Oh, the Mets must be regretting that strike-out promotion now… Jon Niese became the second starter to take the mound for a sixth inning and cross the 100-pitch mark in two days — and backed up Wheeler’s dominant performance yesterday with a quality start of his own. I was a little worried about Niese being thrown out there for the sixth considering he’s rehabbing from a partially torn rotator cuff…but he looked really sharp over […]
Mets at Padres • 10:10 PM • Petco Park Jon Niese (4-6, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (4-8, 4.97) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Mike Baxter – LF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jon Niese – LHP Game Notes RHP LaTroy Hawkins was still ailing Thursday, one day after taking comebacker off the groin in Wednesday’s setback to the Dodgers. “It seemed like […]
I have to say, Zack Wheeler might have had a little pitch count trouble tonight, but he found his groove and mowed down the Padres for six spectacular innings of one-run ball in this 4-1 Mets victory. The Mets rotation is really starting to put the MLB on notice. With Wheeler starting to blossom and the Mets Minors housing names such as Rafael Montero, Noah Syndergaard, and Gabriel Ynoa — who will eventually join forces […]
Well this loss wasn’t pretty… Maybe we just caught them at the wrong time… but we just came so close to wining every game in this entire damn series that it frustrates me. They say good teams find a way to win ball games no matter what — and the Dodgers are certainly a good ball club right now. On the heels of five unanswered runs, the Dodgers slid by the Mets tonight by the […]
Mets at Padres • 10:10 PM • Petco Park Zack Wheeler (5-2, 2.63) vs Tyson Ross (3-5, 2.75) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Juan Lagares – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Notes Jeremy Hefner was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a partially torn medial collateral ligament in […]
Lucas Duda has recently been seeing more time at first base, his natural position, rather than left field. This decision has reportedly been made solely by Triple-A manager Wally Backman, not from the front office. It’s no secret that Duda never felt comfortable in the outfield, as he could turn even the most routine of fly balls into an adventure. His bat is what got him in the majors in the first place, but he […]
It’s not like he’s a kid any more. Binghamton closer Jeff Walters (pictured on the right) is 25 years old. It’s not like he’s lacking in experience. Walters pitched four years in college. In fact, starting in his senior year in high school, the B-Met closer was drafted four times, turning down four different major league offers (Giants, Nationals, Indians, Orioles) before signing with the Mets after his senior season at the University of Georgia. Binghamton is Walter’s […]
I don’t even want to write this up, honestly. The umpiring crew…or rather Chad Fairchild played a hand in really screwing the Mets over in this game, which was a tough loss to follow. Let’s start with the good — Wilmer Flores looked pretty damn good out there again. Flores scored in the second inning when John Buck and Omar Quintanilla strung together back-to-back RBI singles to drive home Flores and Ike Davis, respectively. That […]
Mets at D’Backs • Chase Field • 8:10 PM Zack Wheeler (4-2, 3.91) vs. Brandon McCarthy (2-5, 4.94) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Notes New York suffered its 10th walk-off loss last night. The 10 walk-off losses are the second-most in the majors […]
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