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Mets Farm Report: July 15th, 2011 – 6th Round Pick Joe Tushak Debuts

An article by posted on July 16, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 8 – Rochester Red Wings 4 Hits galore for both teams. Luckily for Pat Misch and the Heard the Red Wings went just 4-for-16 with runners in scoring position. Misch allowed a two-out rally in the 3rd to give up a run, three straight singles the 5th for a run, and back-to-back doubles […]

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Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Not Expecting Much From Johan Santana in 2011

The New York Mets have been without their ace Johan Santana the entire season and the rotation has held their own, to say the least. With speculation surrounding a Santana return possibly in mid-August, which still remains a long shot at this point, many have wondered just who may be the odd man out in […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 14th, 2011 – Aldama Puts Up Big K Numbers

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 5 – Rochester Red Wings 3 Miguel Batista looked good and I believe I heard the announcer say a pitch registered 97 mph, but I’d have to think that gun was running a little hot. It is possible, but he was mainly topping out at 94-95 mph earlier in the year. Still looks […]

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Mets Finally Catch A Break…

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Finally Catch A Break…

With the Mets all set to kick off the second half of the season, they got some bad news yesterday on first baseman Ike Davis who is now facing the possibility of season ending surgery. They must also figure out a way to keep fighting the good fight without a bona fide closer, after Francisco Rodriguez was slashed […]

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Ike Davis To Rest Three More Weeks, Season Ending Surgery Looming

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Mets first baseman Ike Davis spoke with reporters and it appears that he has suffered a setback. Davis announced that he has received a cortisone shot in his ankle to alleviate the pain that had developed after running last week. Davis will now rest for the next three weeks and hope that he can avoid season-ending microfracture surgery. Apparently, the […]

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Izzy’s Presence Must Remain For Now

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments
Izzy’s Presence Must Remain For Now

Many of the Mets’ young relievers will agree that Jason Isringhausen’s presence in the bullpen this season has had a positive effect on all of them. Future closers Bobby Parnell and Pedro Beato have continued to develop and mature at the major league level this season. Dillon Gee has been a revelation. D.J. Carrasco, Tim Byrdak […]

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Roger Clemens Perjury Case

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

The judge in the Roger Clemens federal perjury trial abruptly declared a mistrial on the second day of testimony after the government inadvertently allowed the jury to hear statements from a U.S. congressman discussing the credibility of one of the key witnesses against the former All-Star baseball pitcher. Here’s the press release from the AP: […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 13th, 2011 – Gorski Still Undefeated, Vaughn Goes Yard for St. Lucie

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons (OFF) Chris Scwhinden pitched a perfect inning of relief in the All-Star Game on just seven pitches. (Boxscore) Binghamton Mets (OFF) Jordany Valdespin was 0-for-2 with a strikeout and Josh Satin was 0-for-1 with a walk in the All-Star Game. (Boxscore) St. Lucie Mets 6 – Lakeland Tigers 5 He wasn’t even awful […]

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A Closer Look At In-House Closing Options For The Mets

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments

Trading Krod definitely hurts the Mets Chances of making a run this season.  But, as we all know it was a trade that had to happen. There are not many options in the immediate future to replace the now former all-star Mets closer.  Terry Collins has not named his replacement as of yet, but you […]

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MetsBlog’s Michael Baron On K-Rod Trade, Closer Options, Upcoming Homestand and More…

An article by posted on July 14, 2011 0 Comments
MetsBlog’s Michael Baron On K-Rod Trade, Closer Options, Upcoming Homestand and More…

Earlier today I had the pleasure of being joined by MetsBlog.com blogger, Michael Baron on my radio show “Mets Talk Live! Wright or Wrong?!? and he has a lot to say on the K-Rod trade as well as the Mets going forward in 2011 and beyond. Here is what Michael had to say on Sandy […]

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