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Jonathon Livingston Niese

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Jonathon Livingston Niese

The other day I noticed my kid was reading this book that I recognized from when I was around his age. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach. The short novel about the transcendent ascension of a seagull who refused to be confined by the boundaries of his own defining limitations. He flew higher, faster, until […]

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Mets Minors Report: McHugh Is Ready, Peavey Is Dealing, Rivera and Brown Tearing It Up

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: McHugh Is Ready, Peavey Is Dealing, Rivera and Brown Tearing It Up

Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (4-4) dropped a game to Rome, 5-2. St. Lucie (6-2) defeated Palm Beach in twelve innings, 6-5. Binghamton (5-3) defeated New Hampshire behind an eleven run fourth inning, 15-7. Las Vegas (5-4) dropped a game to Fresno, 6-1. Prospect Pipeline Kevin Plawecki now leads the organization with a .484 batting […]

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Mets Minors Friday: Raves For Mateo, Montero In BA Picture, A Little Story About Lutz

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Friday: Raves For Mateo, Montero In BA Picture, A Little Story About Lutz

Last Night’s Quick Scores:                                                                  Savannah vs Rome was postponed due to inclement weather. St. Lucie (5-2) dropped a game to Palm Beach, 7-4. […]

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First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

Over their first 9 games the Mets have  shown some decidedly encouraging signs, but there have also been some glaring concerns. It’s far too early to draw any real conclusions, but it isn’t too early for a first impression. The Starting Pitching Two words: Matt Harvey. Harvey has been stellar … actually more than stellar, […]

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Don’t Get Too Attached To John Buck

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Don’t Get Too Attached To John Buck

John Buck, 32, has started the season with blinders on. He is focused and locked into every pitch the second it releases a pitcher’s hand and it’s almost as if it heads to the plate in super slow motion for him. He’s kept criticism at bay and been one of the bigger surprises for the Mets in the early […]

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Matt Harvey Draws Comparisons To Other Mets Pitching Legends

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Draws Comparisons To Other Mets Pitching Legends

While listening to last night’s Mets v. Philadelphia Phillies game, it took me back in time. I grew up in the 80’s era when Mets Legend Doc Gooden dominated almost every game and timely hitting scored just enough runs to compliment the man on the mound. Having witnessed the pitching dominance of the Mets in […]

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Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM – Game Preview, Lineup, Notes

An article by posted on April 6, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins vs Mets at 1:10 PM – Game Preview, Lineup, Notes

Mets Lineup Mike Baxter – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Lucas Duda – LF Ruben Tejada – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes Terry Collins is backpedalling on his pre-opening day statement that Collin Cowgill and Marlon Byrd […]

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Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

Las Vegas manager Wally Backman had some nice things to say about Mets catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud after his impressive debut last night against Sacramento. In the 51′s season-opening 10-5 victory over the River Cats, the 24-year old prospect went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, a career-high four runs scored and an RBI. “I […]

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Open Game Thread: Padres vs Mets at 1:10 PM, Lineup, Notes, Preview

An article by posted on April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Open Game Thread: Padres vs Mets at 1:10 PM, Lineup, Notes, Preview

Today’s Lineup Collin Cowgill – CF Justin Turner – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Ruben Tejada – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes Stults earned his first Major League victory in his first start against the Mets at […]

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Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Might Be The Ace Up Mets’ Sleeve

I was able to meet with Matt Harvey on Monday and we had a nice little exchange while he sat in front of his locker thinking about his upcoming start on Wednesday night against the Padres. There is a likable quality to  this young man and it has nothing to do with his pitching. He speaks with […]

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