Archive for June, 2013

Last Night We Saw A Big Chunk Of “The Plan”

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Last Night We Saw A Big Chunk Of “The Plan”

Believe it or not, I ended up missing most of the game last night tending to some medical issues. But you have to love the the technology era we live in. Thanks to my phone, those mid-inning video updates from the MLB app, my Twitter app, and of course DVR. It felt like I was […]

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Where Does Wheeler Rank Among Best Mets Pitching Debuts?

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Where Does Wheeler Rank Among Best Mets Pitching Debuts?

Mark Simon of ESPN New York had a great post on Sunday in which he ranked the Top 11 memorable Mets debuts over the team’s history. He included both pitching and hitting debuts. Check out his work and research here. (This is great for some of you younger Mets fans) I pulled the pitchers out […]

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Mets vs Braves Live Chat: Eric Young Jr. Makes His Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves Live Chat: Eric Young Jr. Makes His Mets Debut

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM Shaun Macum (0-8, 5.43) vs Kris Medlen (3-7, 3.09) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr.  – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – 1B John Buck – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – LF Omar Quintanilla – SS […]

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Wheeler Deals, Mets Sweep Braves In Nightcap, 6-1

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Deals, Mets Sweep Braves In Nightcap, 6-1

On a day billed as Super Tuesday, the Real Deal and the Wheel Deal became running mates that Mets fans hope to support for years to come.  Just hours after Matt Harvey held the Braves hitless into the seventh inning, Zack Wheeler kept Atlanta off the scoreboard through six frames, picking up the victory in […]

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Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. For Collin McHugh, DFA Cowgill and Promote Brown

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. For Collin McHugh, DFA Cowgill and Promote Brown

The Mets announced that they have acquired outfielder Eric Young Jr. from Colorado for RHP Collin McHugh. On Wednesday, the Rockies designated Young for assignment giving them 10 days to trade him. Young, 28, hit just .261 with a .671 OPS in 313 career games and is a .211 career hitter away from Coors Field. Young […]

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Atchison Leaves Game With Sore Right Groin

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Atchison Leaves Game With Sore Right Groin

Before today’s game the New York Mets placed infielder Justin Turner on the 15-day disabled list due to an intercostal strain and subsequently activated reliever Scott Atchison. However, when Atchison came in to pitch the bottom of the 7th inning, he appeared to injure in his leg while tossing his warmup pitches. Atchison was immediately […]

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The Future Is Here: Six Scoreless In Wheeler’s MLB Debut

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
The Future Is Here: Six Scoreless In Wheeler’s MLB Debut

It was a day of introductions for Zack Wheeler — we were introduced to our top pitching prospect and the young Wheeler was introduced to the anemic Mets offense. It was easy to tell that he had the jitters throughout the entire game, as the control was off throughout his six innings of work, but […]

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Harvey Flirts With No-Hitter And Ks 13 As Mets Top Braves 4-3

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Flirts With No-Hitter And Ks 13 As Mets Top Braves 4-3

It never comes easy for the Mets my friends, even when our ace Matt Harvey is on the mound. But the good news is that as the curtain closed on first act of Super Tuesday, the Mets defeated those annoying Braves by the score of 4-3 today at Turner Field. Harvey flirted with history today, […]

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MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

The Mets plan to temporarily demote Zack Wheeler to the minors after tonight’s start, then officially re-promote him Tuesday for his next scheduled start at the Chicago White Sox, according to ESPN New York. Because Wheeler is technically the Mets’ 26th player for today’s doubleheader, they can demote him after today’s game without the requirement he […]

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Mets Super Tuesday Preview: Harvey and Wheeler Headline Today’s Double-Dip

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Super Tuesday Preview: Harvey and Wheeler Headline Today’s Double-Dip

  New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Atlanta • Game 1 1:10 PM • Game 2 7:10 PM RHP Matt Harvey (5-1, 2.04) vs LHP Alex Wood (0-0. 3.52) RHP Zack Wheeler (0-0, 0.00) vs LHP Paul Maholm (7-5, 3.65) Game 1 Staring Lineup Here is the lineup for the 1:10 p.m. matinee of a […]

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