Pat Misch pitched eight strong innings and solo home runs from Ike Davis and Josh Thole secured the win in extra innings for the Mets. Game Notes Pat Misch pitched the best he has this entire season, striking out a career-high ten batters and walking one and allowing a run on three hits in his eight innings. Pat was getting the anxious Nats to swing at breaking balls out of the zone, and this was [...]
Mets sweep the Pirates in four games with a 6-2 win. Mike Pelfrey pitched seven great innings of two run baseball. Bullpen pitched well. Offense was lead by Angel Pagan and Lucas Duda who each had two RBIs on the night. Game Summary Mike Pelfrey has sealed his spot as next season’s number two starter (maybe even the ace with Johan out). Another great start by him with seven strong innings of only allowing two [...]
Strange ways, here we come… I believe that with the trade of Jeff Francoeur last night to the Texas Rangers, the Mets have essentially conceded the season. Not that I truly believed there is a “chance” that things could turn around, but you can never tell with baseball. I guess I’m a bit naive that I refuse to give up hope until mathematical elimination is complete. However, I am not going to go so far [...]
Mets drop the opener to the Braves 9-3. Misch got beaten up early and often and the Mets had to go to the bullpen, including getting Oliver Perez into the game. Mets offense had nine hits, but only scored three runs. Mets are now one game below .500. A goal for the Mets. Game Summary Pat Misch has likely pitched his last start for the Mets this season. After giving up hit after hit and [...]
After a decent outing from Pat Misch, the Mets nearly managed to come back against the Marlins for the second day in a row, but fell short losing 5-4 Game Notes Pat Misch was hit hard today from the onset of the game, and despite being efficient with his pitches, Misch only managed to go six innings, giving up four runs, three earned on nine hits and four strikeouts. Misch only threw 82 pitches, but [...]
After another great outing by R.A. Dickey spoiled by a home run in the ninth, the Mets would take the win in the 14th inning by a score of 3-2 Game Notes R.A. Dickey – today he was hittable, but he scattered those hits well. R.A. went eight and one-third innings, allowing two runs on nine hits with one walk and six strikeouts. R.A. was never really in trouble, putting runners on but not giving [...]
The Mets lost game three to the Phillies, 3-1 tonight and lose the series. Mike Pelfrey had a decent outing, not exactly like his last start, but an outing that the Mets could have won on. That is if the Mets had any offense. Six hits, one run tonight. Thanks to Jose Reyes’ solo homerun in the third inning. Mets bullpen did well, two scoreless innings. Mets fall back to one game under .500. Game [...]
Alex Cora has had plenty to say about his time with the Mets since he was released by the team last week. He’s been making the rounds on sports talk radio, and yesterday he shed some light during an appearance on the Boomer & Carton show on WFAN. Like the professional that he is, Cora had no hard feelings against his former team who released him just before a $2 million dollar option was going to kick [...]
Despite a late inning rally, the Mets fall to the Phils 6-5 and lose the series. Dickey had his worst start this season only going three innings and giving up six runs. The Mets bullpen had a great day not giving up any runs after Dickey was pulled. Pagan, Thole, and Reyes all had a multiple hit game, yet Beltran and Wright combined for six strikeouts in the game. The Mets haven’t won back-to-back games [...]
Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss. Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat. I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger problem. I can’t believe that letting any of those guys go will help in the short or long term, except [...]
Today is as good a time as any to start checking out which players down on the farm, may or may not be ready to help the Mets in 2011 and beyond. There’s no better way to do that, then by checking in with one of the best in the business, John Sickels, of MinorLeagueBall.com. John reviews the Mets Top 20 Prospects list that he originally posted back in January. Based on John’s comments, I decided to [...]
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Last updated: 05/18/2013
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