Archive for May, 2013

Featured Post: Seeking A Villain For The Mets’ Hitting Woes

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Featured Post: Seeking A Villain For The Mets’ Hitting Woes

An incredible 46 strikeouts in the Mets’ last four games… Hmmm. Let’s see, whom can we blame? I know, lets blame batting coach Dave Hudgens and his approach to work the count, be selective, and get a pitch and drive it. That’s it, his approach is wrong. It is why they are striking out so many times. […]

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Timeline To Contention: What Exactly Is The Strategy?

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Timeline To Contention: What Exactly Is The Strategy?

Six weeks into a season that stretches over six months may be a tad early to make pronouncements on expected outcomes for this year’s Mets squad, but the indicators of relative strengths and weaknesses have at least given a reasonable hint of what can be looked for going forward. A sub-.500 record with a propensity […]

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Can Ike Davis Still Save His Career?

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Can Ike Davis Still Save His Career?

One of the more frustrating things so far about the 2013 season for the Mets, has to be the ongoing struggles of first baseman Ike Davis. Many of us including myself, were simply salivating of the thought of a breakout season for Davis this year, especially after the way he ended the 2013 season leading the […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/15: Wheeler Update, Bowman/Ynoa/Verrett All Effective, De La Cruz On A Hot Streak

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Mets Minors Report 5/15: Wheeler Update, Bowman/Ynoa/Verrett All Effective, De La Cruz On A Hot Streak

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped a game to Albuquerque, 8-5. Binghamton took down Akron, 7-3. St. Lucie one-hit Brevard County, 4-0. Savannah lost via walk-off, 4-3.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler‘s MRI is not worrying me as much as it should. Mitch detailed some concerns with the inverted W delivery that he employs yesterday […]

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Featured Post: The High Price Of Mediocrity

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Featured Post: The High Price Of Mediocrity

It must have been fate that I happened to be in my car at 1:00 pm yesterday. After listening to WFAN’s Mike Francesa, I see the other side to this Valdespin issue – in fact it goes beyond Valdespin. I only was in the car long enough to hear his opening monologue, but you know […]

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Beltran Leads Cardinals In 10-4 Rout Of The Mets

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Beltran Leads Cardinals In 10-4 Rout Of The Mets

As the Knicks were getting pasted in Indianapolis, the Mets did their part to put New York sports fans in a gloomy mood in tonight’s 10-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. It was the Mets’ fifth straight loss to drop them to eight games under .500. Since Jordany Valdespin’s tenth-inning grand slam, April 24, […]

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Verrett Continues Impressive Campaign In 7-3 B-Mets Win

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Verrett Continues Impressive Campaign In 7-3 B-Mets Win

Binghamton 7, Akron 3 Many times you can gauge a pitcher’s demeanor, their grit and persistence, when they don’t have their best stuff.  That was the case at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium for B-Met starter Logan Verrett in the early going of last nights 7-3 victory over Akron. Verrett has been a mainstay of the Binghamton […]

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Ynoa Sharp, But Sand Gnats Drop Close Game Via Walkoff, 4-3

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Ynoa Sharp, But Sand Gnats Drop Close Game Via Walkoff, 4-3

Charleston 3, Savannah 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats lost their third straight game, falling to the Charleston RiverDogs 3-2 on Tuesday night at Riley Park. Kelvin De Leon’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning brought home Peter O’Brien with the winning run. O’Brien led off the inning with a single and went […]

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Bowman Masterful In Dominant 4-0 St. Lucie Win

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Bowman Masterful In Dominant 4-0 St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 4, Brevard County 0 Matt Bowman and T.J. Chism combined for a one-hit shutout as the Mets cruised past the Brevard County Manatees 4-0 on Tuesday at Tradition Field. Bowman (2-0) pitched seven scoreless innings and allowed just one hit while striking out nine and walking one. Bowman retired the final 12 batters […]

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51s Can’t Overcome Schwinden’s Five Earned Runs Allowed In 8-5 Loss

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51s Can’t Overcome Schwinden’s Five Earned Runs Allowed In 8-5 Loss

Albuquerque 8, Las Vegas 5 It was a tough night for Chris Schwinden, who was knocked around for four runs in the first inning, and this left the 51s in a defecit that they would never look back from. Schwinden would be on the hook for five earned runs in his five innings of action. […]

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