Archive for July, 2013

Two Mets Minor Leaguers To Keep An Eye On

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments

Allan Dykstra, Logan Verrett and Jeff Walters have the B-Mets on top of the EL standings. Keep an eye on Dario Alvarez, the former Phillies prospect who missed time with injuries, was released, and then picked up by the Mets in January after a nice stint for Venezuela in Winter Ball. Last night, Alvarez showed […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

So, this morning Eric Young Jr. tweeted this about the unfortunate play that resulted in a broken ankle for Tim Hudson who is now out for the season: For ppl who think I would purposely try 2 hurt someone,& felt they needed to say that 2 me…I will continue 2 pray for u as well.#godbless — Eric […]

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Thoughts On Trading D’Arnaud, Plawecki’s Projectability, and Targeting Corey Hart

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Thoughts On Trading D’Arnaud, Plawecki’s Projectability, and Targeting Corey Hart

Thoughts from Joe D. I wanted to chime in on a post that appeared here yesterday. It was an excellent discussion about the possibility of trading Travis d’Arnaud for Jurickson Profar, where Kevin Plawecki would fit in, and the possibility of taking a flyer on the currently injured Corey Hart who becomes a free agent […]

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Avoid Series Loss, Satin and Lagares Both In Lineup

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Avoid Series Loss, Satin and Lagares Both In Lineup

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Alex Wood (0-2, 2.45) vs. Zack Wheeler (3-1, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Justin Turner – SS John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

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Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

The 1983 Mets finished their season winning 31 of their final 60 games, including a stretch from July 31st to August 23rd where they went 15-7. They also won six of their final eight. Many will point to 1984 and the way the Mets stormed out of the gate as the turning point, but for me, the […]

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Featured Post: Lets Not Go Chasing Rainbows… Stay The Course

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Featured Post: Lets Not Go Chasing Rainbows… Stay The Course

This morning, I found myself motivated to chime in on a subject that has befuddled me all season long. What are we? You’re talking about 60-something games left, so it’s going to be an uphill battle. It’s not just catching them, it’s you’ve got to pass other teams. We were awful for a good portion […]

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Citi, Mets Host City Harvest At Citi Field Monday To Fight Hunger

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Citi, Mets Host City Harvest At Citi Field Monday To Fight Hunger

Citi, the New York Mets and the Mets Alumni Association were on hand Monday prior to the series opener against the Atlanta Braves in front of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda to help fight hunger in our area. As part of the initiative, over 75 Citi volunteers and the Mets were on hand along with City […]

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Braves Crush The Mets 8-2, But May Have Lost Hudson For Season

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Braves Crush The Mets 8-2, But May Have Lost Hudson For Season

About the only good thing about tonight’s Mets game against the Braves were the spiffy bright orange jerseys. Atlanta beat the Mets by the score of 8-2 in front of a sparse crowd at Citi Field. Jeremy Hefner was manhandled as the Braves teed off on him for three home runs and chased him from […]

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Niese To Start Rehab Next Week, Familia Throwing In St. Lucie

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Niese To Start Rehab Next Week, Familia Throwing In St. Lucie

According to Terry Collins, Jon Niese threw a bullpen session today and will appear in rehab games starting next week. He will begin his rehab stint with the Gulf Coast Mets. Niese has been off his game this year, pitching to a 4.32 ERA in 14 starts that have spanned 77.0 innings. He has given […]

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Braves vs Mets: Hefner On Mound, Kirk and Recker In Against Hudson

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Hefner On Mound, Kirk and Recker In Against Hudson

Braves vs. Mets RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-7, 3.93) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (7-7, 4.08) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes RHP Carlos Torres earned […]

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