Archive for May, 2013

Matt Harvey’s Similarities To Tom Seaver Uncanny

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Matt Harvey’s Similarities To Tom Seaver Uncanny

One of my greatest wishes as a relatively young Mets fan is wanting to have seen Tom Seaver pitch. Sure, I’ve seen the highlight videos and World Series tapes that portrayed his dominance, but it’s still not the same as seeing the best pitcher in Mets’ history actually toe the rubber. However, albeit still very […]

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Can an Extra Wild Card Spot Entice a Team to Push Forward

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Can an Extra Wild Card Spot Entice a Team to Push Forward

I’m going to jump on my own bandwagon here.  Last season while contributing for HardballChat.com, I wrote an article about the second wild card spot which was created for each league. I felt it would benefit the teams who maybe in any other season would be considered out of the hunt but could now focus on playing hard […]

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This Week In Mets History: Forever Young

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This Week In Mets History: Forever Young

On this week 21 years ago, Anthony Young started a streak he wished he hadn’t… Don’t, OK? Save your breath – and Anthony Young’s time. Just get to the question. That’s right, the question; the inevitable query about losing. He won’t mind answering because, well, the reply is always the same. “I pitched well during the stretch. […]

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Matz’s Solid Pitching Performance Leads To 3-1 Savannah Win

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Matz’s Solid Pitching Performance Leads To 3-1 Savannah Win

Savannah 3, Rome 1 Game one of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played in front of 2,999 fans Thursday evening at Grayson Stadium. Savannah outhit Rome 10-6 and won the game 3-1. Savannah has now won 9 out of their last 10 home games. Rome scored first […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/10: Syndergaard Can Almost Taste Bingo, Reynolds On The Rise

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Mets Minors Report 5/10: Syndergaard Can Almost Taste Bingo, Reynolds On The Rise

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas toppled Round Rock, 6-5.  Binghamton was no-hit by and dropped to Harrisburg, 6-1.  St. Lucie destroyed Palm Beach, 17-1.  Savannah topped Rome, 3-1.  Prospect Pipeline Word on the street is that Zack Wheeler could be making his major league debut very soon…like in two more weeks. “Personally, I think if […]

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Mets 2013 Draft Hopeful: OF Hunter Renfroe, Mississippi State

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Mets 2013 Draft Hopeful: OF Hunter Renfroe, Mississippi State

Keith Law of ESPN updated his Top 100 Draft Prospects. Here is who he projected at No. 11 where the Mets will pick in the Rule 4 Draft in June. Read the Full Rankings Here. (ESPN Insider Subscription Required) And with the No. 11 Pick of the 2013 First Year Player Draft… The New York […]

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Familia Unavailable Due To Sore Right Elbow

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Familia Unavailable Due To Sore Right Elbow

Jeurys Familia told Mike Puma of the NY Post that he has been bothered by tendinitis in his right elbow and was unavailable to pitch last night in the Mets’ 3-2 victory over the Pirates at Citi Field. Asked if he was concerned about the situation, Familia shrugged. ”I’ll be OK in a couple of days. […]

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Baxter Does It Again, Mets Top Pirates In 3-2 Walkoff Win

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Baxter Does It Again, Mets Top Pirates In 3-2 Walkoff Win

The legend of Mike Baxter continues to grow as he came through in the clutch for the Mets yet again on Thursday night, with his second walk-off hit in three games! This was a low scoring affair for the Mets due to Dillon Gee dancing out of trouble in each of his first five innings […]

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Wally Backman Says Zack Wheeler Is Two Weeks Away From Mets Debut

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Wally Backman Says Zack Wheeler Is Two Weeks Away From Mets Debut

Las Vegas manager Wally Backman believes Zack Wheeler‘s big league promotion could be about two weeks away, according to a report by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York. “Personally, I think if he has a couple of more starts like his last start he’ll be headed to the big leagues, and rightfully so,” Backman told Las […]

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Syndergaard Dominant, St. Lucie Obliterates Palm Beach In 17-1 Win

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Syndergaard Dominant, St. Lucie Obliterates Palm Beach In 17-1 Win

  St. Lucie 17, Palm Beach 1 Do not be alarmed…you are not dreaming. This actually did happen. Noah Syndergaard was responsible for stifling the Palm Beach bats with some superb pitching while the St. Lucie offense combined for sixteen hits and a crooked seventeen runs. So let’s give Syndergaard his time in the sun […]

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Lutz, Flores Go Deep En Route To 6-5 Vegas Victory

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Lutz, Flores Go Deep En Route To 6-5 Vegas Victory

Las Vegas 6, Round Rock 5 Zach Lutz and Wilmer Flores hit solo home runs Thursday for the Las Vegas 51s, helping them take down visiting Round Rock, 6-5. Lutz, who also homered Wednesday, started the scoring in the second inning with a home run to right-center field. The 51s scored two more runs in […]

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