Archive for September, 2013

Collins No Longer The Right Man For The Job

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Collins No Longer The Right Man For The Job

There’s an old adage: There is always a right man for the job. Three years ago when the Mets were poised to begin a long rebuild, Terry Collins was that man. By nature he appears patient and supportive. Exactly the type of guy you might want at the helm if you were going to fill […]

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Mets Minors: Could Logan Verrett Profile as a Reliever in the Majors?

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He’s a baseball alchemist with a potent mix of pitches proven to flummox even the most accomplished batters in Double-A’s Eastern League. With 12 wins, Binghamton starting pitcher Logan Verrett shares the top of the league in this category with two other pitchers. Yet, watching Verrett capably mix four different pitchers over five innings of work on […]

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

There was something Sandy Alderson said during his interview on WFAN on Tuesday that made me laugh. When Mike Francesa brought up how well Dillon Gee had been pitching, the Mets GM responded: “I told Dillon after his last game, remember what I told you two months ago: The other guys are getting the headlines, […]

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51s Lose Via Walk-Off Homer Off Carson, Drop Game One 4-3

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51s Lose Via Walk-Off Homer Off Carson, Drop Game One 4-3

Salt Lake 4, Las Vegas 3 Oh, come on! Binghamton already went down via walk-off tonight…and the Las Vegas 51s suffered the same unfortunate fate. This is just too much to take in for one night. Robert Carson surrendered a home run with two outs to Matt Long in the ninth that ended the ballgame. […]

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B-Mets Suffer Tough Walk-Off Loss In Game One, 6-5

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B-Mets Suffer Tough Walk-Off Loss In Game One, 6-5

Trenton 6, Binghamton 5 Oh, this sucks…Last night, the Kingsport Mets lost when they had a lead with one out to go…and the Binghamton Mets unfortunately suffered the same fate. Noah Syndergaard had a chance to redeem himself after a bad start by starting Game One of the playoffs for the Binghamton Mets. Thor delivered, […]

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Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

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Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

For a team that after three seasons still has so many holes to fill, I find it amazing how many times I read posts about trading away the few productive players we do have for either more prospects or merely for the fact that arbitration is approaching. Yesterday, in a post on MetsBlog announcing that […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

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Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

With the sun setting on another year of Mets minor league baseball, let’s spotlight some of the players who made us stop and take note of what’s been quite an impressive collection of outstanding performances this season. We begin with 24 year old Dustin Lawley. While it’s undeniable that his age played a significant factor […]

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Gee Fires Seven Strong Innings En Route To 5-2 Mets Win Over Atlanta

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Gee Fires Seven Strong Innings En Route To 5-2 Mets Win Over Atlanta

Dillon Gee turned in yet another great start for the Mets today against the Atlanta Braves en route to a 5-2 Mets victory. Gee, who has been one of the National League’s top pitchers recently, kept that streak going today by stifling the Braves through seven innings. He allowed just four hits, resulting in one […]

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Ynoa’s Quality Start Propels Sand Gnats To Game One Win, 10-2

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Ynoa’s Quality Start Propels Sand Gnats To Game One Win, 10-2

Savannah 10, Augusta 2 Do you guys remember when I told you that Gabriel Ynoa was pretty good? Well…surprise, surprise. He was pretty good tonight. Ynoa dazzled over nearly eight strong innings of work for Savannah and permitted just two earned runs to cross the plate in Game One of this playoff series. He allowed […]

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Mets Minors: Top Underrated Pitchers In The System

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Mets Minors: Top Underrated Pitchers In The System

With pitchers Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and Noah Syndergaard rising through the minor leagues and dominating along the way, the hype surrounding those at the top has blocked out some of the performances of lesser-known prospects, even with a fanbase as critical and attentive as the Mets’. Last week, Vinny took a look at some […]

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 12:10 PM RHP Dillon Gee (10-9, 3.63 ) vs RHP Kameron Loe (0-1, 10.12) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee […]

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