Archive for August, 2012

KNUCKLEBALL! Opening Soon At IFC Center In NYC

An article by posted on August 23, 2012 0 Comments
KNUCKLEBALL! Opening Soon At IFC Center In NYC

FilmBuff Presents KNUCKLEBALL! A film by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg **Opening on Thursday, September 20th at the IFC Center in NYC** KNUCKLEBALL! is the story of a few good men, a handful of pitchers in the entire history of baseball forced to resort to the lowest rung on the credibility ladder in their sport: throwing […]

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Harvey Strong, Bullpen Falters In 5-2 Loss

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey Strong, Bullpen Falters In 5-2 Loss

Matt Harvey had another great outing, but the offense and bullpen couldn’t hold it together in the 5-2 loss to the Rockies — Matt Harvey put on six strong innings, allowing three hits and one run, walking two and striking out nine. Harvey has been a revelation in terms of durability and ability mto strike […]

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Sandy Alderson: Mets Shutting Down Johan Santana For 2012

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: Mets Shutting Down Johan Santana For 2012

Sandy Alderson spoke to a gathering of reporters at Citi Field before tonight’s game between the Mets and the Rockies. The purpose of which was to explain the team’s plan regarding Johan Santana moving forward. “The New York Mets are going to shutdown Johan Santana for the remainder of 2012 season.” Santana had an MRI yesterday which […]

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Matt Harvey Tries To End Rocky Start To Mets Homestand

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Tries To End Rocky Start To Mets Homestand

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 • 7:10 p.m. Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Jeff Francis (4-4, 6.07) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (2-3, 3.00) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, ss Ronny Cedeno, 2b David Wright, 3b Scott Hairston, rf Ike Davis, 1b Jason Bay, lf Andres Torres, cf Kelly Shoppach, c Matt Harvey, rhp The Mets look to […]

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Harvey, Wheeler, Harris Receive Top Honors From Baseball America

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey, Wheeler, Harris Receive Top Honors From Baseball America

Baseball America released their annual Best Tools Survey for 2012. It’s one of my favorite features and I always look forward to it. Basically they survey minor league scouts and league managers for all the affiliates, put all that info together, and then decide which prospects have the best tools over two dozen different categories. […]

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Enough Already, It’s Time To See The Kids

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Enough Already, It’s Time To See The Kids

The best thing about summer is that there is a baseball game on virtually everyday. When life gets you down or you feel that you need an escape, you can just turn on the television and immerse yourself in a ballgame. As a baseball fan I usually can enjoy each game as a single entity and […]

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Peavey Pitches B-Mets To 1-0 Victory

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Peavey Pitches B-Mets To 1-0 Victory

On an almost perfect night weather wise for baseball at NYSEG Stadium the Binghamton Mets took game two of their series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats by a score of one to nothing.  It was the first time in nineteen games between the two teams that the B-Mets defense was able to hold New […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Savannah Offense Vanishes, Lara Struggles, K.Port Splits Double-Header

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lower Minors: Savannah Offense Vanishes, Lara Struggles, K.Port Splits Double-Header

St. Lucie v. Jupiter – PPD The Tuesday game was postponed due to rain, but will be continued as part of a double header starting at 4:00 P.M. Asheville 6, Savannah 0 The Sand Gnats offense was stifled, and the pitching couldn’t stop the Asheville hitters in their 6-0 loss Key Players Cam Maron – […]

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Rich Or Poor, Mets Still Make The Same Mistakes

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Rich Or Poor, Mets Still Make The Same Mistakes

Despite four consecutive years of bad baseball, I think most of us can agree that some things are more frustrating than losses.  What I’m talking about is insult to injury.  Its having your fandom dragged through the proverbial mud as a result of not just the team’s performance on the field, but their disastrous attempt […]

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Roger Clemens: There’s Still Some Stuff In The Basement

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Clemens: There’s Still Some Stuff In The Basement

Fans of the Rocky movies know what I am referring to. After being retired for years, Rocky was asked why he was returning to the ring in the last Rocky installment, his response was “there’s still some stuff in the basement.” In other words, he couldn’t move on with his life until the fire burning […]

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