Archive for July, 2013

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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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

Kirk Nieuwenhuis was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas after tonight’s 2-1 loss to make room for Jenrry Mejia on the 25-man roster. Terry Collins said Mejia would not be returning to the minors with the Mets needing to take the roster back to 25 players, and suggested the Mets were preparing to use a six-man rotation that includes […]

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Mets Waste Another Harvey Gem In 2-1 Loss To Nats

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Mets Waste Another Harvey Gem In 2-1 Loss To Nats

What a difference a few hours makes. Matt Harvey toed the rubber and allowed no earned runs in eight innings tonight, but as we’ve come to expect, the run support was not there and the Mets dropped a heartbreaker 2-1. The game was quiet for three innings, but Josh Satin got it going in the top of […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Lagares, Satin, Turner Earn Starts In Nightcap

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Nationals vs Mets: Lagares, Satin, Turner Earn Starts In Nightcap

The Mets start to work on their back log of missing games today as they play two with the Nationals. But it would be rude if I continued and didn’t wish you a Happy Harvey Day. Therefore, Happy Harvey Day! RHP JENRRY MEJIA Game 1 Preview and Starting Lineup: Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – […]

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Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

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Mejia Shines In 11-0 Win, Mets Take BP In First Game Of Doubleheader

The Mets’ bats were on fire and Jenrry Mejia was dominant in his debut today as the Mets took the first game of the doubleheader, 11-0, and crept even closer to the .500 mark, as well as a second place spot in the standings. The Amazins struck just seven pitches into the game when Daniel Murphy […]

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Yankees Land Alfonso Soriano From Cubs

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Yankees Land Alfonso Soriano From Cubs

According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, Major League Baseball has just approved the trade of Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs to Yankees. Bowden said that Soriano officially waived his no-trade rights and the trade is now official. The Cubs will pay roughly $17.7 million of the approximately $24.5 million left on Soriano‘s contract, and that they are considering […]

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