Tag: hitting

Syndergaard, Collins Ejected For Throwing Behind Utley (Updated)

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard, Collins Ejected For Throwing Behind Utley (Updated)

Noah Syndergaard was ejected in the 3rd inning against the Dodgers for throwing a 1-0 pitch behind the back of Chase Utley. An infuriated Terry Collins was also ejected. The pitch did not hit him. Before leaving the game, Syndergaard had thrown just 34 pitches in 2.1 innings, allowing two hits and striking out three, […]

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Live From Tradition Field: Thoughts On St. Lucie Mets Prospects

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Live From Tradition Field: Thoughts On St. Lucie Mets Prospects

It was Military Appreciation Day at Tradition Field on Thursday night and I was one of the lucky ones who was able to make it out to Port St. Lucie to watch the St. Lucie Mets defeat the Charlotte Stone Crabs 2-0.  The game was highlighted by solid pitching, speed and defense (yes, I know Luis […]

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

As you know, one prominent name that was missing from Sunday’s lineup against the Colorado Rockies, was that of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Manager Terry Collins gave his leadoff hitter the day off hoping that a two-day respite will help get Granderson out of the funk that has been plaguing him in recent weeks. Collins is […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Homers, Becerra Over .400

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Homers, Becerra Over .400

El Paso 7, Las Vegas 6 (13-13) F/10 Box Score The 51s pitching staff blew a lead of at least five runs for the second straight night but the big bright spot of the nights was Brandon Nimmo launching his first home run of the season to deep center field. He is now hitting .429/.500/.643 with […]

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Mets Minors Recap: David Thompson Keeps Driving in Runs

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: David Thompson Keeps Driving in Runs

El Paso 17, Las Vegas 6 (13-12) Box Score Rafael Montero ruined a perfect opportunity to pick up a win after being handed a 5-0 lead in the second that he relinquished by the third innings. He allowed seven runs on eight hits and three walks in four innings. He struck out four and was hitting […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

Las Vegas 15 (13-11), El Paso 6 There were 34 hits between the two clubs as Vegas decimated El Paso under hitting performances from pretty much everyone. Dilson Herrera returned from his sore back to homer twice and become a double shy of the cycle. He drove in five and stole a base. T.J. Rivera […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Collects Three Hits, Thompson Homers

  Las Vegas 8 (9-10), Tacoma 1 F/5 Box Score Brandon Nimmo was moved up to the leadoff spot and he rewarded Wally Backman for doing so with three hits and three RBI. He was a perfect 3 for 3 on the night while scoring two runs and driving in all three runs with this bases […]

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Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

The Binghamton Mets got just what the doctor ordered last night at NYSEG Stadium when Tyler Pill tossed 8.0 innings of shutout baseball as the B-Mets downed Portland, 6-0, to complete a three game sweep. Pill, historically a dependable starter for Binghamton, had struggled in his first two outings, but seems to have turned things […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Amazin’ Road Trip, Special Guest Jeff Passan

An article by posted on April 24, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Amazin’ Road Trip, Special Guest Jeff Passan

This week I talk about the Mets successful road trip and opine how their power surge may not be the blessing that it appears. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports discusses his new book “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.” I wrap things up by comparing Logan Verrett and Zack Wheeler. […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Hard-Hitting Mets Fail To Complete Sweep In Philly

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Hard-Hitting Mets Fail To Complete Sweep In Philly

3 Up 1. Another Super Spot Start Logan Verrett made honorable mention in my 3 Up 3 Down last week for his performance against the Miami Marlins, and this week he makes the list for his marvelous outing against the Phillies on Tuesday night. He stepped up yet again in his second spot-start of the season […]

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