Archive for June, 2013

Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

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Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

Yeah…This was such a joke of a game that I insinuated in the shout box that I didn’t even think it deserved a recap. But it happened — and what’s done is done. Zack Wheeler, our touted prospect, took the mound against the Nationals for his Citi Field debut and it was rocky, to say […]

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Syndergaard Sharp Again, K’s Nine In Five Strong Innings

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Well, Thor just continues to make his case to be our mid-season #1 prospect (hint-hint) as he posted another strong pitching performance today. He lasted five innings against the Trenton Thunder, and ran up his pitch count with nine strikeouts. He left the game after 93 pitches thrown — 67 of them for strikes — […]

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D’Arnaud Feeling Discomfort In Foot

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D’Arnaud Feeling Discomfort In Foot

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Travis d’Arnaud recently felt discomfort in his foot while running on flat ground. Travis d’Arnaud (broken left foot) had some discomfort while running on flat ground, but that is to be expected during his rehab, according to Mets personnel. D’Arnaud has been rehabbing and trying to come […]

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Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

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Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

Andy Martino of the Daily News weighs in on the problem with hype, projection, unrealised expectations, and something about Mike Pelfrey being the devil. It is dehumanizing, what happens to phenoms like Zack Wheeler over the long arc of a professional baseball career. In the minor leagues, you are an abstraction, a blank screen onto […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Goes In Rubber Match, Wright Bobblehead Day

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Goes In Rubber Match, Wright Bobblehead Day

Nationals (40-40) vs Mets (33-44) LHP Gio Gonzalez (4-3, 3.31) vs RHP Zack Wheeler (1-0, 3.18) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Josh Satin, 1b John Buck, c Juan Lagares, cf Omar Quintanilla, ss Zack Wheeler, rhp Game Notes Dillon Gee limited the Nationals to one run […]

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No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

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No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches. If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, you’d never know it. Walking into Friday’s game, the excitement and buzz over the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the […]

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Gee Solid In Mets 5-1 Win Over Nats

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Gee Solid In Mets 5-1 Win Over Nats

Dillon Gee rebounded from from a poor start to give the Mets six solid innings in a 5-1 win over the Washington Nationals today at Citi Field. Gee has always had success against the Nats and had a 2.70 ERA in eight starts against them going into today. The right-hander had his changeup working and […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Nieuwenhuis Gets Start In CF, Satin Goes Again At 1B

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Nationals vs Mets: Nieuwenhuis Gets Start In CF, Satin Goes Again At 1B

Nationals (40-39) at Mets (32-44) RHP Taylor Jordan (MLB debut) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (5-7, 4.82) Starting Lineup  Eric Young, Jr. LF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Marlon Byrd RF Josh Satin 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla SS Dillon Gee RHP Game Notes Dillon Gee has posted a 4.82 ERA on his […]

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Have The Mets Found The Leadoff Hitter They’ve Lacked Since Reyes?

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Have The Mets Found The Leadoff Hitter They’ve Lacked Since Reyes?

Eric Young extended his hitting streak to seven games last night, one shy of his career-high. Young is hitting .419 (13-31) during that current stretch. Young’s career-best is an eight-game hitting streak, September 6-13, 2010. Since joining the Mets on June 19,  Young is batting .359 (14-39) with five runs scored, four doubles and six RBI. He […]

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Start By Harvey In Mets 6-4 Loss To Nats

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Start By Harvey In Mets 6-4 Loss To Nats

The Mets lost to the Nationals tonight by a score of 6-4 at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started the game and was, of course, fantastic, pitching 7 innings of 1-run ball and striking out 11 Washington hitters. Ross Detwiler was pretty good as well for the Nationals, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) in 5 […]

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