John Ginder

John Ginder was born and raised in upstate New York. During the baseball offseason, you can see John enduring more heartache as he roots for the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres. John is a contributor for MetsMinors.net and also has been known to write for #BillsMafia.

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

Well another edition of the Subway Series is in books.  What started out as a thrilling set in the Bronx, quickly turned to frustration and confusion once it returned to Citi Field.  There were many things that were left up for debate which is part of what makes this game so great.  Roster moves we […]

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Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

For the second night in a row, the  New York Mets marched out one of their pitching prospects to make their major league debut.  On Wednesday night it was Rafael Montero and on Thursday night it was Jacob deGrom. DeGrom was originally called up to pitch out of the bullpen, but a stint on the disabled list by Dillon […]

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Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

UPDATE: Terry Collins went back on what he told reporters last night and again earlier today, and just announced that Ruben Tejada will start at shortstop tonight and NOT Wilmer Flores. Flores is not sick. More in the game notes. Original Post Things have been going pretty good the last couple of days.  After losing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

LAS VEGAS 6, SALT LAKE 3 The Las Vegas 51′s used six pitchers to complete the series sweep against the Salt Lake Bees 6-3.  Rafael Montero started the game and fired 5.1 innings of no-hit ball, walking three and striking out five. Montero carried the no-hitter into the sixth before his high pitch count caught up to him […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

I am just sitting here trying to wrap my head around how unfriendly this road trip was.  Things were supposed to be different for our Metsies away from Citi Field.  They were last year anyway.  As we all know they just wrapped up a three-city 9-game road trip on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, finishing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

LAS VEGAS 7, TACOMA 5 – RESUMED FROM 5/4 After the game was suspended due to weather Sunday night, the 51′s and Rainiers resumed action on Monday with the score 7-5.  It would remain that way as Las Vegas picks up their 21st win of the season.  Rafael Montero started the game and pitched relatively decent going […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Rocky Mountain High

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Rocky Mountain High

If I changed my name to “Captain Obvious” I would have said that the Mets were hoping to start the month of May the way they ended April.  With a rainout.  I kid I kid.  Things were certainly going right before the calender changed as the Mets took two out of three from the Marlins, […]

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Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

TACOMA 6, LAS VEGAS 4 Logan Verrett would have his best start of the season wasted on Friday, as the Las Vegas 51′s bullpen couldn’t hold up their end of the bargain dropping the game against Tacoma 6-4.   Verrett would go a strong seven innings allowing just one run before handing the ball over to […]

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Mets Farm Report: Brown Homers Again, Nimmo Batting .393 After 3-Hit Game

An article by posted on April 27, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Brown Homers Again, Nimmo Batting .393 After 3-Hit Game

LAS VEGAS 11,TACOMA 3 Jacob deGrom picks up his third win, and Taylor Teagarden blasts two home runs as the Las Vegas 51′s pound on the Tacoma Rainiers 11-3.  Las Vegas improves to 18-5 on the season and remain in first place by 4.5 games in the PCL’s Pacific Southern Division.  deGrom didn’t have his best outing lasting […]

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Syndergaard Goes Five To Pick Up His Third Win Of Season

An article by posted on April 26, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Goes Five To Pick Up His Third Win Of Season

Noah Syndergaard was on the bump Friday night against the Tacoma Rainiers, making the fifth Triple-A start in his young career. After a relatively disappointing effort last time out where he only lasted four innings, Syndergaard did a bit better going five frames this time. Thor threw a season high 96-pitches (58 strikes) over the […]

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