Archive for July, 2013

Kemp Wants The MVP Award That Braun Cheated Him Out Of

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Kemp Wants The MVP Award That Braun Cheated Him Out Of

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who finished runner-up to Ryan Braun in voting for the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player award, thinks the suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger should be stripped of the honor. Braun finished with 388 points and 20 first-place votes, to 332 and 10 for Kemp. Major League Baseball attempted to […]

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D’Arnaud/Duda Rehabbed With GCL Team Today

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud/Duda Rehabbed With GCL Team Today

If you missed it on Monday, top prospect Travis d’Arnaud was cleared to begin game action again as he works his way back from a metatarsal fracture in his left foot. He did indeed take the field, alongside Lucas Duda, with the GCL team today and started at catcher, which is great news. Alderson himself […]

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Meet The New Ike Davis; Bunter Extraordinaire

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Meet The New Ike Davis; Bunter Extraordinaire

Just look at that perfect form and that brilliant execution as Ike Davis lays down a bunt invoking memories of Jackie Robinson, Lou Brock and Ozzie Smith. Such form, such presence, and of course that game-breaking speed…. ZZZZRRRRPPPP….. Yeah, whatever, Davis drove in the run that put the Mets ahead for good last night with […]

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Torres Has Earned His Spot In The Rotation

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Torres Has Earned His Spot In The Rotation

When we signed journey-man Carlos Torres to a deal in the off-season, I was somewhere between disappointment and apathy, honestly. I thought that he would serve no purpose on this team and that he was wasting space in a Triple-A rotation. I made comments akin to, “This is exactly the reason no other Triple-A affiliate […]

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A Day At The Cages With Murphy And Hudgens

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
A Day At The Cages With Murphy And Hudgens

  To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of their batting glove, the executives at Franklin Sports held a celebratory private batting clinic with Mets second baseman, Daniel Murphy, and team batting coach, Dave Hudgens, for a few contest winners and a number of media representatives. This one hour batting session gave viewers a first-hand chance to […]

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Syndergaard Earns Third Win In Binghamton With Seven-K Performance

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments

The Binghamton Mets scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and held on the rest of the way to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils, 6-3 on Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium. Noah Syndergaard earned his third win of the season, and Binghamton is now back up to their high-water mark of 25 games over […]

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Torres Solid Again As Mets Bounce Back With 4-1 Win Over Braves

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Torres Solid Again As Mets Bounce Back With 4-1 Win Over Braves

The New York Mets came back from a heartbreaking loss on Monday to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 and even up the series at a game apiece tonight at Citi Field. Carlos Torres was impressive again in his second start for the Mets. After being greeted by a home run from Andrelton Simmons to leadoff […]

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Some Additional Insight On Why Mets Decided On Mejia

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Some Additional Insight On Why Mets Decided On Mejia

The Mets have just announced that righthander Jenrry Mejia will start Saturday Friday against the Washington Nationals. Here’s some excellent insight from longtime reader Sach who writes: Jenrry Mejia was on a major league not minor league rehab assignment which was due to end on July 29th. And after that date, the Mets either had to […]

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Game Preview: Lagares Back In Center As Mets Try To Put Last Night Behind Them

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Game Preview: Lagares Back In Center As Mets Try To Put Last Night Behind Them

Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets Kris Medlen (6-9, 3.64) vs. Carlos Torres (0-1, 0.79) 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 Carlos Torres – RHP Game […]

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Cerrone: To Acquire Stanton, We’d Have To Offer Harvey

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Cerrone: To Acquire Stanton, We’d Have To Offer Harvey

In discussing the Rangers acquisition of Matt Garza, which you can read about here, Matt Cerrone dropped an interesting line in his post about whether the Mets could get Stanton or not.. I’ve been told by people in baseball that, to get Stanton today, a team like the Mets would need to give them Matt […]

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