Tag: Mike Baxter

Torres Back, Duda Out, Dickey and the Mets Lift-Off In Houston

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Torres Back, Duda Out, Dickey and the Mets Lift-Off In Houston

Mets Notes The Mets have activated OF Andres Torres from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Zach Lutz back to Triple-A Buffalo. Lucas Duda is out of Monday’s lineup with a suspected case of the flu, the right fielder said. Mike Baxter instead is playing right field. The Mets are 13-9 as they enter the final day of April. Last year, New York was […]

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From Left Field: You Gotta Love Mike Baxter

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: You Gotta Love Mike Baxter

It’s a fairytale story to say the least. Childhood Mets fan and Whitestone, Queens native Mike Baxter wound up suiting up for hometown team last summer. Though his playing time was limited, it still must have been a great thrill for him to be playing right at home. But this year, Baxter legitimately won a […]

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R.A. Swiftly Handles Marlins, Wright Becomes All-Time Mets RBI Leader in 5-1 Win

An article by posted on April 25, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Swiftly Handles Marlins, Wright Becomes All-Time Mets RBI Leader in 5-1 Win

R.A. Dickey was lights out, the Mets offense managed to score some runs late, and #5 David Wright became the Mets all-time leader in RBI’s in their 5-1 win, ensuring a series victory against the Marlins. Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and had his best outing of the season, going seven innings allowing one […]

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The New Look Mets Bench: Juggling Act

An article by posted on April 25, 2012 0 Comments
The New Look Mets Bench: Juggling Act

As has been a recurring theme in the Mets last few years, the injury bug has hit and its done a drastic reshaping on the entire roster in a matter of three weeks. How will the Mets manage to handle the loss of key players, with the addition of new, younger players who are talented, […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Is Set – Byrdak, Francisco, Torres To Avoid The DL

An article by posted on April 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Is Set – Byrdak, Francisco, Torres To Avoid The DL

Adam Rubin tells us that Tim Byrdak, who underwent March 13 surgery to repair torn meniscus cartilage in his left knee, is scheduled to pitch in today’s Grapefruit League game and will break camp with the Mets. Additionally, Andres Torres (calf) and Frank Francisco (knee) will avoid the DL and be ready for Opening Day on Thursday when the […]

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From Left Field: The 5th Bench Spot

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: The 5th Bench Spot

Though the Mets did not make any huge splashes this offseason, the final 25-man roster has pretty much taken shape already based on the team’s acquisitions. Barring any injuries in spring training, the starting lineup looks set: Davis, Murphy, Tejada, Wright, Thole, Bay, Torres and Duda. Even the starting pitching staff won’t look too different […]

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