Archive for August, 2012

Citi Field Homer’s Odyssey

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Citi Field Homer’s Odyssey

CITI FIELD HOME RUNS The Mets have surrendered seven home runs so far on their current homestand (four games), including six that are “new” Citi Field home runs or that would not have cleared the fences last season. Overall, the Mets have hit 14 “new” Citi Field home runs and allowed 19. The Mets are tied for 23rd in […]

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What’s The Plan? The Mets Collapsed Right On Cue…

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What’s The Plan? The Mets Collapsed Right On Cue…

The Big Wind – The Pope – Fatcessa – The Louse That Roared Take your pick, they are all monikers for WFAN’s Mike Francesa, probably the most polarizing sportstalk host in New York and certainly the one who garners the highest ratings year in and year out. You can see Francesa chugging his Diet Coke […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Robles Tosses A Near Perfecto, Maron Keeps On Raking!

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Mets Lower Minors: Robles Tosses A Near Perfecto, Maron Keeps On Raking!

St. Lucie 2, Palm Beach 1 Logan Verrett had a strong outing, and the bullpen held Palm Beach at bay in the 2-1 win Key Players: Blake Forsythe – 2 for 3, 1 double, 1 walk Alonzo Harris – 3 for 4, 1 run, 1 walk, 1 caught stealing Cesar Puello – 0 for 4, […]

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Harvey Too Wild, Offense Too Anemic As Braves Shutout Mets 4-0

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Harvey Too Wild, Offense Too Anemic As Braves Shutout Mets 4-0

Matt Harvey, making his fourth career start for the Mets, was too wild and the Mets offense was shutdown in a 4-0 loss to the Braves at Citi Field. Harvey was plagued by walks tonight, as he allowed five bases on balls. The Mets rookie used his fastball much more than in his last start. Through his first three […]

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Cohoon Flirts With No-Hitter In B-Mets 5-0 Victory!

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Cohoon Flirts With No-Hitter In B-Mets 5-0 Victory!

Through six innings on Friday night at MetroBank Park in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania it appeared as though the Mets organization may have their second no hitter of 2012.  Binghamton Mets starter Mark Cohoon held the Harrisburg Senators hitless through the first six innings of the game, but with one out in the seventh inning Justin Bloxom […]

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Beato, Bisons Mauled In 10-4 Yankees Smackdown!

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Beato, Bisons Mauled In 10-4 Yankees Smackdown!

On a night when Wally Backman had only relief pitchers available, he had a tough task available. As expected from a team with a reliever starting a game, things didn’t go so well with the Bisons losing 10-4 to the SWB Yankees. It was Pedro Beato who got the “start” for Buffalo. The majority of […]

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ESPN New York: Gee Making Progress, But 2012 Return Unlikely

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ESPN New York: Gee Making Progress, But 2012 Return Unlikely

From Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: Dillon Gee underwent a favorable examination three weeks after surgery to repair a damaged artery that had caused his arm to go numb. Still, Gee told ESPNNewYork.com on Friday night that he has all but ruled out a 2012 return. “Probably not,” Gee said about reappearing this season. “Let’s […]

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Santana Is Back As Mets Look To Solve Kris Medlen And The Braves

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Santana Is Back As Mets Look To Solve Kris Medlen And The Braves

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Ike Davis, 1b Scott Hairston, rf Mike Baxter, lf Andres Torres, cf Josh Thole, c Johan Santana, lhp Game Preview The Mets and Braves play game two tonight at Citi Field. Last night the Mets just could not get the bats going to score runs […]

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Take Your Pick: Stanton, Trout, or Harper?

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Take Your Pick: Stanton, Trout, or Harper?

In Major League Baseball, the debate of which young phenom will have the better career is all the rage. These phenoms, of course, are Mike Trout of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Trout, who just turned 21, is the unanimous AL Rookie of the Year and perhaps MVP. He has almost single […]

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Thoughts On Shutting Down Matt Harvey

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Thoughts On Shutting Down Matt Harvey

Enjoy it while you can. The Mets plan to shut down Matt Harvey after 175 innings max, which is about three more starts. While he’s been one of the bright spots to a disappointing season, I have no problem with the decision as there’s nothing to be gained by running him into the ground. If […]

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