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Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

An article by posted on August 20, 2013 0 Comments
Chris Flexen Is Flexing Some Muscle In The Appalachian League

After a rocky start to the season, the Mets 2012 14th round draft pick, Chris Flexen, has stepped up his performance and developed into one of the most productive pitchers in the Appalachian League. Impressively, Flexen currently ranks among the top pitchers in the league in several  key categories. He ranks fourth in ERA (2.14), fourth […]

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Fulmer Pulled From Game With Potential Shoulder Injury

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Fulmer Pulled From Game With Potential Shoulder Injury

Oh Fulmer, we hardly knew ye… Quoting Adam Rubin: “…Michael Fulmer tossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings. He departed with a potential shoulder injury after fielding a comebacker from rehabbing Casey Kotchman.” It’s a shame that this had to happen to begin with, but the timing makes it doubly disappointing. Fulmer finally looked like he was starting to […]

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Mets vs Padres: Burke Recalled, Mejia To DL, Harvey Wraps Up Finale In San Diego

An article by posted on August 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: Burke Recalled, Mejia To DL, Harvey Wraps Up Finale In San Diego

Mets at Padres • 4:10 PM • Petco Park RHP Matt Harvey (9-4, 2.23) vs. LHP Eric Stults (8-10, 3.68) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Justin Turner – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Matt Harvey – […]

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Syndergaard Will Be Skipped From Next Start, Understands The Bigger Picture

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments

Thoughts from Joe D. First of all, congratulations to everyone on the Binghamton Mets who are a win away from clinching the division and a playoff berth. At 78-47 they are having one of the greatest seasons in the history of the Eastern League. A hearty round of applause for all the players and also […]

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Wheeler’s Command Is Improving; Only One Walk Over His Last Two Starts

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler’s Command Is Improving; Only One Walk Over His Last Two Starts

The legend of Zack Wheeler continues to grow as last night he joined some pretty impressive company… GREAT COMPANY: Zack Wheeler joins Pedro Martinez & Nolan Ryan as the only Mets pitchers ever to strikeout 12 batters in six innings or less. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) August 16, 2013 Wheeler set career highs Thursday with […]

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Featured Post: Should Mets Aggressively Pursue Cuban Sensation Jose Abreu?

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Should Mets Aggressively Pursue Cuban Sensation Jose Abreu?

As Baseball America first reported, Jose Abreu, the premier offensive player in Cuba, has defected with the goal of trying to sign a contract to play baseball with a major league team. Abreu, 26, would hit the market as a free agent and according to Baseball America, will be able to sign as a free […]

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AL Defeats NL In NY-Penn League All-Star Game

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
AL Defeats NL In NY-Penn League All-Star Game

The AL affiliates of the New York-Penn League defeated the NL affiliates (including the Brooklyn Cyclones) 4-3 in the 2013 All-Star Game played in Norwich, Conn. The NL took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but it was Cyclones’ closer John Mincone that wound up with the blown save and the loss. […]

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Mets vs Dodgers: Flores Rests His Ankle, Turner At 3B, Satin At 1B, Oh Yeah And It’s Harvey Day!

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Dodgers: Flores Rests His Ankle, Turner At 3B, Satin At 1B, Oh Yeah And It’s Harvey Day!

Mets at Dodgers • 10:10 PM • Dodger Stadium Matt Harvey (9-3, 2.09) vs Hyun-Jin Ryu (11-3, 2.99) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr.,LF Juan Lagares, CF Daniel Murphy, 2b Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B Justin Turner, 3B John Buck, C Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, RHP As I speculated this morning, Wilmer Flores will get to […]

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Mets vs Diamondbacks: Niese Returns In Rubber Match, Baxter In RF, Davis Cleanup, Flores Fifth

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Diamondbacks: Niese Returns In Rubber Match, Baxter In RF, Davis Cleanup, Flores Fifth

Mets at D’Backs • Chase Field • 4:10 PM ET Jon Niese (3-6, 4.32) vs Zeke Spruill (0-1, 6.48) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Mike Baxter – RF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP […]

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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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