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Don’t Mess With The Johan! Mets Shutout Phils In 1-0 Win!

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets take game two against the Phillies in a tight 1-0 win. Johan Santana had a great start not giving up any runs, and not allowing a hit for the first five and two-third innings. Frankie Rodriguez pitched five outs to get his twenty fourth save and win it for the Mets. Jeff Francoeur […]

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8/7 Minor League Report! Sorry for the format!

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

Apologies for the format tonight and tomorrow night – got stuff going on, no time for writeups… AAA International League: Buffalo 6/10/1, Columbus 2/5/1 cf Ezequiel Carrera 0 for 4, 3 Ks, .298 —————- cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 2 for 4, run, .231 2b Justin Turner 1 for 3, RBI (33), BB, K, .303 lf Lucas […]

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Parnell & Pedro Putrid, Mets Lose 7-5

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

Another wasted pitching performance, this time by Jonathon Niese and the explosion of the Mets bullpen accounted for the most recent loss, 7-5 to the Phillies in the opening game of the series Game Notes Jonathon Niese was wildly effective today, giving up one run on four hits in seven innings, walking five but striking […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (62-46; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Mets and beat Tim Lincecum and the Giants last night. The Braves will continue their series with the Giants this weekend. The Braves will retire Tom Glavine’s number 47 tonight. Philadelphia Phillies: (60-48; -2) The Phillies placed Ryan Howard on the DL and […]

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8/6 Minor League Report! Carson, FAMILIA, CECILIANI, McQueen!

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 7/6/0, Columbus 5/13/1 cf Ezequiel Carrera 2 for 4, 2b, RBI, K, .321 ———- cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 0 for 5, 3 Ks, .111 2b Justin Turner 2 for 4, run, 2b (24), BB, .303 lf Lucas Duda 1 for 3, 2 runs, HR (14; walkoff) 2 RBI (40), 2 BBs, .312 […]

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Nolan Ryan – A Mets Alum Who Is Still Pitching

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

I’m a writer who is partial to pitchers – first was Sandy Koufax and the current is Johan Santana. I don’t have any reason for my choices or maybe it’s just that most of these guys strive for perfection from themselves – hoping that the rest of the team is paying attention. Some pitchers rule […]

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Mets Myths – Part 1

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

In light of this past week’s horrific disappointments, I would like to dedicate my next couple of articles outlining some things that I consider “Mets Myths”.  I hate to say it, but even when this team looked great in June, the following fears have lingered, and I now feel like they can no longer be […]

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8/5 Minor League Report! Zapata, PUELLO, CECILIANI, VAUGHN, HARRISON, FORSYTHE!

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 11/11/1, Columbus 4/11/1 The Bisons used 2 in the 7th to close to within 4-2, then exploded for a 9 run 8th to take the lead and simultaneously put the game away. Kirk Nieuwenhuis had a double and walk in his AAA debut, while Justin Turner, Lucas Duda and Luis Hernandez […]

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Pelfrey Pummeled, Mets Lose 8-3

An article by posted on August 5, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey was ineffective yet again today, and the Mets lost the game and the series to the Braves, falling today 8-3. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was hit hard today, not even making it out of the fifth inning. Big Pelf was a Big Letdown today, giving up five runs, with only three being earned […]

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8/4 Minor League Report! LUTZ, ALMONTE!

An article by posted on August 5, 2010 0 Comments

We will hold our second MPH chat in the chat room tomorrow, followed by our third on August 23rd, instructions for getting in are located directly below the Rotoworld widget. If you have any questions, use the chat box (either of them) to ask, and I’ll anwer. AA Eastern League: Binghamton 3/7/0, Harrisburg 5/9/0 in […]

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