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Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Maybe Defense IS Important: The Downfall of the Mets

From the beginning of the season, defense had seemed to be a big question, but one the Mets front office seemed to ignore for the sake of offense. While the offense has been good if not great this season, the runs the defense has cost the Mets is definitely showing differential in the pitchers FIP, […]

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Updated Mets Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Updated Mets Top 10 Prospects by Baseball America

Mets Have Yet To Sign Brandon Nimmo Jim Callis of Baseball America updated the Mets Top 10 Prospects yesterday to account for some new organizational additions via the First Year Player Draft and the recent trade for Zack Wheeler who is now the Mets #1 Prospect. Here is the rest of them. 1. Zach Wheeler, RHP – A+ Port St. […]

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Murphy’s Gaffe Leads To Mets 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary A Mike Pelfrey-esque start, a bullpen hold, a bad pitch by Izzy, poor offense against a 4+ ERA starter, and plenty of mental mistakes. A game Duda tied late, was lost in extras. Another one of those games. Mets lose 7-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey. What else can we say about him that hasn’t […]

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Wheeler Gets Tabbed Mets #1 Prospect, Then Gets Knocked Around In St. Lucie Debut

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Wheeler Gets Tabbed Mets #1 Prospect, Then Gets Knocked Around In St. Lucie Debut

Early Monday, Jim Callis of Baseball America updated the Mets top prospects and jumping to the top of the list to #1 is Zack Wheeler, the RHP the Mets obtained from San Francisco in the Carlos Beltran trade. Wheeler, the former #6 overall pick in the 2009 draft jumped past RHP Matt Harvey who was the […]

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Crucial 10 Game Homestand Faces Mets Starting Tonight!

An article by posted on August 1, 2011 0 Comments
Crucial 10 Game Homestand Faces Mets Starting Tonight!

With the Mets 7 1/2 games behind the wild card leading Atlanta Braves, but still having two months to go in the season, I’m not one to give up and give in concerning the Amazin’s playoff chances here in 2011. After the trade of closer Francisco Rodriguez the night of the All-Star game, and then […]

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Fans Should Just Enjoy the Ride

An article by posted on August 1, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are not a playoff team.  Not this year, anyway.  But what they are is a hard-working, hard-nosed, energetic, fun-to-watch bunch with a promising future, and that is not something anybody foresaw when the season started. Despite the realization that the Mets aren’t going to catch the Atlanta Braves for the wild card, the […]

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Parnell Blows Mets Comeback In 3-2 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese went five and one-third innings, and Bobby Parnell ruined a comeback attempt in their 3-2 loss against the Nationals Game Notes Jonathon Niese looked very good for five innings, and then came unraveled in the sixth, allowing three straight doubles. Jonathon’s final line was five and one-third innings, allowing two runs on eight […]

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Updated NL East Report: Phillies Get Pence, Braves Get Bourn

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Here is an UPDATED Trade Deadline edition of our NL East Report… Philadelphia Phillies Phillies GM Ruben Amaro does it again with another huge trade deadline acquisition – he traded for Cliff Lee in 2009 and Roy Oswalt in 2010. This year Amaro adds All-Star right fielder Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros. The NL East-leading […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 30th, 2011

An article by posted on July 31, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Leigh Valley IronPigs 1 Miguel Bautista was not very sharp at all allowing eight hits and six walks in 5.2 innings, but the IronPigs hit a putrid 1-for-11 with RISP to score just one run against him. Justin Hampson left the 8th inning in a bit of a jam and Dale […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 29th, 2011

An article by posted on July 30, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 8 – Scranton/WB Yankees 5 Dylan Owen got rocked earlier then settled down and cruised for a while. Owen let four men reach with two outs and faced seven men total resulting in two runs. Owen then allowed a two-run homer in the 3rd. Owen sailed along until he allowed a two-out double […]

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