Archive for May, 2013

Darkness In Corona: The Night The Lights Went Out At Shea

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Darkness In Corona: The Night The Lights Went Out At Shea

It had been a sweltering hot summer in NY, so hot that my dad and I had taken to sitting out in the backyard to listen to the games.  It was July 13, 1977, and the Mets were playing the Cubs. They were losing 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth in spite of  an 11-strikeout effort by Jerry […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/3: Plawecki And Montero Honored, McHugh Struggling, Panteliodis Makes Debut

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Mets Minors Report 5/3: Plawecki And Montero Honored, McHugh Struggling, Panteliodis Makes Debut

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Reno, 5-1. Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 9-1. St. Lucie was beaten by Fort Myers, 3-2.  Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 5-3.  Prospect Pipeline We are starting off another Minor League Report with Kevin Plawecki. He had two more hits again last night, one of which was…you guessed it…a […]

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First Baseman of the Future: Ike Davis or Lucas Duda?

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First Baseman of the Future: Ike Davis or Lucas Duda?

By the end of last season, I was pretty excited about Ike Davis. He got off to a horrible start in 2012, but seemed to finish strong with 32 dingers. His average still sucked, but it seemed like things were finally starting to click for him. Now it’s a month into the season and he […]

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Mets April Review: Harvey and Buck Shine, Davis Disapppoints, Best and Worst Moments

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Mets April Review: Harvey and Buck Shine, Davis Disapppoints, Best and Worst Moments

As it often has been with the Mets over the years, what was once good quickly and dramatically turned sour as 5-2 fell to 10-15. The Mets rode Matt Harvey’s blistering start – they won five of his six starts – but have to be alarmed he was responsible for half their victories. Once again, […]

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Scott Rice Leading The Bullpen In Appearances, Reliability And Effectiveness

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Scott Rice Leading The Bullpen In Appearances, Reliability And Effectiveness

When you glance at this morning’s Mets pitching leaders, you see two names that belong in Matt Harvey and Bobby Parnell. Each of them have been nothing short of phenomenal in their roles of closer and staff ace. But just below them is a name nobody expected much from this season – that is unless you […]

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Ynoa Strong Yet Again In 5-3 Savannah Victory

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Ynoa Strong Yet Again In 5-3 Savannah Victory

Savannah 5, Kannapolis 3 After a lengthy rain delay, the Savannah Sand Gnats made quick work of the Kannapolis Intimidators in a 5-3 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium on Thursday night. The two teams were delayed 1:32 by rain at the start of the game, and once play started, the Gnats needed just 2:04 to […]

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Mets Cracking Down On Beer At Tailgates, Fans Face Fines If Caught

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Mets Cracking Down On Beer At Tailgates, Fans Face Fines If Caught

What is better than heading out on game day to see your New York Mets? Loading up the car hours beforehand to go and meet with friends in the parking lot and have a pre-game celebration? Maybe toss a ball around, fry up some burgers and have a few beers? Well you can scratch that […]

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McHugh Gives Up Four Earned, Vegas Drops 5-1 Game To Reno

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McHugh Gives Up Four Earned, Vegas Drops 5-1 Game To Reno

Reno 5, Las Vegas 1 It wasn’t exactly a bad outing for Collin McHugh on Thursday night, but he never really found his groove against Reno. He allowed four earned runs over the course of five innings off seven hits (one home run) and two walks. Four of his seven hits went for extra bases, […]

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Verrett Struggles, B-Mets Nearly No-Hit In 9-1 Loss

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Verrett Struggles, B-Mets Nearly No-Hit In 9-1 Loss

Erie 9, Binghamton 1 Erie starter Kyle Lobstein took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and led the SeaWolves past the Binghamton Mets by a 9-1 score on Thursday night at NYSEG Stadium. The B-Mets were held to a season-low two hits in their second straight loss. The SeaWolves grabbed an early lead, plating the […]

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Panteliodis Solid In Debut, But St. Lucie Still Loses 3-2

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Panteliodis Solid In Debut, But St. Lucie Still Loses 3-2

  Fort Myers 3, St. Lucie 2 The Fort Myers Miracle edged out the St. Lucie Mets on Thursday, on a night where Alex Panteliodis made his FSL debut. Pants was able to provide five effective innings in his season debut and first start off the DL, where he allowed an earned run off just […]

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