Archive for September, 2012

Hamels Vs. Harvey: A Glimpse At Future Pitching Duels Between Bitter Rivals

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Hamels Vs. Harvey: A Glimpse At Future Pitching Duels Between Bitter Rivals

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 • 7:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Cole Hamels (15-6, 3.06) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (3-5, 2.92) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Scott Hairston, rf Ike Davis, 1b Kelly Shoppach, c Lucas Duda, lf Andres Torres, cf Matt Harvey, rhp Mets Notes Jeremy […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: A 3-Team Trade Between Mets/Rangers/D-Backs

Earlier today I was reading a post on MetsBlog about possible trade rumors that we could hear this offseason. In the comments section I noticed a trade idea that Dan Wexler proposed. The trade involved the Texas Rangers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal would send Justin Upton to Texas and Elvis Andrus to Arizona. […]

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The Reality Is The Mets Don’t Have Much To Trade

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The Reality Is The Mets Don’t Have Much To Trade

GM Sandy Alderson said the Mets were more likely to build via the trade route than by making a big splash in the free-agent market. Amidst the Ike Davis flap, one must wonder what pieces the Mets have to trade. When you read between the lines from what Alderson has said, everybody is fair game […]

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Where Does David Wright Stand?

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Where Does David Wright Stand?

After Monday’s 3-1 loss to the Phillies, I got on the phone with my dad and we naturally discussed the game. We discussed everything from who was responsible for the only run (Daniel Murphy) to Dickey’s performance. Despite letting off the two solo home runs, both my dad and I felt that Dickey pitched well […]

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The Alderson Era: Waiting Another Year To See Some Results

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The Alderson Era: Waiting Another Year To See Some Results

Yesterday, our own Barry Duchan wrote a solid post expressing his dissatisfaction with how things have progressed as we complete year two of the Alderson Era. His argument was not like the usual “WE GOTTA SPEND MONEY” diatribes you see oftentimes, but more of a thoughtful look at some of the shortcomings he saw with regards to working around the money issues […]

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If The Season Ended Today, The Mets Would Have The No. 7 Selection In The Draft

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If The Season Ended Today, The Mets Would Have The No. 7 Selection In The Draft

If the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins New York Mets The Mets and Marlins still have six remaining contests among their 14 final games to this season and only […]

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Duda Over Davis Doesn’t Make Sense

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Duda Over Davis Doesn’t Make Sense

With Adam Rubin’s report citing a baseball source that the Mets are open to trading Ike Davis this winter, the offseason rumor mill has officially started spinning.  Now, please keep in mind that I’m not necessarily opposed to the team trading Davis away, and while its comforting that the team’s front office is prepared to […]

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Ike Davis Responds To Charges About Staying Out Late And Resisting Coaching

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Responds To Charges About Staying Out Late And Resisting Coaching

Ike Davis responded to a report on ESPN NewYork this morning that said he could potentially be traded this offseason and allegations from a baseball source that he is un-coachable and likes to stay out late. “I don’t really have an answer for that because it’s never been an issue,” Davis said. “I’ve never done anything wrong. I show […]

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Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

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Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

R.A. DICKEY: Leads the National League with a 2.67 ERA (second in the majors) and is tied for second in the majors with 18 wins, one behind Gio Gonzalez and David Price. Dickey is second in the NL with 205 strikeouts. Dickey also leads the NL in complete games (five), shutouts (three) and innings pitched (212.0). He is third […]

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Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

The Mets just announced that Matt Harvey has been scratched from tonight’s start due to the forecast. He will still have one start remaining before he is shut down for the season. Jeremy Hefner is going to start tonight in place of Harvey. Hefner was originally scheduled to start tomorrow’s game. Here is tonight’s lineup vs. […]

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Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

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Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. reported that Mark Brewer, the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, has been dismissed from the organization. McCullough’s sources told him that a recent internal review of the Mets minor-league system revealed “a disconnect between the practices of the Triple-A pitching staff and the organization’s prescribed pitching program”. General manager Sandy Alderson […]

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