Tacoma 5, Las Vegas 3 As has been the case all season for the major league level of the Mets franchise, the Las Vegas 51s bullpen was unable to maintain a slim lead as they went on to fall to the Tacoma Rainiers 5-3. The well traveled Chris Schwinden got the nod for the 51s who were attempting to avoid a four-game sweep from the Rainiers. Schwinden had gotten off to a horrible beginning […]
As I expected, the Mets have demoted Josh Edgin to Double-A Binghamton to clear a roster spot for Shaun Marcum. I even speculated that he should go to Binghamton which is where he ends up. We’ll see him again, I’m sure… Updated on 4/26 I got an interesting email from Kevin (K Maxx) this morning who asked, “if Terry Collins is so concerned about Josh Edging being overworked, why does he keep overworking him?” I did a quick check […]
The Mets have announced that they have recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas. Carson, 24, is 1-0 with a 1.17 ERA in eight appearances with Triple-A Las Vegas and has allowed two hits, two walks, while striking out seven in 7.2 innings pitched. To make room on the active roster for Carson, the Mets have designated LHP Aaron Laffey for assignment. In four appearances and two starts for the Mets, Laffey had a […]
Las Vegas 10, Colorado Springs 6 Chris Schwinden held Colorado Springs over the first three innings and the Las Vegas dropped a 10-spot overall on the scoreboard to claim first blood in a four-game series against Colorado Springs. Zach Lutz got the scoring started early with an RBI single that drove home Reese Havens, and Jamie Hoffman followed that with a ringing double to drive home Lutz and Andrew Brown. The 51s would strike again […]
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Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (7-6) rocked the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 8-1 St. Lucie (9-4) dropped to the Charlotte Stone Crabs, 5-2 Binghamton (7-6) lost a close one to the Portland Sea Dogs, 1-0 Las Vegas (7-6) topped the Sacramento River Cats, 3-2 Prospect Pipeline Brandon Nimmo had another two hits in yesterday’s game. He now has had a multi-hit game ten times this season. Travis d’Arnaud was pulled from last night’s game after being struck with a ball on […]
Updated by Joe D. at 3:50 PM It’s official. The Mets just announced that they have recalled RHP Jeurys Familia from Las Vegas (AAA) and optioned RHP Greg Burke to Las Vegas. Hat tip to Mr. North Jersey…. Original Post 2:40 PM The Mets’ bullpen allowed 14 hits, 10 runs, eight earned over 9.0 innings during yesterday’s doubleheader and appear to be showing some leaks. Entering the Colorado series, the bullpen had posted a 2.08 ERA in […]
After losing the first game of their doubleheader with the Colorado Rockies 8-4, it looked as though the Mets might pull out a win in the finale after taking a commanding 8-1 lead through the top of the fifth. But it all fell apart as the blunders, errors and shoddy pitching saw the Rockies mount a shocking 10th inning 9-8 comeback victory to send the Mets reeling and gingerly walking back to the comfort of […]
I was on the phone with Joe D. as I was driving to the park and he asks me if I think they’ll get the game in? I look out my window, light snow showers, “I think so,” I tell him. “Just some light snow at the moment.” I hadn’t been off the phone for more than 30 seconds when the snow got harder, then it started doing something that I think they call sleet, […]
Over their first 9 games the Mets have shown some decidedly encouraging signs, but there have also been some glaring concerns. It’s far too early to draw any real conclusions, but it isn’t too early for a first impression. The Starting Pitching Two words: Matt Harvey. Harvey has been stellar … actually more than stellar, he has been intergalactic. What has impressed me about Harvey is his poise and his fledgling ability to control the […]
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