Archive for August, 2012

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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An American Hero Passes Away As A Nation Mourns

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
An American Hero Passes Away As A Nation Mourns

Iconic American astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first person to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on Saturday. Armstrong died following complications from heart-bypass surgery he underwent earlier this month, the family said in a statement, just two days after his birthday on August 5. As […]

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The Duda Bides With The Mets Tomorrow

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
The Duda Bides With The Mets Tomorrow

The team announced that outfielder Lucas Duda will return to the Mets in time for Sunday’s series finale against the Houston Astros. Duda has been laboring at Triple-A Buffalo where he has hit .260 with three homers and eight RBIs in 96 at-bats since being optioned there on July 24th after suffering through a horrendous […]

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Sweet Sixteen For Dickey As Mets Defeat Astros, 3-1

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Sweet Sixteen For Dickey As Mets Defeat Astros, 3-1

The Mets (58-69) defeated the Astros (40-87) by the score of 3-1 today at Citi Field. RA Dickey furthered his journey for the Cy Young today with another brilliant start. He picked up the first RBI for the Mets on the day too – I guess he was worried that he would not get any support […]

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Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

In one of yesterday’s posts, I saw a little debate pop up as to which GM inherited a better farm system between Omar Minaya and Sandy Alderson. In my mind, the perception was that Alderson had a significantly stronger base of prospects to work with than Minaya did, but I decided to see what I could dig […]

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Dickey Will Pitch His Best Against The ‘Stros, But Will The Offense Come Through For Him?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Will Pitch His Best Against The ‘Stros, But Will The Offense Come Through For Him?

Saturday, August 25, 2012 • 1:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Fernando Abad (0-0, 3.86) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (15-4, 2.82) Starting Lineup Andres Torres, cf Ruben Tejada, ss David Wright, 3b Scott Hairston, rf Justin Turner, 1b Ronny Cedeño, 2b Jason Bay, lf Josh Thole, c R.A. Dickey, rhp The Mets dropped […]

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