Archive for May, 2013

Francisco Headed To Hospital For Special Surgery With Elbow Pain

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Francisco Headed To Hospital For Special Surgery With Elbow Pain

Frank Francisco is experiencing elbow pain after his latest outing with Single-A St. Lucie, and will head to New York to visit with team doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery, according to Terry Collins. Francisco hasn’t pitched since he last appeared in an inning of relief for Single-A St. Lucie. He hasn’t allowed a run five […]

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Pirates vs Mets Preview: Familia To DL, Burke Recalled, Ike Batting Cleanup

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Pirates vs Mets Preview: Familia To DL, Burke Recalled, Ike Batting Cleanup

Mom’s Day Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Mike Baxter – RF Juan Lagares – CF Matt Harvey – RHP Game Notes In three of his first 17 career games, Matt Harvey has allowed one hit […]

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The Original Mets Mom, Mrs. Joan Payson

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The Original Mets Mom, Mrs. Joan Payson

Today, I’m going to stray from my usual 3 Up & 3 Down to write an entry that has been kicking around in my head for quite sometime now. This entry is about the first owner of the New York Mets, Mrs. Joan Whitney Payson. One SNY feature, the only one I consider to be […]

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Time For A Change

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Time For A Change

Jordany Valdespin has his flaws and it has nothing to do with his race. He could be Caucasian, African American, Pacific Islander, doesn’t matter … he’s had trouble with insubordination in virtually every stop on his way to the majors. He picked a fight with Ike Davis and Justin Turner for a prank they had […]

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A Memorable Night at Citi Field with a Special Lady, My Mother

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A Memorable Night at Citi Field with a Special Lady, My Mother

With Mother’s Day upon us I started to reminisce about so many times that my mother has made a huge impact in my life.  She has always been my biggest supporter and when it came to the Mets she knew how important it was to instill the love of this team in our lives.  She […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/12: Wheeler’s Ready, Plawecki Stays Hot, Flores Picking It Up

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Mets Minors Report 5/12: Wheeler’s Ready, Plawecki Stays Hot, Flores Picking It Up

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas defeated Albuquerque, 4-3. Binghamton was rained out. St. Lucie was also rained out. Savannah took down Rome, 3-2. Prospect Pipeline Well…he did it again. I’ve been hesistant with Zack Wheeler since the beginning of the 2013 season, but I can hold nothing else against the young man. He is pitching […]

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Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

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Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3 Last night I was at Cashman Field to witness the ace of the Las Vegas 51s and prized prospect Zack Wheeler on the mound. In many ways Wheeler lived up to the hype and pitched as expected. However, what I did NOT expect was the competitive spirit he displayed. His poise is […]

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Meet The Press: Reactions to Spin-Gate at the Top of the Show

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Meet The Press: Reactions to Spin-Gate at the Top of the Show

Now that I’ve had some time to cool off, I was wondering how the rest of the Mets blogosphere was reacting to Spin-Gate and was surprised to find little to nothing about it on MetsBlog or anywhere else for that matter. Could it be I’m just overreacting? It wouldn’t be the first time… However I […]

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Gsellman Strong In Sand Gnats Debut, Savannah Wins 3-2

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Gsellman Strong In Sand Gnats Debut, Savannah Wins 3-2

  Savannah 3, Rome 2 The third game of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played Saturday at Grayson Stadium in front of 4,664 fans, which was their largest crowd since 2009. Both teams had 7 hits and Savannah won 3-2. The Sand Gnats scored 2 runs […]

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Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

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Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

Zack Wheeler took the hill tonight for Las Vegas, and was locked into cruise control for the majority of the night. He threw 99 pitches, 61 for strikes. Wheeler had seven strike outs and only allowed one walk to his final batter. That last comment is music to a lot of peoples’ ears. Wheeler looked […]

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