Archive for April, 2013

Reactions To Our Sandy Alderson Interview…

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Reactions To Our Sandy Alderson Interview…

Updated by Joe D. on April 15 at 12:00 PM The reaction to Matt’s interview with Mets GM Sandy Alderson has been stunning. Over 25,000 different visitors have read the post and as I was telling Shannon of Mets Media Relations, it’s been talked about on WFAN and posted or linked to on over two […]

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Mets Minors 4/15 Report: Montero Is Just Plain Loco, Nimmo Still Raking, Mazzoni Scratched With Sore Arm

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Mets Minors 4/15 Report: Montero Is Just Plain Loco, Nimmo Still Raking, Mazzoni Scratched With Sore Arm

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (5-5) lost a close one to Rome, 2-1 St. Lucie (7-3) toppled Bradenton, 8-2 Binghamton (6-4) dropped New Hampshire, 6-3 Las Vegas (6-5) beat Fresno in eleven innings, 5-4 Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler, who had walked six batters in his first 8.1 innings this season, did not walk any Fresno batters […]

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Jonathon Livingston Niese

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Jonathon Livingston Niese

The other day I noticed my kid was reading this book that I recognized from when I was around his age. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach. The short novel about the transcendent ascension of a seagull who refused to be confined by the boundaries of his own defining limitations. He flew higher, faster, until […]

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Mets Brace Themselves For A Rockie Series

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Mets Brace Themselves For A Rockie Series

Not surprisingly, yesterday’s game at Minnesota was bagged by the weather, which doesn’t figure to be much better in Colorado this week. I wrote last week Matt Harvey could pitch against Stephen Strasburg in the first game of the Washington series, and depending on possible postponements it could still pan out that way. The Mets […]

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Wheeler Bounces Back, Lagares and Hoffman Homer In Vegas Victory

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Wheeler Bounces Back, Lagares and Hoffman Homer In Vegas Victory

Las Vegas 5, Colorado Springs 4 It took 11 innings, but the Las Vegas 51s were able to escape yesterday’s ballgame with a victory on the strength of a Reese Havens, bases loaded knock to win it in walk-off fashion. Top-prospect Zack Wheeler took the hill for the 51s and put together one of his […]

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Solid Start From Angel Cuan Fuels St. Lucie Victory

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Solid Start From Angel Cuan Fuels St. Lucie Victory

St. Lucie 8, Bradenton 2 The St. Lucie offense came to play on Sunday – as they supported Angel Cuan by scoring in six different frames in their 8-3 victory over Bradenton. The aforementioned Angel Cuan started this game for St. Lucie and went five solid innings, allowing just two runs while striking out eight. […]

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Rainy Lara Impressive Even In Defeat As Savannah Falls To Rome, 2-1

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Rainy Lara Impressive Even In Defeat As Savannah Falls To Rome, 2-1

  Rome 2, Savannah 1 On Sunday afternoon at Historic Grayson Stadium in Savannah, the Rome Braves edged the Sand Gnats 2-1 to gain a split of the two game set. Savannah (5-5) scored their lone run in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI fielders choice by right-fielder Eudy Pina. Sand Gnats […]

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Rafael Montero Goes Five Strong, Cory Vaughn Rips Three-Run Shot In Binghamton Victory

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Rafael Montero Goes Five Strong, Cory Vaughn Rips Three-Run Shot In Binghamton Victory

Binghamton 6, New Hampshire 3 The B-Mets used the support of two home runs, including a three-run shot from Cory Vaughn, to beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-3 at NYSEG Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Binghamton got the offense started right away against RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Deep Fried Err… Frozen Twinkie Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Deep Fried Err… Frozen Twinkie Edition

The Mets took both games of a weather shortened series against the Minnesota Twins this weekend, with a pair of games that offered something for everyone. If you prefer watching the Met’s offense, Friday night’s game was the game for you as the Mets trounced the Twins 16-5, highlighted by scoring five runs in both […]

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Memorable Mets Moments: Jim Beauchamp’s Birthday

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Memorable Mets Moments: Jim Beauchamp’s Birthday

One of the least glamorous jobs in baseball is that of the pinch-hitter/bench player/spare part/25th man. But every club has one of these guys, and on occasion they can rise to the level of star performer, if only for a game or two. Jim Beauchamp (pronounced “Bee-chum”) was one of these players, and after kicking around […]

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Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey – This One’s For You, Kid…

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Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey – This One’s For You, Kid…

Last night, former Mets’ righthander Dwight Gooden tossed out the idea of coming up with a nickname for current great righthander Matt Harvey. Doctor K suggested we go with Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey. As is usually the case when I get inspired, I immediately took to Photoshop and went straight to work and this […]

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