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Byrd And Davis Slam Back-To-Back Bombs In 5-2 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd And Davis Slam Back-To-Back Bombs In 5-2 Mets Win

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 […]

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Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

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 […]

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Mets Bullpen Has Risen To The Occasion This Season

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Has Risen To The Occasion This Season

After 3-4 consecutive seasons of bullpen failures and a couple of unsuccessful revamps and overhauls by Sandy Alderson in 2011 and 2012, it looks like the Mets have finally turned a corner and figured things out this season. In doing so they’ve also uncovered a few potential keepers for 2014 and beyond, some of them […]

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Is Elvis Andrus An Option For The Mets This Winter?

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Is Elvis Andrus An Option For The Mets This Winter?

Hey Joe, Just read today that Elvis Andrus had cleared waivers. As you posted yesterday and in the past, a glaring hole that needs to be filled going forward is a legitimate everyday shortstop. I believe you also mentioned his name along with Jurickson Profar as well. Just a couple of comments. If indeed he did clear […]

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Rafael Montero Is The Pitching Prospect You Keep, Not The One You Trade

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Is The Pitching Prospect You Keep, Not The One You Trade

Thoughts from Joe D. After Satish posted an update on Rafael’s Montero’s brilliant performance last night, I received a few questions about him via email and Twitter. In Montero’s last six starts for Las Vegas, consider these numbers… In 39.0 innings pitched, he has allowed just 28 hits and 11 walks for a 0.99 WHIP […]

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How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
How The Mets Almost Derailed The Career Of Juan Lagares

In a chat for ESPN Insider, baseball analyst Keith Law fielded a couple of questions about the Mets including one on Juan Lagares. Keith Law: Pretty darn good defender, better than I’d ever heard (never saw him before he reached the majors). He was 10th on my Mets prospect rankings before 2012, so he was on […]

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Wheeler Punches Out A Dozen Batters In 4-1 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Punches Out A Dozen Batters In 4-1 Mets Win

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 […]

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Deadspin: Rubin Voted Best Mets Beat Writer, Martino Voted Worst

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Deadspin: Rubin Voted Best Mets Beat Writer, Martino Voted Worst

Deadspin decided to an unscientific polling this season of who were the best and worst beat writers for every major league team. Today, they have released their results: For the Mets they selected: Best: ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin is by far, the best Mets beat reporter. Jorge Castillo is a distant second. Worst: The Daily News’ Andy […]

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The Long and Short Of Noah Syndergaard, MMN Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments

With Mets minor league pitchers turning in many outstanding performances last week, it was difficult to decide who would be this week’s MMN pitcher of the week. Rafael Montero posted a terrific 1.20 ERA in 15 innings pitched for Las Vegas while Jacob Lugo, who flew under the radar for most of the season, dazzled in two starts […]

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Mets Blow Late Lead In Dodgers 5-4 Walkoff Win

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments

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 […]

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