Tag: Long Island

Mets Sign 31st Overall Pick LHP Anthony Kay

An article by posted on July 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign 31st Overall Pick LHP Anthony Kay

The Mets have signed the 31st overall pick Anthony Kay according to Jim Callis, he will receive a $1.1 signing bonus from the Mets which is significantly under the slot value of $1,972,100. It’s believed that there were some elbow issues in the left-hander’s physical which is part of the reason they were able to get […]

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Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Was Leaning Toward Surgery Before Meeting With Team Brass

According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Mets left-hander Steven Matz was leaning toward surgery to remove the bone spur in his elbow before a recent meeting with team brass. Heyman credits Matz’s courage for pitching through pain since at least May 12, and for going out there again tonight. “It’s a gallant change-of-heart by Matz, […]

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Matz, Conforto Lead Mets To Victory; Defeat Brewers 3-2

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
Matz, Conforto Lead Mets To Victory; Defeat Brewers 3-2

The Mets (23-18) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (18-24) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 3-2. Pitching: Steven Matz was greeted abruptly tonight as notorious all-or-nothing hitter Chris Carter took the Long Island native deep to center field for a two-run shot in the first. Matz would settle down, however, allowing only one additional […]

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Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

I looked up at my parents. My mom gripped my dad’s arm, patting his back lovingly. My dad stood, gazing down, dabbing his eyes. My family made the somber journey to the cemetery on Long Island a few times during the year, usually around the Jewish holidays and always on Father’s Day. I followed my father’s […]

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Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

After Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz finished his outing against the Nationals on Thursday, general manager Sandy Alderson called it “extraordinarily unlikely” and “highly improbable” that Matz will make the Opening Day roster as a left-handed reliever. (Anthony DiComo) “As Alderson has noted in the past, the Mets want Matz to receive more seasoning in […]

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Support Campaign To Bring Kiner’s Korner to Citi Field

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Support Campaign To Bring Kiner’s Korner to Citi Field

The New York Mets plan to honor beloved and legendary broadcaster Ralph Kiner throughout the 2014 season. As we’ve seen already, players ware wearing commemorative uniform patches on their right sleeve of their jerseys. On Opening Day, the Mets will celebrate the life and legacy of Kiner during a pre-game, on-field ceremony when the Mets […]

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Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

Las Vegas 51′s new pitching coach Frank Viola spoke to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY and explained how he understands the responsibility and pressure he will face coaching a lineup that may include Noah Syndergaard, Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom and Jenrry Mejia. Viola shared a little humor with Rubin about the upcoming season in Vegas, “It could be […]

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A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

Over the past several seasons the Mets have shown the fans how important pitching is to the organization.  They have developed and brought up homegrown pitching prospects to debut with the team, with the likes of Jon Niese, Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, and Bobby Parnell. Each have shown signs of brilliance, […]

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Featured Post: The Best of the Best Met Fans…

An article by posted on September 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Best of the Best Met Fans…

As bad as things are these days for our Mets as they limp toward the end of their fifth straight losing season, I’m always amazed at the fans who keep continue to keep the faith and remain so optimistic. Case in point… I gave away five pairs of tickets this week to see the Amazins […]

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Gooden: If I Had Died After Mets Won Series, I Could Have Saved Many People A Lot Of Grief

An article by posted on May 10, 2013 0 Comments
Gooden: If I Had Died After Mets Won Series, I Could Have Saved Many People A Lot Of Grief

Marc Raimondi of the NY Post writes about Dwight Gooden who has a soon to be released biography entitled, “Doc: A Memoir.” The bio reveals some shocking and even sad details about his life in baseball and the toll that drug addiction took on his career and his life. Gooden believes if he had died […]

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From Left Field: Huntington’s Cam Maron Hitting Well In Mets Minors

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments

The tradition of Long Island baseball continues to grow as more local young men are making themselves known around the minor leagues. Huntington’s own Cam Maron joins the list. After graduating from Hicksville High School, Maron was drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. Ironically, he grew […]

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