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Engineering A Miracle

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 37 Comments
Engineering A Miracle

On October 16th, 1969 at Shea Stadium, in front of 57,367 hysterical fans the New York Mets wrote the final chapter of what is still today one of the most compelling “rags-to-riches” stories in Major League Baseball history. A team that for the first seven seasons of their existence had been a laughingstock and the […]

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Dykstra’s Homer Not Enough In B-Mets 5-2 Loss

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Dykstra’s Homer Not Enough In B-Mets 5-2 Loss

After an off day on Monday, the Binghamton Mets travelled to Manchester, New Hampshire for game one of a three game series against the Fisher Cats on Tuesday night.  The B-Mets were unfortunately on the losing end of the decision, dropping game one by a score of 5-2. Jeff Kaplan relieved Germen in the sixth, […]

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Mets Drop Tough One To Reds Via Walkoff, 3-0

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Drop Tough One To Reds Via Walkoff, 3-0

The Mets (55-61) lost to the Reds (70-46) by the score of 3-0 tonight at the Great American Ball Park. I know that not everybody out there is a fan of a good pitching duel and games like these can be boring. As much as I found myself frustrated tonight, it was a pretty good game […]

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Hansel Robles Named NYPL Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Named NYPL Player of the Week

The third Mets prospect to take home top pitcher honors this week, Robles carried a perfect game into the eighth inning on Friday night but didn’t get the win. The right-hander, who turns 22 Monday retired the first 23 batters he faced before yielding a two-out single in the eighth. Unfortunately, his Cyclones went their first eight […]

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Michael Fulmer And Brandon Brown Solid In Savannah’s 4-3 Victory

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
Michael Fulmer And Brandon Brown Solid In Savannah’s 4-3 Victory

St. Lucie, Brooklyn and Kingsport all had off days… Savannah 4, Lexington 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats won their fourth straight game, defeating the Lexington Legends 4-3 Monday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats’ four-game winning streak is their longest since a six-game winning streak June 10-17 to close out the first half. Key […]

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The Armchair GM: Is Justin Upton Worth A Look?

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Armchair GM: Is Justin Upton Worth A Look?

The trade deadline came and went without Arizona moving their best player who is still a couple of weeks shy of 25 years old. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. But the real surprise is that a player like Justin Upton was actually available. Upton went number one overall back in the unreal 2005 draft, ahead of […]

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Mark Cohoon Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mark Cohoon Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Behind his complete game shut out and near no-hitter on Friday night against the Harrisburg Senators, Binghamton Mets starter Mark Cohoon has been named as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the August 6th to August 12th time frame.  The game on Friday night would prove to be the only one Cohoon pitched […]

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B-Mets Take Series and Season Finale from Harrisburg With 7-2 Win

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
B-Mets Take Series and Season Finale from Harrisburg With 7-2 Win

Behind a fifteen hit barrage the Binghamton Mets took the game and series from the Harrisburg Senators with their seven to two victory on Sunday afternoon at MetroBank Park.  The season series ended up tied with the B-Mets win, each team taking six of the twelve games played. Three B-Mets batters went 3-for-5 in the […]

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Mets Lower Minors: Extra Innings And Errors Doom Kingsport, Offensive Explosion For Cyclones

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lower Minors: Extra Innings And Errors Doom Kingsport, Offensive Explosion For Cyclones

St. Lucie Rained Out The St. Lucie Mets were scheduled to face the Fort Myers Miracle on Sunday afternoon, but the game was rained out. The Miracle and the Mets are not scheduled to play each other again, so the game was officially cancelled. The Mets will take on the Palm Beach Cardinals on Tuesday […]

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Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

An article by posted on August 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Beat: Nimmo Rakes, Satin Streaks, Cohoon and Robles Flirt With No-No’s

Welcome back to MMO’s Mets Minors Beat: The Monday Morning Edition. It was a weird weekend in the Mets minors. Terrible weather in the southeast caused postponements for the Sand Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets. But some very cool things happened too, as two Mets hurlers very nearly pitched no-hitters. Jacob DeGrom made a […]

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