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R.A. Dickey Reels In Marlins With Complete Game 6-1 Gem

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R.A. Dickey Reels In Marlins With Complete Game 6-1 Gem

Backed by another terrific start by R.A. Dickey and unusual offensive outburst by Andres Torres, the Meta were able to salvage the series finale with the Marlins and end the 9-game home losing streak by a finale score of 6-1. RA Dickey was on the hill once again playing stopper and going toe-to-toe with Marlins ace Josh Johnson. […]

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Over and Out: Tim Byrdak To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

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Over and Out: Tim Byrdak To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Tim Byrdak will undergo surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. His recovery and rehab could take anywhere between 12-18 months. This is the same injury that sidelined both Johan Santana and Chris Young. It took over a year for both of them to recover from their respective surgeries. Byrdak hopes […]

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Tyler Pill Named FSL Pitcher of the Month

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Tyler Pill Named FSL Pitcher of the Month

The Florida State League announced that St. Lucie Mets pitcher Tyler Pill has been selected as the Topps Player of the Month for July. Pill went 5-0 with a 1.55 ERA in July.  In five starts, he struck out 28 and walked seven in 29 innings while allowing just five earned runs and 21 hits. Pill won […]

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Santana Expected To Throw No More Than 90 Pitches Tonight

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Santana Expected To Throw No More Than 90 Pitches Tonight

Updated Post 2:50 PM Terry Collins said that Johan Santana is expected to throw 90 pitches against the Braves on Saturday night at Citi Field. Santana’s is making his first start in the majors since July 20, when he surrendered six-plus runs for the third straight start and officially landed on the DL with a right-ankle […]

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Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

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Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

The idea has been beaten to death: The Mets bullpen is the worst in baseball and has been the major reason for the team’s skid to open the second half. But looking a little deeper, it may not totally be the bullpen’s fault. In fact, the pen, mainly Jon Rauch, Josh Edgin and even Manny […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Aderlin Rodriguez Blast 22nd Homer, Panteliodis Strong, Mateo K’s 9

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Mets Lower Minors: Aderlin Rodriguez Blast 22nd Homer, Panteliodis Strong, Mateo K’s 9

Palm Beach 4, St. Lucie 2 Angel Cuan had a short, unspectacular outing and St. Lucie lost to Palm Beach, 4-2. Key Players: Alonzo Harris – 0 for 3, 1 run scored, 1 walk, 1 stolen base, 1 strikeout Travis Taijeron – 0 for 3 – Batting average is down to .190 Aderlin Rodriguez – […]

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MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

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MMO Q&A With Cyclones Catcher Kevin Plawecki

Note: This interview was conducted on July 3rd, so references to the game from the night before were actually the game on July 2nd. Petey:  I am talking today with NY Mets 2012 1st-round sandwich pick, catcher Kevin Plawecki of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Kevin how does it feel to be in your first season in […]

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Marte Goes Deep In B-Mets 8-3 Win Over Rock Cats

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Marte Goes Deep In B-Mets 8-3 Win Over Rock Cats

Behind a five run second inning the Binghamton Mets were able to take game three of their series against the New Britain Rock Cats by a final tally of eight to three.  In that inning the B-Mets raked out four hits capped off by Jefry Marte’s ninth home run of the season, a three run […]

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Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

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Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

Chris Young had by far his worst outing of the season, and a struggling bullpen as well as a lack of offense sealed the Mets fate in their 13-0 loss on Wednesday Game Recap Chris Young was absolutely obliterated today, going four and one-third innings allowing seven runs on seven hits with three home runs […]

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On Second Thought, Dickey Will Not Be Used On Short Rest

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On Second Thought, Dickey Will Not Be Used On Short Rest

Updated Post 8/9 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins said he no longer plans to use R.A. Dickey on short rest through the remainder of the season. Collins intends to use Jeremy Hefner in the rotation if he needs to give a starting pitcher extra rest, but will continue to use Dickey in […]

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