Archive for April, 2013

Marcum Was Disappointed With His Performance

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Marcum Was Disappointed With His Performance

Shaun Marcum didn’t exactly light up the radar guns in his first start back in Saturday’s 9-4 loss to the Phillies. He struggled with his command and quite frankly, judging I’d say he was lucky the Phillies only tagged him for three runs and not more in his four innings of work. I don’t believe […]

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Mets Minors 4/28: Verrett And Lara Impress, Fulmer And Mateo Injury Update, Harris’ Hot Streak

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Mets Minors 4/28: Verrett And Lara Impress, Fulmer And Mateo Injury Update, Harris’ Hot Streak

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got rocked by Tacoma, 8-2. Binghamton defeated Akron, 7-2. St. Lucie blew out Bradenton, 13-5. Savannah edged out West Virginia, 1-0. Prospect Pipeline I strongly urge you to click the above link leading to the Binghamton recap, which features a wonderful analysis of Logan Verrett‘s most recent start on […]

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Vegas Can’t Overcome Five First Inning Runs In 8-2 Loss

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Vegas Can’t Overcome Five First Inning Runs In 8-2 Loss

  Tacoma 8, Las Vegas 2 For Collin McHugh on Saturday night, it was a tale of the first inning…and the rest of the game. McHugh allowed six hits in a row, three of them extra base hits, in the first inning which led to five earned runs. Remember that the ball tends to carry […]

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Thurber’s 4-RBI Day Leads Charge In 13-5 St. Lucie Win

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Thurber’s 4-RBI Day Leads Charge In 13-5 St. Lucie Win

  St. Lucie 13, Bradenton 5 Marcos Camarena toed the rubber for St. Lucie on Saturday and ran into the equivalent of a brick wall when he couldn’t make it out of the fourth inning and allowed five earned runs. The good news, however, is that the St. Lucie bullpen and offense had his back […]

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Amazins Lose Third Straight After 9-4 Bashing By The Phils

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Amazins Lose Third Straight After 9-4 Bashing By The Phils

The New York Mets lost their second straight game to the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 9-4 this afternoon at Citi Field. The loss drops them to 10-12 and they have lost eight of their last eleven games. Shaun Marcum (0-1, 6.75) made his Mets debut and lasted just four innings, allowing three runs on […]

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Rainy Lara Strikes Out Nine In 1-0 Savannah Win

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Rainy Lara Strikes Out Nine In 1-0 Savannah Win

Savannah 1, West Virginia 0 Rainy Lara and Bret Mitchell combined on a six-hit shutout to propel the Gnats to their fifth straight win, a 1-0 shutout of the West Virginia Power in front of 2,969 fans at Historic Grayson Stadium Saturday night. The shutout was third of the season for the Gnats (14-8). In […]

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Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

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Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

Efficient. The term popped up in my brain with the regularity Logan Verrett pounds the strike zone as I watched Verrett confuse and befuddle Akron Saturday in Binghamton. Verrett managed his pitching workload with laser life efficiency throwing two-hit ball over eight innings as the B-Mets toppled Akron, 7-2. If making good first impressions is […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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Phillies vs Mets Preview: Marcum To Debut, Baxter Leads Off, Davis Bats Seventh

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Phillies vs Mets Preview: Marcum To Debut, Baxter Leads Off, Davis Bats Seventh

Starting Lineup Mike Baxter RF Ruben Tejada SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda LF John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Jordany Valdespin CF Shaun Marcum RHP Game Notes Josh Edgin, 26, was demoted to Double-A Binghamton to make room for today’s starter Shaun marcum. He has struggled this season with a 9.64 […]

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Mets Demote Edgin To Double-A Binghamton To Make Room For Marcum

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Mets Demote Edgin To Double-A Binghamton To Make Room For Marcum

As I expected, the Mets have demoted Josh Edgin to Double-A Binghamton to clear a roster spot for Shaun Marcum. I even speculated that he should go to Binghamton which is where he ends up. We’ll see him again, I’m sure… Updated on 4/26 I got an interesting email from Kevin (K Maxx) this morning who asked, “if Terry […]

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Collins: It’s Too Early To Panic About Ike Davis

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Collins: It’s Too Early To Panic About Ike Davis

Updated at 5:30 PM According to Terry Collins, it’s too early to worry about Ike Davis and his prolonged slump. “There is no need to panic about Ike Davis, or talk about sending him to the minor leagues,” Collins told reporters. Would the Mets consider sending Ike to minors? “If that discussion is going to […]

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