]

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Beat The Yanks: One Down, Two To Go!

An article by posted on June 23, 2012 0 Comments
Beat The Yanks: One Down, Two To Go!

I love beating the Yankees. For almost the entire year, Yankee fans are on top. They have memories of championship stories, epic stories of playoff wins, and an unbreakable confidence in their franchise, all things that I, as a 15 year-old Mets fan, don’t have. It makes me sick to my stomach sometimes how spoiled […]

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Mets Surrender Three Homers, But Hold On To 6-4 Win Over Yankees

An article by posted on June 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Surrender Three Homers, But Hold On To 6-4 Win Over Yankees

Jon Niese started tonight to start the series against the Yankees in the second round of the Subway Series. In the last round against the Yankees, Niese gave up no earned runs in seven innings of work which the offense couldn’t capitalize on. This time Niese had some strong innings but also some troubling innings, […]

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Frank Francisco Coming Out With Fighting Words For The Yankees, Calling Them “Chickens”

An article by posted on June 22, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Coming Out With Fighting Words For The Yankees, Calling Them “Chickens”

Frank Francisco has never been of a soft-spoken ilk, and last night he continued that trend, calling out the New York Yankees following the Mets 4-3 win over the Orioles in which Francisco walked in a run and nearly blew the game. Here’s the quote from Mike Puma’s column today from this morning’s New York […]

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Subway Series Notes: Cedeno Activated, Hairston Is Hot, Davis Is Getting There

An article by posted on June 22, 2012 0 Comments
Subway Series Notes: Cedeno Activated, Hairston Is Hot, Davis Is Getting There

SUBWAY SERIES HOME RUNS: David Wright is tied with Mike Piazza and Cliff Floyd for the most regular season home runs by a Met against the Yankees with eight. IKE DAVIS: Is hitting .364 (12-33) with two doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI over his last 11 games…Davis has collected at least one hit in nine of those […]

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