Tag: Pirates

Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Wants To Be A Closer

They say that baseball is a game of inches, or centimeters if you find yourself in the British Isles. You could take that old baseball adage and apply it in so many ways, but basically it juxtaposes the reality of how easily the game can change on a dime or how suddenly the momentum in […]

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Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

Update 8/29, 5:45 PM by Satish Ram The Mets announced earlier on Twitter that Victor Black was the PTBNL in the deal that saw the Mets send Marlon Byrd, John  Buck, and cash to the Pirates. This was old news, however, as speculation ran rampant as soon as the trade was announced. The new news, coming […]

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

With Tuesday’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Colombia who is three years into his professional baseball career, and in his second year playing in the U.S., after spending […]

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Vic Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera,who we profiled yesterday, and Black, who […]

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Breaking News: Terry Collins Has Seen The Light?

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Breaking News: Terry Collins Has Seen The Light?

When Josh Satin started at first base on Sunday against a right-handed pitcher, your spine was tingling, right? Some of you had goosebumps, right? When Josh Satin reached base twice in four at-bats, you snickered, right? If you read my pregame notes, you probably saw me wondering if Terry Collins was feeling under the weather… […]

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El Dramatico: Valdespin Goes Loco In Clubhouse

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
El Dramatico: Valdespin Goes Loco In Clubhouse

So it only took a matter of hours before what really happened in the clubhouse after Jordany Valdespin learned he was demoted, began to leak out. Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger has the scoop… When manager Terry Collins informed Jordany Valdespin that the Mets had decided to option him to Triple-A Las Vegas Saturday night, […]

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Mets End First Half On High Note With 4-2 Win Over Pirates

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets End First Half On High Note With 4-2 Win Over Pirates

Dillon Gee bounced back from a forgettable start against the Giants and pitched a gem today as the Mets beat the Pirates by a score of 4-2 at PNC Park. With the win, the Mets cap off the first half on a high note and avoided being swept. John Buck hit a two-run single in […]

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Mets at Pirates: Amazins’ Hoping To Avoid Getting Swept, Gee Ya Think?

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Pirates: Amazins’ Hoping To Avoid Getting Swept, Gee Ya Think?

New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, 1:35 PM – PNC Park Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) vs. Gerrit Cole (4-2, 3.68) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS […]

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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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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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