Archive for May, 2013

3 Up & 3 Down: Something Smelled Fishy In Miami Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Something Smelled Fishy In Miami Edition

Two teams that are undergoing a rebuilding process, the Mets and Marlins, hooked up for a three game series in Miami with Fish winning two and the Mets salvaging the finale. Most Met fans realize (I think) we’re looking at 2015 and beyond. While Marlins fans remain shellshocked by the stripping down of their team […]

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Do Managers Matter?

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Do Managers Matter?

John Charles Bradbury, an Economics Professor at Kennesaw State University, did a fascinating study a few years back on whether changing managers really has an effect on turning a team around. What he found was that ultimately managers had little to no effect on performance output given the same personnel. In a nutshell, good players […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

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Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas demolished Reno, 14-8. Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 11-4. St. Lucie was beaten by Tampa, 7-3.  Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-3.  Minors News RHP Rainy Lara of the Savannah Sand Gnats was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28. Lara pitched a brilliant game tossing […]

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Three Years Into New Mets Era, But What’s Changed?

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Three Years Into New Mets Era, But What’s Changed?

Strike up the band, the Mets pulled one out in the final game of the Marlins series to avoid getting swept by the worst team in baseball. I don’t need to tell you this, but being a Mets’ fan is about being disappointed, frustrated and angry. It shouldn’t have to mean being betrayed. After the […]

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Mets Have Made A Theme Of Losing In “Wild” Fashion

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Mets Have Made A Theme Of Losing In “Wild” Fashion

Despite the incredible effort by Jeremy Hefner on Tuesday night, the Mets were unable to get just three more outs as a ninth inning meltdown capped off by a Brandon Lyon wild pitch handed the Marlins their second straight walk-off victory against the Amazin’s and their first series win of the season. Surprisingly enough, the Mets […]

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The Case For Ike Davis

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The Case For Ike Davis

With Ike Davis having another dreadful month of April, many fans have lost hope in the New York Mets first baseman. Some have even gone as far as saying he should be sent down to the minors. Despite Davis’ poor start, I believe he should not be sent down and he should continue to be […]

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St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

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St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

Tampa 7, St. Lucie 3 Continuing a suspended game from last night, the St. Lucie Mets started the game down a run and never came back, losing to the Tampa Yankees by a final score of 7-3. Domingo Tapia had the start yesterday, however after pitching one inning, the game was called due to rain […]

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Plawecki Rips Three Doubles En Route To 6-3 Savannah Win

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Plawecki Rips Three Doubles En Route To 6-3 Savannah Win

  Savannah 6, Kannapolis 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators 6-3 Wednesday to pull into a three-way tie for first place with the Asheville Tourists and Augusta GreenJackets. Savannah (16-9) has won seven of the eight games on the team’s current home stand. The Gnats took a 4-3 lead they would not […]

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The Andrew Brown Show Continues, Juan Centeno Has Big Night In Las Vegas Win

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The Andrew Brown Show Continues, Juan Centeno Has Big Night In Las Vegas Win

Las Vegas 14, Reno 8 Carlos Torres got the start tonight and wasn’t very sharp. Torres had traffic on the base paths all night long, allowing a total of 12 base runners. The 30-year-old gave up a hit and a walk to start the game, but was saved by a pickoff at first base.  In […]

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

  Rafael Montero was hotter than Scarlett Johansson in her Black Widow costume for his first four starts of the season, compiling three wins, 27 strikeouts and only one walk. Zack Wheeler was as cold as ice, struggling to find command and his first win of the year. The two men may be the brightest […]

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