Archive for May, 2013

Flores Drives Home Three In Las Vegas Defeat, 11-7

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Flores Drives Home Three In Las Vegas Defeat, 11-7

Sacramento 11, Las Vegas 7 The Las Vegas 51s were defeated Saturday 11-7 at the Sacramento RiverCats, losing for the second straight day to open a four-game Pacific Coast League series. D.J. Mitchell took the mound for Las Vegas on Saturday night and was plagued by a pair of errors in the first frame, which […]

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Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

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Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

Blue chip pitching prospects are professional sports’ most delicate flower. Except, unlike a flower, no scientifically proven method has been established regarding proper cultivation. There’s no “right” way to bring a teenager up through an organization’s system while still absolutely maximizing his production at the major league level. And in the back of everyone’s mind […]

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The Summer of 1973: Tom Seaver Outduels Bob Gibson

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The Summer of 1973: Tom Seaver Outduels Bob Gibson

In today’s installment of “The Summer of 1973; The Forgotten Championship,’’ I chose a game from the month of April and will analyze it through the box score. My pick is the fourth game of the season, April 12, at St. Louis, with Tom Seaver outdueling Bob Gibson, 2-1, to give the Mets a 4-0 start. It was […]

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Today’s Postponement Gives Harvey Seven Days Of Rest Between Starts

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Today’s Postponement Gives Harvey Seven Days Of Rest Between Starts

Because today’s game between the Mets and Braves was postponed due to rain, and the decision was made not to have a doubleheader on Sunday, right-hander Matt Harvey will now have seven full days of rest in between starts. Harvey was originally scheduled to pitch tomorrow’s game on Sunday, but Jon Niese who was today’s […]

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Mets Twitter is Becoming a Trending Topic

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Mets Twitter is Becoming a Trending Topic

When logging on to Twitter, you’ll often notice the most popular topics bandied about are a daily redundancy of Justin Bieber, a sporting event or athlete that is making news, and middle-schoolers telling you what not to do on a first date. However, every once in a while a hash tag like #MetsBandNames or #MetsYouveForgottenAbout […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/4: Syndergaard Strong, Kirk’s Incredible Catch, Puello Is On Fire

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Mets Minors Report 5/4: Syndergaard Strong, Kirk’s Incredible Catch, Puello Is On Fire

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas was shut down by Sacramento, 3-0.  Binghamton got beat by Harrisburg, 3-1.  St. Lucie was also shut out in their loss to Fort Myers, 6-0.  Savannah had their game suspended till 5/30, and trailed 1-0 after three innings before the postponement.  Prospect Pipeline Well, it was a relatively quiet […]

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The MMO Grind: Terry Collins Is Safe At Home, But His Foot Missed The Plate

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The MMO Grind: Terry Collins Is Safe At Home, But His Foot Missed The Plate

As of now, Terry Collins’ job is safe and deservedly so. Based on getting the most out of what he has been given and basic fairness, there’s nothing justifying Collins’ job being in question. However, fairness is irrelevant in sports. A manager’s job security always becomes an issue when he has lame duck contractual status and his […]

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David Wright, El Dramático And Clutch Offense Spark Another Rally

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David Wright, El Dramático And Clutch Offense Spark Another Rally

When you live on the West Coast, sometimes you have to listen to the other team’s broadcast. It can be excruciating. When your team starts winning, especially in clutch fashion, there’s nothing better. That’s what happened to me while listening to the Braves announcers last night. When the Braves made a move, the Mets had […]

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Vegas Gets Blanked, Musters Only Three Hits In 3-0 Loss

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Vegas Gets Blanked, Musters Only Three Hits In 3-0 Loss

Sacramento 3, Las Vegas 0 Sometimes…you just have those games where nothing goes right for you on offense – even in the PCL. This was one of those games for Las Vegas, who mustered only three hits as a team, and they were all singles. Jamie Hoffmann, Juan Centeno, and Zach Lutz were the men […]

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Puello’s HR Only Offense For Binghamton In 3-1 Defeat

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Puello’s HR Only Offense For Binghamton In 3-1 Defeat

  Harrisburg 3, Binghamton 1 The Binghamton Mets stranded the tying run on base in the ninth inning in a 3-1 loss to the Harrisburg Senators on Friday night at Metro Bank Park. Binghamton left eight aboard in the game and went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position in the final two innings. One out […]

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