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Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

Updated Post 4/23 A day after publishing my post calling for the promotion of Collin McHugh to the Mets (which you can read below), I took some flack the following day when he had a less than stellar outing for Triple-A Las Vegas against Colorado Springs.   Original Post 4/21 Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/21: Nimmo Is Having Fun, Montero Is Dominating, And Tapia Is Back On Track

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/21: Nimmo Is Having Fun, Montero Is Dominating, And Tapia Is Back On Track

Rafael Montero is fast approaching a promotion to Triple-A Las Vegas Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Colorado Springs 10-6 Binghamton Shuts Out New Hampshire 3-0 St. Lucie Edges Fort Myers 6-5 Savannah Tops Lakewood 6-4 Prospect Pipeline Brandon Nimmo had another triple last night and reached base three times (two walks). Let’s face it, […]

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Jamie Hoffmann, Zach Lutz Pace 11-Hit Attack In 10-6 Vegas Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Jamie Hoffmann, Zach Lutz Pace 11-Hit Attack In 10-6 Vegas Win

Las Vegas 10, Colorado Springs 6 Chris Schwinden held Colorado Springs over the first three innings and the Las Vegas dropped a 10-spot overall on the scoreboard to claim first blood in a four-game series against Colorado Springs. Zach Lutz got the scoring started early with an RBI single that drove home Reese Havens, and […]

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Montero Shuts Down New Hampshire In Binghamton Shutout Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Down New Hampshire In Binghamton Shutout Win

  Binghamton 3, New Hampshire 0 Rafael Montero fired six scoreless innings to the lead the Binghamton Mets to a 3-0 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Saturday afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. The bullpen provided three blank innings of relief for Binghamton’s first shutout victory of the season. Double plays kept […]

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Tapia Shines, 3 RBIs For Rivera In St. Lucie Victory

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Tapia Shines, 3 RBIs For Rivera In St. Lucie Victory

  St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 5 Domingo Tapia allowed zero earned runs over seven innings and put St. Lucie on the path to victory on Saturday evening. Tapia was on his game for St. Lucie, as he allowed just four hits and a walk across seven innings while striking out six. He was on […]

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Boyd’s 4 RBI Day Leads Savannah To A 6-4 Victory

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Boyd’s 4 RBI Day Leads Savannah To A 6-4 Victory

  Savannah 6, Lakewood 4 Jayce Boyd had a great offensive night and the Sand Gnats received a questionable call from the umpires down in Lakewood en route to a 6-4 victory on Saturday night. It was Rainy Lara who got the start for Savannah in this one, and he was shaky at best, allowing […]

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Rafael Montero: All He Does Is Dominate

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Rafael Montero: All He Does Is Dominate

When it comes to pitching prospects in the Mets organization, Zack Wheeler is the guy that the majority of fans will stop to see how he performed the night before. However, it seems that with every start Wheeler makes, he is getting further and further away from making his Citi Field debut. On the other […]

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Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

On January 18, 1985 Tim Leary was quietly traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals. Leary was selected out of UCLA in the first-round (second overall) by the Mets in the June 1979 Draft. Less than two years later, at age 22, Leary made his major league debut. It lasted seven […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/20: Wheeler Out Of Control, Lagares and Nimmo Are Hitting Machines, Cuan Shelled

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Sacramento 10-5 New Hampshire Tops Binghamton 5-2 Fort Myers Routed St. Lucie 14-2 Savannah Tops Lakewood 7-2 Prospect Pipeline This is now fourth straight starts in which Zack Wheeler failed to deliver six innings. It was another start where his pitch count was remarkably bad. 108 pitches and […]

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Vaughn’s Home Run Not Enough To Save B-Mets From 5-2 Loss

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Vaughn’s Home Run Not Enough To Save B-Mets From 5-2 Loss

New Hampshire 5, Binghamton 2 The Binghamton Mets were kept in check by three New Hampshire Fisher Cats pitchers in a 5-2 loss on Friday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. The teams traded runs early. With two outs in the first, Ryan Schimpf laced a 1-1 pitch from Erik Goeddel over the right field […]

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Angel Cuan Gets Decimated In 14-2 St. Lucie Loss

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 38 Comments
Angel Cuan Gets Decimated In 14-2 St. Lucie Loss

Fort Myers 14, St. Lucie 2 It was a rough night for St. Lucie on Friday, where they allowed 14 runs, and their offense was stifled by Fort Myers’ pitcher D.J. Baxendale. Angel Cuan started tonight for St. Lucie and gave up a lead-off homerun to Adam Pettersen on the third pitch of the game. […]

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