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Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

I don’t know about you my fellow Mets fans, but I’m pretty happy with how the season has gone so far. I mean if you had asked me back in March if I would take being two games out of first place and one game out of the wild card at the All-Star break, my […]

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Conforto Could Be The Game Changer Mets Need For Playoff Run

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Conforto Could Be The Game Changer Mets Need For Playoff Run

Outfield prospect Michael Conforto showed himself to be as good as advertised during the Futures Game on Sunday. Conforto stroked two hard line drive singles to center and right field in his two at-bats, and also impressed in the field when he showed off his powerful arm and fired a throw to nail a runner […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Great Games By Ynoa And Meisner

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Mets Minor League Recap: Great Games By Ynoa And Meisner

  Las Vegas was off last night with the Pacific Coast League Homerun Derby competition being held, without Travis Taijeron surprisingly being included. The AAA All-Star game is Wednesday at 10 ET and will be televised on MLB Network. Darin Gorski was named the PCL pitcher of the week, going 7 innings giving up just one unearned […]

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Mets Suddenly Flexing Some Muscle And Enjoying A Great July

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Mets Suddenly Flexing Some Muscle And Enjoying A Great July

Here’s what no one expected this past weekend. In the series sweep of the Diamondbacks, the Mets scored all of their runs via home runs. Altogether they hit nine home runs this series, including the historic three homer game by seldom used Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Starting with Eric Campbell’s three run homer vs San Francisco on […]

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Omar Minaya Happy For deGrom, Calls It A Victory For The Organization

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Omar Minaya Happy For deGrom, Calls It A Victory For The Organization

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya, spoke to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News in Cincinnati, after she spotted him chatting with All-Star Jacob deGrom. “I just told him good luck,” Minaya said, “and that we’re proud of you.” Minaya said deGrom’s athleticism was why they thought he’d progress quickly as a pitcher. Minaya, who […]

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Four Mets’ Prospects Rank Inside Sickels’ Top 75

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Four Mets’ Prospects Rank Inside Sickels’ Top 75

John Sickels of Minor League Ball ranks four Mets’ prospects inside his Midseason Top 75 list. Michael Conforto (No. 15),  Brandon Nimmo (No. 52),  Amed Rosario (No. 65), and Gavin Cecchini (No. 69) all made the cut. Sickels thinks it’s a close call between Conforto and Indians’ prospect Bradley Zimmer, but he gives a slight […]

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Report: Reds Outfielder Jay Bruce Is Available

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Report: Reds Outfielder Jay Bruce Is Available

MLB Insider Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports, the Cincinnati Reds are making it known that right fielder Jay Bruce is available according to league sources. “The Reds are expected by rivals to become a full-fledged seller in coming days, perhaps shortly after the All-Star Game here, but to this point the one name being heard […]

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Bobby Parnell Keeps Shining In Setup Role

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Bobby Parnell Keeps Shining In Setup Role

I’ve gotta hand it to Bobby Parnell, boy what a job he’s done since coming back from Tommy John surgery. Understanding he was no longer the power pitcher he once was, Parnell has transformed himself into a very crafty reliever for the Mets and has quickly reestablished himself as a very effective arm out of […]

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Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

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Niese Tosses Seventh Consecutive Quality Start

Pitching in place of injured Steven Matz on Sunday, fellow southpaw Jon Niese responded with his seventh straight quality start as the Mets completed a sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 5-3 win. Niese tossed 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs on five hits including a home run by Paul Goldschmidt. He walked none […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Lugo Shines In Front Of Four Scouts

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Mets Minor League Recap: Lugo Shines In Front Of Four Scouts

  Las Vegas had their last game of the first half on Saturday when they extended their win streak to 6 games with a 5-4 win over Salt Lake. They finished the first half going 53-38 good for a 8-game lead in the Pacific Coast League Pacific Southern division. Vic Black picked up the win of […]

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