Archive for August, 2013

Game Preview: Harvey’s Gonna Rock This Town, Young and Lagares At Top Of Order

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Game Preview: Harvey’s Gonna Rock This Town, Young and Lagares At Top Of Order

ROCKIES AT METS RHP Jhoulys Chacin (10-5, 3.40) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (8-3, 2.21) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Juan Lagares, CF Daniel Murphy, 2B Marlon Byrd, RF Ike Davis, 1B Wilmer Flores, 3B John Buck, C Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, RHP Today’s Mets Video Who remembers this one from Shea Stadium when […]

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Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese Statue Vandalized At MCU Park

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Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese Statue Vandalized At MCU Park

The bronze statue outside of MCU Park, of legendary Brooklyn baseball icons Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese has been vandalized. The home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, where this historic statue stood, was vandalized with swastikas and other racial slurs on Tuesday night, according to 1010 WINS AM radio. The disturbing discovery was made by team […]

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Mets Have Plenty Of Nasty Relief Prospects In System

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I recently had the opportunity to speak to Al Skorupa and Chris Blessing from Bullpen Banter. They’re both really good guys and they do a great job covering the minors. I highly suggest you check out their site. I originally contacted them to get a feel for their thoughts on Mets prospects in general. They […]

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Are The Patients Running The Asylum? Where Is The Accountability?

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Are The Patients Running The Asylum? Where Is The Accountability?

Now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on the injury to David Wright that could have him missing as long as five weeks according to Terry Collins, I’d love to know what some of you think about the way things went down. Going all the way back to the series in Washington on […]

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Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

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Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

Updated by Joe D. Jon Niese made his final rehab start last night for Double-A Binghamton. In his final tuneup before a start against the Diamondbacks in Arizona on Sunday. Niese pitched 5.0 innings and allowed two earned runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six batters. Upon activating Niese, the Mets […]

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Juan Lagares: The Future Is Here

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Juan Lagares: The Future Is Here

Considering how many years I have been extolling the virtues of Juan Lagares, I found it almost embarrassing this morning when I discovered that I never designed a custom graphic for him in all this time. Can you ever forgive me Don Juan? This talented prospect whose combination of power, speed and defense has seduced […]

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Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

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Eric Young Jr. Has Quickly Become A Fan Favorite

In less than two months Eric Young Jr. has made himself a favorite among Mets fans. He plays with a dynamic of speed and hustle that this team has sorely missed and it has been fun to watch. Coming into the season, the outfield was the biggest question mark defensively and no one knew who […]

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Exclusive Interview: Josh Satin With Rave Reviews Of Longtime Teammate Wilmer Flores

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Exclusive Interview: Josh Satin With Rave Reviews Of Longtime Teammate Wilmer Flores

Six seasons of work in the making, the New York Mets finally bore witness to the fruits of their labor with the major-league debut of longtime-top prospect Wilmer Flores. Despite the o-fer in last night’s thrilling 3-2 victory in the series opener against the Colorado Rockies, Flores’ first game marks yet another infusion of quality […]

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Josh Satin And Justin Turner Host Jr. Mets Camp Program Presented By Citi

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Josh Satin And Justin Turner Host Jr. Mets Camp Program Presented By Citi

Justin Turner, Josh Satin and Mr. Met took the field in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn yesterday afternoon along with 50 campers from the YMCA Jr. Mets Camp presented by Citi, and it was difficult to tell who was having more fun; the kids, or the Mets. The clinic took place at Green Central Knoll […]

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One Of The Strangest Years A Professional Athlete Can Have

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One Of The Strangest Years A Professional Athlete Can Have

A couple mornings ago I received a slew of text messages in rapid succession. They were all about the tweet released by FOX’s Ken Rosenthal and Jordany Valdespin’s 50-game suspension. At first, I felt bad. My dark horse in 2013 added a new chapter entitled “PEDs” into the comedic novella he’s called a career. The […]

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Hustle, Defense, Youth: Mets Get It Done In 3-2 Win Over Rox

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Hustle, Defense, Youth: Mets Get It Done In 3-2 Win Over Rox

I don’t know how…but this patchwork team played their hearts out in one of the more exciting games I have seen the Mets play all year. Highlighted by incredible defense and hustle from Eric Young, Marlon Byrd, and yes, even Ike Davis — The New York Mets took down the Colorado Rockies, 3-2, for their […]

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