Archive for May, 2013

Mets Minors Report 5/25: Tapia Gets Lit Up, Puello Stays Hot, Bowman And Verrett Go Today

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Mets Minors Report 5/25: Tapia Gets Lit Up, Puello Stays Hot, Bowman And Verrett Go Today

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas beat Salt Lake, 6-5. Binghamton lost to Portland, 10-9. Savannah slammed Augusta, 6-5. St. Lucie defeated Dunedin, 8-5. Prospect Pipeline Domingo Tapia could not even make it out of the first inning yesterday and struggled mightily in his return from the DL. His velocity was still there in bounds, […]

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Mets Hitting Coach Says Davis Needs To Work Out Slump In Majors

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Hitting Coach Says Davis Needs To Work Out Slump In Majors

Updated by HoJo on 5/25 Hitting coach Count Dave Hudgens continues to voice his strong opinion that  the Mets need to stick with Ike Davis and not send him to Triple-A Las Vegas according to a report in the New York Post. “I don’t even want to think about it, to be honest with you,” […]

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Summer Clearance: Possible Trade Strategies For The Mets

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Summer Clearance: Possible Trade Strategies For The Mets

Although many months remain in what has thus far been a troubling season, it is not too early to consider trade strategies that could best leverage the assets presently on the Met roster. Not that a white flag has officially been flown, but barring a near- miraculous leap in the level of offense from the […]

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Cowgill and Nieuwenhuis Continue to Struggle in Minors

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Cowgill and Nieuwenhuis Continue to Struggle in Minors

It’s been mentioned a lot this season, but the big league outfield of the New York Mets has a lot to be desired. Heading into spring training last February, there was hope one of the unproven outfielders brought into camp would step up to the challenge. Collin Cowgill did just that; he hit .303/.378/.591 in 66 […]

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Scout Says No Way Flores Can Play Any Position But First Base

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Scout Says No Way Flores Can Play Any Position But First Base

As the Mets wait through a second rain delay and the score tied at 5-5 against the Braves, Ike Davis looked worse than ever tonight at Citi Field. The slumping first baseman is 0-4 with four strikeouts as they wait for the rain to stop. This has become unbearable. Meanwhile, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York […]

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Mets Will Need To Overpay To Attract Quality Players, But Will They?

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Need To Overpay To Attract Quality Players, But Will They?

In response to a question by Matt Cerrone, Buster Olney of ESPN said the Mets are going to have to start spending and even overpaying if they ever want to be in a position to compete. I think we can look at what the Seattle Mariners are going through, because I think they’re the closest comparison to […]

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Braves vs Mets Preview: Amazins Have Tough Assignment Against Medlen In Opener

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets Preview: Amazins Have Tough Assignment Against Medlen In Opener

Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Rick Ankiel – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Preview The Mets open up a home series against the Braves tonight at Citi Field where […]

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Series Preview: Here Come The First Place Atlanta Braves

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Series Preview: Here Come The First Place Atlanta Braves

Mets vs. Braves Series Preview The Mets begin what will be a very tough three-game series against the Braves tonight at Citi Field, weather permitting. The Braves are on fire right now and pulling ahead in the division at 28-18, four and a half games in front of the second-place Nationals. They are 7-3 in […]

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Lutz Is The Easy Choice To Replace Davis, But Satin Is The Right Choice

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Lutz Is The Easy Choice To Replace Davis, But Satin Is The Right Choice

With Ike Davis all, but assured of a trip to Triple-A Las Vegas, the easy part is done. The difficult part will deciding on how to replace him, in body only, at first base. On the current roster, we already discussed some of the options available and they range from moving Lucas Duda from left field to first […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/24: Lara Promoted, Mejia Strong In Rehab, Tapia Returns From DL

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/24: Lara Promoted, Mejia Strong In Rehab, Tapia Returns From DL

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got blanked by Iowa, 4-0. Binghamton was shutout by New Britain, 1-0. Savannah slid by Augusta, 3-1. St. Lucie defeated Dunedin, 8-5. Prospect Pipeline Jenrry Mejia made his second rehab start last night in St. Lucie and impressed with eight strikeouts over five innings. We were all curious as […]

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