Tag: Mike Baxter

Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Niese Takes The Hill, Baxter In LF, Young In CF, Lagares Sits This One Out

Mets at Padres • 10:10 PM • Petco Park Jon Niese (4-6, 4.45) vs Ian Kennedy (4-8, 4.97) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Mike Baxter – LF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jon Niese – LHP Game Notes  RHP LaTroy Hawkins was […]

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Collins Will Ignore The Numbers And Reward Davis With Starts Against Lefthanders

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Will Ignore The Numbers And Reward Davis With Starts Against Lefthanders

Looks like what I was afraid would happen is gonna happen… Terry Collins told reporters last night that he is going to reward Ike Davis for raising his average above the Mendoza Line by putting him against lefty starter beginning tonight against Hyun-jin Ryu or on Wednesday against Chris Capuano. Since his promotion, Davis’s batting average had climbed […]

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Niese Returns Triumphantly, Flores Slams First MLB HR In 9-5 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Returns Triumphantly, Flores Slams First MLB HR In 9-5 Mets Win

Hit em hard, hit em fast… The Mets held to that today and kept the D-Backs at bay the entire game as they flattened Arizona in a 9-5 win. They took the lead early after Paul Goldschmidt booted a grounder with the bases loaded and two out. A routine play that would have ended the […]

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Congratulations To Wilmer Flores On His MLB Debut!

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Congratulations To Wilmer Flores On His MLB Debut!

Of course, you must have known I’d have a Custom MMO GFX ready to go for this occasion… In case you missed the big news, the New York Mets have promoted Wilmer Flores from Triple-A Las Vegas. The timing couldn’t be more perfect for the Mets and even Flores who celebrates his 22nd birthday today. […]

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Sandy Needs To Stop Trying Delay The Inevitable

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Sandy Needs To Stop Trying Delay The Inevitable

Over the weekend when the news broke that Mike Baxter would get the call up before Wilmer Flores, the Mets fan base took to social media and other outlets to express their frustration. When it happened, I had a twitter discussion with MMO’s own Robert Patterson which I explained I thought calling up Flores for […]

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With Wilmer Flores Now A Met, Is Justin Turner Out?

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
With Wilmer Flores Now A Met, Is Justin Turner Out?

Now that Wilmer Flores has finally been promoted to the Mets, the big question now becomes who’s the odd man out? Gun to my head, I’d have to say Justin Turner is the man on the bubble… Yeah, yeah, yeah I know he’s gritty, he’s fun to watch, he’s got red hair, and sometimes he […]

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Mets Minors: Montero, Syndergaard, and Flores Preview The Future

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Montero, Syndergaard, and Flores Preview The Future

So not only did Wilmer Flores play third base again — but he took Michael Wacha deep for his 15th home run of the year. Flores is approaching relatively impressive numbers for a full season of play (20 HRs, 100 RBI, .300+ average) and yet is still being kept down in Triple-A. The fact that […]

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Maxwell Crushes An Aardsma Fastball As Royals Beat The Mets 4-3

An article by posted on August 3, 2013 0 Comments
Maxwell Crushes An Aardsma Fastball As Royals Beat The Mets 4-3

For the second time in two games since being named the closer while Bobby Parnell heals up, David Aardsma failed to get the job done as the Royals beat the Mets 4-3 at Citi Field this afternoon. Jeremy Hefner started the game and showed some improvement after back-to-back poor starts and delivered a quality start in […]

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MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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Predicting 2013 September Call-Ups

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Predicting 2013 September Call-Ups

With the second half of the 2013 season coming up, and the Mets’ playoff hopes all but in the past, it seems right to start thinking about the young talent that could be brought up to Queens once the minor league season is finished in September. Here are my predictions for who that young talent […]

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Why Is Puello Still in Binghamton?

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments

If you’re wondering like me why outfield prospect Cesar Puello hasn’t been promoted to Triple-A yet, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York sheds some light. A team official suggested a promotion to Las Vegas is not imminently looming for Puello, though. The Mets do not mind Puello finally having a prolonged period of success. Plus, […]

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