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Mejia Tosses Five Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mejia Tosses Five Scoreless Innings

Lynn Worthy, beat writer for the Binghamton Mets, reported that Jenrry Mejia pitched five scoreless innings in a rehab start on Saturday night for the B-Mets. Mejia, pitched the second game of doubleheader against the Portland Sea Dogs and limited them to just three hits and two walks in five scoreless innings while striking out one. […]

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Keith Law: Josh Satin Is A Terrible Ballplayer

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Keith Law: Josh Satin Is A Terrible Ballplayer

Keith Law is pissing me off more and more lately. His apparent dislike of anything associated with the Mets becomes more blatant and over-the-top as time goes by. This week, he really went out of his way to kill the Mets system is a series of questions posed to him during a chat on ESPN […]

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Mets at Pirates: Torres To Make First Start, JP On Montero

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Pirates: Torres To Make First Start, JP On Montero

New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates Carlos Torres (0-1, 0.51) vs A.J. Burnett (4-6, 3.05)   Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Carlos Torres – RHP Game […]

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Ricciardi Says Mets Would Have To Be Overwhelmed To Trade Byrd

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Ricciardi Says Mets Would Have To Be Overwhelmed To Trade Byrd

Echoing the sentiments around MMO, Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi told Jim Duquette of SiriusXM Radio this morning that the team is not looking to trade outfielder Marlon Byrd, and that it would take something serious for the Mets to move him. Byrd, who is batting .263 with 15 home runs and 49 RBI this […]

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Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

Starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner didn’t come to the Mets with all hype and bravado of an elite pitching prospect the way that his teammates Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler did. In fact, most never even gave him a chance to be in the rotation until news broke during spring training, that Johan Santana would be out for the […]

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Is Eric Young For Real?

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Is Eric Young For Real?

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent weeks over whether or not Eric Young’s performance is sustainable. While there are some worrisome albeit short samples of major league play that seem to indicate he is currently playing above his head, if you look back a bit more you may see a different player. Eric […]

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Hefner Shines But Bucs Prevail In Extra-Inning Heartbreaker

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Shines But Bucs Prevail In Extra-Inning Heartbreaker

Pedro Alvarez Homers In Pirates 3-2 Win  In front of a full house tonight at beautiful PNC Park, we were treated to a good, old fashioned (and quite frankly unexpected) pitcher’s duel between Jeremy Hefner and Charlie Morton, as the Mets battled the Pirates to open up their last set before the All-Star break. The […]

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Mets at Pirates: Recker Now Hefner’s Personal Catcher, Kirk In Center Field

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Pirates: Recker Now Hefner’s Personal Catcher, Kirk In Center Field

New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.39) vs RHP Charlie Morton (1-2, 3.38) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – […]

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Memo To Sandy Alderson: Look To The West And Bring Up Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Memo To Sandy Alderson: Look To The West And Bring Up Wilmer Flores

After hitting two more home runs last night in a 4-for-5 outburst for Triple-A Las Vegas, Wilmer Flores now has 12 homers and 74 RBIs halfway through the season. His batting line of .325/.361/.537 along with his 33 doubles and 51 runs scored, puts him among the PCL leaders in all of those offensive categories. […]

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(Updated) The Trouble With OPS+

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) The Trouble With OPS+

I wanted to update this post with a chart by Mr. North Jersey who plotted David Wright’s first 87 games for each season of his career. It helps to illustrate further why I don’t see 2013 as Wright’s career year, at least not so far… Hat tip to MNJ… Original Post: Though I enjoy employing […]

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