Now that Wilmer Flores has finally been promoted to the Mets, the big question now becomes who’s the odd man out? Gun to my head, I’d have to say Justin Turner is the man on the bubble… Yeah, yeah, yeah I know he’s gritty, he’s fun to watch, he’s got red hair, and sometimes he really comes through in the clutch. I get all that. But think about it for a minute, it’s not like […]
After losing a pair of battles with the sun on Sunday, Marlon Byrd took the blame following the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Royals. “You come to the park and never think you’re going to feel like you’re the reason you lose the game,” Byrd said. “But today, I put that on me.” Both of Byrd’s botched plays came in the the fifth inning that saw the Royals break the game open with three runs. “I’ve had […]
From 2003-2011, speed at the top of the lineup was rarely an issue for the New York Mets. Whether the offense was surging or slumping, Jose Reyes was always a spark plug for the team both on and off the field. Now ever since Reyes took his talents to South Beach and was soon after shipped North of the border, the Mets have another thrilling speedster at the top of the order in Eric Young […]
ROYALS (55-52) at METS (49-59) RHP Ervin Santana (7-6, 3.03) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (4-1, 3.55) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Notes The Mets are 7-4 in rubber games this year (3-3 at home). New York is 13-16-7 in series this season […]
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York emailed Paul DePodesta a few questions regarding a few of the Mets prospects and regarding Wilmer Flores they had the following exchange: Asked if Wilmer Flores remaining in the minors is fielding-related, DePodesta wrote: “Wilmer played some first base largely because of the ankle injury. He had been back at second base the last couple of games now that he’s full strength. He hasn’t come up because the major […]
For the second time in two games since being named the closer while Bobby Parnell heals up, David Aardsma failed to get the job done as the Royals beat the Mets 4-3 at Citi Field this afternoon. Jeremy Hefner started the game and showed some improvement after back-to-back poor starts and delivered a quality start in a 110-pitch effort. He allowed three earned runs on eight hits, walked none and struck out six in 6.0 innings […]
Royals Wade Davis (5-9, 5.50) at Mets RHP Dillon Gee (7-8, 4.13) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Mets Notes As the Mets enter August they look to build off the momentum from July. They finished the month 15-12 which was the […]
METS AT MARLINS Zack Wheeler (4-1, 3.72) vs Nathan Eovaldi (2-1, 3.54) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Ike Davis, 1b John Buck, c Juan Lagares, cf Omar Quintanilla, ss Zack Wheeler, rhp Mets Notes RHP Jeremy Hefner struggled for the third straight start. Against the Marlins Monday, he allowed just four hits but five walks in 5 1/3 innings. He also gave up five runs, […]
Jeremy Hefner and the Mets turned things around tonight as they scrapped out a 6-5 victory over a red-hot Marlins’ squad. The Mets got the scoring started in the top of the third. Anthony Recker singled, followed by an Omar Quintanilla single. After Hefner failed to get a bunt down, Eric Young Jr. grounded out to first, moving over Recker and Quintanilla. Daniel Murphy followed with a single, bringing in both runners and making the […]
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