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Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

In just his first five outings on the pitcher’s mound, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on Binghamton baseball fans. Smoker, a first round 2007 draft pick of the Washington Nationals, used 11 pitches, 8 of them strikes, and a healthy dose of high heat to retire the three batters in order in his […]

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Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

David Wright remains uncleared to begin baseball activity, general manager Sandy Alderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York on Monday. “No change,” Alderson indicated via email when asked if Wright’s status had changed as a result of his weekly Monday examination with back specialist Robert Watkins in Los Angeles. Two weeks ago, manager Terry […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

The All Star Break, baseball’s hallway point of a long 162 game season, is finally upon us and for the first time since 2010 the Mets remain in the hunt for October baseball as they go into a much needed four day rest. A season that was destined with so much promise and hope has […]

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Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that the Mets say they have the six largest attendance increase in major league baseball at 7.72 percent overall, with weekend games up 16.38 percent as well. The Mets are averaging 29,284 fans per game at Citi Field, up from 26,860 fans per game in 2014. As I reported last […]

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The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

The ’69 World Series saw Jerry Koosman pick up the W in 2 of the 4 Mets victories. His ERA was 2.04 and he allowed only 7 hits in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Ron Swoboda hit .400 and made arguably one of the best catches in Series history. Tommie Agee outdid his teammate and made […]

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Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Despite The Naysayers, Mets Have Been Fun and Exciting To Watch

I don’t know about you my fellow Mets fans, but I’m pretty happy with how the season has gone so far. I mean if you had asked me back in March if I would take being two games out of first place and one game out of the wild card at the All-Star break, my […]

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Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

An article by posted on July 13, 2015 0 Comments
Cafardo: Tulowitzki and CarGo Would Be Solid Trade Options For Mets

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe took a look at five teams that need to make a move and he prominently tabs the Mets and had some interesting things to say about them. “Mets fans have waited since 2006 for a playoff team. The Mets are competing with the Cubs, Diamondbacks, Giants, and Braves for the […]

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Mets Injury Update: Blevins Not Close To Return, Carlyle Done For Season

An article by posted on July 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Injury Update: Blevins Not Close To Return, Carlyle Done For Season

Mets right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, who went on the DL in May with back spasms, is likely done for the season after having hip surgery, according to Mark Carig of  Newsday. After the Mets signed Carlyle to a minor league contract before the 2014 season, he delivered a solid season for them. In 27 appearances out […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2 #DropTheHammer

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2 #DropTheHammer

The Mets (45-42) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (42-43) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 4-1. The big story for the Mets tonight was Noah Syndergaard. The big right-hander pitched eight shutdown innings for the Mets, and gave the team a much needed boost in the wake of the unfortunate injury to Steven Matz. […]

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