Archive for April, 2013

David Wright Superstar?

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright Superstar?

You’ve probably read an article like this before.  Lord knows enough of them have been written.  Is David Wright a superstar?  Its an argument that still rages on an almost daily basis across every social media forum.  On one side, you find a group of super-critical fans who feel Wright can’t possibly live up to […]

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Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 36 Comments
Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

Las Vegas 12, Tacoma 13  The night did not look promising for Zack Wheeler as the first two hitters led off the game with back-to-back doubles, and before you could blink, the 51s were down 1-0. Wheeler settled down after that and retired the next three batters in order, including two strikeouts. Wheeler cruised through the […]

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Plawecki, Boyd Continue Tearing It Up In 7-2 Savannah Win

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Plawecki, Boyd Continue Tearing It Up In 7-2 Savannah Win

Savannah 7, Delmarva 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats completed a three-game sweep of the Delmarva Shorebirds with a 7-2 victory Thursday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats outscored the ‘Birds 25-6 over the three games. Dating back to last year, Savannah (12-8) has outscored Delmarva (11-10) 45-8 in the last six games between the […]

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Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

So Zack Wheeler took the mound on Thursday evening to try and bounce back from a bad start – and for a while, it looked like he was going to do just that. He allowed back-to-back doubles to begin the ballgame, which resulted in an earned run in the top of the first, but he […]

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St. Lucie Offense Stifled, Unable To Back Up Tapia In 9-1 Loss

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
St. Lucie Offense Stifled, Unable To Back Up Tapia In 9-1 Loss

Bradenton 9, St. Lucie 1 Did the scoreboard make you worry a little? Well, fear not, Domingo Tapia was the starting pitcher on the mound on Thursday night but he was not part of the six-run top of the sixth inning that led to St. Lucie’s 9-1 demise. Tapia pitched an alright game, pitching into […]

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Featured Post: Timing Of Juan Lagares Promotion Is Strange

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments

Most baseball pundits cast off the Mets’ outfield as being the worst in the league heading into the season. On paper, maybe that is correct, but based on performance, the Mets outfield hasn’t been all that bad. Lucas Duda has looked good offensively, Marlon Byrd has had some big hits, Mike Baxter gives all-out effort […]

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Here Comes The Throw, Here Comes The Play At The Plate… Not.

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Here Comes The Throw, Here Comes The Play At The Plate… Not.

For those of you that missed it, there was a strange play that took place during the Detroit Tigers’ 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Quite frankly, I’ve never seen anything like it before. Here’s what happened along with the accompanying video from MLB.com. During the third inning with the Tigers […]

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Mets Squander Solid Start By Hefner In 3-2 Loss To Dodgers

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Squander Solid Start By Hefner In 3-2 Loss To Dodgers

There were no extra-inning dramatics in this one – no buck shots either – as the Mets squandered a solid start from Jeremy Hefner in a 3-2 matinee loss to the Dodgers. Hefner gave the Mets seven solid innings on the mound, allowing just one run on three hits and three walks while striking out […]

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Dodgers vs Mets Preview: Duda Batting Cleanup, Spin Not In Lineup, Hefner On Hill For Rubber Match

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Dodgers vs Mets Preview: Duda Batting Cleanup, Spin Not In Lineup, Hefner On Hill For Rubber Match

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Anthony Recker – C Collin Cowgill – CF Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes Last night’s grand slam by Jordany Valdespin was the first walk-off grand slam by a […]

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Valdespin Delivers a Big Hit for Mets When it Counts the Most

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Delivers a Big Hit for Mets When it Counts the Most

“IT’S OUTTA HERE, A Grand Slam from Valdespin to win the ballgame”, call courtesy of Gary Cohen. The more and more I watch Jordany Valdespin play, the more I like him.  Yeah I know, he isn’t in the plans and he is not liked.  What is not to like, I mean, he has speed, yes that has […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/25: Wheeler On The Hill Tonight, Boyd Smoking The Ball, Harris Leads League In Swipes

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/25: Wheeler On The Hill Tonight, Boyd Smoking The Ball, Harris Leads League In Swipes

Last Night’s Quick Scores The Las Vegas had a night off — Zack Wheeler takes the hill tonight. Binghamton topped Portland, 8-6. St. Lucie had the night off. Savannah dismantled Delmarva, 9-3. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will be on Zack Wheeler as he is coming off his six walk performance from last Friday night. Wheeler is still […]

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