Archive for August, 2012

What A Difference A .323 Average Can Make

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What A Difference A .323 Average Can Make

Nobody will ever mistake Ruben Tejada for Jose Reyes, especially after getting thrown out by a country mile while attempting to steal second base in Sunday’s loss to the San Diego Padres. For Tejada it was his second caught-stealing to go with his one stolen base this season. So he’s no speed demon, that’s for sure, but […]

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Monday Minors Beat: Brandon Nimmo Making Noise, Meet Hansel Robles, Tyler Pill Exceeding Expectations

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Monday Minors Beat: Brandon Nimmo Making Noise, Meet Hansel Robles, Tyler Pill Exceeding Expectations

A lot of stuff went on down on the farm this weekend. Johan made a rehab start for Brooklyn. Tyler Pill continues to dazzle in the Florida State League. Nimmo and Evans heat up with the lumber, and much more. And thanks to our new and improved Mets minor league coverage, you don’t have to […]

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Thoughts On The Mets’ Road Trip

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Thoughts On The Mets’ Road Trip

After winning three of four in San Francisco, dropping a series at San Diego is a let down. But, the flip side is you have to be a little high to get down. Considering they lost 11 of 12 on their previous homestand, I’ll take the 6-5 and be happy. Who among us was brimming […]

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B-Mets Bats Silenced, Muster Only Two Hits In 5-2 Loss To Reading

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B-Mets Bats Silenced, Muster Only Two Hits In 5-2 Loss To Reading

The Binghamton Mets jumped out to an early two to nothing lead after the first two innings, only to see Reading score five unanswered runs and take the rubber match by a 5-2 tally on Sunday night. With the loss, the B-Mets lost three of four in their weekend series at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. […]

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MMO Sits Down With Mets Prospect Wilmer Flores

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MMO Sits Down With Mets Prospect Wilmer Flores

I caught up with Mets top position prospect Wilmer Flores one afternoon two weeks ago in the visitors dugout at New Britain Stadium. Wilmer was nice enough to sit down with me and answer a few questions for the readers at MMO. I asked him for his thoughts on the Eastern League pitching he’s seen […]

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Forget About The Change-Up…Give Em The Heater

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Forget About The Change-Up…Give Em The Heater

It’s 5:20 PM, and it’s the bottom of the fifth inning of the New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres game. This is the first time I have ever started to write anything before a game was finished, but I have to get this off my chest. Why are the Mets insisting on Matt Harvey […]

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Harvey Is A Different Kind Of Mets Pitching Prospect

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Harvey Is A Different Kind Of Mets Pitching Prospect

When asked about the difference between facing Triple-A and major league hitters, Mets starter Matt Harvey said: “When you make a mistake, they hit it. Down there you can get away with some stuff. Not all the time, but more often than not. Up here, you’re going to make a mistake, they’re going to hit […]

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Zack Wheeler’s Triple-A Debut Will Air On SNY

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Zack Wheeler’s Triple-A Debut Will Air On SNY

Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler is currently making his much anticipated debut for Triple-A Buffalo. The game will be rebroadcast on SNY with coverage starting at 7:00 PM. Wheeler dominated Double-A this season to the tune of a 10-6 mark, with a 3.26 ERA. He gave up just 92 hits and struck out 117 batters in 116 innings pitched […]

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Santana Tossed Three Solid Innings For Cyclones

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Santana Tossed Three Solid Innings For Cyclones

Today in Brooklyn, Johan Santana threw three scoreless innings in his rehab start, allowing just one hit, one walk, and striking out three in a 8-0 Cyclones victory over the Auburn Doubledays. Santana threw 38 pitches before he went to the bullpen and tossed three more simulated innings, totaling 90 pitches for the day. During his post-game conference, […]

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Harvey Hits A Wall In Mets 7-3 Loss To Padres

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Harvey Hits A Wall In Mets 7-3 Loss To Padres

The Mets lost to the Padres 7-3 on Sunday afternoon at Petco Park to wrap up their 11 game west coast road trip with a 6-5 record. Matt Harvey made his third start of the season for the Mets and took some lumps for the first time since his promotion. The young righty allowed five […]

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