Forget About The Change-Up…Give Em The Heater

An article by posted on August 6, 2012 0 Comments
Forget About The Change-Up…Give Em The Heater

It’s 5:20 PM, and it’s the bottom of the fifth inning of the New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres game. This is the first time I have ever started to write anything before a game was finished, but I have to get this off my chest. Why are the Mets insisting on Matt Harvey […]

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Harvey Is A Different Kind Of Mets Pitching Prospect

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Harvey Is A Different Kind Of Mets Pitching Prospect

When asked about the difference between facing Triple-A and major league hitters, Mets starter Matt Harvey said: “When you make a mistake, they hit it. Down there you can get away with some stuff. Not all the time, but more often than not. Up here, you’re going to make a mistake, they’re going to hit […]

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Zack Wheeler’s Triple-A Debut Will Air On SNY

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Zack Wheeler’s Triple-A Debut Will Air On SNY

Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler is currently making his much anticipated debut for Triple-A Buffalo. The game will be rebroadcast on SNY with coverage starting at 7:00 PM. Wheeler dominated Double-A this season to the tune of a 10-6 mark, with a 3.26 ERA. He gave up just 92 hits and struck out 117 batters in 116 innings pitched […]

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Santana Tossed Three Solid Innings For Cyclones

An article by posted on August 5, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Tossed Three Solid Innings For Cyclones

Today in Brooklyn, Johan Santana threw three scoreless innings in his rehab start, allowing just one hit, one walk, and striking out three in a 8-0 Cyclones victory over the Auburn Doubledays. Santana threw 38 pitches before he went to the bullpen and tossed three more simulated innings, totaling 90 pitches for the day. During his post-game conference, […]

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Harvey Hits A Wall In Mets 7-3 Loss To Padres

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Harvey Hits A Wall In Mets 7-3 Loss To Padres

The Mets lost to the Padres 7-3 on Sunday afternoon at Petco Park to wrap up their 11 game west coast road trip with a 6-5 record. Matt Harvey made his third start of the season for the Mets and took some lumps for the first time since his promotion. The young righty allowed five […]

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Chasing Mets History: Daniel Murphy

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Chasing Mets History: Daniel Murphy

At first glance, one look at the title of this piece might elicit a sarcastic chuckle or a roll of the eyes.  After all, what could Daniel Murphy possibly do to make Mets history?  Well, it’s not just what he’s already done that’s historical in the Mets universe.  It’s also what he’s poised to do. […]

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School Is In Session With Mr. Petanick

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School Is In Session With Mr. Petanick

Can I have everyone’s attention please?  Today we are going to be covering the 2012 New York Mets.  I want to start off this lesson with a question, so by a show of hands, who thinks the Mets season is over? Good job everyone.  The Mets would need an absolute miracle to become relevant in […]

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Peavey Goes Distance In 7-2 Win, But B-Mets Drop Nightcap In Doubleheader Split

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Peavey Goes Distance In 7-2 Win, But B-Mets Drop Nightcap In Doubleheader Split

The Binghamton Mets and Reading Phillies played two on Saturday night at First Energy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania, with the B-Mets taking game one by a score of 7-2, and dropping the nightcap 3-1. In game one, the two teams were knotted at two until the B-Mets broke the game wide open in the top […]

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MMO Mailbag: Whither Wilmer Flores? Ask Petey

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MMO Mailbag: Whither Wilmer Flores? Ask Petey

As the afternoon turned from day into night, I peered through the grimy window of the bar, past the fly tracks and the flickering neon Pabst Blue Ribbon sign, trying to focus my eyes on a drug-store clock across the street. What the heck time does that say? How long have I been in this […]

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Schwinden Tosses Six Shutout Frames In Bisons 1-0 Win

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Schwinden Tosses Six Shutout Frames In Bisons 1-0 Win

In last night’s pitching duel in Buffalo between the Bisons and Syracuse Chiefs, the Bisons prevailed 1-0. Chris Schwinden got the start for Buffalo, looking to build off his dominant performance on Wednesday night, when he tossed seven innings and allowed only one run on three hits. Schwinden didn’t dominate last night, but he scattered […]

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