Archive for July, 2012

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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Everything Riding On Batista, No, Wait, What?

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Everything Riding On Batista, No, Wait, What?

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Andres Torres – CF David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – RF Jason Bay – LF Ike Davis – 1B Ronny Cedeno – 2B Mike Nickeas – C Miguel Batista – RHP The Mets suffered a disappointing loss last night as they dropped the series opener 7-6 to the […]

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Mets Farm Report: Matz Sparkles In Double-Header Sweep! Everybody Else Loses, Wheeler Shelled

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Matz Sparkles In Double-Header Sweep! Everybody Else Loses, Wheeler Shelled

Charlotte 4, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons were shut down on offense last night by the Charlotte Knights, managing just two singles and six walks, which led to a 4-0 defeat. Collin McHugh got the start for the Herd, his seventh Triple-A start this season. McHugh came into the game pitching pretty well after […]

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