Archive for May, 2013

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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#LOLSNY: Kirk Gimenez Deletes Twitter Account After Boob-Gate

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#LOLSNY: Kirk Gimenez Deletes Twitter Account After Boob-Gate

Updated 9:30 AM: This Kirk Gimenez story was first reported by TSB Total Sports Blog, who also added that Kirk Gimenez claims it was all a “dare” from a co-worker. From Deadspin: SNY Anchor Kirk Gimenez thought this super-sultry, quasi-religious direct message on Twitter was sure to turn on some lucky girl with winning breasts. And […]

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B-Mets No-Hit For First Time In 12 Years

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B-Mets No-Hit For First Time In 12 Years

Harrisburg 6, Binghamton 1 The combination of Paul Demny and Ian Krol combined to throw a no-hitter as Harrisburg topped the Binghamton Mets, 6-1, Thursday night at NYSEG Stadium. Demny got off to a shaky start; in the first inning he hit a batter and walked another, but escaped the inning unscathed. After that, he […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/9: (Updated) Brandon Nimmo Headed To DL

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Mets Minors Report 5/9: (Updated) Brandon Nimmo Headed To DL

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Round Rock, 9-5.  Binghamton topped Trenton, 3-1.  St. Lucie defeated Daytona in extras, 6-5.  Savannah had the day off.  Injury and Health News After being called a hand contusion and nothing serious, it seems that Brandon Nimmo will be headed to the disabled list after all. We […]

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Pirates vs Mets Preview: Tejada Leading Off, Turner Gets Nod At 1B, Gee On The Hill

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Pirates vs Mets Preview: Tejada Leading Off, Turner Gets Nod At 1B, Gee On The Hill

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B John Buck C Justin Turner 1B Marlon Byrd RF Andrew Brown LF Juan Lagares CF Dillon Gee RHP Game Notes New York will play consecutive four-game series (vs. Pittsburgh and at St. Louis) for just the third time since 2008. The Mets played two […]

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Avenging Angel: Will Botched Call Pave Way For Centralized Review?

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Avenging Angel: Will Botched Call Pave Way For Centralized Review?

Susan Slusser of the SF Gate reported this morning on a botched call that resulted in Bob Melvin of the Oakland A’s being tossed kicking and screaming from a game against Cleveland last night for arguing after a home run review didn’t go his way. With two outs in the ninth, Adam Rosales hit a […]

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Bud Selig, MLB’s Push For Parity, And Its Impact On The Mets

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Bud Selig, MLB’s Push For Parity, And Its Impact On The Mets

Beginning In 1985, as owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, Bud Selig and numerous other owners colluded to undermine free agency by agreeing not to sign other teams’ free agents. The owners were taken to court and eventually ended up paying 280 million in damages to the players. It was with this failed attempt at collusion […]

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