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MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

To see my previous mock draft from February in which I had the Mets drafting left-handed pitcher Max Fried, click here.   1. Houston Astros – Mark Appel, RHP (Stanford) Why: The Astros don’t appear like the team who is going to go for the risky homerun pick No. 1 overall with Buxton. Appel is […]

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Mets Farm Report 4/17 – Schwinden and Germen Toss Gems, Lights Went Out In Georgia

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report 4/17 – Schwinden and Germen Toss Gems, Lights Went Out In Georgia

Buffalo 4 – Lehigh Valley 1 Chris Schwinden turned in a solid performance to improve to 2-1 as the Bisons defeated the Iron Pigs 4-1. Schwinny allowed just one run on four hits and a walk in seven innings of work and lowered his ERA to 2.25 for the season. Jack Egbert followed with a perfect inning of relief, […]

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No Health Issue With Johan

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
No Health Issue With Johan

Santana went just 1.1 innings tonight which was the shortest start of his career. After the 9-3 loss Terry Collins discused why he yanked his ace so early. “Obviously he didn’t hit any of his spots. He fell behind in the count and that’s not him.” Not health related at all as Santana just didnt […]

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Braves Rough Up Santana In A 9-3 Mets Loss

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Braves Rough Up Santana In A 9-3 Mets Loss

Johan Santana must have got on the bad side of lady luck as he records only four outs in a 9-3 Mets defeat. Summary If you check the box score, you will see a line of 1.1 IP for Santana with 6 R(4 ER), 4 H, and a walk. Santana has never lasted less than […]

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Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

I thought it would be fun to track Jose Reyes this season as well as his replacement Ruben Tejada. It will be an interesting case study to see exactly how much the Mets actually lost offensively and defensively by replacing Reyes with Tejada, and if that difference is worth the $106 million dollars it would […]

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Watch It Again: Bay’s Sensational Catch

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments

Last night, Jason Bay had a coming out party of sorts as he not only belts his second home run of the season and is showing some signs he may be ripe for a rebound, but he also made a sensational leaping catch to rob Jack Wilson of a home run in the fifth inning. “It’s one […]

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Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

LEHIGH VALLEY 8 – BUFFALO 2 AAA RHP Jeurys Familia was playing with fire Monday night and his final pitching line was downright diabolical, letting up 6 runs on 6 hits and 6 walks. After four innings pitched, manager Wally Backman had seen enough and promptly exorcised Familia from the mound in favor of right-hander […]

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Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 52 Comments
Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

This – from the Daily News: According to a team source, the Mets will acknowledge Reyes’ nine years in New York with a video tribute on April 24, before the shortstop’s Citi Field unveiling as a Miami Marlin. That game opens a three-game series. Reyes, who won the first batting title in club history last […]

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Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

Recap Mets are just spoiling us with all this offense including the homeruns. Ike Davis with a three-run homerun to break the game open, and after Jason Bay robbed the Braves of a homerun, hit one himself deep in center field for a solo shot and an insurance run. Broken fingers seem to be helping […]

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Bay Back In Lineup Against Atlanta

An article by posted on April 16, 2012 0 Comments
Bay Back In Lineup Against Atlanta

After missing Sundays game with a jammed right ring finger, Jason Bay is back in the lineup tonight batting fifth. The Mets were worried last night that Jason might be headed for the DL. “It does bother me, but its something I will be able to play through.” Jason said to reporters prior to the […]

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