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Doug’s Dugout: Revolving Doors, Sour Grapes and Whipping Posts

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the broken bullpen, Sick Bay, and other feeble thoughts. The best way to fix the Mets bullpen is to remove the door from it’s hinges. That will make it easier for the relievers to enter the field. And it would be more practical too! After all, it’s been like […]

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R.A. Dickey Declares Himself Fit For Next Start

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

According to Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal, R.A. Dickey declared himself fit to return to the mound for the Mets this week, and he was happy to report that the nail on his right index finger was 100% healthy. This is big news for the Mets, who are relying on Dickey—who owns two of […]

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Buffalo Rebounds; Harvey Throws Bagels in St. Lucie Win

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.13.2011 BUFFALO 8, PAWTUCKET 1: The Buffalo Bisons (3-3) climbed back to .500 this season, defeating the Pawtucket PawSox, 8-1, Tuesday night. Dillon Gee (1-1) went seven innings, giving up three hits and one earned run to get the victory. Gee struck out four and walked two. Dale Thayer contributed two scoreless innings in […]

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Dillon Gee Could Make Spot Start On Sunday

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

Due to the implications from tonight’s rain out and Thursday’s doubleheader, the Mets may have to use R.A. Dickey on short rest or callup another starter to pitch Sunday’s game. Adam Rubin of ESPN believes that the Mets could send reliever Ryota Igarashi down to the minors and callup starting pitcher Dillon Gee from Buffalo to make the spot […]

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The Mets Are In Trouble

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets are in serious trouble. Any fan watching the early games could have told you that, though. However, they are in worse shape than I ever thought they’d be in. Through the first ten games, their pitching as a whole has been absolutely horrendous. I’m not going to lie and say I […]

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Bisons Lose In Lopsided Game, 15-1

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.12.2011 PAWTUCKET 15, BUFFALO 1: The Buffalo Bisons fell to 2-3 on the season after getting beat 15-1 by the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate. Dylan Owen, recently promoted from Double-A, gave up a three-run home run in the fifth inning. The PawSox went on the score six more runs in the sixth inning. […]

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Mental lapses cause Mets losses

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

It wasn’t a “routine play,” but when Ryota Igarashi had the comebacker in the sixth inning, I thought to myself, ‘Yes! Throw home, step on the plate and then throw on to first base for the double play.’ Instead, Igarashi sailed a throw to Josh Thole, who then had to step on home plate for […]

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Isringhausen Offers A Glimmer Of Hope In Mets Debut

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

It has been almost 12 years in between pitches as a New York Met for Jason Isringhausen, but last night when he emerged from the bullpen and took the mound, he was one of the lone Mets relievers that got the job done against the Rockies. Isringhausen came into the game with two runners on and the […]

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Heyman: Reyes, Beltran, K-Rod, Pelfrey Could Get Traded

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com, reports in his latest column that “there’s growing suspicion” that the Mets will try trade Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, Francisco Rodriguez and Mike Pelfrey if they are not in contention before the July 31 trade deadline. There is a growing suspicion around the game that if the Mets are out of it […]

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Alderson Uncovers A Gem In Chris Young

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

Lost in the ugliness of yesterday’s loss to the Nationals, was a brilliant performance by right-hander Chris Young who pitched a one-hitter through seven innings. Young, who also pitched for GM Sandy Alderson when both were with the San Diego Padres, tossed his second solid effort in a row, and has allowed just two earned […]

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