Archive for July, 2013

Who’s On First? A Look At A Mets Position That’s Still Up In The Air

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Who’s On First? A Look At A Mets Position That’s Still Up In The Air

Outside of third base, there aren’t a lot of positions on the Mets that one could consider truly “locked up,” but first base is one that many felt had had a flag planted by Ike Davis by the end of last season. True, this would have been an assumption primarily based on 1 ½ seasons […]

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Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

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Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

The New York Mets lost their second straight against the Washington Nationals by the score of 4-1 this afternoon in our nation’s capital. Dillon Gee started and was charged with all four runs that scored on two solo home runs by Ian Desmond and Denard Span, and a two-run shot by Bryce Harper. Gee, who […]

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Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

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Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

Despite reports that right-hander Jeurys Familia could return this season after undergoing surgery to clean loose bodies out his right elbow on June 5, manager Terry Collins sounded less than optimistic. “I heard — now this is only hearsay — that there’s a possibility he may pitch again this year, that he’s really made fast strides after […]

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Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

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Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

   Based on what Terry Collins told reporters today, here is how the rotation will play out for the next six days: Saturday – Dillon Gee vs Nationals Sunday – Carlos Torres vs Nationals Monday – Jeremy Hefner vs Marlins Tuesday – Zack Wheeler vs Marlins Wednesday – Jenrry Mejia vs Marlins Thursday - Matt Harvey […]

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Mets vs Nationals: Young Leads Off As Gee Looks To Continue Solid Streak

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Mets vs Nationals: Young Leads Off As Gee Looks To Continue Solid Streak

New York Mets at Washington Nationals Dillon Gee (7-7, 4.07) vs. Dan Haren (4-11, 5.79) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game […]

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Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

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Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

There’s an old adage in baseball: you can never have enough good pitching. There’s another adage in life: you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Beat both in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy and you’ve got something resembling the 2013 New York Mets. […]

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Mets Minors: Gavin Cecchini Back In Action Today

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Mets Minors: Gavin Cecchini Back In Action Today

Gavin Cecchini suffered an ankle injury on July 3rd against the Staten Island Yankees, and has missed most of the month trying to get healthy. His journey back to the lineup appears to be over: Cyclones Gavin Cecchini will be in the lineup tomorrow. #Mets — Jessica Quiroli (@heelsonthefield) July 26, 2013 Cecchini was off […]

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

Before Sandy Alderson rolled into town and traded Carlos Beltran a couple of weeks after drafting Brandon Nimmo with his first selection in the 2011 draft, the top prospect for the Mets was Jenrry Mejia. However, by July of that season, he was merely an afterthought as he was beset by injuries that included Tommy […]

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Eric Young Is Ready To Return To Lineup Today

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Eric Young Is Ready To Return To Lineup Today

Eric Young Jr, who was scratched with a sore knee before the start of yesterday’s first game, is expected to return to the lineup today against the Nationals. Young experienced soreness a day after his collision at first base with Tim Hudson on Thursday. Young says he is not in any pain and proclaimed himself […]

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Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

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Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

Sometimes I wonder where would the Mets be right now if they had only started the season with Juan Lagares as their Opening Day centerfielder as I had hoped all along. As he tore up Triple-A pitching to the tune of .346/.378/.551 while playing the best centerfield I’ve ever seen since Carlos Beltran was in […]

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