Archive for July, 2012

The Curious Case Of Teddy Stankiewicz

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
The Curious Case Of Teddy Stankiewicz

With their second, second-round pick (75th overall) in this year’s First Year Player Draft, the Mets selected RHP Teddy Stankiewicz, an 18-year-old pitcher from Fort Worth, Texas. Stankiewicz went 12-2 with a 1.35 ERA this season, having struck out 135 batters in 93 1/3 innings. He was committed to Arkansas, one of the nation’s best […]

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With Harvey Promoted To Mets, Will Wheeler Replace Him In Buffalo?

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
With Harvey Promoted To Mets, Will Wheeler Replace Him In Buffalo?

The New York Mets announced that Buffalo Bisons RHP MATT HARVEY will start for New York on Thursday, July 26 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets will place Harvey on the 24-hour taxi squad on Monday and then active the pitcher on Tuesday. Harvey, 23, was 7-5 with a 3.68 ERA in a league-high 20 […]

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Reeling Mets Fall Under .500 After Sweep By Dodgers

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Reeling Mets Fall Under .500 After Sweep By Dodgers

“It’s very disappointing. We’re not happy with the way things have gone the last 10 days and we got to buckle down, get after it and get back over. We got a tough three games coming up, we got to pick ourselves up and get ready for them.”  ~  Terry Collins Despite another great outing […]

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Mets Desperate For Something Nice From Niese

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Desperate For Something Nice From Niese

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Jordany Valdespin – LF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Josh Thole – C Jonathon Niese – LHP Roster Note: Prior to today’s game, the Mets will recall RHP Elvin Ramirez from Buffalo (AAA) of the […]

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The Johan Santana Injury Farce and Why This is S.O.M. (Same Old Mets)

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
The Johan Santana Injury Farce and Why This is S.O.M. (Same Old Mets)

As I read Terry Collins’ and Sandy Alderson’s quotes in the paper this morning regarding Johan Santana going on the disabled list, my nostrils began to flair, my face was turning red, I almost scalded myself with the cup of hot coffee that was shaking in my hand, and I finally ran to get some […]

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Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

According to MetsBlog, since July 6, a span of 11 games, the Mets have pitched to a 5.99 ERA over 97 2/3 innings. Mets starting pitchers have pitched to a 6.93 ERA, the bullpen has pitched to a 4.42 ERA over that span. So yes, the worst bullpen in baseball is now out-performing our starting rotation. […]

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A Look Inside The Rise And Fall of Johan Santana

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
A Look Inside The Rise And Fall of Johan Santana

How the mighty have fallen.  Johan Santana, whose bounceback campaign hit an unexpected high on June 1 when he threw the franchise’s first no-hitter, has not only come back to Earth, but he’s done it in a way no one could see coming. Through his first 11 starts of the season, which ended with the […]

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Mets Farm Report: Harvey Pasted In Buffalo, Germen Shelled In Bingo, Fuller Shines Again For Savannah

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Harvey Pasted In Buffalo, Germen Shelled In Bingo, Fuller Shines Again For Savannah

Charlotte 11, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien The Charlotte Knights beat the Buffalo Bisons last night by a score of 11-0. Matt Harvey took the mound looking to impress the big league club with a solid performance. Instead, Harvey had a very rough night. Harvey was decent early on, allowing only a first-inning RBI single through […]

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Mets Rally Too Little, Too Late As Dodgers Hand Them 8-5 Loss

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Rally Too Little, Too Late As Dodgers Hand Them 8-5 Loss

Another late Mets rally falls short… It’s becoming a common theme so far in the second half. Starting pitcher gets bashed, bullpen allows more runs, Mets try to catch-up, Mets run out of outs, game over. I am fully aware and can truly appreciate all of the careful thought, the endless calculating, the hours of scouting, […]

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Mets Won’t Get Brett Myers, Astros Closer Dealt To White Sox

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments

The Houston Astros traded closer Brett Myers to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter. Houston announced that they will receive right-hander Matt Heidenreich, left-hander Blair Walters, and a player to be named later for the pitcher.  The Astros will also send cash to Chicago, according to the White Sox. The […]

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Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

The Mets have placed Johan Santana on the disabled list with an ankle injury. This is the same ankle injury that Santana suffered in his start against the Cubs two weeks ago after Reed Johnson stepped on it in a collision at first base. Terry Collins said that Santana’s injured ankle was not allowing him to land properly and that […]

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