Archive for August, 2013

Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

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Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

After a rocky start to the season, the Mets 2012 14th round draft pick, Chris Flexen, has stepped up his performance and developed into one of the most productive pitchers in the Appalachian League. Impressively, Flexen currently ranks among the top pitchers in the league in several  key categories. He ranks fourth in ERA (2.14), fourth […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Songs That Best Describe The Mets” Edition

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Songs That Best Describe The Mets” Edition

In today’s ever changing world, the art form of music is extremely important. Classical Music calms us down, Hard Rock and Hip Hop can give us a feeling of angst as well as euphoria , Adult Contemporary can make us contemplative and this new pop//techno//Bieber style is just well….. CRAP ! But the type of music a […]

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Brandon Beachy (2-0, 4.50) vs. Zack Wheeler (5-2, 3.43) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Gee Hurls A Gem, Bats Come Alive In Mets’ 6-1 Victory

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Gee Hurls A Gem, Bats Come Alive In Mets’ 6-1 Victory

Dillon Gee and the Mets made their one-day stop in Minnesota today to settle some unfinished business, and the outcome was a good one to say the least. The Mets struck first against Twins’ starter Kyle Gibson. Eric Young Jr. led off the game with a single, and after subsequent singles by Daniel Murphy, Ike […]

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Marlon Byrd Might Do What No Met Has Done Before

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Marlon Byrd Might Do What No Met Has Done Before

Power hitters don’t usually run very well.  And speedsters aren’t prone to hitting home runs.  So it would be reasonable to say that players who are among the league leaders in home runs don’t usually find their names near the top of the triples leader board.  Of course, there have been some exceptions over the […]

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Mets Sign A Pair Of Right-Handers To Minor League Deals

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Mets Sign A Pair Of Right-Handers To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced they have signed a pair of righthanded pitchers, Mitch Talbot and Daryl Thompson, to minor league deals. They were both assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas. MITCH TALBOT: The Mets signed righthanded pitcher Mitch Talbot today and assigned him to Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. The 6-1, 180-pound native of […]

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Mets vs Twins: Gee Takes The Hill, Brown Will DH, Satin’s 28-Game On-Base Streak

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Mets vs Twins: Gee Takes The Hill, Brown Will DH, Satin’s 28-Game On-Base Streak

Mets at Twins • 2:10 PM • Target Field RHP Dillon Gee (8-8, 3.79) vs Kyle Gibson (2-3, 6.27) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Andrew Brown – DH Wilmer Flores – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – […]

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Surprise, Surprise. A-Rod Gets Plunked In Return To Fenway

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Surprise, Surprise. A-Rod Gets Plunked In Return To Fenway

I rarely post anything that isn’t Mets related, but I hope people had a chance to watch yesterday’s game between the Yankees and Red Sox in Fenway Park. Another chapter was written into one of the most storied rivalries in sports. In the second inning, Alex Rodriguez walked to the plate engulfed in a tidal […]

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Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

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Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

At 1:47 PM I left my house to begin the journey to NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY, home of the Binghamton Mets. I arrived nearly two hours later with over two hours to spare until the gates opened. I used this time to tour the campus of SUNY Binghamton University, my mother’s alma mater, and […]

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All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

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All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

It has been a long time since the Mets have had so many players make their major league debuts and to do so as successfully as they have. Last night, Travis d’Arnaud joined the party and became the sixth Met to make his major league debut this season, joining: Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler, Gonzalez Germen, Juan Lagares and […]

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