Tag: Jon Niese

Mets Prospect Brad Holt Is Rocketing Through The Minors

An article by posted on June 3, 2009 0 Comments

Some great news on the Mets prospects front, courtesy of Adam Rubin, Mets officials say Brad Holt is on a similar trajectory to Mike Pelfrey. So Holt, the 33rd overall pick in the draft one year ago and the fastest-rising pitching prospect in the organization, was promoted to Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday. He could even […]

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Can We Now Say Livan is #2?

An article by posted on May 27, 2009 0 Comments

My question is this, though…..for as dominating as Livan has been so far, does last night’s game cement him as our #2 starter behind Johan?

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Mets Lose Heartbreaker To Braves 8-7, But They Battled

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Back to back walk off wins would have been really nice, but alas it wasn’t meant to be. However, it wasn’t due to a lack of trying. The Mets lost a tough game to their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 8-7 in a 12 inning marathon. Despite the loss, it was […]

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What’s Next For Ollie?…Part 2

An article by posted on May 12, 2009 0 Comments

Last week I wrote about Oliver Perez and the decision of Omar Minaya and the Mets to send him into the bullpen.  The next day the Mets decided to put Ollie on the disabled list (DL).  The reason provided by the Mets was that after an MRI it was determined that Ollie was suffering patella […]

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Pirates Pull Into Port

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Don’t look now folks, but the Mets are above .500, and have won their last four games, all of which were against division rivals Braves and Phillies. A week ago, Mets fans everywhere were scratching their heads wondering how short of expectations this team was going to fall. Baseball is a funny game, and the […]

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Hot or Not: It’s Getting Closer Edition!

An article by posted on March 14, 2009

Happy Saturday Mets fans and welcome to my second spring installment of Hot or Not. We’ve seen our pitching staff banged up and we’ve seen Jon Niese and Bobby Parnell show why they should be watched. The GoodFor any Mets fan, hearing that your ace may miss their Opening Day start is never a good […]

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Thursday Mets Intelligence Briefing

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

A new daily feature that will keep you fully briefed on the current state of the Mets. One post with all you need to know until tomorrow. Domestic Affairs Now that the Dominican Republic has been eliminated from the WBC, shortstop Jose Reyes and left fielder Fernando Tatis are flying back to St. Lucie and will be in […]

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Hot or Not: Grapefruit Edition!

An article by posted on February 28, 2009

Spring training is here! Even if the games don’t count for anything, it’s still good to see live baseball once again. Welcome to my first pre-season installment of Hot/Not. So far this spring, we’ve had the good, the bad, and the Freddy Garcia. The Good*Jose Reyes looked really good coming out of the three hole […]

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Is Jon Niese Ready For Prime Time?

An article by posted on December 2, 2008

Last week, Joel Sherman of the NY Post spoke to Omar Minaya about his plan for the Mets 2009 rotation. Here is what he wrote on his blog. I have spoken to many Met officials, including GM Omar Minaya, and each has told me essentially the same strategy: That they would like to add a […]

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