Archive for April, 2013

Open Thread: Nationals vs Mets – Hefner Looks To Rebound

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Open Thread: Nationals vs Mets – Hefner Looks To Rebound

Starting Lineup Justin Turner SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Marlon Byrd RF Lucas Duda LF Collin Cowgill CF Jeremy Hefner RHP Game Preview The Mets try to take the series today against the Nationals! Last night was a -ahem- Harvelous or Matt-tastic day for the Mets as […]

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Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

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Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

On January 18, 1985 Tim Leary was quietly traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals. Leary was selected out of UCLA in the first-round (second overall) by the Mets in the June 1979 Draft. Less than two years later, at age 22, Leary made his major league debut. It lasted seven […]

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Duda Is Second In The Major Leagues With A .491 On-Base and 1.234 OPS

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Duda Is Second In The Major Leagues With A .491 On-Base and 1.234 OPS

Updated by Joe D. on 4/20 What a game it was for Lucas Duda last night in the Mets 7-1 win against the Nationals. Duda had his best game ever as a Met going 2-for-3 with hit two home runs and a walk . The hulking Mets left fielder is now batting .308 for the season […]

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Matt Harvey vs. Other Mets Greats Through 14 Starts

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Matt Harvey vs. Other Mets Greats Through 14 Starts

Since being promoted to the big leagues on July 26, 2012, Matt Harvey has lived up to, and at times, exceeded expectations.  The former first round draft pick has become one of the toughest pitchers to hit in the National League since his debut and his confidence is on par with that of a veteran […]

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The Gospel According To Matthew: “Harvey Never Wins A Cy Young”

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The Gospel According To Matthew: “Harvey Never Wins A Cy Young”

Everytime I watch Matt Harvey pitch, those words come to mind and it’s not just me. It’s become the Mets Meme on Twitter every time Harvey pitches. It’s brought up mockingly when you’re watching the game with other fans. Who knows, maybe those words give Matt Harvey a little extra motivation to prove SNY’s Matthew Cerrone wrong […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

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Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Sacramento 10-5 New Hampshire Tops Binghamton 5-2 Fort Myers Routed St. Lucie 14-2 Savannah Tops Lakewood 7-2 Prospect Pipeline This is now fourth straight starts in which Zack Wheeler failed to deliver six innings. It was another start where his pitch count was remarkably bad. 108 pitches and […]

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Vaughn’s Home Run Not Enough To Save B-Mets From 5-2 Loss

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Vaughn’s Home Run Not Enough To Save B-Mets From 5-2 Loss

New Hampshire 5, Binghamton 2 The Binghamton Mets were kept in check by three New Hampshire Fisher Cats pitchers in a 5-2 loss on Friday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. The teams traded runs early. With two outs in the first, Ryan Schimpf laced a 1-1 pitch from Erik Goeddel over the right field […]

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Angel Cuan Gets Decimated In 14-2 St. Lucie Loss

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Angel Cuan Gets Decimated In 14-2 St. Lucie Loss

Fort Myers 14, St. Lucie 2 It was a rough night for St. Lucie on Friday, where they allowed 14 runs, and their offense was stifled by Fort Myers’ pitcher D.J. Baxendale. Angel Cuan started tonight for St. Lucie and gave up a lead-off homerun to Adam Pettersen on the third pitch of the game. […]

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Zack Wheeler Walked Six And Was Pulled After 4.1 Innings

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Zack Wheeler Walked Six And Was Pulled After 4.1 Innings

For those of you hoping to see Zack Wheeler build upon his last start, tonight’s results will come as a disappointment to you. Unfortunately for Wheeler, he never seemed to find his comfort zone, and he walked a season high six batters tonight and failed to complete the fifth inning before Wally Backman had seen […]

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Nimmo’s 4 Hits and Plawecki’s 4 RBIs Propel Savannah’s 7-2 Rout

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Nimmo’s 4 Hits and Plawecki’s 4 RBIs Propel Savannah’s 7-2 Rout

Savannah 7, Lakewood 2 A four-hit night from Brandon Nimmo and a four-RBI night from Kevin Plawecki propelled Savannah to a 7-2 victory over Lakewood on Friday night. Steven Matz was on his game on Friday as he got the start for the Sand Gnats and provided them with five shutout innings. He scattered six […]

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