Archive for June, 2013

Gavin Cecchini Adjusting To Life In The Big Apple

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Adjusting To Life In The Big Apple

When you’re a kid from Louisiana, New York must seem like another universe. People from New York often think that Brooklyn is a completely different universe. So imagine being Mets’ 2012 first-round draft-pick Gavin Cecchini. Not only is he a Louisiana boy playing in New York, but he’s also getting a close up taste of […]

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Niese Is Out With A Rotator Cuff Tear, Collins Is Just Out Of Touch

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Is Out With A Rotator Cuff Tear, Collins Is Just Out Of Touch

The injury that forced Jonathon Niese out of Thursday’s game after only 3 1/3 innings of play has been revealed to be a partially torn left rotator cuff. No immediate surgery will be necessary, but two weeks rest and extreme caution has been advised. Earlier, Mets manager Terry Collins recently announced to reporters that the […]

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Dominant Relief Work From Akeel Morris Gives Cyclones’ Second Win

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Dominant Relief Work From Akeel Morris Gives Cyclones’ Second Win

Many of the old-time baseball clichés are often true, and that’s why we keep using them. In Friday’s contest between the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Aberdeen Ironbirds, “good things happened when the leadoff man got on base.” The Ironbirds – the Single-A short-season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles – had leadoff hits in four of […]

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Hefner And The Mets Defeat The Phillies 4-3; Lagares Three Hits

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner And The Mets Defeat The Phillies 4-3; Lagares Three Hits

Mets 4, Phillies 3 The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 tonight at Citizens Bank Park to open their three game series. The Mets have won five of their last seven games. Jeremy Hefner started and after a rough second inning that saw him give up three early runs, he settled down and […]

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Scouts Say Harvey’s Better

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Scouts Say Harvey’s Better

Danny Knobler of CBS Sports spoke to two scouts who were on hand for Super Tuesday, when Matt Harvey stymied the Braves and Zack Wheeler made his long anticipated debut with six scoreless innings for a Mets doubleheader sweep in Atlanta. “I don’t know if you’re doing a survey, but put me down for Harvey […]

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Mets vs Phillies: Hefner Takes On Hamels To Begin Weekend Series

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Phillies: Hefner Takes On Hamels To Begin Weekend Series

New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia • 7:05 PM RHP Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 3.96) vs LHP Cole Hamels (2-10, 4.40) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar […]

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Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta fielded questions for about an hour on Twitter yesterday. He did a nice job of tackling the many concerns and inquiries fans had about the most recent draft, many of the team’s prospects and where they fit into the plan, and also discussed his strategy […]

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Niese Has Partial Tear In Rotator Cuff

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Has Partial Tear In Rotator Cuff

Jonathon Niese has been diagnosed with a partially torn rotator cuff, although surgery may be avoided according to assistant general manager John Ricco. The diagnosis came after Niese was examined by team doctor David Altchek on Friday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Ricco said doctors believe the tear is small and surgery may […]

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The Captain Has Caught Fire At Just The Wright Time

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
The Captain Has Caught Fire At Just The Wright Time

With a pair of home runs that spelled the difference in the Mets 4-3 rubber match win in Atlanta, David Wright has now reached double digit home runs on the year and leads the team in almost every offensive category while putting on a show in the field. In the past two weeks, Wright has […]

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Marcum Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Hit Those Incentive Bonuses

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Marcum Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Hit Those Incentive Bonuses

Updated by Joe D. on 6/21 Adam Rubin for ESPN New York, hit on something we have been discussing here for some time now, and actually posted about yesterday… That is that Shaun Marcum can earn up to an additional $4 million in bonuses based on innings pitched and time on the roster. I took to […]

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