Buffalo Rained Out; B-Mets Win Second Straight; St. Lucie Streak Ends At Nine

An article by posted on April 19, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.18.2011 BUFFALO – ROCHESTER –: Postponed/rain. BINGHAMTON 6, PORTLAND 5: The B-Mets made it two wins in a row after they defeated Portland, 6-5, Monday night. Binghamton (4-6) got 4.1 innings out of starter Brandon Moore, who struck out four batters but allowed six hits and four earned runs. Ricky Brooks, Eric Niesen and […]

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MLB Power Rankings – Week 2

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the top and bottom five of week two’s MLB Power Rankings as posted on the Daily News. Thanks to the Mets, the Colorado Rockies moved up six spots to claim the top spot. Top Five 1. Colorado Rockies (12-3, Last week: 6) At 12-3, they have the best record in baseball and have […]

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Young Pitching Prospects Show Promise Early

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

With still 147 games to play, a small winning streak gets us right back near .500. But, while the big club continues to struggle, some of the promising young pitching prospects down in the minors are showing their potential early. The trio of Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey, who are the top 3 […]

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Bay’s Return From DL Now Pushed To Thursday

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments
Bay’s Return From DL Now Pushed To Thursday

The Mets announced that Jason Bay will be activated from the disabled list on Thursday, two days later than he would have been eligible on Tuesday. Bay was in New York today to meet with Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins, and team doctors, and it was decided he needed more time before being activated. Due to […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Damned Thing’s Over

An article by posted on April 18, 2011 0 Comments

“The damned thing’s over,” Legendary New York Mets announcer Bob Murphy, was talking about a marathon game between the Mets and Braves. Of course I’m referring to the seven game losing streak. The Mets were down in Atlanta this week and lost two of three games to the Braves. Friday night’s game was rained out, […]

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Gee Strong, Reyes Ignites Mets 3-2 Win

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee had a good outing, Jose Reyes was the tablesetter and new #2 hitter Josh Thole was productive and the Mets broke their losing streak, beating the Braves 3-2. Game Notes Dillon Gee in his first start of the season looked great. Gee only got in trouble once, and that was in the second […]

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Shake It Up

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

At Aerys Sports, there is a fine conglomerate of baseball bloggers, headed up and written by women.  Their resident Mets blogger, Kelly Lake who is the author of “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch,” raised an interesting question about the Mets a few days ago.  She asked: When will the players be held accountable? It’s […]

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Is This Team Really Playing Better And Trying Harder?

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

When Terry Collins was asked to comment about Daniel Murphy’s outrageous decision to steal third base last night, he called it an “error of enthusiasm”. As a matter of fact, this team suffers from a “lack of enthusiasm”. They take the field like a team that expects to lose. The worst that can possibly happen […]

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Game Preview, Notes, Starting Lineup: Mets @ Braves

An article by posted on April 17, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Willie Harris – LF Brad Emaus – 2B Dillon Gee – RHP Mets Notes METS AT A GLANCE: The Mets have lost seven games in a row dating back […]

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Mets DFA Misch After Doubleheader To Make Room For Gee

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Misch didn’t even get a chance to shower… He was just DFA’d to make room for Gee.   Dillon Gee will be called up and take Chris Young’s start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, with Pat Misch being used to back up D.J. Carrasco’s start today. Original Post In a surprising turn of events, the Mets have placed right-hander Chris Young […]

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