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Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

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Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

They say that baseball is a game of inches, or centimeters if you find yourself in the British Isles. You could take that old baseball adage and apply it in so many ways, but basically it juxtaposes the reality of how easily the game can change on a dime or how suddenly the momentum in […]

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Get Ready For A Rock N’ Roll Pitching Matchup In Cleveland

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Get Ready For A Rock N’ Roll Pitching Matchup In Cleveland

In 2004, general manager Jim Duquette thought the Mets were a playoff contender, as the team was just three games out of first place on July 22.  But one week later, the Mets were seven games off the pace and falling fast.  Not wanting to give up on the season, Duquette traded away the team’s […]

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Winning in the Minors is Important to Mets Front Office

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Winning in the Minors is Important to Mets Front Office

Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin was in Trenton last night for Game 1 of the Eastern League Divisional Series between the Binghamton Mets and Trenton Thunder. The Thunder were down to their last out in the bottom of the 10th, but rallied to take the series opener from their division rivals. Among the […]

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Collins No Longer The Right Man For The Job

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Collins No Longer The Right Man For The Job

There’s an old adage: There is always a right man for the job. Three years ago when the Mets were poised to begin a long rebuild, Terry Collins was that man. By nature he appears patient and supportive. Exactly the type of guy you might want at the helm if you were going to fill […]

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Mets Minors: Could Logan Verrett Profile as a Reliever in the Majors?

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He’s a baseball alchemist with a potent mix of pitches proven to flummox even the most accomplished batters in Double-A’s Eastern League. With 12 wins, Binghamton starting pitcher Logan Verrett shares the top of the league in this category with two other pitchers. Yet, watching Verrett capably mix four different pitchers over five innings of work on […]

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

There was something Sandy Alderson said during his interview on WFAN on Tuesday that made me laugh. When Mike Francesa brought up how well Dillon Gee had been pitching, the Mets GM responded: “I told Dillon after his last game, remember what I told you two months ago: The other guys are getting the headlines, […]

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Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Fair or Foul: Not So Fast On Trading Bobby Parnell…

For a team that after three seasons still has so many holes to fill, I find it amazing how many times I read posts about trading away the few productive players we do have for either more prospects or merely for the fact that arbitration is approaching. Yesterday, in a post on MetsBlog announcing that […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

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Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

With the sun setting on another year of Mets minor league baseball, let’s spotlight some of the players who made us stop and take note of what’s been quite an impressive collection of outstanding performances this season. We begin with 24 year old Dustin Lawley. While it’s undeniable that his age played a significant factor […]

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Gee Fires Seven Strong Innings En Route To 5-2 Mets Win Over Atlanta

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Gee Fires Seven Strong Innings En Route To 5-2 Mets Win Over Atlanta

Dillon Gee turned in yet another great start for the Mets today against the Atlanta Braves en route to a 5-2 Mets victory. Gee, who has been one of the National League’s top pitchers recently, kept that streak going today by stifling the Braves through seven innings. He allowed just four hits, resulting in one […]

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 12:10 PM RHP Dillon Gee (10-9, 3.63 ) vs RHP Kameron Loe (0-1, 10.12) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee […]

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