Archive for June, 2013

Lagares Is Batting .291 In June, Covering Lots Of Ground In Center Field

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Lagares Is Batting .291 In June, Covering Lots Of Ground In Center Field

Juan Lagares is covering lots of ground in center field and Mark Simon of ESPN New York has the clear and convincing evidence of just how much better Lagares has been over every other Mets center fielder. “The average center fielder makes an ‘out of zone’ catch every 14 innings,” he says. “Juan Lagares has made one every […]

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Why Is Puello Still in Binghamton?

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments

If you’re wondering like me why outfield prospect Cesar Puello hasn’t been promoted to Triple-A yet, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York sheds some light. A team official suggested a promotion to Las Vegas is not imminently looming for Puello, though. The Mets do not mind Puello finally having a prolonged period of success. Plus, […]

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A-Rod’s Finished.

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
A-Rod’s Finished.

Interesting choices on my news feed this morning… Kato Kailin Finally Admits O.J. Murdered Simpson Texas Preparing To Execute 500th Inmate Since 1982 Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez Taken From Home By Police Yankees GM Drops F-Bomb On A-Rod Wait, what’s that last one? Oh boy… This one made me laugh… It looks like the […]

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Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s some sage advice for a franchise who oftentimes ends up making a good situation bad, and a bad situation worse. The Mets have always been an organization that loves to get their grubby little hands into everything. Sometimes their meanderings are harmless, but every now and then […]

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White Sox Edge The Mets 5-4 After Walk-off Single In Ninth

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
White Sox Edge The Mets 5-4 After Walk-off Single In Ninth

White Sox 5, Mets 4 The Mets lost the series opener to the White Sox tonight by the score of 5-4 on a walkoff single in the ninth at U.S. Cellular Field. Zack Wheeler made his second start of the season and didn’t fare very well, working out of trouble throughout his stint and having […]

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Mets Trade Collin Cowgill To Angels For Kyle Johnson

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Trade Collin Cowgill To Angels For Kyle Johnson

The Mets have traded Collin Cowgill to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor league right fielder Kyle Johnson. Johnson, 23, was batting .310 with with a .414 on base and had 16 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 30 RBI in 67 games for Single-A Burlington. He also had 30 stolen bases. […]

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Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

The Mets play a short two game series on Chicago’s south side, against the White Sox. When I think about White Sox baseball, I think of three things: Bill Veeck, an exploding scoreboard, and Disco Demolition NIght, of course the latter two would have never happened if not for Veeck. Bill Veeck, however, should be […]

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Mets vs White Sox: Wright In, Murphy Out, Wheeler Ready To Deal

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs White Sox: Wright In, Murphy Out, Wheeler Ready To Deal

Mets (30-42) vs White Sox (31-42) Tuesday 8:10 PM • U.S. Cellular Field RHP Zack Wheeler (1-0, 0.00) vs RHP Chris Sale (5-6, 2.69) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr. – LF Jordany Valdespin – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B John Buck – C Andrew Brown – DH Juan […]

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2013 All Star Game: Give Matt Harvey The Damn Ball

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
2013 All Star Game: Give Matt Harvey The Damn Ball

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York wrote what I felt was one of the strongest arguments in making the case for Matt Harvey starting the All Star Game for the National League. He first compares Harvey, who he calls the NL’s Justin Verlander, to last season’s NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey: Through 16 starts, […]

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Syndergaard and D’Arnaud Featured On BP’s Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments

Baseball Prospectus just unveiled their 2013 mid-season Top 50 Prospect Rankings. For the Mets, right-hander Noah Syndergaard checked in at No. 23, while catcher Travis d’Arnaud was ranked at No. 28. Both players of course, were acquired before the season from Toronto in the R.A. Dickey deal. Syndergaard, recently made a sparkling debut for Double-A Binghamton on […]

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June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

They say that every great run of success usually had its roots in a turning point. Looking at Mets history you can say we’ve had quite a few turning points – both good and bad. Gil Hodges and Tom Seaver were certainly turning points for the Mets – when they went from lovable losers to […]

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