Tag: Brandon Hicks

Nieuwenhuis Could Be On Track For Big League Return

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Could Be On Track For Big League Return

I thought it was funny that after I wrote how Nieuwenhuis’ second home run on Tuesday would have been gone in any MLB park, that Terry Collins asked Wally Backman about Kirk’s home runs and said the following to reporters before last night’s game. “I talked to Wally today for quite a while,” Collins said. […]

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Wheeler Lasts Only Four Innings, Gives Up Five Runs

An article by posted on May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Lasts Only Four Innings, Gives Up Five Runs

It was not the best of starts for Zack Wheeler on Memorial Day, as he struggled throughout most of the game to find his command and was not exactly helped by his defense much either. Wheeler lasted merely four innings in his second start back from the DL against Salt Lake – after he looked […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/15: Wheeler Update, Bowman/Ynoa/Verrett All Effective, De La Cruz On A Hot Streak

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/15: Wheeler Update, Bowman/Ynoa/Verrett All Effective, De La Cruz On A Hot Streak

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped a game to Albuquerque, 8-5. Binghamton took down Akron, 7-3. St. Lucie one-hit Brevard County, 4-0. Savannah lost via walk-off, 4-3.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler‘s MRI is not worrying me as much as it should. Mitch detailed some concerns with the inverted W delivery that he employs yesterday […]

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Bowman Masterful In Dominant 4-0 St. Lucie Win

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Bowman Masterful In Dominant 4-0 St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 4, Brevard County 0 Matt Bowman and T.J. Chism combined for a one-hit shutout as the Mets cruised past the Brevard County Manatees 4-0 on Tuesday at Tradition Field. Bowman (2-0) pitched seven scoreless innings and allowed just one hit while striking out nine and walking one. Bowman retired the final 12 batters […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

An article by posted on May 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

  Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Albuquerque, 5-2.  Binghamton topped Akron, 5-3.  St. Lucie dropped to Brevard County, 6-5. Savannah lost to Charleston, 5-3.  Injury News The Wheeler Watch has taken a turn…hopefully not for the worst. Adam Rubin has reported that Zack Wheeler will miss his next start due to discomfort […]

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Mets Minors: Opening Night Will Showcase Mets’ Best Prospects Tonight

An article by posted on April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Opening Night Will Showcase Mets’ Best Prospects Tonight

The minor league season kicks off this evening for all of the Mets minor league affiliates, aside from the short season teams (Kingsport and Brooklyn), which kick their seasons off in June. Here are some brief previews for tonight’s Opening Day games: Las Vegas 51s vs. Sacramento River Cats Location: Raley Field, Sacramento Time: 10:05 PM Zack […]

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2013 Mets Opening Day Lineup and Roster Projection

An article by posted on March 22, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Mets Opening Day Lineup and Roster Projection

Updated 3/22 I wanted to share Adam Rubin’s projected Opening Day roster which is not too dissimilar to what I projected. Rotation: Jon Niese, Shaun Marcum, Matt Harvey, Dillon Gee and Jeremy Hefner. Bullpen: Bobby Parnell, Brandon Lyon, LaTroy Hawkins, Scott Atchison, Josh Edgin, Pedro Feliciano and Greg Burke. Infield: Ike Davis, Justin Turner, David Wright, Ruben Tejada […]

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Harvey and d’Arnaud Give Mets A Glimpse Into Their Future

An article by posted on March 19, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey and d’Arnaud Give Mets A Glimpse Into Their Future

A few years from now, or perhaps in July, this battery could be a big deal. Matt Harvey and Travis d’Arnaud represent the Mets’ future, and today they provided a glimpse. Harvey, already in the rotation, gave up two runs in 5.1 innings and was backed by two hits and two runs scored by d’Arnaud in a […]

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There Are No Angels In This Outfield

An article by posted on March 3, 2013 0 Comments
There Are No Angels In This Outfield

Over at NJ.com, the online home of the Star-Ledger, Jorge Castillo tells us that during  the offseason, Mets manager Terry Collins, personally called infielders Justin Turner, Josh Satin, Zach Lutz and Brandon Hicks to give them all the same piece of advice – be prepared to play some corner outfield. As far as any experience […]

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Mets Lose To Nats 6-4; Den Dekker Flashes Leather; Cowgill’s Got Game

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose To Nats 6-4; Den Dekker Flashes Leather; Cowgill’s Got Game

Lucas Duda did not start tonight’s 6-4 exhibition game loss against Washington, and won’t be in the lineup tomorrow. Look for him Wednesday or Thursday. In his first two games, Duda went 0-for-7 with six strikeouts, and told reporters today, “we’re not going to hit the panic just yet.’’ The Mets will opt for extra work […]

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