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Who Leaves The Rotation If/When Johan Returns?

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It is no secret that the Mets starting pitching has been outstanding this season.  The starting pitching has been one of the main reasons why the team continues to hover around .500.  As Johan continues on his road to recovery, if and when he does return sometime in the next month or so, Sandy and […]

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Get Well Soon, Derek

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Derek Jeter is not playing today – or, for that matter – for a couple of weeks. He’s on the 15 day DL and will return a couple of days before the Yankees play at Citi Field over the Fourth of July weekend. We all know that Derek often plays […]

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Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

From Brent Johnson in the Star-Ledger: According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, 48 percent of the Garden State’s baseball fans root for the Yankees, while 22 percent prefer the Phillies. Sixteen percent are Mets fans. Three percent root for the Boston Red Sox. Other teams make up 1 percent each. Damn Joisey, that’s cold! […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 23rd, 2011 Vaughn Homers In Lucie Debut

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 1 – Durham Bulls 4 Jack Egbert is finally where he should be in the organization and got the results that are to be expected from him against much more experienced hitters who he cannot fool with his junkerball repertoire. He had a terrible night with his control walking four batters and throwing […]

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Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

After more than a two hour rain delay, the Mets took the rubber game against the A’s with a convincing 4-1 win thanks to a solid effort by Chris Capuano and more timely hitting by Jose Reyes. Game Notes Chris Capuano gave the Mets six shutout innings, before leaving the game with a cramp in his right […]

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Ron Darling Talks About The State Of The Mets With Me

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Monday night I had the chance to talk to Ron Darling once again. This time In The Game Collectibles brought him in for a signing at Park East.  There were a lot of people coming in to meet him and some were as young as 5 years old and as excited to meet him in […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 22nd, 2011

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Durham Bulls 9 Well, Mark Cohoon looked very unimpressive yet again today to say the least. He was sitting 86 mph with his fastball and had the occasional 87 and 88 mph one, but wasn’t getting much more than that and while he didn’t walk anybody his command was way off. […]

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2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

  . [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/mwilliams2929/status/83321476496883713"]   . The twitter account says it is the official page of Spartanburg Methodist College Baseball, the school Missigman had committed to, so this is likely indeed true. Missigman has been as high as 89 mph with his fastball and at 6’4″ 170 lbs. there is still some projection left in […]

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Collins, Reyes, Einhorn And The Mets

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

In the midst of chaos, we have calm – while the newspapers are screaming about the Mets team, they are quietly learning how to work together, and they are listening to their manager, Terry Collins. This is the best Mets team in years because of him – he puts his players first and they know […]

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2011 Draft Update: Mets Top Pick Brandon Nimmo Wants $2.5 Million

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

As my colleague HoJo wrote last week in this post, the New York Mets announced that they have signed 12 draft picks from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, including the club’s second round selection right handed pitcher Cory Mazzoni from North Carolina State University.  According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Mets signed Mazzoni […]

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