Archive for June, 2012

Mets Farmhands: Who’s Hot? Mid-Season Edition

An article by posted on June 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farmhands: Who’s Hot? Mid-Season Edition

With the mid-season mark for the minor league long-season leagues fast approaching, I wanted to release a Who’s Hot update to cap off the season’s first half. These statistics do not include Wednesday’s games, but are accurate through Tuesday June 19th. Two out of three players here are pitchers, which makes sense considering pitching is […]

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Gee Dazzles In 4-3 Win As Mets Complete Sweep Of The O’s

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Dazzles In 4-3 Win As Mets Complete Sweep Of The O’s

The Mets improved to 38-32 after completing a three-game sweep of the Orioles with a thrilling 4-3 victory tonight in Citi Field. Dillon Gee started and delivered his best performance of the season tossing 7.1 innings and allowing just two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out nine. Gee was in command and […]

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Mets Shuffling Around Some Prospects, Who Wins and Who Loses?

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Shuffling Around Some Prospects, Who Wins and Who Loses?

Earlier today we posted on the promotions of Wilmer Flores and Cory Mazzoni from St. Lucie to Binghamton. You can read more about that here. No surprise there as we expected Flores to advance very soon and in fact we speculated that Cory Mazzoni would get the start in one of the games in tonight’s […]

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Mets Game Preview & Lineup: The ‘Spin Is In As Mets Look For The Sweep!

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Game Preview & Lineup: The ‘Spin Is In As Mets Look For The Sweep!

Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Jordany Valdespin – 2B David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – RF Vinny Rottino – LF Ike Davis – 1B Justin Turner – SS Mike Nickeas – C Dillon Gee – RHP The Mets go for the sweep of the Orioles tonight at Citi Field! Johan Santana followed up […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

As the Mets’ roster has evolved throughout the course of this season, it appears that things may fall into place a bit faster that most fans had originally envisioned.  The farm system, originally believed to be devoid of any significant major league caliber talent only one year ago, has produced enough replacements to keep the […]

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Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

If you’re a stat junkie like me, you may find the following two charts pretty cool. Click image to embiggen. In this first chart, ESPN uses many variables to conclude what the most dominant pitching performances of the year have been so far. It’s interesting to note that not one, but both of R.A. Dickey’s […]

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Santana Gives Mets A Sigh Of Relief

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Gives Mets A Sigh Of Relief

After he was roughed up in the two starts following his 134-pitch no-hitter, there was worry again something might be wrong with Johan Santana’s surgically-repaired left shoulder. Six scoreless innings last night against the Orioles eased those concerns. Not entirely, because can you ever be certain about a shoulder, but there’s a good feeling about […]

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Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

Harvey Dominates As Bisons Stop Skid By Andrew O’Brien Matt Harvey, the ace of the Buffalo Bisons pitching staff, did exactly what he’s supposed to do Tuesday evening: play the role of a stopper. Harvey tossed six dominant innings and the bullpen held on as the Bisons defeated Norfolk, 6-1, to stop a five-game losing streak. […]

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Mets Lead NL With 8 Shutouts, Valdespin Is Hot, Duda Blasts His 11th Home Run

An article by posted on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lead NL With 8 Shutouts, Valdespin Is Hot, Duda Blasts His 11th Home Run

Here are some notes from the Mets on last night’s game. There’s some good stuff happening here… SCORELESS STREAK: The Mets have tossed 22.0 consecutive scoreless innings dating back to the sixth inning on June 17…It’s the third scoreless streak this season of 20 or more innings by New York’s staff…The club’s season-high is 28.0 shutout […]

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Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

It is becoming increasingly difficult to follow R.A. Dickey – but Santana plays the part well in a 5-0 blanking of the Orioles. Summary Baltimore really caught us on a bad time, did they not? The team fired on all cylinders tonight – starting pitching, relief pitching, offense, defense, and a little confidence. Makes you […]

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Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

The Commissioner’s Office announced today that Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. The drug of choice was Clostebol, from which the test revealed a metabolite of, resulting in his suspension, effective immediately. Galvis was batting .226 with 15 doubles and 24 RBIs in 58-games for Philadelphia […]

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