Archive for April, 2013

The Birth Of El Dramático

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 20 Comments
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?

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 71 Comments
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

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
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

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
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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Dykstra, Ceciliani Drive Home Three Each In 8-6 Binghamton Win

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Dykstra, Ceciliani Drive Home Three Each In 8-6 Binghamton Win

Binghamton 8, Portland 6 The Binghamton Mets packed all their offense into the first two innings and held on to defeat the Portland Sea Dogs, 8-6, on Wednesday night at Hadlock Field. The victory helped the B-Mets avoid a three-game sweep and secured a winning record on their week-long roadtrip. For the second straight night, […]

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Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Wins It With A Walk-Off Grand Slam In Dramatic 7-3 Win

After a David Wright single tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, the Mets loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth to set up a dramatic walk-off grand slam by Jordany Valdespin in the Metes 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The walk-off grand slam by Spin was […]

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Mets Game Notes: Niese Will Be Fine, Marcum On Saturday, Harvey Time!

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Game Notes: Niese Will Be Fine, Marcum On Saturday, Harvey Time!

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF Juan Lagares – CF Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes Jon Niese is expected to throw a scheduled side session tomorrow, but remains on target […]

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Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

Zack Wheeler is a name we have all heard a lot lately. Probably too much, actually. But it’s a name I expect Mets fans will hear plenty more of over the coming years. Wheeler, the Mets’ top pitching prospect, is currently at Triple-A Las Vegas as he continues to work on control issues before he […]

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Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Should Pitchers be Fitted with Protection While on the Mound?

Last night, while watching the highlights of the Mets game, I saw the comebacker that struck Jon Niese on the right leg and caused him to leave the game. He was later diagnosed with a contusion, which for the Mets sake is good news. At the moment of impact on his right leg, I thought […]

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DePodesta On Montero and Pitchers Jumping From Double-A To Majors

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Updated by Joe D. on 4/24 It’s almost word for word from what Mitch wrote yesterday, but here is what VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta had to say about Rafael Montero: “His fastball is very advanced right now, but the secondary pitches need to continue to get better,” DePodesta says. “He just needs to […]

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Welcome To The Show: Lagares Singles In Major League Debut

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Last night, in the Mets 7-2 loss to the Dodgers, Juan Lagares entered the game in the top of the fifth inning to play center field as part of a double-switch – officially marking his major league debut. Lagares led off in the bottom half of the fifth with a hard hit fly to the […]

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