Archive for July, 2012

Can’t Fix A Mess Overnight

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments

Let’s talk realistically here for a second. Let’s stop the whole “buyer” or “seller” talk. To me, you’re only a “buyer”, if you’re a shoe-in for the playoffs or are a team with legitimate expectations of making a run. You’re only a “seller”, if things are just so bad, you need to get some prospects […]

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Mets Farm Report: Familia Shelled, Dykstra Blasts Two Homers, Almonte Violated

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Familia Shelled, Dykstra Blasts Two Homers, Almonte Violated

Charlotte 9, Buffalo 6 By Sean Kenny Buffalo lost their fourth game in a row while Charlotte won for the fourth time in a row last night, with the Bisons going down fighting to the Charlotte Knights by a final score of 9-6 in International League action. For the second night in a row, Buffalo […]

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The Binghamton Buzz: Stumbling Into The Second Half

An article by posted on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
The Binghamton Buzz: Stumbling Into The Second Half

Ramblings From Henry and Fayette Streets The Week That Was: July 16th – July 22nd The Binghamton Mets first full week back after the All-Star break was not kind to them as the team was able to only scratch out one win in seven games.  To begin the week, the Double A affiliate of the […]

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Mets Bullpen Implodes In Another Extra Inning Loss To Nats 8-2

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Implodes In Another Extra Inning Loss To Nats 8-2

For the second game in a row, the Mets go to extra innings, and the bullpen implodes. This time it was Beato again who falters and ruins Chris Young’s solid start as Mets lose 8-2 in ten innings. Chris Young pitched the game the Mets needed him to pitch. Arguably his best start of the […]

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Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets No Longer Buyers

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that while they are still exploring different scenarios on the trade market, they can no longer consider themselves buyers anymore. Alderson said the change in direction is due to the team’s poor performance since the All-Star Break. Mike Kerwick: Mets are no longer buyers, per Sandy, but that doesn’t […]

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Harvey To Wear No. 33, Had A Savior To Savior Talk With Sandy

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey To Wear No. 33, Had A Savior To Savior Talk With Sandy

According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Matt Harvey will be wearing uniform No. 33 when he makes his debut on Thursday night in Arizona. His customary No. 43 is of course already taken by R.A. Dickey. MetsBlog posted that Terry Collins said the plan is to keep Matt Harvey in the rotation for the remainder of the […]

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Cubs Deal Ryan Dempster To The Braves

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Cubs Deal Ryan Dempster To The Braves

3:35 Update: Ryan Dempster tweets, “There is no trade. Don’t know where this info came from!” It came from MLB.com, Ryan… 3:00 Update: Atlanta acquired right-hander Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs, as first reported by MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. The full terms of the trade have yet to become available, but ESPN.com reports Randall Delgado could be heading to […]

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And Just Like That, We Go From Buyers To Sellers

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
And Just Like That, We Go From Buyers To Sellers

Every season has a defining moment. If the bandied about revamped bullpen that was billed as the one sure-fire strength for the 2012 season was the crowning achievement of the offseason, then it’s abysmal failure is the number one storyline of this season. The defining moment? That’s probably the indecision and precious time wasted in not addressing this problem […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this weekend, and they wound up sweeping the hapless Mets, and putting the good guys under .500 for the first time this season. It was an awful start to the homestand especially after a 1-5 road trip to start the second half. Oh and by the way, here […]

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If You Want A Big Time Player Like Upton You Better Pay Up

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
If You Want A Big Time Player Like Upton You Better Pay Up

There are a ton a rumors swirling around regarding Justin Upton. This has led to rampant speculation on whether or not that Mets should be in especially with the Mets’ need for a right-handed bat and the GM’s almost daily reminder that his team will be buyers. That’s all fine and dandy, but one thing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Tapia Conquers Rome, Cyclones Edge Yankees In 12

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Tapia Conquers Rome, Cyclones Edge Yankees In 12

Charlotte 10, Buffalo 8 By Connor O’Brien After two games in a row in which the Bisons only scratched out two hits, the bats finally broke through, but fell just short of beating Charlotte in a 10-8 slugfest. The Bisons have been very short-handed when it comes to starting pitching lately, so Wally Backman had to […]

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