Archive for August, 2012

Shoppach Denies Daily News Report That He Was Behind Red Sox Mutiny

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Shoppach Denies Daily News Report That He Was Behind Red Sox Mutiny

Updated Post 9:30 PM Catcher Kelly Shoppach met with team officials today, including manager Terry Collins, to distance himself from a report in today’s New York Daily News that said Shoppach was a key figure in Boston’s player mutiny against manager Bobby Valentine last month. More specifically, the report said it was Shoppach who sent […]

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Mets Strand Ten And Drop Series After 5-2 Loss To Nats

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Mets Strand Ten And Drop Series After 5-2 Loss To Nats

You win one, you lose one. Despite an eleven hit attack, the Mets failed to hit with runners on base, leading to a 5-2 loss to the Nats and dropping another series. Jeremy Hefner got the start today and after a very long rain delay, the game finally got underway. After a lead-off single, Hefner […]

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Dan Warthen – The Sacrificial Lamb?

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Someone is ultimately going to have to answer for the collapse of the Mets pitching staff and poor performance of the bullpen in 2012. It won’t be Sandy Alderson.  I doubt it will be Terry Collins. The only person left is Dan Warthen. Is it really fair that Warthen takes full responsibility for what has […]

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Hairston Making His Case For Full-Time Gig

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Hairston Making His Case For Full-Time Gig

Scott Hairston has made it clear that he wants the chance to be an every day outfielder. He said it earlier this week, and continues to back it up with his play in the field. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but at this point, he is probably the Mets best option heading into 2013. […]

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Mazzoni Solid, But B-Mets Offense Absent In 4-0 Loss To Richmond

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Mazzoni Solid, But B-Mets Offense Absent In 4-0 Loss To Richmond

The Binghamton Mets batters were only able to squeak out three hits on Saturday night at NYSEG Stadium and in the process couldn’t plate any runs as the Richmond Flying Squirrels took game two of the series by a four to nothing tally. The B-Mets first recorded hit came in the bottom of the third […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Kingsport Gives Me A Reason To Be Happy

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Mets Lower Minors: Kingsport Gives Me A Reason To Be Happy

Charlotte 9, St. Lucie 8 The St. Lucie bullpen just could not hold a lead in this game as they allowed five runs in the last two innings. Key Players: Alonzo Harris – 1 for 4, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R Richard Lucas – 3 for 4, 2B, 2 RBI, R Danny Muno – 2 for […]

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McHugh Goes Seven Strong As Bisons Defeat PawSox 2-0 At Fenway

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McHugh Goes Seven Strong As Bisons Defeat PawSox 2-0 At Fenway

Behind a dominant performance by Collin McHugh, the Bisons squeaked by the Pawtucket Red Sox last night by a score of 2-0. This game was a pitching duel all around. Playing at Fenway Park, each team sent two up-and-comers to the mound to start. And it was quite a duel. Buffalo got their first run […]

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Niese Absolutely Awesome In 2-0 Mets Victory Over Washington

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Niese Absolutely Awesome In 2-0 Mets Victory Over Washington

The Mets (57-63) defeated the Nationals (74-46) by the score of 2-0 tonight at Nationals Park. Finally, a quick recap that I can write with a splash of positivity behind it. Jon Niese against Edwin Jackson, a pitching matchup that had the chance to be something great, exceeded expectations. Jon Niese started and pitched masterfully through 7.1 innings, […]

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Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

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Kingsport Mets Place Steve Matz on D.L.

When I saw the entry on yesterday’s transactions page for the Appalachian League, I got a a little concerned. August 17: Kingsport Mets placed LHP Steven Matz on the 7-day disabled list. Oh no, I hope it’s not the elbow again. TJS in 2010. Two lost seasons while rehabbing. A late start to 2012 training […]

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Mets Trades of The Past: Keith Hernandez

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Mets Trades of The Past: Keith Hernandez

As it becomes apparent that the Mets, as currently constituted, will not run away with the NL East this year, Mets’ fans are all anxiously anticipating this offseason’s upcoming deals feeling certain that we’ll find some improvement via the trade market. Of course, Mets history has given us many more bad trades than good, but […]

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