Archive for April, 2013

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Birth Of El Dramático

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The Birth Of El Dramático

El Dramático I felt so good after last night’s game that I decided to write two posts. This begins my official campaign to nickname Jordany Valdespin. It’s a great feeling to hit your first home run of the season. That’s not enough for Valdespin though. He has to hit a walk-off home run. Yeah, that […]

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Marketing Matt Harvey: Is It Too Much Too Soon?

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Marketing Matt Harvey: Is It Too Much Too Soon?

While approaching Citi Field last night one couldn’t help but notice the monstrous digital image of Matt Harvey on a video board outside the stadium with the screaming caption, “Harvey-licious.’’ When logging onto the Mets’ website there was an advertisement plugging Harvey T-Shirts. And, all of this is for a guy who was starting just his 15th major […]

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Pie In The Face Was A Cheap Shot, Valdespin’s Teammates Owe Him An Apology

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Pie In The Face Was A Cheap Shot, Valdespin’s Teammates Owe Him An Apology

What was supposed to be a thrilling night after a dramatic walk-off win courtesy of a Jordany Valdespin grand slam has turned into an evening of anger and confusion. What the hell was the deal with that pie to the face by John Buck? Check out this GIF courtesy of @MetsKevin11 on Twiitter: That was messed up. It was a […]

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Savannah’s Nine Unanswered Runs Back Up Bowman In 9-3 Victory

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Savannah’s Nine Unanswered Runs Back Up Bowman In 9-3 Victory

Savannah 9, Delmarva 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats scored nine unanswered runs to buzz by the Delmarva Shorebirds 9-3 Wednesday night at Historic Grayson. The Gnats have scored nine runs in each of the first two games of the series against Delmarva, both wins. Trailing 3-1 heading to the bottom of the sixth, the Gnats […]

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