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Matt Harvey’s Got Liquid Nitrogen Running Through His Veins

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Matt Harvey’s Got Liquid Nitrogen Running Through His Veins

I hardly agree with anything Terry Collins says – except on the rare occasions when he quotes me. While talking to reporters about Matt Harvey, the Mets manager offered up this gem: “He’s been in every game he’s pitched. If we scored him some runs, he’d be 9-0.” Harvey, who starts this afternoon’s game against […]

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Juan Lagares To Finally See Some Extended Play

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Juan Lagares To Finally See Some Extended Play

With center field prospect Matt den Dekker still a long way from returning from the DL (read more here), and Rick Ankiel now hitting only .218 with a .286 on-base for the Mets, Terry Collins will look to give rookie Juan Lagares some extended play. Lagares has been languishing on the bench since being promoted, but […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments

There aren’t many pitchers that pitch seven innings of scoreless baseball, and you can say that wasn’t the most dominating performance we’ve seen this year from that guy. Rafael Montero is one of those guys. Montero’s four strikeouts was his lowest total of the year thus far, but the guy completely shut down New Hampshire tonight, […]

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Marlins Phenom Jose Fernandez Silences Mets In 8-1 Loss

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Marlins Phenom Jose Fernandez Silences Mets In 8-1 Loss

Jose Fernandez, the 20-year old Marlins pitching phenom, suffocated the Mets tonight as Miami beat them by the score of 8-1 to take their second straight game of the series. Collin McHugh made his first start of the season and he was in trouble right from the start. The righthander lasted just four innings and […]

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Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

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Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

Daniel Murphy’s college coach called him Joe Lunchpail; a blue collar guy who, for his age, “… knows as much about hitting as anybody out there,” said Terry Alexander, Jacksonville University Dolphins. “He wants to take it to a science.” Murphy hit .317 during the month of May, including 10 doubles. He is second in […]

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Mets By The Numbers Through May

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Mets By The Numbers Through May

As the Mets wrap up the month of May and close in on the second-third of the season, here are where they rank on pitching and offense in the National League. Offensive Ranks Runs Scored (207) – 11th Batting Average (.228) – 14th On-Base Pct. (.297) – 13th Slugging Pct. (.371) – 14th Home Runs […]

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Watch Out For Captain Kirk

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Watch Out For Captain Kirk

When Kirk Nieuwenhuis was first called up, no one really knew what to expect. Despite succeeding at every level that he played in the minors, he was not considered to be a top prospect, and his ceiling was never high. However, he performed very well, especially in the clutch, and was affectionately given the nickname […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/1: Hoffmann Belts Grand Slam, Leathersich Untouchable, Verrett Rocked

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas took down Reno, 7-0. Binghamton was defeated by New Hampshire, 8-7. St. Lucie had their game rained out.  Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-2. Prospect Pipeline Welcome to June, everybody! One man who really wanted it to stay May forever was Jack Leathersich, who had an absolutely amazing month statistically. I’m […]

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Davis Defends Potential Flaw In His Swing; The Pronounced Hand Drop

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Davis Defends Potential Flaw In His Swing; The Pronounced Hand Drop

Marc Carig of Newsday talked to Ike Davis about what some believe to be the main culprit in his prolonged slump at the plate; the pronounced hand drop as the ball is being released by the pitcher. “I’ve always wanted to stop my hands from dropping,” Davis told Carig. “But I’ve always swung like that. Obviously, it’s not […]

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Mets vs Marlins Preview: Spin In RF, Q Leading Off, McHugh Making First 2013 Start

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Mets vs Marlins Preview: Spin In RF, Q Leading Off, McHugh Making First 2013 Start

Mets At Marlins – 4:10 PM RHP Collin McHugh vs RHP Jose Fernandez Starting Lineup Omar Quintanilla, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, lf John Buck, c Rick Ankiel, cf Ike Davis, 1b Jordany Valdespin, rf Collin McHugh, rhp Game Notes From May 28-30, Mets pitchers struck out 34 batters without issuing […]

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