What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer to give the Braves a dramatic 2-1 win to take the first game of the five game series. Gee dominated [...]
Chicago Cubs (26-38) vs New York Mets (24-37) Citi Field, Flushing • 7:10 PM Edwin Jackson, RHP vs Shaun Marcum, RHP Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin, 2b Daniel Murphy, 1b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, lf Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Omar Quintanilla, ss Juan Lagares, cf Shaun Marcum, rhp Game Notes The Mets have a 2-7 record in June and the Cubs are 3-8, and the teams will begin a three-game series at [...]
Rick Ankiel has parted way with the New York Mets says Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The 33-year old elected to become a free agent rather than accept a minor league assignment after being designated for assignment last week. Ankiel was signed by the Mets exactly one month ago on May 13th after being released by the Houston Astros just four days prior. He batted .182 with 25 strikeouts in just 66 at-bats in [...]
A few moments ago, left-handed reliever Jack Leathersich tweeted the following: Flight to Vegas #GoMets — Jack Leathersich (@LeatherRocket) June 13, 2013 Unless he’s going out to Vegas to play the slots, one would assume he’s getting promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Las Vegas. Earlier this week, Sandy Alderson said on WFAN with Mike Francesa he wouldn’t be opposed to promoting minor leaguers straight from Double-A to the major leagues. It looks like Leathersich [...]
St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Shelby Miller (7-3, 1.91) vs Dillon Gee (4-6, 5.20 ERA) Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin, 2b Omar Quintanilla, ss David Wright, 3b Daniel Murphy, 1b Lucas Duda, lf Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes New York has lost three in a row and seven of its last eight games, following a season-high five-game winning streak. The Mets are 1-6 this month and are 3-7 in [...]
Marlon Byrd, OF MMO Player of the Week! The Mets had a dismal week out there over the last seven days, having played only four games due to multiple rain outs. Unfortunately, all but one game ended with a check in the Loss Column. It might have been an even worse week for the Amazins’ if not for our player of the week, Marlon Byrd! Byrd left the yard twice over the course of the week [...]
JOE (DAVID) McEWING VS. RANDY (GOLIATH) JOHNSON Deserved or not, certain players earn a reputation for “owning” certain opponents. Long in the tooth Met fans (like myself) will recall how Tom Seaver was able to dominate many of his era’s greatest hitters but would look like he was throwing batting practice to an otherwise unremarkable infielder by the name of Woody Woodward. Woodward bounced around the league for parts of nine seasons in the ‘60’s [...]
There aren’t many pitchers that pitch seven innings of scoreless baseball, and you can say that wasn’t the most dominating performance we’ve seen this year from that guy. Rafael Montero is one of those guys. Montero’s four strikeouts was his lowest total of the year thus far, but the guy completely shut down New Hampshire tonight, pitching seven scoreless innings. Montero threw 102 pitches tonight (70 for strikes), and allowed six hitters to reach base safely [...]
Starting Lineup Justin Turner – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B John Buck - DH Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Game Notes Prior to tonight’s game, the Mets placed infielder Ruben Tejada on the 15-Day Disabled List with a right quad strain and selected the contract of infielder Omar Quintanilla from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast [...]
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Last updated: 06/16/2013
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