Tag: minor league

Is Bringing Santana Back This Season Worth The Risk?

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments

Johan Santana threw a bullpen session today at Sun Lite Stadium in front of Terry Collins, John Debus, and Randy Niemann. According to the NY Times, Santana said he felt good after throwing 45 pitches in the bullpen Sunday morning, paving the way for him to begin pitching in minor-league rehabilitation games. If Santana’s surgically […]

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Brewers PTBNL – Here Is One Possibility

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday’s trade wasn’t really about the two players to be named later.  It was about the fact this team needed to get away from the $17.5 million contract that Francisco Rodriguez would likely earn if he stayed in New Yorkmuch longer. I understand the people who want a closer to be with this team until […]

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Minor League Report: Harvey Could Be Called Up By June 1st, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

For several weeks now, there has been a lot of talk about when Matt Harvey will be bumped up to Binghamton.  According to sources, It may not be long from now.   Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reports that the Mets could call up Matt Harvey up to Binghamton around June 1st.   As I’ve said, Matt Harvey’s real test […]

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Is Sandy Sticking To His Sabermetric Ways Mentioned In Moneyball?

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

In the chapter on Sandy Alderson in Moneyball, one of the biggest things Alderson was credited for was how he ran his minor league system. Alderson runs a franchise like a military style boot camp. He has specific rules, and wants these rules and regulations enforced properly by his respective managers, especially in the minors. In an […]

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The Mets Are Still Finding Interesting Ways To Lose

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

I am happier than anyone with how the Mets have been playing lately. The team is getting offensive production from unlikely sources, the bullpen has been miraculous and Mike Pelfrey seems to be getting back on track. However, all of a sudden, shades of the 2009 injury plague have crept back to the team. David […]

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Mets DFA Misch After Doubleheader To Make Room For Gee

An article by posted on April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Misch didn’t even get a chance to shower… He was just DFA’d to make room for Gee.   Dillon Gee will be called up and take Chris Young’s start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, with Pat Misch being used to back up D.J. Carrasco’s start today. Original Post In a surprising turn of events, the Mets have placed right-hander Chris Young […]

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Bisons Lose In Lopsided Game, 15-1

An article by posted on April 12, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Minors 4.12.2011 PAWTUCKET 15, BUFFALO 1: The Buffalo Bisons fell to 2-3 on the season after getting beat 15-1 by the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate. Dylan Owen, recently promoted from Double-A, gave up a three-run home run in the fifth inning. The PawSox went on the score six more runs in the sixth inning. […]

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Notorious Met Killers: The D-Train

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

DONTRELLE WILLIS Remember this guy? Facing the the D-Train in a three-game series against the Florida Marlins was always one of the least favorite things to do for the Mets back during the 2003 – 2006 seasons. Dontrelle Willis went 11-3 against the Mets with a 2.51 ERA in 19 starts. Willis won the Rookie of […]

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Carlos Beltran Played RF, Ran Bases, Had A Couple Of Hits

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of MetsBlog.com summarizes how today went for Carlos Beltran who played five innings in a minor league game, hitting, running the bases, and fielding his position in right field. Carlos Beltran continued his journey towards Opening Day, playing five innings in right field during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. In […]

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Izzy Could Go To Extended Spring Training?

An article by posted on March 26, 2011 0 Comments

As we all know, Izzy (Jason Isringhausen) is on his way back from an elbow injury.  With about 1 spot left in the bullpen, (with Sandy Alderson saying that Pedro Beato will probably make the roster) some are wondering if he will even make the bullpen.  Well, it may still be a possibility.  According to Mike Puma of […]

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