Tag: ESPN

Mets Do The Wright Thing With Their Latest Ticket Promotion

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Do The Wright Thing With Their Latest Ticket Promotion

I complain a bit too much about some of the promotions the Mets do or don’t do. Nowhere near as much as our friends at Mets Police, but I do give them a good rip from time to time. But sometimes, the Mets do hit it out of the park, and this latest promotion does […]

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Harvey’s Diminished Effectiveness After 100 Pitches Thrown

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey’s Diminished Effectiveness After 100 Pitches Thrown

As I mentioned in my previous post, Matt Harvey threw a season-high 121 pitches last night for the second time this season. Here’s some interesting data from ESPN on Harvey’s diminished effectiveness when he surpasses 100 pitches. There’s a clear case to be made to be wary of using Harvey after 100 pitches anyway: According to […]

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Is Matt Harvey Overexposed… Literally?

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Is Matt Harvey Overexposed… Literally?

In the summer of 1990 the Yankees were playing the White Sox in a relatively unimportant game. “Neon” Deion Sanders walked to the plate and with the end of his bat he drew an “S” in the dirt with a line through it. A dollar sign. The Sox catcher immediately wiped it away. Undeterred, the 22-year-old […]

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Marcum Cops An Attitude When Asked About MRI

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Marcum Cops An Attitude When Asked About MRI

This from ESPN New York: Mets starter Shaun Marcum visited the team doctor on Tuesday, according to a source. Marcum started Monday against Arizona, and was seen in the dugout rolling his neck and pointing to his shoulder area. He told reporters after the game that he was fine. Marcum was evasive following the Mets’ 9-1 win […]

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Why Is Puello Still in Binghamton?

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments

If you’re wondering like me why outfield prospect Cesar Puello hasn’t been promoted to Triple-A yet, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York sheds some light. A team official suggested a promotion to Las Vegas is not imminently looming for Puello, though. The Mets do not mind Puello finally having a prolonged period of success. Plus, […]

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Matt den Dekker Ready To Start Playing In Games

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker Ready To Start Playing In Games

Center fielder Matt den Dekker, who suffered a fractured right wrist during a March 24 Grapefruit League game, is ready to get into games according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Den Dekker was scheduled to DH in a back-field game in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Thursday until heavy rains forced a postponement. Den […]

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Would Andre Ethier Be A Good Fit For Mets?

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
Would Andre Ethier Be A Good Fit For Mets?

It’s become very apparent that the Mets have made little progress in fixing a glaring need in the outfield that prompted GM Sandy Alderson to famously say, “Outfield? What outfield” last November. Wile there was a halfhearted attempt made in trading for Justin Upton or signing free agent Michael Bourn, readers here will remember my […]

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Full List: MLB Seeking 100-Game PED Suspensions For Ryan Braun, A-Rod, Mets Cesar Puello, 20 Others

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Full List: MLB Seeking 100-Game PED Suspensions For Ryan Braun, A-Rod, Mets Cesar Puello, 20 Others

Updated Post 6/4 at 9:10 PM: ESPN has included the names of the other 20 players believed to potentially be facing MLB discipline, and Mets top-hitting prospect Cesar Puello as well as Ex-Met Fernando Martinez are among those included. In addition to A-Rod, Braun, Puello and Martinez, Melky Cabrera, Bartolo Colon, Yasmani Grandal, Nelson Cruz, Francisco […]

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Yankees vs Mets: Niese Takes The Hill, Tejada Batting Leadoff

An article by posted on May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees vs Mets: Niese Takes The Hill, Tejada Batting Leadoff

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, SS Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, LF John Buck, C Rick Ankiel, CF Ike Davis, 1B Mike Baxter, RF Jonathon Niese, P Game Notes According to Mark Simon of ESPN, Shaun Marcum is the third pitcher to have a 12-strikeout, no-walk game in which he got a no-decision this season. […]

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Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

It doesn’t matter that Daniel Murphy hit the game-winning homer Sunday afternoon, or that he’s the Mets’ hottest hitter, he should be in the leadoff spot going forward for the Mets. Because of Murphy’s high on-base percentage, batting him leadoff is something I have advocated, and I’m glad Terry Collins was thinking outside the box enough to make the […]

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