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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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Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

As Spring Training 2012 enters it’s final weeks, we can’t help but feel anxious. With all the injuries and uncertainty, all any self-respecting Mets fan wants at this point is for their team to navigate the rest of the way through spring training, staying healthy and intact, and with everyone ready to start the season. […]

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MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

Jayson Stark of ESPN grabbed my attention this morning when he posted this chart showing how Toronto Blue Jays’ phenom Brett Lawrie, stacked up against some of the all time greats with his .953 OPS last season. That’s some pretty amazing company and at 22 years old, Brett Lawrie is ready to explode onto the […]

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2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

MLB Draft Countdown just released their Top 25 College Prospects. They believe that this year’s crop is much weaker than that of 2011, but that there are still several players with incredibly high upside. 1. Mike Zunino, C, Florida - Great power, phenomenal defense and exceptional leadership skills 2. Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford - Mid 90s fastball and […]

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Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

Tough break for the Cincinnati Reds and their new closer Ryan Madson who will miss the 2012 season because of Tommy John surgery. Following an examination in Cincinnati on Saturday morning, the club announced that Madson’s elbow ligament had torn completely off the bone. Madson never got to pitch in any Spring Training games, and because he was […]

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