Archive for July, 2013

Valdespin Drives In Five Tonight, Batting .474 Since Demotion

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Drives In Five Tonight, Batting .474 Since Demotion

With Omar Quintanilla quickly sliding to his career norms, in other words Omar being Omar, perhaps it’s time to reconsider giving Ruben Tejada a pardon and allowing the 22-year old another shot at redemption. Quintanilla is now batting .143 (5-for-35) in his last ten games with 11 strikeouts. Overall, his average has dropped to .31 […]

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Harvey Dazzles, Strikes Out Ten In 5-0 Win Over Phillies

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Dazzles, Strikes Out Ten In 5-0 Win Over Phillies

HARVEY DAZZLES AGAIN!!! On the strength of a scintillating performance by ace Matt Harvey backed by three home runs, the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 5-0 this afternoon at a sun-drenched Citi Field. Harvey dominated the Phillies all day and held them to just three hits and never letting a batter […]

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Jenrry Mejia Likely To Make 2013 Debut Against Nationals

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Likely To Make 2013 Debut Against Nationals

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are considering Jenrry Mejia for a start next Saturday. The Mets play a doubleheader on Friday in Washington, and will need an extra pitcher on Saturday. Also being considered, but I view as extreme long-shots, are Chris Schwinden, Jacob deGrom, and Rafael Montero – neither of […]

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Raissman on Harvey: Stop The Whining And Don’t Shoot The Messenger

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Raissman on Harvey: Stop The Whining And Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Bob Raissman of the Daily News ripped into Matt Harvey in his Sunday column and asked him to not to blame the media for any of the blow-back from his rendezvous with the glamorous lifestyle of the rich and famous. Matt Harvey says he wants to be like Derek Jeter. He’s acting more like Alex Rodriguez , which […]

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Terry Collins Says Josh Satin Will Play Against Lefthanders

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Terry Collins Says Josh Satin Will Play Against Lefthanders

Terry Collins might be in sort of a “Save My Job” mode these days as he continues to dumbfound the Mets masses with yet another logical conclusion, albeit a few months too late. “Josh Satin, I just looked up some numbers this morning, he’s hitting .450 against left-handed pitching. He’s going to play against left-handed […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Harvey and Lee In Battle Of All-Stars At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Harvey and Lee In Battle Of All-Stars At Citi Field

Phillies at Mets Cliff Lee (10-3, 2.86) vs. Matt Harvey (7-2, 2.35) 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 Matt Harvey, RHP It’s Dwight Gooden Bobblehead Day! Game Notes Harvey’s first start of the second half will be […]

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Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

Zack Wheeler spoke to reporters after last night’s win and acknowledged that he needs to start addressing his command issues very quickly. “Been a few times now where I’ve had to come out of the game early because I’m throwing 20 pitches an inning, falling behind guys, stuff like that. It’s not going to work,” […]

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Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

I find it impossible to read an article or a forum about Carlos Beltran without there being some mention of “the curveball” or Adam Wainwright. That of course refers to Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS where, with the bases loaded and the winning run on first base with two outs in the ninth, Beltran […]

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Mets Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Phillies

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Phillies

Coming off a three-hit, one-run performance against the San Francisco Giants, Zack Wheeler was greeted by a Jimmy Rollins home run and lasted just 4.2 innings in the Mets 5-4 win over the Phillies. In was Wheeler’s second start at Citi Field and just like his first one, was unable to complete five innings. The […]

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The Burning Questions For Mets Second Half

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Burning Questions For Mets Second Half

Although the New York Mets closed the first half on an up-note, it’s too soon to say they have turned things around. The wildcard would take a near historic run, but .500 is not out of the question. On this date in 1973, a year they went to the World Series, they were 40-50, so […]

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