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Mets Farm Report: August 2nd, 2011

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Rochester Red Wings 7 Just as it seemed he was getting some consistency at Triple-A, SMACK! Mark Cohoon throws this clunker up there. Cohoon wasn’t missing any bats and got clobbered throughout the entire start. He faced all nine hitters in the 1st inning that included four runs, two hit by […]

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Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments
Bullpen and Defense Fails Again, Mets Lose Another Heartbreaker 4-3

Chris Capuano pitched a great six innings and the Mets defense managed to falter again in their 4-3 loss against the Marlins Game Notes Chris Capuano had a great outing after a few bad outing including two against the Marlins. Cap went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out five and walking […]

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Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana Flying To NY To Get Shoulder Examined

Updated Post: News on Johan Santana now coming in: Johan Santana‘s comeback from shoulder surgery may have suffered a setback. The Mets ace complained of soreness following his scoreless three-inning rehab start Thursday. Sandy Alderson said he could not comment on the severity of the discomfort. “I think it’s prudent to have it checked out,” he said. Santana’s […]

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Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments
Hairston Has Pulled His Weight Off The Bench

Don’t look now, but Scott Hairston leads the Mets with a .561 slugging percentage and a .901 OPS. His seven homeruns are just one behind team leader David Wright who has eight. In a word, Hairston has been sensational off the bench. I thought for sure that Sandy Alderson would move him before the trade deadline, but I must […]

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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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