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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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Mets vs Padres: Burke Recalled, Mejia To DL, Harvey Wraps Up Finale In San Diego

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Burke Recalled, Mejia To DL, Harvey Wraps Up Finale In San Diego

Mets at Padres • 4:10 PM • Petco Park RHP Matt Harvey (9-4, 2.23) vs. LHP Eric Stults (8-10, 3.68) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Justin Turner – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Matt Harvey – […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Separated At Birth Edition

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Separated At Birth Edition

It is funny how sometimes we look like famous people. I for example have been told that I look like a bloated Danny Partridge or a late in his career Rusty Staub (hence my nickname Rustyjr). But it is amazing when some of our favorite current Mets players and coaches look like other famous people. […]

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Thinking Of Trading Wilmer Flores Is Absurd

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Thinking Of Trading Wilmer Flores Is Absurd

All of a sudden, I’ve been reading with head-scratching confusion how several bloggers are suggesting the New York Mets trade Wilmer Flores. Why? What good would it serve other than just giving away a prospect? What could they possibly get for him now? Their confused reasoning is since the Mets have few position player prospects they […]

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Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

The following post adds some perspective and a longer view to what the future may hold for the Mets starting rotation. It’s important to understand the approach that the front office takes with regards to how they determine the progression of their top pitching prospects through the Mets minor league system. Sometimes you look at […]

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