Archive for April, 2013

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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Nieuwenhuis Scores Only Run As Vegas Loses A 10-1 Blowout

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Nieuwenhuis Scores Only Run As Vegas Loses A 10-1 Blowout

Tacoma 10, Las Vegas 1 The Las Vegas 51s managed just four hits Friday against visiting Tacoma in a 10-1 loss at Cashman Field. The 51s allowed double-digit runs for the second straight game and dropped their third straight overall. Partially responsible for that huge run total was starter Carlos Torres, who was rocked for […]

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Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

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Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

  Akron 4, Binghamton 0 So Rafael Montero is human after all… The Binghamton Mets struck out a season-high 16 times, and were shut out for the second time in 2013, in a 4-0 loss to the Akron Aeros Friday night at NYSEG Stadium. Danny Salazar carved through the B-Met batting order, matching a career-high […]

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Lawley Crushes Two Home Runs In 5-2 St. Lucie Win

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Lawley Crushes Two Home Runs In 5-2 St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 5, Bradenton 2 St. Lucie starter Angel Cuan had a decent bounce back start tonight to pick up his third win of the season. Cuan pitched in and out of trouble most of the night, but he escaped without incurring too much damage.  In the third and fourth innings, the first two batters […]

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Team Effort For Savannah Leads Them To 4-2 Victory

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Team Effort For Savannah Leads Them To 4-2 Victory

Savannah 4, West Virginia 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats won their fourth straight game, defeating the West Virginia Power 4-2 Friday night at Historic Grayson Stadium in front of 3,002 fans. The Gnats (13-8) took a lead they never relinquished with a three-run bottom of the first.Clay Holmes walked RF Gregory Pron with the bases loaded to force […]

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Mets Blanked By Phillies 4-0, Fall Under .500 For First Time This Season

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Mets Blanked By Phillies 4-0, Fall Under .500 For First Time This Season

The New York Mets were shutout by the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 tonight at Citi Field. Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick hurled a complete game gem, limiting the revamped Mets lineup to just three hits and a walk. For the Mets, Dillon Gee was matching zeroes with Kendrick for five innings and actually did a nice job of […]

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Open Thread: Phillies vs Mets at 7:10 PM – Lets Get It On!

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments

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 Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes The Mets have scored 110 runs in their first 20 games (5.5 runs per game). The […]

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