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Mets Minors Daily: Mazzoni Shines In AA Debut, Cyclones Remain Unbeaten, Beato Beaten

An article by posted on 21/06/2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Daily: Mazzoni Shines In AA Debut, Cyclones Remain Unbeaten, Beato Beaten

Bisons Offense Stymied In Loss by Andrew O’Brien Buffalo scored one run in the top of the second inning Wednesday night, but the Bisons offense went quiet the rest of the game as they fell to Norfolk, 3-1, in the third game of the four-game series. The lone Bisons run came on a Matt Tuiasosopo solo […]

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Mets Farmhands: Who’s Hot? Mid-Season Edition

An article by posted on 21/06/2012 0 Comments
Mets Farmhands: Who’s Hot? Mid-Season Edition

With the mid-season mark for the minor league long-season leagues fast approaching, I wanted to release a Who’s Hot update to cap off the season’s first half. These statistics do not include Wednesday’s games, but are accurate through Tuesday June 19th. Two out of three players here are pitchers, which makes sense considering pitching is […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on 20/06/2012 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Days Are Numbered

As the Mets’ roster has evolved throughout the course of this season, it appears that things may fall into place a bit faster that most fans had originally envisioned.  The farm system, originally believed to be devoid of any significant major league caliber talent only one year ago, has produced enough replacements to keep the […]

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Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

An article by posted on 20/06/2012 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: Dickey Top Choice In Cy Young Predictor

If you’re a stat junkie like me, you may find the following two charts pretty cool. Click image to embiggen. In this first chart, ESPN uses many variables to conclude what the most dominant pitching performances of the year have been so far. It’s interesting to note that not one, but both of R.A. Dickey’s […]

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Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

An article by posted on 20/06/2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors Daily: Harvey Dominates, Cyclones Beat Yanks Again, Kingsport Loses Season Opener

Harvey Dominates As Bisons Stop Skid By Andrew O’Brien Matt Harvey, the ace of the Buffalo Bisons pitching staff, did exactly what he’s supposed to do Tuesday evening: play the role of a stopper. Harvey tossed six dominant innings and the bullpen held on as the Bisons defeated Norfolk, 6-1, to stop a five-game losing streak. […]

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Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

An article by posted on 19/06/2012 0 Comments
Santastic Once Again: Second Straight Shutout Win For The Mets, 5-0 Over The O’s

It is becoming increasingly difficult to follow R.A. Dickey – but Santana plays the part well in a 5-0 blanking of the Orioles. Summary Baltimore really caught us on a bad time, did they not? The team fired on all cylinders tonight – starting pitching, relief pitching, offense, defense, and a little confidence. Makes you […]

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It’s Time To Give Justin Hampson A Shot In The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on 19/06/2012 0 Comments
It’s Time To Give Justin Hampson A Shot In The Mets Bullpen

With the Mets obvious need for quality relief pitching, especially in pressure situations, what would you say if I told you there was a guy who could step in and step up, and do a fantastic job for the Mets right now? What if I told you he wouldn’t cost anything, not in salary or […]

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MMO Player Of The Week: Slammin’ Ike Davis

An article by posted on 19/06/2012 0 Comments
MMO Player Of The Week: Slammin’ Ike Davis

Congratulations to this week’s MMO Player of the Week… Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Ike Davis did this week: G AB H R 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG 6 20 9 5 1 0 1 6 4 4 .450 This week was a great week for Ike, […]

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Dickey Hurls Second Straight One-Hitter And Sets History In Mets 5-0 Win

An article by posted on 19/06/2012 0 Comments
Dickey Hurls Second Straight One-Hitter And Sets History In Mets 5-0 Win

After being brutally swept by the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets open their doors to the Orioles and R.A. Dickey tosses his second straight one-hitter and proves that he truly is an AL killer. R.A. Dickey is coming off of that controversial one-hitter/no-hitter against the Rays, and looks to have brought the same knuckleball with him […]

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Mets Farm Report: McHugh Suffers Loss In AAA Debut, Cyclones Top Yankees In Season Opener

An article by posted on 19/06/2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: McHugh Suffers Loss In AAA Debut, Cyclones Top Yankees In Season Opener

Norfolk 7, Buffalo 5  By Andrew O’Brien The Buffalo Bisons led 3-1 in the fifth inning, but the Norfolk Tides exploded for five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night en route to a 7-5 win in the opening game of a four-game series. Colin McHugh got his first Triple-A start after […]

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