Archive for April, 2013

Mets Minors: Familia Earns First Pro Save, Wheeler and Montero Both Take The Hill Tonight

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Mets Minors: Familia Earns First Pro Save, Wheeler and Montero Both Take The Hill Tonight

Notes, Quotes, Tweets, and other assorted Mets Minors news from scouring the web… Las Vegas 51s Officially installed as the team’s closer, Jeurys Familia picked up his first professional save in Las Vegas’ 4-3 win at Fresno on Monday night. The big news today is that Zack Wheeler makes his second start for Las Vegas tonight […]

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Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

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Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

They are hot, so as Crash Davis said you don’t mess with a streak. This is not a time for the Mets to be making wholesale changes, but there are things they could consider. The Mets don’t have the multitude of power options that say, Ben & Jerry’s has ice cream choices, but Daniel Murphy […]

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Matt Harvey Draws Comparisons To Other Mets Pitching Legends

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Matt Harvey Draws Comparisons To Other Mets Pitching Legends

While listening to last night’s Mets v. Philadelphia Phillies game, it took me back in time. I grew up in the 80’s era when Mets Legend Doc Gooden dominated almost every game and timely hitting scored just enough runs to compliment the man on the mound. Having witnessed the pitching dominance of the Mets in […]

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NL East Report: Stanton Homerless, Halladay Rocked, Upton and Harper Blasting Off

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NL East Report: Stanton Homerless, Halladay Rocked, Upton and Harper Blasting Off

Team News and Notes Atlanta Braves (6-1) The Braves currently sit in first place in the NL East, and new addition Justin Upton is a major reason why. The 25-year-old has batted .423/.448/1.192 to start the season, with six bombs and eight RBI. The other half of the Upton brothers, B.J., has struggled to hit […]

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

When the Blue Jays forced Sandy Alderson to take John Buck‘s $6 million dollar contract as a condition of making the deal for Travis d’Arnaud, many people including me groaned. I loved the fact that Buck could actually catch (unlike Josh Thole) and would be an asset overall, but six million samoans for Buck was […]

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Buck Ignites 7-2 Win Over Phillies, Harvey Dominant Again

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Buck Ignites 7-2 Win Over Phillies, Harvey Dominant Again

The pre-game buzz was Matt Harvey being a growing hot property and Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay on a downhill slide. Both bandwagons got a little more crowded Monday night as Harvey was superb as his Mets pounded Halladay, 7-2. The Mets also received big nights from John Buck and Ruben Tejada in winning their third straight game. ON THE MOUND: Harvey gave up a run […]

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Harvey Is The Best Pitcher The Mets Have Drafted In Over 30 Years

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Harvey Is The Best Pitcher The Mets Have Drafted In Over 30 Years

Last night, at least six times, I heard fans, beat writers and announcers drawing comparisons to Tom Seaver when talking about Matt Harvey. He’s quickly becoming not just a Mets story limited only to the five surrounding boroughs, but a national baseball story as well. A cover on the front of Sports Illustrated or ESPN […]

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Mets Should Consider Mike Baxter At Leadoff

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Mets Should Consider Mike Baxter At Leadoff

Six games into the season and the Mets have used three different leadoff hitters. Evidently, there are answers to be found. One who should get a longer look is Mike Baxter, who started Saturday and reached base three times on two hits and a walk. A lead off hitter needs to get on base, and if […]

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Mets Minors: Nimmo And Boyd Stay Hot In Savannah Loss

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Mets Minors: Nimmo And Boyd Stay Hot In Savannah Loss

Sand Gnats 5, Green Jackets 6 The Sand Gnats jumped out to an early lead over the Augusta Green Jackets in last night’s contest. They started off the game with three straight hits and jumped out to a two run lead in the first inning. Chad Zurcher led off the game withe a double, and was […]

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Tempering Early Season Mets Expectations (NOT!)

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Tempering Early Season Mets Expectations (NOT!)

I want to kick that football, I can see Lucy holding it. She’s promised not to pull it away, I know she’s promised before and still pulled it away, but she seemed really honest this time. I’m Charlie Brown, and I really really want to kick that football. I can visualize it in my mind, […]

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Upper Minors: Vegas Pulls Out Late Win For Gorski, Goeddel Strong For B-Mets

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Upper Minors: Vegas Pulls Out Late Win For Gorski, Goeddel Strong For B-Mets

Las Vegas 4, Fresno 3 Darin Gorski had a decent outing and the late hitting for the 51s sealed the win, 4-3. — Darin Gorski had a solid outing, going five innings allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits, walking four and striking out three. Gorski did not exhibit solid command, but managed to miss […]

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