Archive for April, 2013

Managing To Be Evasive: Will The Mets Extend Terry Collins?

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Managing To Be Evasive: Will The Mets Extend Terry Collins?

With Terry Collins’ contract due to expire at the end of this season, speculation is rife that along with a shift in the talent level (and hopefully the fortunes) of the team, a move may be made to replace the Mets’ skipper.  GM Sandy Alderson having been typically circumspect when the question of a managerial […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Walk-Off Win Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Walk-Off Win Edition

The Mets concluded the weekend series against the stripped down Miami Marlins with a big walk-off win on Sunday afternoon. The opening homestand ends with the Mets going 4-2 winning both series! Here are this weekend’s 3 Ups and 3 Downs. Byrd’s Big Hit: Marlon Byrd was the hero Sunday afternoon with a walk-off base […]

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Monday Musings: Mets Are Off To A Solid Start In 2013

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Monday Musings: Mets Are Off To A Solid Start In 2013

Guess who’s jazzed about the Mets so far? This guy is. The Mets won the first two series of the season 2-1 against the Padres and the Marlins—including a furious 9th-inning rally yesterday. Maybe not the most stellar competition, but the team has shown the range of its capabilities. In the first couple games, the […]

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Series Preview: Mets Head To Philly After Solid Homestand

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Series Preview: Mets Head To Philly After Solid Homestand

The Mets begin a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Citizens Bank Park, their first road series of the year and their first against a decent team. Tha Phillies are currently at a crossroads. Where health and age meet talent. The Phillies are getting older, and this may be their last year to […]

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Mets Minors: Rainy Lara Rocks In Gnats Victory

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Mets Minors: Rainy Lara Rocks In Gnats Victory

Savannah Sand Gnats, 4 Rome Braves 0  It was raining goose eggs in Rome all day Sunday as Sand Gnats righty Rainy Lara baffled Braves hitters with six innings of two-hit scoreless baseball, and the Gnats defeated the Rome Braves 4-0 to split the four game set to open the season. Rainy Lara (1-0) handled the first six […]

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Mets Minors: Tyler Pill Falters, B-Mets Bullpen Pummelled In 13-3 Loss

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Mets Minors: Tyler Pill Falters, B-Mets Bullpen Pummelled In 13-3 Loss

Akron Aeros 13, Binghamton Mets 3 The Mets may be awesome – but even they can’t win them all, as the B-Mets dropped this game to the Aeros 13-3. If this game only lasted five innings, the Mets would have walked away with a commanding victory – and although the numbers may look a little […]

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Marlon Byrd Caps Off Wild Mets Walk-Off Win

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Marlon Byrd Caps Off Wild Mets Walk-Off Win

There are a lot of indicators for a successful team and the Mets did several of them today in beating the Miami Marlins, 4-3, Sunday. Among them are winning close games, being able to come from behind, clutch hitting and solid relief work. The bullpen kept the Mets in the game until aggressive base running […]

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Byrd Is The Word! Mets Win It!!

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Byrd Is The Word! Mets Win It!!

Marlon Byrd with a walk-off, two-run single and the Mets win it, improving to 4-2 on the year. Byrd came through, but let’s hear from the fans from another type of bird. Mets Twitterverse, Take It Away… — New York Mets (@Mets) April 7, 2013 YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 — E.J. (@TheHappyRecap) April 7, 2013 YESSSS — Katie […]

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Mets Are Making Some Good First Impressions To Start The Season

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Mets Are Making Some Good First Impressions To Start The Season

It’s always fun to examine the first impressions of a new season. For example, it is safe to say John Buck will not finish with 292 RBI. However, you might get interesting odds if you believe the 3-2 Mets will continue their pace and outplay the 1-4 Yankees. That being said, the measuring stick for success or […]

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Previewing The Las Vegas 51s

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Previewing The Las Vegas 51s

The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated power numbers. It may be harder to judge […]

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Hits and Misses: Tejada’s Rut, Buck Is Keeping d’Arnaud On Ice, Satin, Montero, deGrom

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Hits and Misses: Tejada’s Rut, Buck Is Keeping d’Arnaud On Ice, Satin, Montero, deGrom

No doubt that you’ve all seen or heard of the defensive woes of Ruben Tejada to start the season. This is frontpage news. The shortstop committed his fourth error yesterday. One person on twitter actually told me it was time to bring up Wilfredo Tovar. I thought he was pulling my leg, but he was serious. That’s not happening […]

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