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Pelfrey Strong, Grand Slam For Wright… Wait, What? Mets Win 9-1

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey Strong, Grand Slam For Wright… Wait, What? Mets Win 9-1

I saw it with my own four eyes – Wright hit a Grand Slam and Mike Pelfrey looked great in a 9-1 rout of the Houston Astros. Summary So let me knock the negativity out of the way to begin. It was the Astros and they looked completely outmatched. The Astros are a 100-loss team, […]

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If Torres Is Not Ready To Go, Who’s Your Choice In Center?

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
If Torres Is Not Ready To Go, Who’s Your Choice In Center?

With opening day right around the corner Andres Torres is still not totally cleared to play.  Torres has not played in a game since last week due to a strained calf muscle. He took indoor batting practice yesterday but that is a long way from playing in real game action. He still needs to be […]

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Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

With just three days remaining in Spring Training for the Mets minor league clubs, contributions by certain players in yesterday’s Buffalo Bisons spring training game caused me to do a double-take. Say what? First up, the winning pitcher in today’s game for the Bisons was left-hander Mark Cohoon. Cohoon had a great year in 2009 […]

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Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Get Wright Return On David This Season

David Wright has been the subject of trade rumors since last season.  Over the past few years we keep hearing how he is not the same player he used to be.  When you really sit down and look at it, is he really that far off from what he was a couple of seasons ago? […]

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Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

Either today or tomorrow the Mets are extremely likely, according to sources, to announce the 2012 minor league rosters for each of the long-season teams. Competition has been ferocious for all four teams, particularly for the most coveted prizes, a spot on one of the pitching staffs for each of the long-season clubs. Over-crowding, combined […]

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Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Duda Goes Deep, Freeman Does It Twice In Mets Loss

Chris Schwinden started and subsequently got rocked today in a 7-5 defeat to the Braves. Summary It was a tough day for Chris Schwinden today, who could not finish the third inning and allowed 4 ER in just two and a third innings pitched. He looked fairly outmatched and struggled to hit his spots. Schwinden […]

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Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

With three weeks of Grapefruit League action in the books and just nine games to go before the Home Opener at Citi Field against the  Braves on April 5th, now’s as good a time as any to see which players are performing and who isn’t. METS HITTING – MIN 25 AB HOT Mike Baxter – 39 AB, […]

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

In an interview yesterday with Ben Wagner, the “voice of the Bisons,” which was posted on the Buffalo Bisons’ website, injured outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis talks about how his surgically repaired shoulder “feels good,” and his sore oblique “feels a lot better now.” He also gives us this progress report: that he began throwing Monday, and […]

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Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day

The New York Mets will honor the memory of Gary Carter on Opening Day, Thursday, April 5 at Citi Field with his family participating in a special pre-game ceremony prior to the season’s opener against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. Carter passed away February 16 after a courageous 10-month battle with brain cancer. Gary’s […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Is Pretty Much Set

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Is Pretty Much Set

With David Wright back in the line-up (1-2, single) and Scott Hairston and Andres Torres looking like safe bets for Opening Day, it seems to me like the 25-man roster is seemingly set: Starting Line-up C- Josh Thole 1B – Ike Davis 2B – Daniel Murphy 3B – David Wright SS – Ruben Tejada LF […]

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Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

The Mets have released nine players from minor league camp today including: RHP Tobi Stoner, LHP Eric Niesen, RHP Nick Carr, LHP Roy Merritt, RHP Chris Hilliard, RHP Ronny Morla, RHPSteve Winnick, 1B Lucas Stewart and CF Chase Greene. Stoner, a Mets 16th round pick in 2006, and Niesen, a Mets 3rd round pick in 2007, had been on […]

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