Tag: Jon Niese

Big Things Have Small Beginnings

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Big Things Have Small Beginnings

In a post last week, I discussed the incredible turnaround the Mets minor league affiliates have made this season with as many as four of them poised to win their divisions and head into postseason play. Yesterday, we posted about the historic season the Binghamton Mets are having as they set a new franchise record for […]

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Alderson Says Harvey Injury Will Not Alter His Plan For Mets

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says Harvey Injury Will Not Alter His Plan For Mets

Mets GM Sandy Alderson appeared as a guest on ESPN Radio with Mike Lupica on Wednesday, and said that the injury to Matt Harvey will not change the team’s plans going forward. “It’s not a dream unrealized,” Alderson said. “It may be a dream deferred.” His goals remain the same which he says is to […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Dice-K Gets Another Roll, Flores Playing Second, Lets Beat Hamels!

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Dice-K Gets Another Roll, Flores Playing Second, Lets Beat Hamels!

Phillies vs Mets • 7:10 PM Cole Hamels (5-13, 3.62) vs Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1, 9.00) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Wilmer Flores – 2B Justin Turner – SS Travis d’Arnaud – C Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP Game Preview […]

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Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mejia Has Bone Spur Removed, Looking Ahead To 2014 Rotation

Good news… The Mets announced that Jenrry Mejia had successful surgery to remove the bone spur that was wreaking havoc on his right elbow. Everything went well, and Jenrry will have plenty of time to get ready for next Spring. I didn’t want to write an entire post on this so I thought I’d add […]

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Niese Hurls A 3-Hit Shutout In 5-0 Win Over Phillies

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Hurls A 3-Hit Shutout In 5-0 Win Over Phillies

Look at all those zeroes… Lefthander Jon Niese went all the way on a three-hit shutout as the Mets beat the Phillies 5-0 tonight at Citi Field. Niese was absolutely brilliant in what was his best start of the season and limited the Phillies to just four baserunners in the game. It was his second […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

  Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Citi Field • 7:10 PM Kyle Kendrick (10-10, 4.51) vs Jon Niese (5-6, 4.03) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jonathon Niese […]

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Wheeler Continues To Make Great Strides

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Continues To Make Great Strides

On the day the team and its loyal fanbase learned the devastating news that Matt Harvey will likely need Tommy John surgery to repair a partially torn UCL in his elbow, Zack Wheeler took the mound and delivered the goods. Despite the 2-1 loss to the Phillies, the young righthander gave us the reassuring start we all […]

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Wheeler Shines, But (As Usual) Run Support An Issue in 2-1 Loss

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines, But (As Usual) Run Support An Issue in 2-1 Loss

Despite the dose of bad news we received today, Zack Wheeler gave us a little hope as he shined in his outing today. Unfortunately, the result was not the desired one. The Mets struck first when Andrew Brown hit a second inning single right back up the middle and brought around Marlon Byrd to make […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Two Lefties and a Byrd

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Two Lefties and a Byrd

This week in Mets baseball started out fairly well. Despite dropping the last two games of a four game set in San Diego, the Mets made the most of their make up game in Minnesota with a 6-1 win and, the following day, put up a performance that seemed to be a promising sign: scoring […]

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Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

It is becoming more and more evident that quality pitching is the hub of a pending baseball renaissance in New York’s Citi Field. Win or lose, a cadre of young pitching arms have kept the Mets competitive in Flushing for some two months now with Met pitching underlings tearing up the minor leagues at every […]

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