Archive for April, 2013

Lower Minors: Plawecki Stays Hot For Savannah, T.J. Rivera Leads Offense For St. Lucie

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Lower Minors: Plawecki Stays Hot For Savannah, T.J. Rivera Leads Offense For St. Lucie

Savanahh Sand Gnats 3, Rome Braves 3  Spartacus isn’t the only person raging war against Rome these days, Kevin Plawecki has been mounting his own campaign the past couple of nights against the Rome Braves. Plawecki added another two hits in Saturday night’s game, bringing his season hit total to six, and his batting average […]

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Mets Minors: Blake Forsythe Leads Offensive Attack In Binghamton Mets Victory

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Mets Minors: Blake Forsythe Leads Offensive Attack In Binghamton Mets Victory

Binghamton Mets 7, Akron Aeros 5 The Binghamton Mets moved to 3-0 on the season after defeating the Akron Aeros again this afternoon at Canal Park. The story of the day is Blake Forsythe, who led the offensive attack going 3 for 4, adding a double, a triple, and three RBI. The B-Mets offense jumped […]

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MMO Mets Wrap: Niese, Bullpen Sharp In Win Over Miami

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MMO Mets Wrap: Niese, Bullpen Sharp In Win Over Miami

Opening Day was impressive, but today might have been the Mets’ most complete victory in this young season. Jon Niese gave the Mets their fifth straight strong start, the offense came from behind twice and the often-criticized bullpen shut the door on the Miami Marlins in a 7-3 victory in a sparsely crowded Citi Field. […]

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The Correlation Between Mets Organizational Depth and Late Season Collapses

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The Correlation Between Mets Organizational Depth and Late Season Collapses

Since 2006 the Mets have been plagued by a recurrent theme, the second half collapse. The extent to which organizational depth, or a lack thereof, has contributed to these collapses has been the subject of more than a few discussions in Met circles. I would argue, however, that the problem goes back even before the […]

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Baseball America: Q&A With Mets Scouting Director Tommy Tanous

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Baseball America: Q&A With Mets Scouting Director Tommy Tanous

Conor Glassey of Baseball America did a very interesting Q&A session with Mets Scouting Director Tommy Tanous. Tanous had some cool insights into the world of scouting, touching on how technology, statistics, amateur showcases, and more have changed the world of scouting. Here is just a little bit of what he said: Scouting is based on […]

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Mets Minors: Kevin Plawecki Packs The Power In Gnats 12-3 Win

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Mets Minors: Kevin Plawecki Packs The Power In Gnats 12-3 Win

Savannah Sand Gnats 12, Rome Braves 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats were up by eight runs by the time they allowed starter Gabriel Ynoa to exit, as they defeated the Rome Braves on Friday with a dominating perfomance, 12-3. Kevin Plawecki had a great game, going 3-for-5 with a homer, two runs scored and two RBI. Plawecki […]

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Niese Can Prove He’s an Ace and a Stopper with a Win Today

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Niese Can Prove He’s an Ace and a Stopper with a Win Today

By definition, Jon Niese is correct, he is not a No. 1 pitcher, an ace if you will. However, in relation to his status on the Mets, he is the man. There is no denying Niese’s importance, but his designation of being the leader of the staff should be emphasized more today against Miami than in the […]

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

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

Mets Lineup Mike Baxter – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Lucas Duda – LF Ruben Tejada – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes Terry Collins is backpedalling on his pre-opening day statement that Collin Cowgill and Marlon Byrd […]

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Marlins 7, Mets 5 – Hefner Braves Elements and Was Solid In Loss

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Marlins 7, Mets 5 – Hefner Braves Elements and Was Solid In Loss

The Mets (2-2) received their fourth straight solid outing from the rotation, but Jeremy Hefner’s effort was wasted as the offense disappeared and the bullpen was hit hard for the second time in four games in tonight’s 7-5 loss to Miami. The Mets have lost two straight after opening the season with two victories over San […]

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Mets Minors: Dropped Popup Opens Door for B-Mets 2-1 Victory

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Mets Minors: Dropped Popup Opens Door for B-Mets 2-1 Victory

The Binghamton Mets scored the game-winning run without the aid of a hit and the bullpen provided four shutout innings of relief in a 2-1 victory over the Akron Aeros Friday night at Canal Park. With the game tied and the bases loaded on two walks and a hit batsman in the top of the […]

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