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Mets Need A Lefty? How Bout C.J.?

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Need A Lefty? How Bout C.J.?

C.J. Nitkowski is a man among boys these days. The 39-year-old left-hander is throwing the ball extremely well at Buffalo with his version 2.0 side-arm pitching motion. As he becomes more and more comfortable with his new delivery, he feels more and more confident that he will get back to the show, despite not having […]

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Reyes and Gorski Have Big Nights In B-Mets 6-2 Win

An article by posted on August 16, 2012 0 Comments
Reyes and Gorski Have Big Nights In B-Mets 6-2 Win

Behind a four RBI night by Raul Reyes and seven strong innings worth of work by starter Darin Gorski the Binghamton Mets defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats by a score of six to two. The seven innings pitched was Gorski’s second longest outing of the season.  Making his 21st start of the season, Gorski […]

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Rafael Montero Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

The Florida State League announced on Tuesday  that St. Lucie Mets pitcher Rafael Montero has been named the Pitcher of the Week between the period of August 6-13.Montero tossed 7 2/3 no-hit innings against the Palm Beach Cardinals on August 7 to win his fifth game. He struck out five and walked three. Montero retired 15 […]

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Engineering A Miracle

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 40 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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The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

Its no secret that the Mets are in a rebuilding period.  Mired in what will likely be their fourth consecutive losing season, its apparent that change is necessary.  The process by which that change occurs is where the debate begins.  How the Mets should proceed is the topic of countless blog posts and endless radio […]

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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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