Archive for August, 2013

Big Things Have Small Beginnings

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Big Things Have Small Beginnings

In a post last week, I discussed the incredible turnaround the Mets minor league affiliates have made this season with as many as four of them poised to win their divisions and head into postseason play. Yesterday, we posted about the historic season the Binghamton Mets are having as they set a new franchise record for […]

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Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

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Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

Matt Harvey was in no mood to talk to reporters yesterday, telling a group of them, “I’m good” after they approached him wanting to know more about his tweet heard ’round the world. The injured ace, who is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery, was diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, but tweeted Tuesday that he’ll […]

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Alderson Says Harvey Injury Will Not Alter His Plan For Mets

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Alderson Says Harvey Injury Will Not Alter His Plan For Mets

Mets GM Sandy Alderson appeared as a guest on ESPN Radio with Mike Lupica on Wednesday, and said that the injury to Matt Harvey will not change the team’s plans going forward. “It’s not a dream unrealized,” Alderson said. “It may be a dream deferred.” His goals remain the same which he says is to […]

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Interview With Mets Second Base Prospect T.J. Rivera

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Interview With Mets Second Base Prospect T.J. Rivera

With the St. Lucie Mets coming back in town this past weekend, to face the Fort Myers Miracle, I set out a few weeks ago to try and land an interview with one of their players. My first thought was since I picked second baseman T.J. Rivera as my first MMN Player of the Week honoree, it would be […]

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Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

Providing the weather clears, the New York Mets will run out another rookie this afternoon: lanky center fielder Matt den Dekker. This kid can fly and run down a ball in the gap with anybody the Mets have, but is a slow study at the plate. Den Dekker’s opportunity comes in the aftermath of the trade […]

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Matsuzaka Wild And Ineffective, Mets Lose To Phillies, 6-2

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Matsuzaka Wild And Ineffective, Mets Lose To Phillies, 6-2

  Although Daisuke Matsuzaka started the game effectively with only one run through four innings, he racked up 90 pitches and burned out in the fifth inning where he was tagged for three runs before his departure. Matsuzaka was removed after 110 pitches, but only 66 of them were strikes. He walked four batters over […]

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Mets First-Rounder Dominic Smith Promoted To Kingsport

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Mets First-Rounder Dominic Smith Promoted To Kingsport

New York Mets 2013 first round pick (11th overall) Dominic Smith, has been promoted from the Gulf Coast League to the Appalachian League and will join the Kingsport Mets immediately. ESPN’s Adam Rubin initially mad e the announcement, noting that the lefthanded slugger has been promoted at a pivotal time in the K-Mets season and just in […]

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Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

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Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

“We all want to win as many games as possible, but my job is to match the short term with the long term,” he said. “We felt this was in our best interest.” That’s what Mets general manager Sandy Alderson had to say to reporters before tonight’s game, in response to trading catcher John Buck […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Dice-K Gets Another Roll, Flores Playing Second, Lets Beat Hamels!

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Phillies vs Mets: Dice-K Gets Another Roll, Flores Playing Second, Lets Beat Hamels!

Phillies vs Mets • 7:10 PM Cole Hamels (5-13, 3.62) vs Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1, 9.00) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Wilmer Flores – 2B Justin Turner – SS Travis d’Arnaud – C Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP Game Preview […]

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Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

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Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

Good news… The Mets announced that Jenrry Mejia had successful surgery to remove the bone spur that was wreaking havoc on his right elbow. Everything went well, and Jenrry will have plenty of time to get ready for next Spring. I didn’t want to write an entire post on this so I thought I’d add […]

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