I personally view myself as one of the most optimistic Mets fans around. I am fully admitting to that as a disclaimer to this article. Hell, I even had the Mets pegged for a minimum of 85 wins last year and I truly believed in would happen. But even I was was beginning to lose some of my optimism going into this season and I couldn’t really find many scenarios where the Mets finished anything [...]
Recap R.A. Dickey continues to roll with the punches as he got tagged for nine hits but only allowed one batter to touch home. The knuckleballer mixed in his fastball nicely today and his knuckler was on que today with only one mistake of homerun against Chase Utley’s no name replacement. He pitched for seven innings, allowing just one run on nine hits and one walk. Dickey continues to throw strikes reaching seven K’s in [...]
The Mets have issued a statement on David Wright‘s pinkie finger injury: “The injury to the little finger on David Wright’s right hand has been re-evalauated by a hand specialist in New York, who reiterated that David can return to baseball activity as tolerated. His playing status will be reviewed again tomorrow in Philadelphia prior to the game. David Wright was fitted for a splint on his broken right pinkie finger before yesterday’s game. Terry Collins said he [...]
Well, the season is underway. I usually like to start an article off with a nice husky compound sentence, but after the first trial run of the rotation and change, the outlook on our Metropolitans is even murkier than it was before the season started. A week ago it seemed like this year would be a complete waste of time. The Mets appeared to be in the middle of a downward spiral as the rest [...]
METS FARM REPORT 4/10 ROCHESTER 5, BUFFALO 3 Matt Harvey made his second Triple-A start of the season in difficult weather conditions. Harvey battled for five innings, allowed seven hits, two runs (both earned) and struck out four and issued one walk. His ERA in two starts is 5.79. Harvey exited the game after five with a 3-2 lead, but Jeff Stevens allowed three runs (zero earned) in the bottom of the sixth inning. Red [...]
Daniel Murphy has proven he is a bonafide big league hitter. In his first four games this season, Murph has picked up right where he left off before his injury last year. Daniel has been a machine at the plate and coming up with the game winner in the 9th inning of last night’s thrilling walk-off win was a memorable moment even this early in the season. Not to mention that remarkable diving stop to [...]
Take eight Mike Pelfrey strikeouts to match a career high, one Kirk Nieuwenhuis game-tying homer and a dash of ninth-inning drama culminating in Daniel Murphy’s walk-off single vs. the Nats. Add it up, and behold a 4-0 Mets start. Game Recap Mike Pelfrey started off the first game of home series against the Nationals. Surprisingly he did better than I thought he would. The big man lasted 5.2 innings of decent pitching allowing a pretty [...]
METS FARM REPORT 4/9 ROCHESTER 3, BUFFALO 2 Red Wings shortstop Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give Rochester a comeback victory, snapping Buffalo’s three-game winning streak. The Bisons bullpen entered the game with 14 scoreless innings to begin the season. Protecting a 2-1 lead, lefty Chuck James made his Bisons debut with a scoreless frame in the sixth. But with two outs in the seventh, Dylan Owen (1-1) walked Tsuyoshi Nishioka on seven pitches to [...]
Last we learned that the Mets were close to giving Jon Niese an extension on his current contract.The Mets have now made it official. The deal is worth five years, $25.5 million dollars with team options for 2017 and 2018 that could bring the total value to $46 million. I think the Mets made a mistake are to sign Niese to an extension this soon. I don’t understand why this front office would rush to sign [...]
According to ESPN New York, Terry Collins was very pleased with Frank Francisco’s bullpen session today. Francisco expierenced no pain in his knee, which has sidelined him for a portion of the spring. He will be leaving camp with the team, ready to go for the opener. Andres Torres started and batted lead off in today’s Mets 7-6 win over the Yankees. Andres said he felt good at the plate and on the bases. He was removed [...]
With the Mets first game under a week away, fans and analysts write this season as a disappointment already without it even starting. Realistically the 2012 New York Mets wont be playing in any games of relevance deep into the summer and to the early parts of the fall. Though that doesn’t mean the team wont be exciting at times with their injection of young talent. With guys like Matt Harvey and Zach Wheeler not [...]
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Last updated: 05/19/2013
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