Tag: John Buck

Mets Fall Short In 7-6 Loss To Brewers

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Fall Short In 7-6 Loss To Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers hung on to beat the New York Mets 7-6 tonight at Miller Park. What a difference a night can make. The Mets were able to contain the Brewer offense last night when they mustered a 12 run outburst, tonight they seemed unable to keep pace with the Brewers offense even though Yovani […]

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Jayce Boyd Among Top 5 First Base Prospect Sleepers

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Jayce Boyd Among Top 5 First Base Prospect Sleepers

The names keep popping up like popcorn. Wherever you look a baseball analyst or soothsayer includes the name of another Met minor league prospect on a list of up-and-comers. These Met prospects are not confined to the pitching core. Names like Flores, Puello, Taijeron, Dykstra, Centeno, and Plawecki are tossed to and fro as promising […]

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Mets Need To Decide What They Are And What They Want To Be

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Decide What They Are And What They Want To Be

I don’t know what to make of Terry Collins these days… His bias toward his veteran players is so blatant now that he makes no attempt whatsoever to hide it. This is the third time in two weeks that the Mets manager felt the need to forego any praise of a big hit by catcher […]

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Mets Go Down 5-4 In An Independence Day Thriller

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Go Down 5-4 In An Independence Day Thriller

Recker ties game with a homer in the 13th, but the celebration didn’t last long for Mets The Mets played their hearts out and battled hard, but ultimately they would fall to the Arizona Diamondbacks by the score of 5-4 this afternoon at Citi Field in a 15 inning marathon. Here’s the short and sweet… […]

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Mets Lineup Seems to be Coming Together at the Right Time

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lineup Seems to be Coming Together at the Right Time

I think that the Mets, including Terry Collins have figured out what to do with this lineup. The Mets seem to be clicking a bit lately and I believe it has to do with the lineup being somewhat steady.  Collins is still trying to figure out what works for him, but the addition of Eric […]

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Mets Rally In 13th To Beat D-Backs 5-4 On Brown’s Walk-off

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Rally In 13th To Beat D-Backs 5-4 On Brown’s Walk-off

The Mets won the first round of their 4-game series with the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on Monday night, beating Arizona 5-4 in 13 innings. Shaun Marcum got off to a poor start, hitting a batter and giving up a 2-run shot to Paul Goldschmidt in the first. However, after giving up another run via […]

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Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

Yeah…This was such a joke of a game that I insinuated in the shout box that I didn’t even think it deserved a recap. But it happened — and what’s done is done. Zack Wheeler, our touted prospect, took the mound against the Nationals for his Citi Field debut and it was rocky, to say […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

Nationals (39-39) at Mets (32-43) LHP Ross Detwiler (2-6, 4.18) vs RHP Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B John Buck, C Juan Lagares, CF Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, P Game Notes Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) leads the National League in strikeouts (121), and […]

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Buck Wasn’t Happy About Being Lifted For Pinch-Hitter

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
Buck Wasn’t Happy About Being Lifted For Pinch-Hitter

John Buck wen’t 0-for-4 in last night’s win over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. He struck out all four time to earn the dreaded Golden Sombrero. In my recap of the 3-0 win, I mentioned that it may be time to start giving Anthony Recker a few more starts – not so much because he’s […]

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Marcum Hurls Eight Scoreless In Mets 3-0 Win

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Marcum Hurls Eight Scoreless In Mets 3-0 Win

Wow, Shaun Marcum must be feeling like the weight of the world has been lifted off his shoulders. The righthander tossed eight scoreless innings as the Mets beat the White Sox by the score of 3-0 tonight at U.S. Cellular Field. Marcum was solid all night long allowing just four hits and walking two with […]

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