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Ron Darling Talks to MMO About Harvey, Wheeler, Major Difference Between Them

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Ron Darling Talks to MMO About Harvey, Wheeler, Major Difference Between Them

Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler headline a handful of budding young pitchers who hope to one day bring the New York Mets organization back to relevance again. Harvey,  in his first full season, is doing his best to do just that–as exemplified by his near-perfect, nine shutout frames in Tuesday night’s walk-off victory by the […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/8: Nimmo Still Out, Bowman K’s 7 In FSL Debut, Montero Is White Hot

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/8: Nimmo Still Out, Bowman K’s 7 In FSL Debut, Montero Is White Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas edged out Round Rock, 3-2.  Binghamton dropped to Trenton, 5-1.  St. Lucie blasted Daytona, 13-3.  Savannah topped Hickory, 9-6.  Prospect Pipeline It was supposed to be an epic matchup of top pitching prospects in Trenton, between the B-Mets and the Trenton Thunder yesterday — the Double-A version of the […]

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White Sox vs Mets Preview: Spin Is In, Duda Cleaning Up, Hefner Looks To Complete Sweep

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 0 Comments
White Sox vs Mets Preview: Spin Is In, Duda Cleaning Up, Hefner Looks To Complete Sweep

Game Notes The Mets held the White Sox to one hit over 10 innings last night. It was the second 10-inning one-hitter in team history. Terry Leach hurled a 10-inning one hitter on October 1, 1982 at Philadelphia in a game the Mets won, 1-0. Luis Aguayo had a fifth-inning triple in that game. The last 10-inning […]

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Jordany Valdespin Against Left-Handed Pitching

An article by posted on May 5, 2013 0 Comments
Jordany Valdespin Against Left-Handed Pitching

Jordany Valdespin was initially slated not to start against LHP Chris Sale on Tuesday according to Terry Collins and as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. That’s irrelevant now that Sale was moved up to pitch on Monday and will not pitch against the Mets after all. Michael Baron of MetsBlog pointed out that against left-handed […]

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Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

An article by posted on May 4, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

Blue chip pitching prospects are professional sports’ most delicate flower. Except, unlike a flower, no scientifically proven method has been established regarding proper cultivation. There’s no “right” way to bring a teenager up through an organization’s system while still absolutely maximizing his production at the major league level. And in the back of everyone’s mind […]

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St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Battered In Tampa, Fall In Makeup Game 7-3

Tampa 7, St. Lucie 3 Continuing a suspended game from last night, the St. Lucie Mets started the game down a run and never came back, losing to the Tampa Yankees by a final score of 7-3. Domingo Tapia had the start yesterday, however after pitching one inning, the game was called due to rain […]

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Josh Satin: Brender Interview, Platooning Ike Davis, Time To Make The Call

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Josh Satin: Brender Interview, Platooning Ike Davis, Time To Make The Call

A couple of weeks ago I profiled Josh Satin and called for him to be promoted and at the very least platoon have him with Ike Davis at first base as he continues to struggle against left-handed pitching. Rob Brender, a contributor to Mets Minor League Blog, got a chance to ask Satin a few […]

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Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

After yesterday’s 2-1 ninth inning loss, David Wright didn’t blame the bad call at third base and instead pointed the finger of blame for the loss on himself and the rest of the offense. “Sometimes the calls go your way. Sometimes they don’t. What we need to do a better job of is offensively going […]

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April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

Noah Syndergaard accomplished two important things on Sunday. He picked up his first win of the season and he pitched seven innings for the first time in his professional career. That according to Jonathan Raymond who got a chance to get up close to the Mets pitching prospect in his last start. Syndergaard is trying […]

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Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

Efficient. The term popped up in my brain with the regularity Logan Verrett pounds the strike zone as I watched Verrett confuse and befuddle Akron Saturday in Binghamton. Verrett managed his pitching workload with laser life efficiency throwing two-hit ball over eight innings as the B-Mets toppled Akron, 7-2. If making good first impressions is […]

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