Archive for April, 2013

DeGrom Rocked In A Home Run Derby Loss For Binghamton

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DeGrom Rocked In A Home Run Derby Loss For Binghamton

Akron 7, Binghamton 5 A promising pitching duel turned into a home run derby at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium, as Akron flexed more muscle than the B-Mets in a 7-5 Aeros victory. B-Met starter Jacob deGrom and Paolo Espino traded zeroes through three scoreless inning to start the contest. DeGrom cruised in the early going allowing […]

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

Welcome to the first post in a weekly series called “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not,” in which we look at the hottest and coldest players in the Mets’ minor league system from the past week. Here’s a look back at the week that was. NOTE: Stats are from April 20 through April 27. Who’s Hot Jayce […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/29: Syndergaard Dominates, Vaughn Stays Hot, Nimmo Slumping

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Mets Minors Report 4/29: Syndergaard Dominates, Vaughn Stays Hot, Nimmo Slumping

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Tacoma, 5-3. Binghamton dropped to Akron, 7-5. St. Lucie blew topped Tampa, 9-2. Savannah edged out West Virginia, 3-2. Prospect Pipeline Noah Syndergaard got his first win of the 2013 season against the Tampa Bay Yankees after a dominating performance. Since his implosion on April 18, he […]

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Mets Lose Fourth Straight After 5-1 Loss To Phillies

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Mets Lose Fourth Straight After 5-1 Loss To Phillies

Boy, I’ll tell ya… Karma? It’s a bitch… The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Mets 5-1 this afternoon at Citi Field to complete the sweep and send the Mets reeling to their fourth loss in a row. Jon Niese was the hard luck loser despite a solid performance from the Mets’ southpaw. He gave the the […]

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Frenzel Comes Through In The Clutch For Savannah In 4-3 Win

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Frenzel Comes Through In The Clutch For Savannah In 4-3 Win

Savannah 3, West Virginia 2 Cole Frenzel drove home Kevin Plawecki with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete a Gnats’ 3-2 comeback victory Sunday afternoon. The victory was Savannah’s sixth straight and pulled the Gnats (15-8) into a tie for first place with the Augusta GreenJackets, who lost to the Lexington Legends. […]

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Las Vegas Bullpen Can’t Handle The Heat, Falls to Tacoma 5-3

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Las Vegas Bullpen Can’t Handle The Heat, Falls to Tacoma 5-3

  Tacoma 5, Las Vegas 3 As has been the case all season for the major league level of the Mets franchise, the Las Vegas 51s bullpen was unable to maintain a slim lead as they went on to fall to the Tacoma Rainiers 5-3. The well traveled Chris Schwinden got the nod for the […]

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Syndergaard Dominates, Allows Zero Earned Over Seven In 9-2 Win

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Syndergaard Dominates, Allows Zero Earned Over Seven In 9-2 Win

  St. Lucie 9, Tampa 2 Domination, thy name is Noah Syndergaard. When d’Arnaud went down with an injury, Syndergaard must have given himself a personal pep talk and told himself to step on – because he has been on his game through his last two starts. After tying his career high of six innings […]

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Phillies vs Mets Open Thread: Niese In Good Positioning To Salvage Series

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Phillies vs Mets Open Thread: Niese In Good Positioning To Salvage Series

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck – C Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes John Buck’s eight April homers tied the club record for a catcher in the month […]

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Today’s Mets DUH Moment: Problem With Bullpen Is Because Of Rotation

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Today’s Mets DUH Moment: Problem With Bullpen Is Because Of Rotation

Terry Collins believes that part of the problem with the team’s bullpen is because the starting rotation is failing to go deep into games. He says it has been putting an incredible strain on all of his relievers. Ya think? Aside from Matt Harvey and Jon Niese, who combined are averaging over six innings per […]

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Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

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Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

About two weekends ago my church had a men’s breakfast meeting, and the guest speaker was none other than Dwight Evans, the very productive right fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1972-1990. Listening to Evans speak about his life in baseball and the many things that affected his game, brought me back to the only […]

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Memorable Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

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Memorable Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility […]

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