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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

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Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

A’s general manager Billy Beane, fired his manager Bob Geren Thursday morning in the midst of a nine-game losing streak, replacing him with former Giants catcher Bob Melvin. Geren, 49, was named the A’s manager on Nov. 17, 2006. He registered a 334-376 (.470) record in four-plus seasons with Oakland, including a 27-36 mark and […]

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Steve Blass Syndrome

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Steve Blass Syndrome

In this installment of Doug’s Dugout we discuss, the Steve Blass Syndrome, rethinking Jose Reyes, and other demented thoughts: Steve Blass won 19 games in 1972 for the Pittsburgh Pirates and finished second in the Cy Young Award voting to Philadelphia’s Steve Carlton. Lefty accounted for 27 of the 59 Phillies’ wins that year, but […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 8th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 0 | Indianapolis Indians 1 A real good pitchers duel between two pitchers trying to find their way back to the majors. D.J. Carrasco has been dealing lately. After carrying a perfect game through 4.2 innings in his last start Carrasco led this game off with 5.2 innings of no-hit ball. Unfortunately for […]

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