Archive for April, 2013

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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Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM – Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup

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Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM – Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup

Mets Lineup Collin Cowgill CF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Ike Davis 1B Mike Baxter RF Lucas Duda LF Ruben Tejada SS Anthony Recker C Aaron Laffey LHP Game Notes The Mets optioned RHP Jeurys Familia to Triple-A Las Vegas. They also moved Johan Santana to the 60-day disabled list and removed him from […]

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McHugh Solid, Satin Drills 2-Run Shot, 51′s Stay Undefeated In 6-1 Win

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McHugh Solid, Satin Drills 2-Run Shot, 51′s Stay Undefeated In 6-1 Win

Las Vegas 51s 6, Sacramento River Cats 1 The 51s improved to 3-0 this season with a win last night against the River Cats behind good pitching from Collin McHugh and a three-run sixth inning. Before Collin McHugh allowed his first and only run on the evening, the 51s had already given him four runs. […]

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How It All Went Wrong For Lastings Milledge

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How It All Went Wrong For Lastings Milledge

I will remember it as if I saw it yesterday for the first time. A sheet of notebook paper, with the words, “Know your place, Rook … signed, your teammates,” was taped over Lastings Milledge’s locker in the Mets’ clubhouse in old RFK Stadium. This, in the late summer in 2006. The Mets were en […]

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