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Niese Activated, Hefner Optioned To Triple-A, Could Land On DL

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Activated, Hefner Optioned To Triple-A, Could Land On DL

UPDATE! Jeremy Hefner is being optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas, but could be hurt and may end up going on the Disabled List. Jon Niese has been activated and will start today’s game. Sandy Alderson said that Hefner will go to New York to see team doctors said he could end up on DL. He […]

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It Was An Epic Night For Mets Pitching Prospects

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
It Was An Epic Night For Mets Pitching Prospects

Wow, what an epic evening for the New York Mets organization as a whole last night… If like me, you’re a believer that the road to a championship is paved with elite pitching, Saturday night gave us a glimpse of the greatness that lies ahead for the Mets as their top three pitching prospects were […]

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Syndergaard Spins Five Shutout Innings Again

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Syndergaard Spins Five Shutout Innings Again

Well, get used to reading this every time that our star prospect Noah Syndergaard takes the mound — he tossed another five shutout innings tonight. In his last 16 innings pitched spanning three starts, Noah Syndergaard (THOR) has allowed just one run on five hits while striking out 16. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) August […]

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The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

In a major blow to an already battered roster, the Mets lost their closer, Bobby Parnell, and relief pitcher Josh Edgin to injury within one week of each other. With the later addition of all-star third baseman David Wright to the disabled list, the Mets appeared to be on the brink of destruction. What else would […]

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Featured Post: Balancing Growing Pains With Search For Run Production

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Balancing Growing Pains With Search For Run Production

The long-anticipated arrival of Wilmer Flores to the Mets’ big league roster highlighted two areas of concern for the organization going forward: first, the dearth of viable position player prospects at the upper levels of the system, and second, the need for a modicum of patience on the part of fans and management alike to […]

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Lessons Learned From Mets Sweep Of The Rockies

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
Lessons Learned From Mets Sweep Of The Rockies

This week’s Met sweep of the Colorado Rockies is instructive.  In taking the broom to the Rockies at Citi Field, the Mets showcased the blueprint they hope can make them a contender as early as next season – solid pitching. In designing that building plan the Mets need look no further than their first World […]

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Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Cites Outfield Defense In Decision To Option Duda To Triple-A

Mets have recalled Lucas Duda from his rehab and then optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game and it was clear the decision was based more on his defensive deficiencies more than anything else. “You know, with what we’ve got in the outfield and with what Ike (Davis) […]

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Wheeler and Harvey Bringing Hope Back To Flushing

An article by posted on August 1, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler and Harvey Bringing Hope Back To Flushing

Zack Wheeler proved why he has the potential to transform the New York Mets into legitimate contenders this week after a sterling pitching performance that saw him take a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Marlins. The rookie righthander had his no-hit bid broken up with one out in the seventh and settled for […]

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Feliciano Still Dealing In Vegas, Overall Has 1.29 ERA In 22 Appearances

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Feliciano Still Dealing In Vegas, Overall Has 1.29 ERA In 22 Appearances

In case you were wondering, left-hander Pedro Feliciano continues to make strides since his promotion to Triple-A Las Vegas last week. The veteran reliever is maintaining his higher velocity and getting the job done out of the bullpen for the 51s. Feliciano has retired all six batters he has faced — four lefties, two righties — […]

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Balanced Effort Leads Cyclones To 5th Straight Win

An article by posted on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
Balanced Effort Leads Cyclones To 5th Straight Win

It’s very rare that any baseball team excels in all three major aspects of the sport – timely hitting, clutch pitching and strong defense – in any one particular game. If a team does do that, it usually isn’t a short season Single-A team. But the Brooklyn Cyclones enjoyed a complete effort in a 4-0 […]

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