Archive for June, 2013

This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
This Time – It’s About Mechanics Not Excuses With Ike

In 2012, Ike Davis had valley fever. In 2012, Ike Davis was rusty because he had missed so much playing time in 2011. In 2012, the hitting approach impacted Ike Davis negatively. In 2012, Ike Davis didn’t have enough lineup protection or he was shuffled around the order too much. In 2012, Ike Davis should […]

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Ike Davis Outraged After Being Bypassed, Alderson Had To Calm Him Down

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Outraged After Being Bypassed, Alderson Had To Calm Him Down

This morning on WFAN, Craig Carton was ripping Ike Davis over a report from a source who told him that Davis went ballistic in the clubhouse after the Mets opted to promote Zach Lutz instead of him. “How can they promote him over ****ing me,” he reportedly screamed at manager Wally Backman.. He became such […]

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Mets Sign RHP Giancarlo Alvarado To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Giancarlo Alvarado To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets have signed a minor league agreement with Mexican League pitcher Giancarlo Alvarado. The 35-year-old right hander has officially signed with the team, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Previously with the Saraperos de Saltillo of the Mexican League, Alvarado was 0-2 with a 4.03 ERA over 38 innings […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Failure In Philly Is Not An Option Edition

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Failure In Philly Is Not An Option Edition

The New York Mets won their second consecutive road series against an Eastern Division rival, after rocking the Phillies 8-0 on Sunday. There are so many encouraging things to take away from this series, that we’re going to get right to the 3 & 3. Amazin’ Matt: Ho hum, Matt Harvey pitched the rubber game of […]

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Like Father, Like Son: L.J. Mazzilli Off To Hot Start With Cyclones

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Like Father, Like Son: L.J. Mazzilli Off To Hot Start With Cyclones

Former Mets’ star Lee Mazzilli made the borough of Brooklyn his stomping grounds growing up. Abraham Lincoln H.S. in Coney Island was his home until the Mets drafted him right out of high school in 1973. Located just a mile and half from Lincoln down Ocean Parkway and on Surf Avenue is MCU Park. Though […]

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Ike Davis Named PCL Player Of The Week

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Named PCL Player Of The Week

As we were talking about when Ike Davis will make his return to the Mets in the big leagues, he’s been bestowed with today’s Pacific Coast League Player of the Week award. The first baseman enjoyed a week in which he hit a healthy .474/.630/.1.263 in six games. That line includes four home runs, seven […]

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Wheeler Ready For White Sox, Looks To Cut Down Walks

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Ready For White Sox, Looks To Cut Down Walks

With Wheeler Day less than a day away, the young right-hander has one goal he’d like to accomplish tomorrow night at U.S. Cellular Field when he takes on Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and that is to cut down the free passes. Speaking on a conference call with reporters, Zack Wheeler said, “I walked […]

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Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

Jayce Boyd finally got that long waited promotion to Advanced-A, right after the SAL All Star Game as I had speculated. But don’t think for a moment that the better class of pitching has slowed him down any… It hasn’t. The right-handed first-bagger has a four game hitting streak and has nine hits in his […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Newbie, A Rookie And A Harvey

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Newbie, A Rookie And A Harvey

Ahhh, what a week! Taking 3 out of 5 in Atlanta AND 2 out of 3 in Philly is a huge breath of fresh air for this slumping ballclub (and maybe another sign of the decline of western civilization!).  Even though they stumbled out of the blocks at the start of the week, not giving […]

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Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

After a torrid start to the season, second baseman Daniel Murphy, who occasionally moonlights at first base as well, is mired in one of his longest funks of the season and perhaps his career. With the ongoing exploits of Marlon Byrd and David Wright, and the resurgence of newly acquired Eric Young Jr., Murphy’s slump […]

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The Mets Weekly 6/24: How About Harvey, Wheeler and Syndergaard For Starters?

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly 6/24: How About Harvey, Wheeler and Syndergaard For Starters?

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Braves and Phillies while weighing in on the Ike Davis, Jon Niese, Travis d’Arnaud and Collin Cowgill storylines. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on their YouTube channel […]

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