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Mets Power Outage? No Problem.

An article by posted on June 12, 2011 0 Comments

It’s no secret the New York Mets have struggled to hit the long ball in 2011, and really the since Citi Field opened in 2009 home runs have dropped rapidly for the Mets. A number of issues have contributed to the severe power outage that has hit Queens the past three seasons. In 2009, perennial […]

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Mets Recall D.J. Carrasco, Demote Dale Thayer

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Recall D.J. Carrasco, Demote Dale Thayer

The New York Mets optioned Dale Thayer to Triple-A Buffalo, after tonight’s 3-2 loss to the Pirates. To replace Thayer on the roster, the Mets recalled D.J. Carrasco. Thayer made four appearances for the Mets, and allowed two runs in four innings for a 4.50 ERA. Carrasco started the season with the Mets but after […]

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Terry Collins Has Instilled Fight In The 2011 Mets

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Since the second Terry Collins arrived the sound and the tone of team changed.  It was a new voice, with new ideas, new batting orders and a whole new way to play the game.  ”If nothing else, we are going to play hard and the play the game the way it’s supposed to be played” is what […]

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Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

Another one of the stars of the Mets broadcasting group is Kevin Burkhardt who is the field reporter for the team.  He moves about the stadium and its’ environs indoors and out and finds interesting people and places for us to watch and listen to.  Kevin works without a net – it’s his natural, friendly  personality that brings out the […]

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Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

Minus the large contract, what reason does Jason Bay have to be in the lineup for Saturday’s game against the Pirates. From a platoon standpoint, Bay should be on the bench for Lucas Duda who mashes righties and has been crushing in Triple A. From a production standpoint, Bay hasn’t manufactured much in terms of […]

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Collins Wants To See Johan Santana For Himself

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game last night and said he wants to have Johan Santana come to New York during the next homestand so him and Dan Warthen can watch him pitch. Collins also said it’s more likely the Mets will have to wait until at least late July for Santana’s return. The Mets […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 10th, 2011

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 6 | Indianapolis Indians 12 With Lucas Duda being promoted and Kirk Nieuwenhuis landing himself on the DL with a left shoulder injury this Bisons team has gone to being nothing exciting at all. Mark Cohoon had his third consecutive bad outing to begin his Triple-A career. As bad as he has been you […]

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Reyes Homers, Gee Dominates, Mets Topple Pirates 8-1

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had another stellar outing, going eight innings and the Mets offense kept it rolling in the 8-1 slaughter of the Pirates Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outstanding inning, and outside of a troublesome first inning, Gee pitched masterfully. Gee’s final line was eight innings, one run allowed on eight hits with NO […]

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Niese Game, Runnin Wild, Mets Win 4-1

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments
Niese Game, Runnin Wild, Mets Win 4-1

Jonathon Niese was strong all game, and the offense managed to win with small ball, as has been the recent method and the Mets won the game 4-1 and also took the series on the road. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had his third straight quality outing today, going seven and two-thirds while allowing one run […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 9th, 2011

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 15 | Indianapolis Indians 2 With performances like this it was just a matter of time before Lucas Duda got the call up. He put up another outstanding performance scoring three runs with two walks and a homerun. He is punishing pitchers. The Indians’ pitcher made one mistake to Duda, leaving a changeup […]

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