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Post Game: Mets Come Up Short In 4-3 Extra-Inning Loss To Giants

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Post Game: Mets Come Up Short In 4-3 Extra-Inning Loss To Giants

Recap Jon Niese has himself another good start. He only went six innings and allowed seven hits, but kept the Giants to only three runs. He walks two and strikes out five. Niese continues to prove himself to his contract with another start that was not helped by much hitting.He walks away with a no […]

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Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the period April 13-19 has Mets top prospect RHP Zack Wheeler ranked #6 and RHP Domingo Tapia gets an honorable mention. Yesterday, the Mets tweeted that since first donning a Mets uniform, Zack Wheeler has struck out 52 batters in 42 innings pitched while only allowing 38 hits, 10 walks and no […]

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The Final Word On Small Sample Size

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Final Word On Small Sample Size

Hahaha, this was produced by SNY’s Ted Berg and Brett Hauze, although It’s not clear who the tenor is. That was genius! Originally featured on Ted Quarters.

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Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

I’m going to be taking a look at the last few years of draft classes (2009-2011) for the Mets as we take a look at who’s doing what in the early goings of the new season. I’m keeping it simple and looking only at the top five rounds with an honorable mention here or there. […]

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

WHO’S HOT? HITTERS Travis Taijeron (SAV) – The 23-year-old right-handed hitting slugger has been playing mostly CF for Savannah and has been doing it all at the plate. Drafted in the 18th round of the 2011 MLB Draft Taijeron has shown an excellent ability to make contact and hit for power in his professional career so […]

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Dickey Gives Up 3 HR, Mets Lose to Braves 14-6

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Gives Up 3 HR, Mets Lose to Braves 14-6

In a steady rain, R.A. Dickey had a poor outing, the bullpen struggled and the Mets lost the rubber game of the series, 14-6 Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and looked stellar in the first inning, but after that, the knuckleball went north and his results went south. Dickey struggled, giving up six runs […]

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2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

MLB Dirt recently posted their latest Mock Draft in which they pegged the Mets for top high school outfielder, Albert Almora of Mater Academy in Florida. They write: The Mets have a shallow system and they need high upside guys. They took Brandon Nimmo last year and if Almora is available I believe they would take him. He is a plus defender […]

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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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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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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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