Minor League Report: Sweeney Shines For Buffalo; Binghamton and St. Lucie Lose

An article by posted on May 20, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 5.19.2011 BUFFALO 5, INDIANAPOLIS 1: Brian Sweeney shut out the Indians for six innings, helping the Bisons to a 5-1 win in Indianapolis Thursday. Sweeney allowed just one run, a solo homer by John Bowker in the seventh inning. He left after that inning, allowing four hits and striking out four with no […]

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Gee Tosses A Gem In Mets 1-0 Win Over Nats

An article by posted on May 20, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had the best outing of his career and Justin Turner knocked across the only run in the Mets 1-0 win against the Nationals, winning the series Game Notes Dillon Gee pitched like a veteran today, nearly tossing a no-hitter, but like every other Met to ever pitch in uniform, gave up a hit […]

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A Foregone Conclusion…

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes went 3-4 with two runs scored last night and has now raised his batting average to .322 for the season. The Mets are 110-29 (.791) when Jose Reyes scores two or more runs. Currently, Reyes leads the majors in triples (6), multi-hit games (19), hits (59) and stolen bases (16) and is tied for […]

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What Makes A Real Mets Fan?

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments

Since the hiring of Sandy Alderson there seems to be a an overwhelming sentiment among the fanbase that if you don’t 100% support everything Alderson and his front office do then you’re not a real fan of the New York Mets. Gone are the days when having a different opinion was acceptable. Today, Mets fans who […]

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Justin Turner Could Match Mets Rookie RBI Record

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner Could Match Mets Rookie RBI Record

The good folks at Elias Sports Bureau say that Justin Turner can match Ron Swoboda’s 1965 franchise rookie record if he can drive in a run Friday at Yankee Stadium. Turner has produced an RBI in five straight games, one shy of Swoboda’s mark. He has 10 RBIs over the five-game span. With the start of the […]

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The Rotation Is Starting To Shine

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments
The Rotation Is Starting To Shine

The Mets rotation has had its share of struggles this year, as we all know.  Mike Pelfrey got off to a terrible start and R.A Dickey, who was signed to a two-year deal, looks nothing like the pitcher we saw last season. The one bright spot, Chris Young, is now out for the season after pitching just 24 innings as […]

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Jason Bay May Start Batting Second

An article by posted on May 19, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Bay May Start Batting Second

Mets manager Terry Collins is seriously considering a major shakeup in the lineup that would include batting the struggling Jason Bay in the No. 2 spot of the batting order. “I’m going to try something,” Collins said. He added, “We’ve got to get him some protection, there’s no question about it.” Bay seems to have […]

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Niese And Easy!

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Niese And Easy!

The sun wasn’t shining at Citi Field, but Jon Niese was as the Mets blanked the Nationals 3-0 playing in what seemed like torrential rains at times throughout the game. Niese was brilliant and limited the Nats to six hits and a walk over seven innings while striking out seven to improve to 3-4 on the […]

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Mets Sign Jason Botts

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have signed first baseman/outfielder Jason Botts. Botts, who will be assigned to Triple-A Buffalo, was playing for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. The 30-year-old hooked on with the Nationals organization last summer, hitting .279/.345/.438 with eight homers for their Triple-A affiliate.  In parts of five seasons at the Triple-A level, Botts […]

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Attendance Continues To Plummet At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments
Attendance Continues To Plummet At Citi Field

After 19 home games this season, the Mets have had just 548,518 fans come out to Citi Field according to ESPN. This comes out to an average of just 28,869 fans a game, which is only 69.1% of the capacity of Citi Field. Anyone who has been to a Mets game this year can tell […]

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