Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Local Boys Making Noise, We Want Mike, Mets Bullpen Outperforming Rotation?

According to MetsBlog, since July 6, a span of 11 games, the Mets have pitched to a 5.99 ERA over 97 2/3 innings. Mets starting pitchers have pitched to a 6.93 ERA, the bullpen has pitched to a 4.42 ERA over that span. So yes, the worst bullpen in baseball is now out-performing our starting rotation. […]

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A Look Inside The Rise And Fall of Johan Santana

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
A Look Inside The Rise And Fall of Johan Santana

How the mighty have fallen.  Johan Santana, whose bounceback campaign hit an unexpected high on June 1 when he threw the franchise’s first no-hitter, has not only come back to Earth, but he’s done it in a way no one could see coming. Through his first 11 starts of the season, which ended with the […]

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Mets Farm Report: Harvey Pasted In Buffalo, Germen Shelled In Bingo, Fuller Shines Again For Savannah

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Harvey Pasted In Buffalo, Germen Shelled In Bingo, Fuller Shines Again For Savannah

Charlotte 11, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien The Charlotte Knights beat the Buffalo Bisons last night by a score of 11-0. Matt Harvey took the mound looking to impress the big league club with a solid performance. Instead, Harvey had a very rough night. Harvey was decent early on, allowing only a first-inning RBI single through […]

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Mets Rally Too Little, Too Late As Dodgers Hand Them 8-5 Loss

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Rally Too Little, Too Late As Dodgers Hand Them 8-5 Loss

Another late Mets rally falls short… It’s becoming a common theme so far in the second half. Starting pitcher gets bashed, bullpen allows more runs, Mets try to catch-up, Mets run out of outs, game over. I am fully aware and can truly appreciate all of the careful thought, the endless calculating, the hours of scouting, […]

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Mets Won’t Get Brett Myers, Astros Closer Dealt To White Sox

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments

The Houston Astros traded closer Brett Myers to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter. Houston announced that they will receive right-hander Matt Heidenreich, left-hander Blair Walters, and a player to be named later for the pitcher.  The Astros will also send cash to Chicago, according to the White Sox. The […]

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Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Place Johan Santana On DL With Ankle Injury

The Mets have placed Johan Santana on the disabled list with an ankle injury. This is the same ankle injury that Santana suffered in his start against the Cubs two weeks ago after Reed Johnson stepped on it in a collision at first base. Terry Collins said that Santana’s injured ankle was not allowing him to land properly and that […]

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Everything Riding On Batista, No, Wait, What?

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Everything Riding On Batista, No, Wait, What?

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Andres Torres – CF David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – RF Jason Bay – LF Ike Davis – 1B Ronny Cedeno – 2B Mike Nickeas – C Miguel Batista – RHP The Mets suffered a disappointing loss last night as they dropped the series opener 7-6 to the […]

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Mets Farm Report: Matz Sparkles In Double-Header Sweep! Everybody Else Loses, Wheeler Shelled

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Matz Sparkles In Double-Header Sweep! Everybody Else Loses, Wheeler Shelled

Charlotte 4, Buffalo 0 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons were shut down on offense last night by the Charlotte Knights, managing just two singles and six walks, which led to a 4-0 defeat. Collin McHugh got the start for the Herd, his seventh Triple-A start this season. McHugh came into the game pitching pretty well after […]

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Fate May Have Dealt Santana And The Mets A Fatal Blow Last Night

An article by posted on July 21, 2012 0 Comments
Fate May Have Dealt Santana And The Mets A Fatal Blow Last Night

Yesterday before the game, I referred to Johan Santana’s start last night as both critical and pivotal. If Johan went out there and stymied the Dodgers with a  gem of a performance, then it was imperative for the front office to add a proven and effective reliever for the bullpen, a possible upgrade at catcher, […]

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Oh-No-Han! Santana Shelled, But Despite Late Rally Mets Fall 7-6 To Dodgers

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Oh-No-Han! Santana Shelled, But Despite Late Rally Mets Fall 7-6 To Dodgers

After the Mets narrowly avoided being swept by the Nationals,they open up the Dodgers series with another loss as Santana delivered another lackluster performance. Murphy and Valdespin were great, but the rest of the guys could not capitalize so Mets lose tonight 7-6. Johan Santana does not like pitching in the second half so far. […]

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Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Quintanilla To Orioles For Cash

The New York Mets today announced that they have traded infielder Omar Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations. Quintanilla, 30, hit .257 (18-70) with one home run and four RBI in 29 games with the Mets. He was designated for assignment on July 17. The 5-9, 185-pounder has hit .218 (129-592) with 30 […]

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