Archive for September, 2013

Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

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Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

In the third inning of last night’s loss to the Indians, third baseman Wilmer Flores grimaced in pain as he swung and threw his bat at the ball, prompting Keith Hernandez to say, “Ouch. That kid is really hurting. You can tell that ankle is still bothering him.” Flores has been slumping badly both at […]

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B-Mets Eliminated In A Game Marred By Critical Blown Calls From Umpires

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B-Mets Eliminated In A Game Marred By Critical Blown Calls From Umpires

It was the only game of the year with a four man umpiring crew the entire season in Binghamton. By the end of the night, Binghamton manager Pedro Lopez and his B-Met baseball team and some 4,000 Binghamton fans pined for the return of a three-man crew, or perhaps the two-man officiating teams used to arbitrate a college […]

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Honestly, Despite The Mets Loss, I Was Happy For Kazmir Last Night

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Honestly, Despite The Mets Loss, I Was Happy For Kazmir Last Night

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t happy for Scott Kazmir last night. I’ve always been one of those old school fans that quickly forms a bond with our players and look at them as part of my extended Mets family. I hate to see the Mets lose, but last night wasn’t as painful. […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. […]

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Lawley Homers In 3-2 Win To Keep Las Vegas 51s Alive

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Lawley Homers In 3-2 Win To Keep Las Vegas 51s Alive

Las Vegas 3, Salt Lake 2 The Las Vegas 51s avoided elimination today in their Pacific Coast League championship series against visiting Salt Lake, beating the Bees 3-2 when closer Cory Wade recorded a strikeout with two runners on base for the final out. In the first two games of the series at Salt Lake, Las Vegas […]

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Jeff Walters Promoted To Bolster Las Vegas 51s Bullpen For Playoffs

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Allan Dykstra, Logan Verrett and Jeff Walters – The Killer Bees RHP Jeff Walters has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas in time for their game against the Salt Lake Bees today, according to ESPN New York. Thoughts from John B. A live arm with a fastball that regularly touches 96 mph, an above average […]

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Mets vs Indians: Niese On The Hill, Flores Out, Are You Rooting For Team To Lose?

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Mets vs Indians: Niese On The Hill, Flores Out, Are You Rooting For Team To Lose?

Mets at Indians • 6:05 p.m. ET LHP Jon Niese (6-6, 3.66) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (7-5, 3.54) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Zach Lutz – DH Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – […]

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Kazmir Shuts Down The Mets In 8-1 Loss To The Tribe

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Kazmir Shuts Down The Mets In 8-1 Loss To The Tribe

There are losses that can be blamed on a single player, and some even on human error — but others are just disappointing team losses where you get outplayed in every facet of the word. These happen every now and then and they’re unpleasant to watch. Tonight, sadly, was one of those games. Zack Wheeler […]

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Scott Rice To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery For Hernia

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According to Marc Carig of Newsday, lefthanded reliever Scott Rice will undergo season-ending surgery for a hernia. Rice has been one of the biggest surprises for the Mets this season and has a 3.71 ERA with a league-leading 73 appearances. In 51.0 innings pitched, Rice has walked 27 while striking out 41, however it was […]

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Is a Kazmir-Mets Reunion Possible In 2014?

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Is a Kazmir-Mets Reunion Possible In 2014?

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Scott Kazmir will make his first career start against the Mets tonight, nine years, one month, and eight days after the Mets traded the budding prospect for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. The trade will always be remembered as one of the worst in Mets history, as Kazmir went on to […]

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