Tag: 2013

Featured Post: The Boys of … Winter?

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Boys of … Winter?

“On a cold night you have to hit the ball 25 feet farther. So, in other words, if the fence is 338 feet and you hit the ball 338 feet, you’ll be 25 feet short.” – Ralph Kiner, attempting to explain the effect of cold weather on the flight of a baseball. The New York Mets and […]

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Priorities Realigned As Terrorism Takes Aim At The Sports World

An article by posted on April 16, 2013 0 Comments
Priorities Realigned As Terrorism Takes Aim At The Sports World

The world awakens this morning seeking to right itself after a pair of explosions rocked Boston yesterday afternoon.  Lost are three souls, with no fewer than another one hundred and thirty-two injured.  Also lost in the day’s events, a nation’s sense of security when it comes to sporting events. Long thought to be a potential […]

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Mets Minors 4/15 Report: Montero Is Just Plain Loco, Nimmo Still Raking, Mazzoni Scratched With Sore Arm

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors 4/15 Report: Montero Is Just Plain Loco, Nimmo Still Raking, Mazzoni Scratched With Sore Arm

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (5-5) lost a close one to Rome, 2-1 St. Lucie (7-3) toppled Bradenton, 8-2 Binghamton (6-4) dropped New Hampshire, 6-3 Las Vegas (6-5) beat Fresno in eleven innings, 5-4 Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler, who had walked six batters in his first 8.1 innings this season, did not walk any Fresno batters […]

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Mets Minors Report: McHugh Is Ready, Peavey Is Dealing, Rivera and Brown Tearing It Up

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: McHugh Is Ready, Peavey Is Dealing, Rivera and Brown Tearing It Up

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (4-4) dropped a game to Rome, 5-2. St. Lucie (6-2) defeated Palm Beach in twelve innings, 6-5. Binghamton (5-3) defeated New Hampshire behind an eleven run fourth inning, 15-7. Las Vegas (5-4) dropped a game to Fresno, 6-1. Prospect Pipeline Kevin Plawecki now leads the organization with a .484 batting […]

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Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy – The Mets’ Overlooked Offensive Star

With all the attention being paid to John Buck’s torrid start, another Met’s offensive performance has gone under the radar.  But his start is just as noteworthy as Buck’s. Daniel Murphy has always been a great contact hitter, lashing doubles at a rate never before seen by a left-handed hitter in Mets history.  Nearly one-quarter […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Wheeler Gets MRI, Flores Is Slumping

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Wheeler Gets MRI, Flores Is Slumping

Las Vegas 51s For those of you with weak constitutions, you might want to go away now as I talk about blisters…more specifically, the one that Zack Wheeler apparently had on his throwing hand. It unfortunately burst during the Tuesday night start against the Fresno Grizzlies and the Mets were concerned enough to send him for […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Boyd and Satin Sizzling, St. Lucie Has A 0.57 ERA

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Boyd and Satin Sizzling, St. Lucie Has A 0.57 ERA

Las Vegas 51s Zack Wheeler made his second start of the season last night for Las Vegas and lasted five-and-a-third innings, allowing four runs (one earned) off eight hits and three walks, while striking out six. A few things to note past that line? First off, Wheeler fields his position pretty well, which is always […]

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Mets Minors: Jayce Boyd Continues On Torrid Pace In Savannah’s Win

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Jayce Boyd Continues On Torrid Pace In Savannah’s Win

Savannah 7, Augusta 2 Luis Cessa, in his first start of the year, held the Augusta Green Jackets in check into the seventh inning to help the Savannah Sand Gnats earn a 7-2 win Tuesday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. Cessa, who worked six and two thirds innings, became the first Savannah starter to pitch […]

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

When the Blue Jays forced Sandy Alderson to take John Buck‘s $6 million dollar contract as a condition of making the deal for Travis d’Arnaud, many people including me groaned. I loved the fact that Buck could actually catch (unlike Josh Thole) and would be an asset overall, but six million samoans for Buck was […]

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B-Mets Notes: Goeddel To Make Double-A Debut, Harris 4-Game Hit Streak

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
B-Mets Notes: Goeddel To Make Double-A Debut, Harris 4-Game Hit Streak

Binghamton Mets (3-1) at Erie SeaWolves (2-2) RHP Erik Goeddel vs. RHP Victor Larez Monday, April 8, 2013 • Jerry Uht Park • Erie, PA • 6:35 PM LAST GAME: The B-Mets dropped their first game of the season 13-3 against the Akron Aeros in the series finale. The loss was Binghamton’s worst since a 10-0 loss to the […]

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