Archive for September, 2013

Alderson On Track To Be First Mets GM To Have Three Straight Seasons Of Increasing Losses

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Alderson On Track To Be First Mets GM To Have Three Straight Seasons Of Increasing Losses

Adam Rubin points out that Mets GM Sandy Alderson is on track to become the first general manager in the 52 year history of the franchise to post increasing loss totals in each of his first three seasons. Sandy Alderson soon will become 1st GM in #Mets history to post increasing losses totals in each of […]

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RHP Chasen Bradford On Winning, Preparation, Type-A Personalities

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RHP Chasen Bradford On Winning, Preparation, Type-A Personalities

Minor League writer David Conde was fortunate enough to get a chance to interview Chasen Bradford of the Binghamton Mets this past weekend. Bradford, 24, had a solid season and between Advanced-A and Double-A combined, he appeared in 50 games – all in relief – and posted a 2.61 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 2.99 FIP. In […]

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D’Arnaud Gives Mets 1-0 Walk-off Win Against Marlins

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D’Arnaud Gives Mets 1-0 Walk-off Win Against Marlins

Struggling catcher Travis d’Arnaud delivered a two-out single with the bases loaded to give the Mets a 1-0 walk-off win in 12 innings on Sunday at Citi Field. Dillon Gee started and pitched 7.1 shutout innings, scattering six hits and two walks while striking out eight. The bullpen followed up Gee’s brilliant performance with a tremendous […]

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Familia to Continue Pitching in Winter Ball Down in the Dominican

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Familia to Continue Pitching in Winter Ball Down in the Dominican

It’s been a long road back to the major leagues for Jeurys Familia this season. He last appeared with the Mets in the bigs on May 8th, then underwent surgery on June 5th to clean out a bone spur and loose bodies in his pitching elbow. While he was working to get himself back into […]

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Marlins vs Mets: Gee Looks To Rebound, Duda Showing Signs Of Life At Cleanup Spot

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Marlins vs Mets: Gee Looks To Rebound, Duda Showing Signs Of Life At Cleanup Spot

Marlins at Mets • 1:10 PM RHP Tom Koehler (3-10, 4.80) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (11-10, 3.61) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Dillon Gee – RHP The Mets secured […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

With the loss in game one of yesterday’s doubleheader with the Miami Marlins, the Mets clinched their 5th straight losing season. This shouldn’t come as a shock since it has happened many times in the past - from the newly minted team of the ’60′s to the “Franchiseless” Mets of the late ’70′s and early ’80′s. Hell […]

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Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

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Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

After a brilliant 16-year career, outfielder Vladimir Guerrero announced his retirement this weekend, according to Hector Gomez of the Dominican Listin Diario. While he never made it to those almost automatic Hall of Fame thresholds of 3,000 hits or 500 home runs, it will be hard to keep his .318/.379/.553 career slash line out of Cooperstown. […]

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Torres and Matsuzaka Solid, Mets Split Twin Bill With Marlins

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Torres and Matsuzaka Solid, Mets Split Twin Bill With Marlins

Carlos Torres and Daisuke Matsuzaka both pitched well in their respective starts of today’s doubleheader against the Marlins, however the Mets were only able to capitalize on one of their outings as they split the twin bill with Miami by a score of 0-3 and 3-1 respectively. Torres was on the mound for the first […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

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Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

Frank Francisco was removed from the first game of today’s doubleheader after injuring his right thumb on a hard come-backer off the bat of Logan Morrison. Christian Yelich scored on the play. David Aardsma replaced Francisco with a runner on second base and two outs in the eighth inning. Terry Collins said there was significant […]

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Torres Solid, But Mets Shutout 3-0 To Clinch Fifth Straight Losing Season

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Torres Solid, But Mets Shutout 3-0 To Clinch Fifth Straight Losing Season

The Mets clinched their fifth consecutive losing season after they were beaten by the Marlins 3-0 this afternoon at Citi Field. It was the third shutout loss for the Mets in this homestand. Five straight losing seasons is the fourth-longest streak in franchise history. The only streaks longer: seven from 1962-68 and 1977-83, and six from […]

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