Archive for April, 2013

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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Mets Minors Report: Satin Aiming For Callup, Power Hitters’ Power Void, Eyes On Rivera

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Mets Minors Report: Satin Aiming For Callup, Power Hitters’ Power Void, Eyes On Rivera

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (5-4) topped Rome, 8-6 St. Lucie (6-3) dropped to Palm Beach, 4-3 Binghamton (5-4) lost to New Hampshire, 6-1 Las Vegas (5-5) dropped slugfest to Fresno, 11-6 Prospect Pipeline I just learned that we have some exciting phone interviews lined up with T.J. Rivera, Travis d’Arnaud, Cory Mazzoni, Brandon Nimmo […]

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Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

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Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

What a masterful performance by Mets right hander Matt Harvey today as the Mets won their second straight game against the Minnesota Twins by the score of 4-2 at frigid Target Field. Harvey thrilled Mets fans as he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning until Twins first baseman Justin Morneau ruined it when he cranked a towering […]

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