Thought I would share with you all a funny tidbit from Monday’s series finale against the Cardinals that I was in attendance for. So me and four of my friends piled into a car and headed out to Citi Field on a rainy Monday morning. We had been trying to plan a day to all go together for awhile now, but fresh off of graduation from our high school, we finally found a day to […]
Recap: If these past three days have not been enough to convince every last nay-sayer out there that this team is for real, then I don’t know what possibly will. Continuing the theme of sharp play, red hot offense and of course unfathomable pitching, the Mets took the third game of this four-game set 6-1. Following Santana’s no-no and Dickey’s shutout, Jon Niese looked to keep the theme of “mythical” starting pitching going and that […]
“3-1 coming to Molina… and a flyball to deep left… back goes Baxter onto the track and he MAKES THE CATCH! What a play!” ~ Gary Cohen, SNY A boy from Whitestone, a childhood Mets fan, growing up in the shadows of Shea Stadium, has not only found himself playing for his beloved team, but also playing a significant role in preserving one of the most long-awaited and mesmerizing moments in the history of the […]
Following Monday’s 8-4 loss to Philadelphia, the Mets made several roster moves: After leaving the game with an apparent ankle injury, Justin Turner will be placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained ankle. To replace the replacement to the replacement for Ruben Tejada, the Mets have promoted infielder Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Buffalo to presumably be the everyday shortstop until Ronny Cedeno or Tejada recover. Bisons manager Wally Backman called Quintanilla their MVP so […]
Recap: For the first time since 1996, Mets fans could walk the field parading their Mets banners and expressing their passionate love for their New York Mets. R.A. Dickey took the hill looking to take this four game set from the Padres with a win on such a special and fan-filled day and did not disappoint. Dickey went a dominant shutout 7.1 innings, allowing just three hits and a walk while punching out ten Friars. […]
Recap: It was a tale of two ballgames for Jeremy Hefner and the Mets as the rain kept pouring as did the San Diego offense, resulting in a bruising 11-5 loss. Jeremy Hefner got his first major league start after several successful long-inning relief appearances. His entire family flew in from Oklahoma to see the 26-year old pitch in front of a crowd of nearly 25,000. After a 1 hour and eight minute rain delay however, it became […]
There has been a lot of talk lately about the logjam in the outfield that will occur when Bay returns from his fractured rib. Ideas ranging from sending Ike down to creating a four man rotation in the outfield have been tossed around. Some ideas include Kirk platooning with either Torres or Bay, which should be completely out of the question. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been one of the most consistent and productive players on this […]
Update 5/19 @ 11:03am: The Mets have optioned 2B/SS Jordany Valdespin to make room for Jeremy Hefner. Since the Mets will probably find the idea of a four-man bench not all that favorable, another move will likely be made in the coming days, probably Acosta will go down. Hefner will wear #53 and Valdespin will primarily play second base in Buffalo. Original Post 5/19 @ 8:26am: The Mets organization plans to call up RHP Jeremy […]
Jason Bay was cleared to resume baseball activities a few days ago and will likely return in 2-3 weeks, creating something of a logjam in the outfield upon his return. With both Nieuwenhuis and Duda producing and Torres being a defensive juggernaut while holding his own in the batter’s box, the Mets will have four major league talents on the roster for three outfield positions. That is unless the Mets decide to send Ike Davis […]
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