Archive for August, 2012

Mets Tell Collins To Readjust Goals; Finish Ahead Of Marlins and Phillies To Create Good Vibes

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Mets Tell Collins To Readjust Goals; Finish Ahead Of Marlins and Phillies To Create Good Vibes

A club source told Mike Puma of the New York Post. that there is “no chance” the Mets manager will become a scapegoat for the team’s second-half collapse and be fired this offseason or before the season concludes. Don’t be surprised if a potential Collins contract extension is tied to how the Mets finish this season. The source […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Goes Deep, Brooklyn Blown Out

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Mets Lower Minors: Nimmo Goes Deep, Brooklyn Blown Out

St. Lucie Rained Out Official release: The scheduled Florida State League game between the St. Lucie Mets and Charlotte Stone Crabs on Sunday, August 26 at Digital Domain Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. At this time, the game will not be re-scheduled. The Mets host the Bradenton Marauders in their final regular […]

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Wheeler Tosses Gem As Bisons Split Doubleheader

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Wheeler Tosses Gem As Bisons Split Doubleheader

The Bisons played two yesterday in Buffalo. In the first, Zack Wheeler tossed a gem, with the Bisons coming away with a 1-0 win. In the second, it was a sloppy slugfest that the Bisons lost 11-9. Game 1: Bisons 1, Red Wings 0 Zack Wheeler was on in yesterday’s ballgame. It was certainly a […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Wheeler Wins, Schwinden’s Journey, Holy Robles!

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Mets Minors Beat: Wheeler Wins, Schwinden’s Journey, Holy Robles!

Welcome back for the Monday-morning-quarterback edition of the ultra-cool MMO feature: Mets Minors Beat. What the heck is that? You might very well say. It is a labor of love, and in it you will see stuff about the Mets minor leagues that you absolutely won’t find anywhere else. Over the last several months the […]

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Dillon Gee Gets Clean Bill Of Health, Will Begin Throwing

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Gets Clean Bill Of Health, Will Begin Throwing

Here’s some good news… New York Mets right-hander Dillon Gee received a clean bill of health after having an angiogram in St. Louis on Friday, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The test was administered by the same doctor who performed surgery to repair a damaged artery in Gee’s pitching shoulder six weeks earlier. […]

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Hefner Tosses A Gem, Ike Blasts A Pair Including The Game Winner In 2-1 Victory

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Hefner Tosses A Gem, Ike Blasts A Pair Including The Game Winner In 2-1 Victory

Ike Davis blasted a walk-off homer in the ninth to give the Mets a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday at Citi Field. The Mets take the series two game to one and cap off a two and five homestand. Jeremy Hefner got the start and delivered a spectacular performance that richly merited a […]

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R.A. Dickey, 20-Game Winners, And Losing Teams

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey, 20-Game Winners, And Losing Teams

On Saturday, R.A. Dickey pitched seven strong innings to defeat the Houston Astros by the final score of 3-1.  In doing so, Dickey improved his record to 16-4.  Despite the win, the Mets are still 11 games under .500 with a 58-69 mark. A few weeks ago on my Mets site (Studious Metsimus, for those […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Robles Rocks In Brooklyn Blowout

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lower Minors: Robles Rocks In Brooklyn Blowout

Charlotte 2, St. Lucie 1 The Mets could not back up a strong pitching performance by Chase Huchingson and lost in extra innings. Key Players: Darrell Ceciliani – 3 for 5, BB Danny Muno – 1 for 4, BB, SB Chase Huchingson – 8.2 IP: 3 H, BB, ER, 2 K Jeffrey Walters – 2.0 […]

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Are Mets Pushing It With Josh Edgin?

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Are Mets Pushing It With Josh Edgin?

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have a rule in the minors that prohibits pitchers from being used three straight days. Yet now, in the absence of Tim Byrdak, rookie left-hander Josh Edgin has been used in six games in a seven-day span in the major league bullpen. Are the Mets using Edgin too […]

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Schwinden Solid As Bisons Come Away With 5-3 Victory

An article by posted on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Schwinden Solid As Bisons Come Away With 5-3 Victory

Last night, the Bisons beat the Rochester Red Wings in Buffalo by a score of 5-3 behind a solid pitching performance by Chris Schwinden. Schwinden took the mound looking for his eighth Triple-A win this season and looked to improve off his last start, when he allowed four runs in five innings. Last night was […]

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