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Mets Farm Report: July 5th, 2011 – Gnats Win 11th Straight

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 11 – Syracuse Chiefs 6 Dylan Owen allowed just one hit in this game. That one hit just happened to be a homerun in the 4th that followed a walk and was responsible for the only two runs against him. Recently signed Miguel Batista got into his first action and got shellacked. He […]

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The Question Of Whether Or Not To Trade Beltran

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments
The Question Of Whether Or Not To Trade Beltran

Bill Price of the Daily News says that Mets fans should appreciate Carlos Beltran while we still can, and points out the arguments from both sides of Beltran’s tenure in New York.. The folks who dislike Beltran will single out his at-bat against Adam Wainwright that ended the 2006 NLCS and ended with the bat […]

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Post Game: Bay Goes Yard Twice In Mets 6-0 Win

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments
Post Game: Bay Goes Yard Twice In Mets 6-0 Win

Mike Pelfrey willed his way through six innings while Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay supplied all the power as the Mets beat the Dodgers 6-0, ensuring at least a series split as the Mets win their third straight game. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey worked himself in and out of trouble today, going six innings while giving up […]

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: Chris Schwinden, RHP – Buffalo

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Spotlight: Chris Schwinden, RHP – Buffalo

Chris Schwinden was drafted first by the Detroit Tigers in 2004 out of high school in the 43th round. He was a draft and follow for the Tigers as he went on to the College of the Sequoias. Schwinden went 5-4 with 1.78 ERA (32 runs/19 earned runs) in 14 appearances (13 starts) with the […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 4th, 2011 – Familia Gets First Double-A Victory

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Syracuse Chiefs 4 Pat Misch was absolutely dealing when he was removed for a pinch hitter. Through six innings he had given up two runs (one earned) one seven hits, while throwing just 71 pitches! The move to pull him had a positive immediate impact for Tim Teufel, but the move […]

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Mets Ink Miguel Batista to Minor League Deal

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

Just one day after issuing consecutive back to back bases loaded walks, the St. Louis Cardinals decided to part ways with journeymen reliever Miguel Batista. [blackbirdpie id="87957211820724224"] Well, the New York Mets wasted no time and signed the 40-year-old veteran to a Minor League Deal. Batista will be sent to Triple-A Buffalo immediately where he […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 3rd, 2011 – Cory Mazzoni Debuts

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 4 – Syracuse Chiefs 10 The blistering bats were out against Jack Egbert and the Bisons. This is just another showing that Egbert’s stuff is too diminished to get out advanced hitters. When a team gets seven hits and nine total base runners against you in less than three innings it is clear […]

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Jose Reyes Has Mild Strain, Could Return Tuesday

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Has Mild Strain, Could Return Tuesday

Updated Post: The Mets have reported that Jose Reyes underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery that revealed a Grade 1 strain to his left hamstring. This is considered a mild strain and great news for Reyes and the team. “Just a little bit of a strain. I mean, nothing big,” Reyes said. “I know […]

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Post Game: Mets Rally Against Rivera, Bay Clutch, Mets Win 3-2

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey pitched a good outing, but left in the fifth inning with a glute injury and the Mets offense rallied late against the Yankees to prevent the series sweep, 3-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey pitched a quality five innings, but was removed for a pinch hitter in the top of the sixth after he […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 2nd, 2011 – Gorski Improves to 7-0

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 5 – Syracuse Chiefs 6 Mark Cohoon‘s peripherals are getting to a point that are almost laughable. His K/9 is all the way down to 4.04 and his BB/9 is up to 3.8. There are only three pitchers in baseball with a K/9 that low this year (Brad Penny, Carl Pavano, and Jeff […]

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