Archive for July, 2012

Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

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Mets In Trade Talks With Rockies

Reports are circulating that the Mets are trying to trade for Rockies veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez when he comes of the D.L. soon. He is currently on a rehab assignment coming back from a hand injury. Hernandez is expendable because Wilin Rosario has taken over as the Rockies everyday catcher. Hernandez, 36, is hitting .215 with […]

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Niese Shelled, Offense Stifled, Mets Lose Rubber Game To Cubs 7-0

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Niese Shelled, Offense Stifled, Mets Lose Rubber Game To Cubs 7-0

Recap: It was simply not a good day for the New York Mets as the Cubs exploded for seven runs off of Jonathon Niese to take the rubber game of the final series prior to the All-Star Break by a final score of 7-0. Niese took the hill going toe to toe with Cubs ace […]

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Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

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Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

Sandy Alderson was a guest during the sixth inning of this afternoon’s SNY Cubs vs. Mets broadcast. Gary Cohen hit him up with some great questions in the short time that he had, and ended up getting some nice insights into what the Mets GM is thinking about regarding a wide range of topics. Matt […]

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Mets Farm Report: Fuller Pulled After Five With A No-No, Mazzoni Is Lights Out

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Mets Farm Report: Fuller Pulled After Five With A No-No, Mazzoni Is Lights Out

Buffalo 7, SWB 6 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons beat the Scanton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees by a score of 7-6. The Yankees jumped ahead early last night, scoring runs early and often off Bisons starter Garrett Olson. Olson took the mound after the Bisons scored a first-inning run on an Adam Loewen RBI-double. Olson allowed the Yankees to […]

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Today in Mets History: 1969 Miracle Takes Form As Fate Hits Cubs Outfielder

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Today in Mets History: 1969 Miracle Takes Form As Fate Hits Cubs Outfielder

One of my favorite baseball books was “The Year the Mets Lost Last Place,’’ a diary of a three-series stretch in July of 1969 when the Mets played two series with the Chicago Cubs and one with the Montreal Expos. Dick Schaap was the author and book took the form of timeline, nearly to the […]

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

One day not too long ago, I was thinking back to a footnote on a transactions page from early May that I saw and it was still troubling me. I don’t like unsolved mysteries, and I couldn’t understand why a guy who went 3-1 with a 0.90 ERA, two saves, and a 32/5 K/BB ratio […]

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Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

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Gee Pitches Gem, Long Ball Carries Mets To 3-1 Win Against Cubs

Dillon Gee had an excellent outing today, and Ike Davis and Jordany Valdespin continued on their hot streaks as the Mets won 3-1 against the Cubs. Game Recap Dillon Gee had his longest and most effective outing of the season, going eight innings allowing one run on seven hits while striking out four. Gee had […]

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Dillon Gee Looks To Solve Pesky Cubs, Murphy and Ike Back In The Lineup

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Dillon Gee Looks To Solve Pesky Cubs, Murphy and Ike Back In The Lineup

Starting Lineup  Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Lucas Duda – RF Jordany Valdespin – LF Josh Thole – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Dillon Gee – RHP The Mets tried but just fell short of a comeback last night, but hope to take that […]

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Tejada Proving To Be A Core Player For The Mets

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Tejada Proving To Be A Core Player For The Mets

I’m marveled at the incredible season we are seeing from our starting shortstop Ruben Tejada. Who could have expected such poise and confidence in someone so young and in fact younger than most of our top prospects who are still toiling in the minors. When the Mets let Jose Reyes go this Winter and announced that 22-year old Tejada […]

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Mets Farm Report: Familia and Fulmer Toss Gems, Flores and Vaughn Blast Homers

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Mets Farm Report: Familia and Fulmer Toss Gems, Flores and Vaughn Blast Homers

Buffalo 5, Syracuse 1 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons topped the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 5-1 last night. Taking the mound in a very important start, Jeurys Familia looked to bounce back from a few rough outings in a row against the Chiefs last night. Surrounded by talks of demotion, Familia answered the […]

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