Archive for May, 2013

Those Who Contribute the Least Shouldn’t Be Made the Story

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Those Who Contribute the Least Shouldn’t Be Made the Story

Mets historians will recall how former GM Frank Cashen declared, ““those who contribute the least spray the most champagne” after being doused by reliever Randy Niemann during the 1986 NLCS championship celebration. I think it’s time to take that mantra when it comes to Jordany Valdespin, except those that contribute the least shouldn’t be made the story. […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Served Up Some Bad Home Cooking Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Served Up Some Bad Home Cooking Edition

Usually, it isn’t until after the All Star break, when we need to combine series to come up with 3 Ups and 3 Downs. This week was an exception with the Mets winning 2 out of 6 games against the Chicago White Sox & the Pittsburgh Pirates. Unless the Met offense wakes up real soon, […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/13: Wheeler Knocking On Flushing’s Door, McHugh Solid, Mazzoni Throwing Gas

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Mets Minors Report 5/13: Wheeler Knocking On Flushing’s Door, McHugh Solid, Mazzoni Throwing Gas

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped Albuquerque, 4-3.  Binghamton split a double header with Harrisburg, 3-1 and 9-3.  St. Lucie had an off day. Savannah lost to Rome, 4-1.  Prospect Pipeline Wheeler Watch: Joe D. thinks the timing is right, everyone likes what they see (including Wally Backman — see below), and the Mets could us […]

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Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

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Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

How many of you are sitting at home tonight, wondering and asking yourselves how long it will be until we finally see Zack Wheeler wearing that uniform and hurling 98 mph fastballs from the mound at Citi Field? The question is not an easy one to answer and in fact it’s a perfect paradox by […]

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Mets Lose Third Straight In 3-2 Loss To Bucs

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Mets Lose Third Straight In 3-2 Loss To Bucs

PRETTY IN PINK? The Mets were beaten by the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 3-2 this afternoon in front of a nicely packed Mother’s Day crowd at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started and while he pitched good enough to win, he wasn’t at his best and he seemed to rely mostly on a variety of breaking […]

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McHugh Cruises Through Seven In 4-3 Vegas Victory

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McHugh Cruises Through Seven In 4-3 Vegas Victory

  Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3 Despite a near-bullpen meltdown, the Las Vegas 51s were able to avert any further damage and best Albuquerque by a final score of 4-3. Collin McHugh got the nod for the 51s and had himself his second-straight spectacular outing. McHugh went seven frames allowing just one run on six hits […]

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Mazzoni Solid On Both Sides Of The Ball In B-Mets 9-3 Victory

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Mazzoni Solid On Both Sides Of The Ball In B-Mets 9-3 Victory

Binghamton 9, Harrisburg 3 An ominous gray sky and a persistent drizzle dampened my spirits as I started an excursion to Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium for the second consecutive day.  Saturday’s sojourn was for naught, nearly four hours driving in the car and no baseball.  The prospects of a double washout loomed. Halfway to Binghamton, the […]

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Cohoon Effective, But B-Mets Struggle Offensively In 3-1 Loss

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Cohoon Effective, But B-Mets Struggle Offensively In 3-1 Loss

  Harrisburg 3, Binghamton 1 Mark Cohoon didn’t have his best stuff yet turned in a gritty performance which was good enough to win, but good fortune simply didn’t come his way. Cohoon is a thinking pitcher who maximizes his stuff to out smart opposing hitters. Pitch location is a huge part of the winning […]

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Sand Gnats Commit Four Errors En Route To 4-1 Loss

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Sand Gnats Commit Four Errors En Route To 4-1 Loss

Rome 4, Savannah 1 The final game of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played in front of 1,348 fans Sunday afternoon at Grayson Stadium. Rome won the game 4-1 to even the series at 2-2. The Sand Gnats were held to just three hits while committing […]

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Matt Harvey Has All Star Game On His Mind

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Has All Star Game On His Mind

We’ve all heard and read about how much winning means to Matt Harvey. On MMO alone I believe I counted at least two posts entitled “All Matt Harvey Cares About Is Winning.” On MetsBlog you’ll find three times as many such posts. Harvey reminds us all of how much he wants to win every five […]

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