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Bunting Is Making A Comeback

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Bunting Is Making A Comeback

In the yesteryear of baseball, bunting was an art form. Every bunt type employed by a batter bunting the ball; the sacrifice, the squeeze, the drop bunt or drag bunt were part of the arsenal a batter brought to the plate. The advent of baseball’s sabermetric era and the analytics it provides have almost delegated […]

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Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Option Matt den Dekker To Make Room For LHP Dana Eveland

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Dana Eveland will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and join the team in time for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets optioned down OF Matt den Dekker to Vegas to make room for Eveland. He was hitless in four at-bats. After playing two 14-inning games over the past two days […]

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Montero Optioned To Vegas To Make Room For Carlyle

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
Montero Optioned To Vegas To Make Room For Carlyle

1:30 PM As expected, the Mets have demoted rookie right-hander Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear the roster spot for reliever Buddy Carlyle who was promoted after last night’s game. Montero lasted just 3.2 innings in Friday’s 14-inning loss to the Phillies. Mets asst GM John Ricco said Montero’s demotion was solely out of necessity because the […]

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Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young’s Costly Flub Snaps Mets 3-Game Win Streak

May 31 Credit outfielder Chris Young for manning up and owning his mistake after he dropped a routine flyball in right that cost the Mets the game. “It was just a ‘flub up,’” Young said. “I was talking to a couple of my teammates inside. It was like I’m looking dead at it, the ball’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

An article by posted on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 6, Mets 5 (14 Innings)

The New York Mets were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 6-5 in a 14 inning marathon at Citizens Bank Park. The winning run was unearned and the result of Marlon Byrd hitting a routine fly ball to right field which was dropped by Chris Young to open the floodgates.. With the bases […]

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Why Mets Fans Boo!

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Why Mets Fans Boo!

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson asked a question last week that resulted in quite the tweet-storm: “I’ve always wanted to know why someone would boo, because in the next second they’ll cheer…So which one is it? You like your team or dislike your team? You call yourself a fan and then you’ll boo?” “I understand you’re […]

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Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Dr. James Andrews Explains Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

The noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews put out a comprehensive statement just this past Wednesday illustrating, in detail and with remarkable conviction, his position on the rash of UCL injuries. With sweeping clarity the good doctor all but puts to rest several raging debates on the causation and risk factors, admitting, that we are currently […]

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Is Bartolo Colon Finding His Groove?

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Is Bartolo Colon Finding His Groove?

Bartolo Colon took the mound yesterday afternoon at Citi Field to face the Pittsburgh Pirates, and struck out nine (including the 2,000th of his career), while scattering five hits and only allowing one walk over 7 and 1/3rd’s innings, earning the win. Colon’s season thus far has been a mixed bag. There have been some […]

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Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Talking About the PTBNL and the Draft with Rob Brender and John Dreker

Could JaCoby Jones find himself on the Mets soon? I had a chance to speak with the always insightful John Dreker who helps run the great site Pirates Prospects. He has scouted, analyzed and interviewed many of the prospects in the Pirates system over the last five years and has a great wealth of knowledge […]

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Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

When Sandy Alderson made his 90 win challenge earlier this year, the inference was to make the playoffs. Getting 90 wins almost assuredly gets you into the playoffs. Over the past 10 seasons, there have been 80 teams that have reached that 90 win mark. Under the current playoff format with two wildcard teams, 78 […]

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