Archive for August, 2013

Buck Will Catch Harvey In His All Star Showdown With Scherzer

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Buck Will Catch Harvey In His All Star Showdown With Scherzer

It’s not exactly the fight of the century or even the Thrilla In Manilla, but when the Mets’ Matt Harvey and the Tigers’ Max Scherzer oppose each other on Saturday at Citi Field, it will mark the first time in MLB history that both All-Star Game starters have faced off at any point during the same […]

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Tigers vs Mets: Harvey Duels Scherzer In A Gunfight At O.K. Corral

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Tigers vs Mets: Harvey Duels Scherzer In A Gunfight At O.K. Corral

Detroit Tigers at New York Mets Citi Field • 4:05 PM Max Scherzer (18-1, 2.82) vs Matt Harvey (9-4, 2.25) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. LF Daniel Murphy 2B Marlon Byrd RF Ike Davis 1B Wilmer Flores 3B Juan Lagares CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla SS Matt Harvey RHP Game Notes Matt Harvey will be a part […]

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Dice-K Leaves Much To Be Desired, Tigers Roll Mets 6-1

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Dice-K Leaves Much To Be Desired, Tigers Roll Mets 6-1

Newly acquired Daisuke Matsuzaka took the mound for the Amazins tonight, but unfortunately the results were far from spectacular. It didn’t take long for the Tigers to strike. On an 0-2 pitch to Torii Hunter, Matsuzaka conceded his first run as a Met, an absolute moon shot to left field. He allowed subsequent hits, but […]

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DePodesta On Why It’s Taking So Long For Mets To Show Winning Results

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
DePodesta On Why It’s Taking So Long For Mets To Show Winning Results

I want to thank Liz Peterson from Nautilus, who was kind enough to allow us to share an interview one of her writers, Kevin Berger, conducted with the Mets Vice President of Player Development Paul DePodesta. In the interview, DePodesta discusses his early years with the Cleveland Indians and Oakland A’s as well as the […]

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Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

It is becoming more and more evident that quality pitching is the hub of a pending baseball renaissance in New York’s Citi Field. Win or lose, a cadre of young pitching arms have kept the Mets competitive in Flushing for some two months now with Met pitching underlings tearing up the minor leagues at every […]

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Veteran’s Career Expo At Citi Field

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Veteran’s Career Expo At Citi Field

Yesterday, I spent 13 hours at the VA Hospital going through a battery of tests and ending my late afternoon with a CT-Scan. Afterward, I was kind of hungry and thought I’d go and see if they had any food left at the cafeteria – eh, just sandwiches. I went with the chicken salad because […]

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Are The Mets Delaying The Inevitable With Parnell?

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Are The Mets Delaying The Inevitable With Parnell?

While New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell continues on the shelf with the prospect of surgery on his herniated disk, the question burns: What are he and the Mets waiting for? Perhaps he can rehab to where surgery isn’t needed, but those odds are getting long. Yes, yes, it is his body and nobody can force surgery […]

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Tigers vs Mets: Dice-K Makes His Debut, Byrd Batting Third, Davis Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Tigers vs Mets: Dice-K Makes His Debut, Byrd Batting Third, Davis Batting Cleanup

Detroit Tigers at New York Mets Citi Field • 7:10 PM Doug Fister (10-6, 3.63) vs Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-0, 0.00) 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 Daisuke […]

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Mets Roll The Dice On Daisuke Matsuzaka

An article by posted on August 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Roll The Dice On Daisuke Matsuzaka

In an effort to bolster the rotation after injuries to Jeremy Hefner and Jenrry Mejia, the New York Mets today announced the club agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on a one-year contract. Matsuzaka will wear #16 and will start tomorrow’s night game against Detroit. A corresponding move will be announced prior to […]

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Mets Feel MiLB Playoff Baseball Is Good For Their Prospects

An article by posted on August 22, 2013 0 Comments

In yesterday’s Farm Report on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin gave out plenty of quality information about the Mets minor league system (as he always does). What I took notice of was the first item in the “short hops” section of the article. Rubin noted that while Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom, and Noah Syndergaard are […]

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