Archive for May, 2013

Matt Harvey Deserves A Better Supporting Cast

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Matt Harvey Deserves A Better Supporting Cast

I’ve run out of superlatives to describe how incredible Matt Harvey is. After every start he gives me more to love about him. Last night, it was three things; how he battled Robinson Cano, how he reacted after giving up that run off a changeup, and how he was the first Met out of the […]

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Mets Beat Yanks In Wild 2-1 Walkoff Win

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Beat Yanks In Wild 2-1 Walkoff Win

Wow, what a game… What a rollercoaster of emotions… I don’t even know where to start… The Mets just beat the Yankees 2-1 with a walk-off win in the bottom of the ninth off Mariano Rivera who gave up three straight hits without recording an out. It was the first time Rivera has blown a […]

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Yankees vs Mets: Matt Harvey Takes The Hill, Ike Davis Batting Eighth

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees vs Mets: Matt Harvey Takes The Hill, Ike Davis Batting Eighth

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Rick Ankiel – CF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Matt Harvey – RHP Subway Series Notes Terry Collins told reporters today at Citi Field that he is unlikely to use Bobby […]

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Keith Law: Wheeler Drops To No. 15, D’Arnaud Drops Out Of Top 25 Prospects

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Keith Law: Wheeler Drops To No. 15, D’Arnaud Drops Out Of Top 25 Prospects

In his latest ESPN Insider post, prospect analyst Keith Law ranked RHP Zack Wheeler at No. 15 in his recently updated Top 25 Prospects. Law has the following righthanded pitchers ranked ahead of Wheeler who dropped from the No. 13 spot in February; Taijuan Walker, Archie Bradley, Gerrit Cole, Aaron Sanchez and Jameson Taillon. “Wheeler […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

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Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

Francisco Pena, the son of former major league catcher Tony Pena, is making the most of his situation in Las Vegas. He basically inherited the starting catching job with Travis d’Arnaud and Juan Centeno on the disabled list, and is doing his best to make us forget about those other two guys. Pena has come […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/28: Wheeler Still Rusty, Pena Smoking Hot, Where’s Nimmo?

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Mets Minors Report 5/28: Wheeler Still Rusty, Pena Smoking Hot, Where’s Nimmo?

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas topped Salt Lake, 9-7. Binghamton defeated Portland, 6-5. St. Lucie had the day off. Savannah topped Greenville, 4-1. Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler was arguably rustier in yesterday’s start, than he was in his first game back from his brief DL stint. His three walks were the most he’s given […]

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Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

Jim Callis and Ben Badler of Baseball America released their final Top 500 MLB Draft Preview complete with analysis and scouting reports on each player for subscribed users. The Mets have the 11th overall pick in the draft, which is where BA has Hunter Renfroe going. MMO’s Craig Lerner profiled Renfroe two weeks ago as a […]

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Mets Minors: Bowman and Montero Top Our Hot List

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Bowman and Montero Top Our Hot List

Who’s Hot (5/19-5/26) Matthew Bowman, RHP (STL): Bowman had an excellent week, posting a 2.57 ERA in two starts. He tossed 14 innings and allowed four runs on 14 hits. Most impressive, however, were his 17/2 strikeout to walk ratio. Bowman has quietly had a very good season and was one of the first players […]

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Alderson Says He Could Be Buyer At Trade Deadline, Open To Adding Big League Players

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says He Could Be Buyer At Trade Deadline, Open To Adding Big League Players

The Mets could be buyers at the trade deadline according to what Sandy Alderson told reporters before yesterday’s game against the Yankees. Alderson would not discuss specific players or scenarios, but confirmed that his team is open to adding big leaguers this time, rather than restocking the farm system. “We will see how the market […]

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An Open Letter To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
An Open Letter To Sandy Alderson

Dear Mr. Alderson, A little more than two & a half years ago, you took over as the GM of this rollercoaster franchise. With the team coming off back to back sub .500 seasons which had been littered with failed expectations, injuries and disappointments prior to your arrival, most of us are generally aware – […]

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Is Bobby Parnell Finally Growing Up?

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Is Bobby Parnell Finally Growing Up?

I have always been dubious about Bobby Parnell. Despite the electric fastball, he’s struggled with his command, control and composure on the mound. I always felt that Parnell had the most hittable 98-mph fastball in the history of the game. I personally was ready to give up on him last year, and suggested it was […]

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