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Jake deGrom Will Start On Friday, But It Won’t Be For The Mets… Alderson Shoots Down Idea…

An article by posted on August 20, 2013 0 Comments

Well it looks like Sandy Alderson didn’t agree with my pleas to give Jake deGrom the start on Friday… He unambiguously shot down the idea last night, and said that “DeGrom is not on the table.” Instead, the Mets have decided to take Carlos Torres out of the bullpen where he has done a stellar job, and […]

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Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

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Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

After a rocky start to the season, the Mets 2012 14th round draft pick, Chris Flexen, has stepped up his performance and developed into one of the most productive pitchers in the Appalachian League. Impressively, Flexen currently ranks among the top pitchers in the league in several  key categories. He ranks fourth in ERA (2.14), fourth […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Songs That Best Describe The Mets” Edition

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Songs That Best Describe The Mets” Edition

In today’s ever changing world, the art form of music is extremely important. Classical Music calms us down, Hard Rock and Hip Hop can give us a feeling of angst as well as euphoria , Adult Contemporary can make us contemplative and this new pop//techno//Bieber style is just well….. CRAP ! But the type of music a […]

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

An article by posted on August 20, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Brandon Beachy (2-0, 4.50) vs. Zack Wheeler (5-2, 3.43) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Marlon Byrd Might Do What No Met Has Done Before

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Marlon Byrd Might Do What No Met Has Done Before

Power hitters don’t usually run very well.  And speedsters aren’t prone to hitting home runs.  So it would be reasonable to say that players who are among the league leaders in home runs don’t usually find their names near the top of the triples leader board.  Of course, there have been some exceptions over the […]

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Mets vs Twins: Gee Takes The Hill, Brown Will DH, Satin’s 28-Game On-Base Streak

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Twins: Gee Takes The Hill, Brown Will DH, Satin’s 28-Game On-Base Streak

Mets at Twins • 2:10 PM • Target Field RHP Dillon Gee (8-8, 3.79) vs Kyle Gibson (2-3, 6.27) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Andrew Brown – DH Wilmer Flores – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – […]

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Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

At 1:47 PM I left my house to begin the journey to NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY, home of the Binghamton Mets. I arrived nearly two hours later with over two hours to spare until the gates opened. I used this time to tour the campus of SUNY Binghamton University, my mother’s alma mater, and […]

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All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
All Six Mets’ Rookies Have Been Productive This Season

It has been a long time since the Mets have had so many players make their major league debuts and to do so as successfully as they have. Last night, Travis d’Arnaud joined the party and became the sixth Met to make his major league debut this season, joining: Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler, Gonzalez Germen, Juan Lagares and […]

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Sickels Projects d’Arnaud In His Prospect of Day Feature

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Sickels Projects d’Arnaud In His Prospect of Day Feature

John Sickels on Minor League Ball featured Travis d’Arnaud as his Prospect of the Day and pointed out how steadily his throwing has improved as evidenced by increasing caught-stealing percentages since turning pro. So for those of you worried about those three stolen bases against him this weekend, don’t go jumping to any conclusions, and […]

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Did Mets Play Russian Roulette With Mejia’s Elbow?

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Did Mets Play Russian Roulette With Mejia’s Elbow?

Another day, another injury for the New York Mets, and not surprisingly, one involving a pitcher. Jenrry Mejia didn’t make it out of the fourth Saturday night in San Diego because of pain caused by a bone spur in is right elbow. His season is in jeopardy as he likely will be placed on the disabled list […]

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