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Ike Davis Is Batting .317 Since All Star Break, But…

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Ike Davis Is Batting .317 Since All Star Break, But…

Ike Davis seems to be coming around in recent weeks. Last night, Davis went 3-for-3 with a walk and since returning from his demotion to Triple-A Las Vrgas on July 5, he is hitting .269 (18-67) with 17 walks in  23 games with a .417 on-base percentage ranking him fifth in the National League. Since the All […]

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Gee Solid, Young The Hero in Mets 4-2 Victory

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Solid, Young The Hero in Mets 4-2 Victory

Dillon Gee looked sharp and Eric Young Jr. closed with some fireworks as the Mets snapped the Royals’ nine-game winning streak in 11 innings tonight. The Mets got it going right away in the first when David Wright smacked his 16th home run of the year, bringing in Juan Lagares as well to make the […]

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Royals vs Mets: Slumping Young Bats Leadoff, 6-8 Hitters Batting Under .200

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Royals vs Mets: Slumping Young Bats Leadoff, 6-8 Hitters Batting Under .200

Royals Wade Davis (5-9, 5.50) at Mets RHP Dillon Gee (7-8, 4.13) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Mets Notes As the […]

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Wheeler to the Bullpen? Wait, What?

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler to the Bullpen? Wait, What?

There are bad ideas and then there are really bad ideas, and the New York Mets considering using Zack Wheeler out of the bullpen falls into the latter category. Wheeler has thrown a combined 114.1 minors-and-majors innings this season with a cutoff number at 180. With the intent of limiting his innings, manager Terry Collins and pitching coach Dan Warthen are mulling using […]

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Mets Farm System Is Kicking Ass And Taking Names

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Farm System Is Kicking Ass And Taking Names

Wilmer Flores has Las Vegas sitting at the top of the division… So much of the New York Met sales pitch over the last several years has been a message of hope. Met fans were asked to think forward as the franchise went about the business of establishing a culture and practices geared at making […]

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Two More Years! Two More Years!

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Two More Years! Two More Years!

It seems that recently, the Mets discussion has centered around the guy who is or isn’t writing out the lineup card. It’s likely a minority opinion, but I think the Mets need to lock Terry Collins up to a two year deal now, and put the discussion to rest. Wally Backman was my favorite player […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

After reading an article by Joe D., who was very pleased with how Sandy Alderson handled himself in the days leading up to the Trade Deadline, I wrote him and asked if I could submit a rebuttal. He was kind enough to allow me that courtesy and encouraged me to fire away. So fire away, […]

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Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

Mike Puma of the New York Post added some more context to an earlier statement and reported that a team executive was happy with the team’s performance since June 18 and that it bodes well for Terry Collins whose contract expires at season’s end. (Link via MetsBlog) “I think they’re doing a good job of […]

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Syndergaard Could Make Debut By Summer Of 2014

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments

During the Mets telecast yesterday, roving reporter Kevin Burkhardt reported that Double-A pitcher Noah Syndergaard, could be making landfall in the big leagues by as soon as July of 2014 at the rate he’s going, according to Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta. This would be similar to the track the team took in promoting Matt […]

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When The Royals Ruled The AL West

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
When The Royals Ruled The AL West

As the Kansas Royals get ready to visit Citi Field for a weekend set with the Mets, it occurred to me that there is a whole generation of baseball fans out there, who weren’t even born when the Royals ruled the western division of the American League. The 1975 Royals finished in second place, but […]

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