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With Ike Davis Struggling, What Are The Mets’ Options?

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments
With Ike Davis Struggling, What Are The Mets’ Options?

With the way Ike Davis has been hitting lately, there has been a ton of talk has about sending the slumping lefty down to Triple-A to try and figure things out. With good reason, some are questioning whether or not Davis is the first baseman of the future anymore. Everyone is chiming in on how […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/17: Lara Twirled Gem, Syndergaard Firing Bee-Bees, Boyd Hammering Out Hits

An article by posted on May 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/17: Lara Twirled Gem, Syndergaard Firing Bee-Bees, Boyd Hammering Out Hits

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Omaha 5-4. Binghamton had the night off. St. Lucie lost to Brevard County in the bottom of the ninth, 3-2. Savannah topped Augusta in eleven innings, 6-0.  Prospect Pipeline Rainy Lara — the name Rainy is fitting considering the fact that opposing teams are probably hoping for rain […]

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Noah Syndergaard Sizzles With Dominating Ten Strikeout Performance

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Sizzles With Dominating Ten Strikeout Performance

Noah Syndergaard took the hill for the St. Lucie Mets tonight, and continued to dominate hitters at the Single-A level. He was bringing 96 mph heat, and mixing in his change-up and curve ball all night. The curve ball was the sharpest it’s looked all year, as he snapped off hook after hook that either […]

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LaTroy Hawkins’ Strong Stance On Spingate

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
LaTroy Hawkins’ Strong Stance On Spingate

I was driving in to work and listening to WFAN today, much like I would on any other day. I happened to hear Joe & Evan discussing some quotes from LaTroy Hawkins and Marlon Byrd regarding the incident that took recently place with Jordany Valdespin, when he got hit by a pitch, in what seemed […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/16: Wheeler’s Fine, Puello and Boyd Flattening Baseballs, Syndergaard On The Hill Tonight

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/16: Wheeler’s Fine, Puello and Boyd Flattening Baseballs, Syndergaard On The Hill Tonight

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas had the night off. Binghamton dropped Akron, 9-4. St. Lucie shot themselves in the foot against Brevard County, 4-3. Savannah lost to Charleston, 6-3.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler‘s MRI didn’t show any structural damage, but one has to wonder what could have cause so much inflammation in his throwing […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

An article by posted on May 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

  Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Albuquerque, 5-2.  Binghamton topped Akron, 5-3.  St. Lucie dropped to Brevard County, 6-5. Savannah lost to Charleston, 5-3.  Injury News The Wheeler Watch has taken a turn…hopefully not for the worst. Adam Rubin has reported that Zack Wheeler will miss his next start due to discomfort […]

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Rafael Montero Warms Up A Cold Binghamton Night

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Warms Up A Cold Binghamton Night

The Dominator took to the mound for the Binghamton Mets tonight, in temperatures that made it seem more like an April night in the upstate New York city, than a night in the middle of May. Rafael Montero stood on the mound, with his glove in front of his face, so the batter could only […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/13: Wheeler Knocking On Flushing’s Door, McHugh Solid, Mazzoni Throwing Gas

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/13: Wheeler Knocking On Flushing’s Door, McHugh Solid, Mazzoni Throwing Gas

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped Albuquerque, 4-3.  Binghamton split a double header with Harrisburg, 3-1 and 9-3.  St. Lucie had an off day. Savannah lost to Rome, 4-1.  Prospect Pipeline Wheeler Watch: Joe D. thinks the timing is right, everyone likes what they see (including Wally Backman — see below), and the Mets could us […]

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Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

Zack Wheeler took the hill tonight for Las Vegas, and was locked into cruise control for the majority of the night. He threw 99 pitches, 61 for strikes. Wheeler had seven strike outs and only allowed one walk to his final batter. That last comment is music to a lot of peoples’ ears. Wheeler looked […]

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Mets Should Target One Of The Austins With Their First Round Pick

An article by posted on May 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Should Target One Of The Austins With Their First Round Pick

The draft is slowly creeping up on us, and is now less than a month away. It’s do or die time for scouts, and for some draft hopefuls, coming down to the wire to show that they deserve a shot to call baseball their profession. On June 6, everyone is expecting the Houston Astros to […]

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