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Carlos Torres Rebounds, But Vegas Bullpen Blows Lead In 5-2 Loss

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Carlos Torres Rebounds, But Vegas Bullpen Blows Lead In 5-2 Loss

Albuquerque 5, Las Vegas 2 I wonder if I lit a fire under Carlos Torres when I questioned his employment status with the 51s when I covered his last start in disappointment. Torres was actually quite impressive on Monday evening, lasting six innings and allowing just four baserunners over that span. He allowed a run […]

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Cessa Tosses Quality Start, But Savannah Still Falls 5-3

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Cessa Tosses Quality Start, But Savannah Still Falls 5-3

  Charleston 5, Savannah 3 It was an up and down night for Luis Cessa, who managed to battle his way through six innings while allowing only three earned runs. He did serve up two home runs, with one being a two-run homer, that accounted for the runs charged to him. Overall, he allowed five […]

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Robles Shaky, St. Lucie Can’t Complete Comeback In 6-5 Loss

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Robles Shaky, St. Lucie Can’t Complete Comeback In 6-5 Loss

Brevard County 6, St. Lucie 5 Hansel Robles did not look like himself out there at all for the St. Lucie Mets on Monday, but he was able to keep his posture and bend, not break over the course of five innings. He walked four batters, allowed four hits, and made an errant throw on […]

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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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We Can Confirm That Las Vegas 51s Have Been Sold To New Ownership Group

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We Can Confirm That Las Vegas 51s Have Been Sold To New Ownership Group

Just got off the phone with Jim Gemma, the Media Relations Director of the Las Vegas 51s, and can confirm that the Mets Triple-A affiliate has indeed been sold. The Howard Hughes Corporation and Play Ball Owners Group form the new ownership group and our beat writer is on the way to the park right now where they are expected […]

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

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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 To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

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Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

How many of you are sitting at home tonight, wondering and asking yourselves how long it will be until we finally see Zack Wheeler wearing that uniform and hurling 98 mph fastballs from the mound at Citi Field? The question is not an easy one to answer and in fact it’s a perfect paradox by […]

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McHugh Cruises Through Seven In 4-3 Vegas Victory

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McHugh Cruises Through Seven In 4-3 Vegas Victory

  Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3 Despite a near-bullpen meltdown, the Las Vegas 51s were able to avert any further damage and best Albuquerque by a final score of 4-3. Collin McHugh got the nod for the 51s and had himself his second-straight spectacular outing. McHugh went seven frames allowing just one run on six hits […]

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Mazzoni Solid On Both Sides Of The Ball In B-Mets 9-3 Victory

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Mazzoni Solid On Both Sides Of The Ball In B-Mets 9-3 Victory

Binghamton 9, Harrisburg 3 An ominous gray sky and a persistent drizzle dampened my spirits as I started an excursion to Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium for the second consecutive day.  Saturday’s sojourn was for naught, nearly four hours driving in the car and no baseball.  The prospects of a double washout loomed. Halfway to Binghamton, the […]

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Cohoon Effective, But B-Mets Struggle Offensively In 3-1 Loss

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Cohoon Effective, But B-Mets Struggle Offensively In 3-1 Loss

  Harrisburg 3, Binghamton 1 Mark Cohoon didn’t have his best stuff yet turned in a gritty performance which was good enough to win, but good fortune simply didn’t come his way. Cohoon is a thinking pitcher who maximizes his stuff to out smart opposing hitters. Pitch location is a huge part of the winning […]

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Sand Gnats Commit Four Errors En Route To 4-1 Loss

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Sand Gnats Commit Four Errors En Route To 4-1 Loss

Rome 4, Savannah 1 The final game of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played in front of 1,348 fans Sunday afternoon at Grayson Stadium. Rome won the game 4-1 to even the series at 2-2. The Sand Gnats were held to just three hits while committing […]

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