Tag: Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

An article by posted on June 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas snuck by Fresno, 3-2. Binghamton shutout New Hampshire, 7-2. St. Lucie split their doubleheader against Charlotte, 7-3, 5-3.  Savannah shut down Kannapolis, 7-1. Prospect Pipeline A day after Mets prospect Zack Wheeler rebounded with a solid performance for Las Vegas, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are considering […]

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Time To End The Charade: Let The Kids Play

An article by posted on June 3, 2013 0 Comments
Time To End The Charade: Let The Kids Play

Following the Mets’ embarrassing 11-6 loss to the Marlins on Sunday to cap a sweep at the hands of the team widely branded the worst in the league, reporter Adam Rubin tweeted a sage assessment, to wit: “Mets brass should spend off-day contemplating whether they want to be a 100-loss team with prospects gaining experience […]

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Wheeler Could Make MLB Debut During Next Homestand

An article by posted on June 2, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Could Make MLB Debut During Next Homestand

Updated by HoJo At  2:30 PM A day after Mets prospect Zack Wheeler rebounded with a solid performance for Las Vegas, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are considering a variety of factors in setting a date for Zack Wheeler’s major league debut and he could arrive on the next […]

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Watch Out For Captain Kirk

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Watch Out For Captain Kirk

When Kirk Nieuwenhuis was first called up, no one really knew what to expect. Despite succeeding at every level that he played in the minors, he was not considered to be a top prospect, and his ceiling was never high. However, he performed very well, especially in the clutch, and was affectionately given the nickname […]

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Cowgill and Nieuwenhuis Continue to Struggle in Minors

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Cowgill and Nieuwenhuis Continue to Struggle in Minors

It’s been mentioned a lot this season, but the big league outfield of the New York Mets has a lot to be desired. Heading into spring training last February, there was hope one of the unproven outfielders brought into camp would step up to the challenge. Collin Cowgill did just that; he hit .303/.378/.591 in 66 […]

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Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot

It doesn’t matter that Daniel Murphy hit the game-winning homer Sunday afternoon, or that he’s the Mets’ hottest hitter, he should be in the leadoff spot going forward for the Mets. Because of Murphy’s high on-base percentage, batting him leadoff is something I have advocated, and I’m glad Terry Collins was thinking outside the box enough to make the […]

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Murphy Batting Leadoff, But For How Long?

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Batting Leadoff, But For How Long?

Mets manager Terry Collins, has Daniel Murphy batting leadoff today against the Cubs. Murphy becomes the seventh player to be used in that spot by the Mets this season, joining Ruben Tejada, Jordany Valdespin, Mike Baxter, Collin Cowgill,Justin Turner and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. (ESPN) Here is what Collins had to say about it: “I’ll see how it goes. He’s swinging good. He’s swinging […]

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Frustration Mounting For The Team, The Fans, And For David Wright

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Frustration Mounting For The Team, The Fans, And For David Wright

Any enthusiasm and energy the Mets may have had when they broke camp in St. Lucie and headed north have slowly dissipated. The visions of grandeur that Jon Niese would be the ace of the team, that Lucas Duda and Ike Davis would have breakout seasons, that Collin Cowgill would be the leadoff hitter they haven’t […]

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DJ Mitchell Struggles, 51s Give Up 20 Hits In 12-6 Loss

An article by posted on May 11, 2013 0 Comments
DJ Mitchell Struggles, 51s Give Up 20 Hits In 12-6 Loss

Round Rock 12, Las Vegas 6 The Las Vegas 51s surrendered 20 hits Friday in a 12-6 loss to visiting Round Rock at Cashman Field in the final game of a four-game Pacific Coast League series.D.J. Mitchell struggled in this one, allowing six earned runs over just 4.1 innings pitched. Eric Campbell went 3-for-4 with […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/6: Bowman Promoted To Lucie, Wheeler Heating Up, Leathersich Smoking Hot

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/6: Bowman Promoted To Lucie, Wheeler Heating Up, Leathersich Smoking Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas knocked off Sacramento, 6-2.  Binghamton topped Harrisburg, 6-1.  St. Lucie nipped Daytona, 1-0.  Savannah had their game postponed due to rain.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler had his second solid start in a row yesterday against Sacremento. In six innings pitched, he sacrificed three hits while only waling one. He […]

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