Archive for May, 2013

Matt Harvey: The Mets Have Their Ace

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Matt Harvey: The Mets Have Their Ace

Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Mets had a top ten prospect named Zack Wheeler who was deemed the heir apparent to their oft-maligned rotation.  It had to be Wheeler, who would assume the role of staff ace.  Especially with the controversial trade of surprising knuckleballer, RA Dickey.  It seemed unanimous that […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/8: Nimmo Still Out, Bowman K’s 7 In FSL Debut, Montero Is White Hot

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Mets Minors Report 5/8: Nimmo Still Out, Bowman K’s 7 In FSL Debut, Montero Is White Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas edged out Round Rock, 3-2.  Binghamton dropped to Trenton, 5-1.  St. Lucie blasted Daytona, 13-3.  Savannah topped Hickory, 9-6.  Prospect Pipeline It was supposed to be an epic matchup of top pitching prospects in Trenton, between the B-Mets and the Trenton Thunder yesterday — the Double-A version of the […]

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Q&A With Prospect Guru John Sickels Of Minor League Ball

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Q&A With Prospect Guru John Sickels Of Minor League Ball

Last month, I had the chance to conduct an email interview with John Sickels of the well-known minor league blog, Minor League Ball. Sickels worked for ESPN many years ago, where he had his own column about minor league baseball. Here is some of what we talked about: Q: Were the Mets too conservative with the Gavin […]

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Mets Minor League Mailbag: When Will Zack Wheeler Debut?

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Mets Minor League Mailbag: When Will Zack Wheeler Debut?

This one comes from Jay via email: When do you think Wheeler will get the major league call up and how large of an impact do you see him having on this season? If Zack Wheeler continues to mix his pitches and keep hitters guessing, which made him so devastating last year, he will be […]

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Harvey Tosses Nine Scoreless and K’s 12 In Dramatic 1-0 Walkoff Win For Amazins’

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Harvey Tosses Nine Scoreless and K’s 12 In Dramatic 1-0 Walkoff Win For Amazins’

Look at that scoreboard and count all of them zeroes! What an amazing game tonight by the ace of the staff Matt Harvey who tossed nine scoreless innings tonight as the Mets beat the Chicago White Sox by the score of 1-0 on a tenth inning walk-off double by pinch hitter Mike Baxter. The Mets […]

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Bowman’s FSL Debut Goes Without A Hitch In 13-3 St. Lucie Win

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Bowman’s FSL Debut Goes Without A Hitch In 13-3 St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 13, Daytona 3 Matthew Bowman pitched six innings and struck out seven to earn his first win in his Florida State League debut as the Mets defeated the Daytona Cubs 13-3 on Tuesday. The Mets(20-11) won their fourth straight game and have won the first three games of the series between the two […]

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B-Mets Stifled Behind Montero, Can’t Back Him Up In 5-1 Loss

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B-Mets Stifled Behind Montero, Can’t Back Him Up In 5-1 Loss

Trenton 5, Binghamton 1 Binghamton Mets starter Rafael Montero cruised through six innings, but faltered late as the Trenton Thunder scored four runs in the seventh to beat the B-Mets, 5-1, in comeback fashion on Tuesday night at Arm & Hammer Park. The B-Mets collected three hits in the first two innings, but were held […]

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Ynoa Rocked For Four Home Runs, But Savannah Pulls Out 9-6 Win

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Ynoa Rocked For Four Home Runs, But Savannah Pulls Out 9-6 Win

Savannah 9, Hickory 6 Eudy Pina and Phillip Evans played their hearts out behind Gabriel Ynoa to ensure that his rough start against Hickory would not lead to a loss. Pina lead off the game with a home run for Savannah, who held a 1-0 lead until Ynoa served up a two-run shot to Jorge […]

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Collin McHugh Dominates, Josh Satin Homers In Vegas WalkOff Win

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Collin McHugh Dominates, Josh Satin Homers In Vegas WalkOff Win

Las Vegas 3, Round Rock 2 Collin McHugh took the mound tonight and pitched a heck of a game. He continued his tremendous start to the season tossing seven scoreless innings. The righty threw 90 pitches (59 strikes), allowed just five hits, struck out five, and left the game with a 1-0 lead. McHugh came […]

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White Sox vs Mets Preview: Spin Is In, Duda Cleaning Up, Hefner Looks To Complete Sweep

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White Sox vs Mets Preview: Spin Is In, Duda Cleaning Up, Hefner Looks To Complete Sweep

Game Notes The Mets held the White Sox to one hit over 10 innings last night. It was the second 10-inning one-hitter in team history. Terry Leach hurled a 10-inning one hitter on October 1, 1982 at Philadelphia in a game the Mets won, 1-0. Luis Aguayo had a fifth-inning triple in that game. The last 10-inning […]

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