Archive for August, 2012

Revisiting Our Predictions For September 1st Promotions

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Revisiting Our Predictions For September 1st Promotions

As more and more news begins to surface as to which players will get promoted in September, I thought it would be cool to review how Pete thought it would play out from a September Call-ups predictions piece we posted earlier this month. In a response to a question from one of our readers, Petey […]

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B-Mets Fall Apart In Late Innings To Lose 10-3

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B-Mets Fall Apart In Late Innings To Lose 10-3

The Binghamton Mets looked like they were on their way to a win on Friday night at NYSEG Stadium, and then watched that win fade away and turn into a blowout as the Richmond Flying Squirrels scored eight runs in the final two innings to take game one of the series by a score of […]

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Story Of Strikeouts

An article by posted on August 18, 2012 0 Comments
Story Of Strikeouts

From Elias: Matt Harvey struck out eight batters against the Reds on Thursday, bringing his total to 34 in his five major-league games. The only pitchers who debuted in the major leagues with the Mets and had that many strikeouts in their first five starts are Nolan Ryan (39) and Dwight Gooden (36). Harvey was […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Has 6 RBI, Harris Keeps Raking, Fuller K’s 10

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Has 6 RBI, Harris Keeps Raking, Fuller K’s 10

Charlotte 6, St. Lucie 5 Jack Leathersich was hit hard in his relief appearance and St. Lucie took the series opening loss, 6-5. Key Players: Alonzo Harris – 3 for 5, 3 runs scored, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base T.J. Rivera – 2 for 4, 2 strikeouts Aderlin Rodriguez – 2 for 4, 2 RBI, […]

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Mejia Dominates As Bisons Bullpen Holds Off Iron Pigs 4-2

An article by posted on August 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mejia Dominates As Bisons Bullpen Holds Off Iron Pigs 4-2

The Bisons defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 4-2, thanks to a wonderful performance by Jenrry Mejia last night. Mejia was coming off a strong start his last time out, in which he held Pawtucket two just two runs over five innings. This time out against Lehigh Valley, he was even better. Mejia gave up the […]

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Santana Surrenders Two Huge Blasts In 6-4 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Surrenders Two Huge Blasts In 6-4 Loss To Nats

Mets just can’t keep any sort of winning streak going. Santana gets hit with two homeruns as Kelly Shoppach hits one of his own as Mets lose 6-4 to first place Nats. Johan Santana is still plundering. Santana did go perfect through the first three innings with nine up and nine down. However, the fourth […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Two Solutions to the Mets Catching Problems

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Two Solutions to the Mets Catching Problems

One of the major weaknesses of the New York Mets is the catching position.  Starter Josh Thole has produced nothing offensively and is poor defensively.  Backups Mike Nickeas and Rob Johnson struggle just to hit over the Mendoza line. Newly acquired catcher Kelly Shoppach isn’t awful, but we would be kidding ourselves to think that […]

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He Speaks…

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
He Speaks…

Caught this quote from Sandy Alderson on MetsBlog… “I think we have a much better sense now of who our players are, who we think are going to develop into those championship-caliber players, who may not, and are in a position to act on that. The last couple of years, we’ve done a lot of […]

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#LOLMets Is Still Alive and Well

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
#LOLMets Is Still Alive and Well

From the NY Post: Evidently, Citi Field isn’t the place you go where everybody knows your name. On Friday night, the Mets official Twitter page tweeted a video of Daniel Murphy’s first-inning RBI single. The only problem? The message referred to the second baseman as “David Murphy,” who happens to play for the Texas Rangers. The post […]

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That Big Sucking Sound You’re Hearing…

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
That Big Sucking Sound You’re Hearing…

I already ranted about this in last night’s game recap, but it bears repeating… In last night’s 8-4 win over the Reds, Frank Francisco nearly blew the game with yet another abysmal performance in the ninth inning, allowing three runs on a walk and four hits including a mammoth home run while registering only two outs. Jon Rauch […]

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Citi Field and Yankee Stadium To Be Testing Grounds For Advanced Replay

An article by posted on August 17, 2012 0 Comments
Citi Field and Yankee Stadium To Be Testing Grounds For Advanced Replay

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Citi Field and Yankee Stadium have been selected to be testing grounds for Instant Replay according to MLB Sources. Major League Baseball owners have agreed to test two different advanced replay systems live during games starting next week, and if they prove accurate they could precede an overhaul […]

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