DEEP ENOUGH… CHOO WINS IT FOR REDS… Aaron Harang went six strong and Duda had a day, but it was not enough as the Reds edged the Amazin’s 3-2. The Reds struck first when (future Met?????) Shin-Soo Choo hit a grounder right back up the middle to bring around Todd Frazier. Harang then issued consecutive walks, plating Ryan Hanigan and giving the Reds a 2-0 lead. The Mets hit right back in the third when […]
With a 2.09 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 56.0 innings of work, it was hard to ignore the excellent season that Jeff Walters delivered for Double-A Binghamton in 2013. His 38 saves in the regular season shattered the all-time career and single-season records for Binghamton and in doing so Walters tossed his name in the mix as a future bullpen arm with the Mets. All things considered, I’ve mentioned on numerous occasions that the names Jack Leathersich, Jeurys Familia, Vic Black, […]
I read this funny parody from Mike Kerwick of The Record about a week ago and intended to post about it on MMO, but completely spaced and forgot about it. I just came across it again as I was looking through my favorites folder and I got another laugh out of it. I think you will too. :-) Location: Manager’s office, Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie, Fla. Date: Feb. 11, 2013 Terry Collins is sitting […]
Marlins at Mets • 1:10 PM RHP Tom Koehler (3-10, 4.80) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (11-10, 3.61) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Dillon Gee – RHP The Mets secured their fifth straight losing season Saturday by splitting a doubleheader with the Marlins. They lost the first game, 3-0, and won […]
Frank Francisco was removed from the first game of today’s doubleheader after injuring his right thumb on a hard come-backer off the bat of Logan Morrison. Christian Yelich scored on the play. David Aardsma replaced Francisco with a runner on second base and two outs in the eighth inning. Terry Collins said there was significant swelling. Francisco has a 10.13 ERA since the Mets decided to activate him for the last 21 games of the […]
The Mets clinched their fifth consecutive losing season after they were beaten by the Marlins 3-0 this afternoon at Citi Field. It was the third shutout loss for the Mets in this homestand. Five straight losing seasons is the fourth-longest streak in franchise history. The only streaks longer: seven from 1962-68 and 1977-83, and six from 1991-96. Carlos Torres limited the Marlins to two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out a career-high eight […]
Gary Cohen: Why would Francisco throw at Jayson Werth? Ron Darling: Because he’s a fool, that’s why. The New York Mets brought back Frank Francisco from oblivion this season because their bullpen was depleted, but also in the off chance somebody might be desperate enough to trade for him. After his despicable display Thursday afternoon at Citi Field, any team wanting him would not only be desperate, but stupid as well. With the game in the balance […]
John B. asks… Do you really believe the Mets will spend this offseason or that they will contend in 2014? Joe D. replies… In a word, yes. I do believe they will spend as they do have many areas they need to address, and they are fresh out of All Star caliber players to trade as well as top performing players like a Marlon Byrd. They will add many players through free agency. However, I […]
Trenton 6, Binghamton 5 Oh, this sucks…Last night, the Kingsport Mets lost when they had a lead with one out to go…and the Binghamton Mets unfortunately suffered the same fate. Noah Syndergaard had a chance to redeem himself after a bad start by starting Game One of the playoffs for the Binghamton Mets. Thor delivered, firing six innings and allowing three runs, while striking out eight batters. Tyler Austin ripped a two-run double off Thor […]
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