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Prospect Pulse: The Relievers

An article by posted on September 14, 2011 1 Comment
Prospect Pulse: The Relievers

When next year’s Spring Training arrives, there will be some fierce competition for spots in the Mets bullpen. At this point, barring trade or injury, the only logical holdovers would be Bobby Parnell, Pedro Beato and Manny Acosta. Otherwise, it’s pretty wide-open. The recent performances of Josh Stinson and Daniel Herrera are promising, and they should be solidly […]

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Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Gee Strong, But Offense Can’t Come Through In Mets 3-2 Loss

Dillon Gee had another good outing, but the bullpen struggled late and the Mets stranded 17 runners in their 3-2 loss to the Nationals. Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outing just short of quality, going five and two-third innings, giving up two runs on six hits, walking two and striking out five. Gee was […]

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Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

Luis Nieves hit a solo HR in the top of the 7th, and Aderlin Rodriguez crushed a two-run job in the 8th, to ice the game en route to a 7-3 Savannah win in Game Two of their championship series with Greensboro. Right-hander Yohan Almonte, pitching in relief of starter Gonzalez Germen, picked up the win with […]

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MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five with MetsBlog’s Brian Erni

MetsBlog – Brian Erni For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with my good friend Brian Erni, from MetsBlog, and asked him about several hot Mets topics this week including Mike Pelfrey, Bobby Parnell, etc.  Please enjoy. Brandon Butler:  Jason Bay is contributing to the team with his excellent hitting over the […]

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SAL Championship Series – Gnats Drop Game One

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
SAL Championship Series – Gnats Drop Game One

Savannah Sand Gnat DH Blake Forsythe homered twice, the second time to break a 3-3 tie in the 8th inning, and LF Alonzo Harris homered and drove in two runs for the Savannah Sand Gnats. But closer LHP Hamilton Bennett, could not protect a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the 9th, blowing the save, […]

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Stinson Blows Game In Extras, Mets Lose 10-6 To Cubs

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
Stinson Blows Game In Extras, Mets Lose 10-6 To Cubs

After a bad start by Miguel Batista, the Mets came back only to have Josh Stinson and Ryota Igarashi blow the game in the 11th inning, and the Mets lost 10-6 to the Chicago Cubs Game Notes Miguel Batista had his first poor outing as a Met, going five innings, allowing four runs on five […]

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MLB’s Ban On 9/11 Caps, Didn’t Upstage The Main Event Last Night

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
MLB’s Ban On 9/11 Caps, Didn’t Upstage The Main Event Last Night

Ah, the “Authority of the MLB” and again they take one step too far. This past weekend was a time of mourning and recovery for all of us. The whole country had their own ways of remembering the events of 9/11/01 and did so. I was particularly taken with the Shanksville ceremonies. You don’t get […]

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Sickels On Chris Schwinden

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments

John Sickels of Minor League Ball features Mets rookie Chris Schwinden in his Prospect of the Day Series. He writes: There is nothing special about his velocity, his fastball is just in the 86-90 range. He mixes in a cutter, curveball, and changeup, relying on sharp command of his secondary pitches to succeed. He has […]

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Savannah Sand Gnats Win SAL Southern Division!

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Sand Gnats Win SAL Southern Division!

  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2011 SAL SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPION SAVANNAH SAND GNATS! Four Savannah pitchers held Augusta down to 1 run and 5 hits, on their way to taking the Southern Division crown for 2011. The win puts them on a collision course with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the affiliate of the Florida Marlins, for the […]

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Could We Be Seeing Mike Pelfrey’s Last Starts In A Mets Uniform?

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments

For the past few seasons it was believed that Mets starter Mike Pelfrey had the goods to be a top of the rotation type starter.  Last season he had his best season as a pro as he won 15 games against just 9 losses.  His career low 3.66 ERA and dominance for most of the season warranted […]

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