Archive for May, 2013

Murphy Drives In Go-Ahead Run In Mets 2-1 Victory Over Yankees

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Murphy Drives In Go-Ahead Run In Mets 2-1 Victory Over Yankees

Jon Niese started and despite not having his best stuff, he cruised through five scoreless innings. But then in the top of the sixth, centerfielder Brett Gardner tagged him for a leadoff triple and came around to score when Jayson Nix singled him home in the next at-bat for the first run of the game. After […]

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Wheeler Lasts Only Four Innings, Gives Up Five Runs

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Wheeler Lasts Only Four Innings, Gives Up Five Runs

It was not the best of starts for Zack Wheeler on Memorial Day, as he struggled throughout most of the game to find his command and was not exactly helped by his defense much either. Wheeler lasted merely four innings in his second start back from the DL against Salt Lake – after he looked […]

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Fixing Ike Davis

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Fixing Ike Davis

I can fix Ike Davis. I know that you don’t believe me, but Davis can fix this if he wants to. I wrote a piece on MMN over the weekend about why I didn’t think it was the right move to demote Davis. I know I am in the small minority that thinks this, but […]

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Series Preview: New York Yankees

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Series Preview: New York Yankees

Series Preview This year, for the first time ever, the Mets and Yankees will be playing a four-game series with two games in Queens and two in the Bronx. After complaints from fans and new changes to the schedule this year, Bud Selig was forced to shorten these marquee interleague rivalries from six games to […]

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Yankees vs Mets: Niese Takes The Hill, Tejada Batting Leadoff

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Yankees vs Mets: Niese Takes The Hill, Tejada Batting Leadoff

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, SS Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, LF John Buck, C Rick Ankiel, CF Ike Davis, 1B Mike Baxter, RF Jonathon Niese, P Game Notes According to Mark Simon of ESPN, Shaun Marcum is the third pitcher to have a 12-strikeout, no-walk game in which he got a no-decision this season. […]

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Less Than Half Of Mets 2013 Payroll Is Contributing To The Team

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Less Than Half Of Mets 2013 Payroll Is Contributing To The Team

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York posted an info-graphic from Baseball Tonight that showed a breakdown on this season’s Mets payroll commitments. The $22.3 million includes the $18,125,000 owed to Jason Bay and the $3M for his 2014 buyout. Basically, we have less than half of our total payroll on the field, much like we saw […]

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Featured Post: Examining The Upcoming Free Agent Market For Mets

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Featured Post: Examining The Upcoming Free Agent Market For Mets

In a recent interview with Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, ESPN’s Buster Olney talked about the free agent market, specifically how the Mets will have to approach the offseason in order to land some of the best players on the market: For example, take Shin-Soo Choo, who is a free agent this fall. I think the […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/27: Montero and Bowman Spin Gems, Lutz Injures Oblique, Wheeler Starts Today

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Mets Minors Report 5/27: Montero and Bowman Spin Gems, Lutz Injures Oblique, Wheeler Starts Today

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas topped Salt Lake, 13-9. Binghamton shut out Portland, 5-0. Savannah dropped to Augusta, 3-1. St. Lucie shut out Bradenton, 8-2. Prospect Pipeline Rafael Montero killed it last night…again. The righty was absolutely dominant through six innings today – allowing just four hits and two walks while striking out eight batters. […]

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Wheeler’s Innings Pitched Limit, Story In Post About Copping An Attitude

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Wheeler’s Innings Pitched Limit, Story In Post About Copping An Attitude

Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday that the organization will limit top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler to 180 to 185 innings this season, likely meaning he will have to go through an end-of-season shutdown, similar to Matt Harvey last year. Alderson said the organization prefers to add no more than 30 innings per year to a […]

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Davis Spared A Demotion After Two Groundball Singles?

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Davis Spared A Demotion After Two Groundball Singles?

Ike Davis may have saved his hold on a major league job and saved the Mets the cost of a plane ticket to Las Vegas, with his two groundball singles last night. Sandy Alderson was expected to meet with Terry Collins after the game to discuss Davis’ fate, a team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. […]

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Ike Davis Leads Mets’ 4-2 Comeback Victory Over The Braves

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Ike Davis Leads Mets’ 4-2 Comeback Victory Over The Braves

The Mets scored three runs in the bottom of the eight inning to cap off a 4-2 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves to salvage the third game of the series and avoid getting swept. Shaun Marcum started for the Mets and was dealing in what was his best start of the season for the […]

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